In connection with the proposed merger (the “Merger”) involving Era Group Inc. (“Era”) and Bristow Group Inc. (“Bristow”), on February 6, 2020, Era and Bristow each filed a premerger notification and report form under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the “HSR Act”) with the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission. On March 11, 2020, Era re-filed its HSR premerger notification and report form. At 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time, on April 10, 2020, the waiting period with respect to the HSR Act expired.
The expiration of the waiting period under the HSR Act satisfies a condition to the closing of the Merger. The closing of the Merger remains subject to other customary closing conditions, including the approval of the merger by Bristow’s stockholders and the approval of the issuance of the shares in the merger by Era’s stockholders.