American Electric Power and Central and South West Receive Antitrust Clearance

February 08, 2000 by Jeff Shepard

American Electric Power (Columbus, OH) and Central and South West Corp. (Dallas, TX) recently announced that they have received antitrust clearance for their pending merger from the US Department of Justice.

"The antitrust clearance is a very positive and significant step toward the completion of our merger," said E. Linn Draper, Jr., chairman, president and CEO of American Electric Power.