Dealbook, The Abridged Version (06.23.06)

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Crime/Fraud/Legal/Investigations/Inquiries:
Yoshiaki Murakami indicted for insider trading [crime]
SEC investigates Pequot Capital Management [investigations]
Qwest Communications International's appeal to w/hold documents from shareholders denied [legal]
Finance Minister Thierry Breton checks out EADS's Noël Forgeard [inquiries]
Preliminary proxy filed against HJ Heinz [legal]
SEC believes Scientific-Atlanta had fraud dealings with Adelphia communications [legal]
Homestore founder/former chief exec, Stuart Wolff, convicted of insider trading [crime]
M&A: [? = not yet closed, problems with the deal, lingering questions, etc.]
Oshkosh Truck + specialty vehicle unit of HealthTronics
Energy Partners + Stone Energy
Anadarko Petroleum + Kerr-McGee and Western Gas Resources
Chair/CEO Parlux Fragrances + Parlux Fragrances
Oleg Deripaska + LDV
Kelso and MSD Capital + US Electrical Systems
Vulcan + Pemco Insurance
Carlyle Group + Eastern Multimedia ?
PSA International + Hutchison Ports
Playboy Enterprises + Club Jenna
Mosaic + Rubicon
CDC Software + Onyx Software ? (CDC worried about M2M Holdings)
McClatchy + Knight Ridder
Gazprom + Pennine Natural Gas
Macquarie Bank + Stagecoach Group
Jana Partners + Houston Exploration
Mittal Steel + Arcelor ?
Ashmore Investment Management, Spinnaker Capital Group and Clearwater Capital or Macquarie or TPC Newbridge + PCCW ?
NRDC Equity Partners + Saks Fifth Avenue ?
Grupo Televisa + Univision Communications
Goldman Sachs Group + Associated British Ports Holdings
For Sale:
Atkins Nutritionals LINK
Six power plants in PA & NJ (by Exelon and PSE&G) LINK
Six Flags LINK
1/3 of Friedman, Billings, Ramsey Group's i-banking and brokerage business to outside investors LINK
Money Raising:
Info Edge India to raise $29 mm in IPO LINK
$21 mm for Techwell IPO LINK
Autotask scores $6 mm in venture capital from JMI Equity LINK
$28 mm for OpVista in Series F financing LINK
LignUp completes $9.8 mm Series B funding round LINK
Nanosolar raises $75 mm for solar cell factory LINK
$20.2 mm in equity financing/$25 million line of credit for Prometheus Energy for nat'l gas LINK
Fundraising:
Auction for lunch w/ Warren Buffett (for Glide Foundation, benefits homeless) LINK
Earnings:
Baidu.com shares down 6.8% after Google sold stake in the bus. LINK
Personnel:
Keith Ince made exec. vice chair/acting head of asset management of Credit Suisse in Aussie LINK
Miscellaneous:
Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein to drop 'Wasserstein' from name, 6/29, Bruce W. pleased LINK
Glory days over for hedge funds? LINK

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