NEW YORK ( The Deal) -- Five months into the Federal Trade Commission's extended review of Service Corp. International's (SCI) proposed $1.4 billion purchase of funeral home rival Stewart Enterprises (STEI), staff from the agency and from the Maryland Attorney General's office recently met with a group of consumers and rabbis to hear concerns about the deal's effect on Jewish funerals in the Washington area.The deal would create a chain consisting of 2,000 funeral homes and cemeteries, the largest in the country.
The Deal: FTC Hears Jewish Group's Concern on Funeral Deal
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