Dealbook, The Abridged Version (08.03.06)

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Crime/Fraud/Legal/Investigations/Inquiries:
Biovail loses patent suit against generic drug maker [legal]
Texas trader trial may end with hung jury [legal]
Bribery charges against CEO of French autoparts makers [legal]
Monopolizing charges against Rambus [legal]
Pfizer’s got patent troubles too [legal]
Real life Boiler Room [legal]
Bail for Brocaders [legal]
M&A: [? = not yet closed, problems with the deal, lingering questions, etc.]
Genuity Capital +Front Porch Digital
KKR, Silverlake+ Philips Semiconductor: ?
Cinven, Warburg Pincus + Essent Kabelcom
Apax,KKR+ Signet: ?

Bankruptcy/Winding Down/Going Down:

Eurotunnel in bankruptcy protection: LINK
For Sale:
Something Ford owns, probably Jaguar: LINK
Money Raising:
Matrix closes $150M India fund $$$
Bharat Matrimony Group gets $8.6M $
Acceleron Pharma nabs $30M $$
Barrx Medical raised $27.8 million $$
Bear Stearns caps its third buyout fund at $2.7 billion $$$$
Miscellaneous:
Citigroup launching new prime brokerage platform: LINK
Credit Suisse slimming down: LINK
Dimmer bulbs on Wall Street: LINK
Candian mining deals: LINK
Zell shedding real estate assets: LINK
Arcelor Mittal to announce new board: LINK
MtvSpace? LINK

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