DealBook, The Abridged Version (06.19.06)

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We love the NYTimes' DealBook blog and read it daily, but it's just too long. There's too much stuff and we don't have the attention span. So as a public service, we offer you DealBook: The Abridged Version. Tomorrow we'll make it even shorter:
Crime/Fraud/Legal/Investigations/Inquiries:
Time Warner CFO + alleged madam = [crime]
Defense: NYSE traders too rich to need to steal [crime]
Enron sentencing delayed [crime]
Mastercard - IPO litigation [legal]
Option pricing inquiries at MSFT, Brocade and Mercury Interactive [inquiries]
Chinese bank scandals hurt industry [crime]
Hollinger severance payments cancelled? [legal]
Home Depot admits pricing options below market [inquiries]
Innovative Communications litigation disappears [legal]
M&A: [? = not yet closed, problems with the deal, lingering questions, etc.]
Nestle + Jenny Craig
Nokia + Siemans telecom (Shares up)
Arcelor + Severstal ?
Tele2 +Versatel unclear ?
Telecom Italia + AOL Europe ?
Micron + Lexar (just got final approval) ?
Suez + Gaz De France (awaiting French approval) ?
Macquarie + AB Ports ?
Univision + unclear ? (FCC problems.)
Investor private equity + Gambro ?
KKR + Brambles
Freedom Communications + WCWN-TV ?
Stone Energy + Energy Partners ?
Clayton Dubilier & Rice + 47.5% of Sally Beauty ?
For Sale:
Bloomberg (still.)
Money Raising:
Companies listed on Canada’s S&P/TSX Venture Exchange - $1 BLN during May $$$$
Douglas Emmett - files for $1 BLN IPO $$$$
Reef Point Systems - $21 MM $$
Kineto Wireless - $15 MM $$
Former Qualcomm execs - $7.5 MM VC fund $
YouthNoise (a nonprofit VC-style org) - $1.5 MM $
Airbus needs gov't rescue package $?
Earnings:
Santander expects 13% rise in profits [up]
Personnel:
Gary Cohn and Jon Winkelried named co-prez at GS
Robert Zoellick from Dept. Sec. of State to GS
Miscellaneous:
Warmer, Gentler CEOs LINK
American bankers don't care about World Cup LINK
Private Equity usurping M&A biz due to declining stock prices LINK
NYSE contemplates starting UK exchange LINK
Papers + TV not working for Tribune Co. LINK
Perella Weinberg timing might be off LINK
Fees down due to competition for Asian listings LINK
Institutional Investors should care about proxy voting (but they don't) LINK

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