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Dealbook, The Abridged Version (08.25.06)

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Where do white-collar criminals go to hide? [legal]
Rite Aid deal probably won’t be blocked this time around [wanted]
The Dutch still want to be their own country [legal]
Spitzer may ease up on Aon [legal]
Grasso wants more delays, Spitzer wants to be elected [legal]
Being a lawyer in Hong Kong kinda sucks [legal]
Settlement on Enron retirement plan nears [legal]
SEC launches options timing probe into KB Homes [backdating]
People are still working at Millberg Weiss? [backdating]
Google is a mutual fund. But these days, who isn’t? [regulation]
M&A: [? = not yet closed, problems with the deal, lingering questions, etc.]
Code Hennessy & Simmons + Kranson Industries
China Construction Bank + Bank of America (Asia)
Western Gas Resources + Anadarko
Teck Cominco + Falconbridge.
Capital One + Financial North Fork
For Sale/ LBOs/ Going Private/ Auctions/ Offerings:
TNT sells to Apollo [Sold]
Tower Records founder may buy company out of bankruptcy [For sale]
Aer Lingus [IPO]
Kinder Morgan [Offering]
BofA prices credit card notes [Offering]
Biggest public US real estate firm planning major sale [For Sale]
Everyone doing online video [For Sale]
Money Raising:
Kemia refills for $31M $$
Say Ablynx backward and it will disappear (but for now it’s raised $51.2M) $$
People & Moves:
Who will rule McDonaldland? [debate]
David L. Calhoun, a vice chairman at General headed to chairman and chief executive spot at [upgrade]
JP Morgan Chase’s Luis Paz-Galindo goes to Ospraie Management [upgrade]
Private investigators investigating hedge funds [ Autos]
Despite our critique, Warren Buffett insists on giving away his fortune [Charity]