Dealbook, The Abridged Version (07.17.06)

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Crime/Fraud/Legal/Investigations/Inquiries:
Van der Moolen traders are guilty [crime]
Review of SBC Communications' merger w/ AT&T and Verizon Communications' with MCI [legal]
Grand jury subpoena for FedEx [legal]
UK Enron bankers make bail [legal]
Gary Aguirre files suit against SEC [legal]
Limelight Networks is sued [legal]
Citigroup's Parmalat appeal is rejected [legal]
M&A: [? = not yet closed, problems with the deal, lingering questions, etc.]
Standard Chartered + Union Bank
Luxembourg company + Trinity Industries' European rail-car business
Oil & Natural Gas + PanOcean Energy
Tyco Electronics + Telemics
Warburg Pincus and Cinven + Casema
Barclays Capital or Permira + McCarthy & Stone
Blackstone Group and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts + Argos and Homebase ?
Banca Intesa + Prada
FeedBurner.com + BlogBeat.net
For Sale:
WestLB's 27% share of HSH Nordbank LINK
Rosneft stock LINK
Personnel
Fannie Mae loses managers LINK
Kim Rosenkilde joins ABN Amro LINK
Ladenburg Thalmann replaces chair, moves to Miami LINK
Carlye Group to hire global lobbying chief LINK
Money Raising:
Nymex to raise $250 mm in IPO LINK
Multiply nabs $6 mm in Series A round LINK
$6 mm for UnWired Buyer in Series B round LINK
Total Bangun Persada raises $32.3 mm in IPO LINK
Earnings
Citigroup second-quarter profits rise 4% LINK
Miscellaneous:
Interest in PagesJaunes LINK
Hedge fund invests in Cobra Beer LINK
Role of hedge funds in Europe ? LINK
NYU hedge fund scandal LINK
Mellon Financial's plans in China are stalled LINK
Romanian gov't bank's IPO will disappoint LINK
L. Bros. to expand in India LINK
Investment banks increase LBO lending LINK
Airbus tries to compete w/ Boeing LINK
GM, Renault and Nissan Motors discuss deal LINK
Phelps Dodge raises Falconbridge offer LINK
Anadarko, Encore Aquisitions, oil, M&A's LINK
Aviva still bitter about Prudential LINK
Misys reviews take-over proposals LINK
MediaNews Group/Hearst discuss sharing online content w/ Yahoo LINK
G. Sachs has conflicting interests LINK
Doubts about London's AIM LINK
Being a venture capitalist: a how-to guide LINK
Tom Perkins's $100 mm yacht LINK
2nd-quarter funding for Washington companies reaches highest level since '01 LINK
Private equity has increasing role in M&A's LINK
Janus killing Olympus LINK
Ken Lay's death is popular w/ bloggers LINK
Competition down among European retail banks LINK
A lot of backdating LINK
How much money managed by hedge funds? LINK
Buyout boom bad LINK
What went on at Sun Valley? LINK

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