DealBook, The Abridged Version (06.27.06)

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Crime/Fraud/Legal/Investigations/Inquiries:
SEC's ability to police hedge funds still in question [legal]
Take-Two Interactive Software gets grand jury subpoena [legal]
Citigroup released from two-year enforcement action by the Federal Reserve Board [legal]
Anti-trust case against phone companies in review [legal]
European Union works to fine-tune merger rules [legal]
SEC investigates Patterson-UTI Energy in possible embezzlement case [investigations]
U.S. government's request for revoking of Conrad Black’s $20 million bond denied [legal]
M&A: [? = not yet closed, problems with the deal, lingering questions, etc.]
Univision Communications + private equities consortium
Phelps Dodge + Falconbridge
Analysts question possible Johnson & Johnson + Pfizer deal
Barr Pharmaceuticals + Pliva
NYSE + Euronext ?
Palm + Research in Motion?
McClatchy + Knight Ridder?
Marvell Technology Group + Intel unit
Fortis said on Tuesday it would buy two North American power and gas trading companies for about 330 million euros ($415 million).
Fortis + Two North American energy trading companies
Warburg Pincus + Somera Communications
Univision + Carlyle Group + Blackstone and KKR
Smithfield Foods + Sara Lee
Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services + FundTrade
Citizens Banking + Republic Bancorp
Money Raising:
Rosneft pushes ahead $11 billion IPOs LINK
African-American investment bank BankBlackwell changes terms of IPO LINK
J. Crew Group raises $1.3-billion for IPOs LINK
Tengion raised $50 million to progress artificial bladder trials $$$
TZero Technologies raises $25 million for marketing efforts $$
Pyxis Technology raises $9.2 million in funding: round two $
Earnings:
Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch $200 million in steel deal LINK
Personnel:
Kraft Foods Chief Executive: Roger K. DeromediIrene B. Rosenfeld
Miscellaneous:
Opposition from Chinese gov't for PPCW bids LINK
Houston Exploration rejects bid from Jana Partners LINK
The price to dine with Warren Buffet: $502,400 LINK
OECD says Canada's bank-merger ban hurting country's productivity LINK
GS adopts environment-friendly policy LINK
Buffet's donation: will it change Berkshire Hathaway? LINK
European Commission to fine Microsoft $2.5 million per day LINK
EADS CEO Nöel Forgeard's job at risk with move to streamline company's management structure LINK
Orthopedic makers subpoenaed; shares tumble LINK
Tribune Media Group gives update on share buyback plan LINK
Bloomberg News runs 4,200-word profile of Credit Suisse chief executive Oswald Gruebel LINK

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