Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Bumble Bee Foods LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Lion Capital
Penalty: 
$25,000,000
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

To settle charges of fixing prices of shelf-stable tuna fish from as early as the first quarter of 2011 through at least as late as the fourth quarter of 2013 Bumble Bee agreed to pay a $25 million criminal fine, which would increase to a maximum criminal fine of $81.5 million, payable by a related entity, in the event of a sale of Bumble Bee subject to certain terms and conditions.

Year: 
2017
Date: 
May 8, 2017
Agency: 
Justice Department Antitrust Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
HQ Country of Parent: 
Britain
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Source Notes: 
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.