National Oilwell Varco (NOV +0.2%) receives antitrust approval for its acquisition of Robbins...

|About: National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV)|By:, SA News Editor

National Oilwell Varco (NOV +0.2%) receives antitrust approval for its acquisition of Robbins & Myers (RBN +0.7%), clearing the way for the $2.5B deal to close on Wednesday. The companies say they also received a letter from the Canadian antitrust officials stating they didn't plan to take any action in the matter.