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RR Donnelley and Banta Announce Expiration of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Dec. 18 -- R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company and Banta Corporation jointly announced today the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott- Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, in connection with RR Donnelley's previously announced agreement to acquire Banta Corporation for $1.3 billion. The acquisition, subject to other customary closing conditions, is expected to be completed by mid-January 2007.