Dealbook, The Abridged Version (07.12.06)

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Crime/Fraud/Legal/Investigations/Inquiries:
3 Toyota officials face inquiry over recalls [legal]
UK House of Commons holds 911 debate on NatWest Three [legal]
Microsoft fined $357.3 million by European Commission [legal]
SEC continues hedge fund investigations [legal]
3 indicted in Coke/Pepsi scandal [legal]
Enron proceedings continue, post Lay [legal]
M&A: [? = not yet closed, problems with the deal, lingering questions, etc.]
Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe + Mobile Storage Group
BP + Rosneft
Ibersol + Telepizza
Conde Nast + Wired News
Southern National Bancorp + 1st Service Bank
Secure Computing + Cipher Trust
Premier Foods + Campbell's Soup
Watson Pharmaceuticals + Andrx (temporarily?)
GM + Renault + Nissan Motor ?
Phelps Dogde or Xstrata + Falconbridge
Petro-Canada + Canada Southern Petroleum ?
Repsol + (stake of Gulf of Mexico oil field) BP
Entergy + (subsidary of) CMS Energy Corporation
Daily Mail & General Trust + Auto Exposure Limited, Interbase Limited and The Appointment Limited
Deutsche Bank + MortgageIT Holdings
For Sale:
Penton Media LINK
Money Raising:
MobiTV scores $70 mm in funding LINK
Carlyle Group raises $1.9 B LINK
SkyPilot Networks gets $21 mm LINK
Surgient raises $20 mm in Series C round of funding LINK
Personnel:
Blair Effron leaves UBS LINK
Sears Holdings' vice chair, Alan Lacy, steps down LINK
Deutsche Asset Management hires Clayton Coplestone as head of distribution for Greater China and Hong Kong country head LINK
Kevin Meehan appointed director/head of Asian prime services coverage at Credit Suisse in Hong Kong LINK
Miscellaneous:
Revenue @ LSE up 25% LINK
Gresham backs $87.9 mm mbo @ Giles Insurance Brokers LINK
Intersouth Partners continues to invest in CallMinerLINK
Yodlee expands online financial services business LINK
Cambridge Industrial Trust accelerated bookbuilding IPO LINK
ABN Amro has confidence in Antonveneta LINK
Shanghai Automotive buys $2.5 B of assets from parent-co. SAIC Motor LINK
Allen & Co. "shmoozeathon" LINK
T. Warner to unveil new business strategy for AOL 08/02 LINK
M. Stanley Investment Management and Prudential Asset Management get preliminary approval of China Securities Regulatory Commission 4 licenses as qualified foreign institutional investors LINK
Poss. problems with Allied World Assurance IPO LINK
Offerings on LSE up 64% to $19.1 B for first 1/2 of '06 LINK
Google execs sell stocks LINK
Eurotunnel in talks to avert bankruptcy LINK

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