Dealbook, The Abridged Version (08.07.06)

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Crime/Fraud/Legal/Investigations/Inquiries:
Limewire sued by recording companies [legal]
Another former exec of Berkshire Hathaway’s reinsurance group investigated in re: AIG [inquiry]
Split verdict in trial of energy traders [fraud]
NASD files excessive trading complaint against B’more broker [complaint]
M&A: [? = not yet closed, problems with the deal, lingering questions, etc.]
Candover + Trinity Mirror’s newspaper biz?
RBS + two big UK gym chains:?
Doughty Hanson and Providence Equity + Caudwell Group
CEO buying Emmis Communications Corporation
Albertis + Autostrade
Exelon + Public Service Enterprise Group
Gannet paper + FSU student paper
Inco +Teck Cominco Phelps Dodge: ?
For Sale:
McCarthy & Stone: More bids
Tower Records: In trouble
Alien Technology: IPO
Jaguar and LandRover: Maybe
Money Raising:
VCs funding fifth Travis album LINK
Bankruptcy/ Winding Up/ Reorganization
Win Dixie reorg approved LINK
Miscellaneous:
Big media trying bold experiments LINK
L. John Doerr=treehuggerLINK
Bono=Capitalist Tool LINK
NYSE beating LSE LINK
Late summer IPOs LINK
Paul Allen stock deal dragging down DreamWorks LINK
Wall Street (hearts) women; feelings not mutual LINK
Big tax break for band-aid maker buying Pfizer’s consumer health unit LINK
AmerisourceBergen and Kindred Healthcare might combine and sell pharmacy biz LINK
Huge wireless auction LINK
Philips hunts for health care LINK
Arcelor-Mittal chooses boardLINK

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