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Dealbook, The Abridged Version (09.06.06)

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HP director resignation draws SEC inquiry [inquiry]
Judge rules bankrupt Dana Corp’s executive retention plan is illegal [legal]
How much did backdating cost shareholders [backdating]
Canadian class action suit filed against Imax [legal]
Fraud trial of NYSE trader kicks off [fraud]
M&A: [? = not yet closed, problems with the deal, lingering questions, etc.]
NASDAQ considering hostile bid London exchange
Compagnie Generale de Geophysique + Veritas DGC
Nippon Steel+ South Korea’s Posco: ?
Alcatel + Lucent: ?
Wesfarmer, Australia’s biggest home improvement retailer+ insurance broker and underwriter OAMPS
For Sale/ LBOs/ Going Private/ Auctions/ Offerings:
BGM final bids in the works [For sale]
Italian government mulling sales of state-owned property and stakes in companies [For sale]
SunGard Data Systems and Fiserv consider bids for UK’s Misys [For sale]
76ers [For sale]
Phelps Dodge kills Inco bid [For sale]
Money Raising:
The alternative energy start-up Cilion harvests $160 million in funding $$$
People & Moves:
Bill Ford down and out [CEO]
Everyone hating on Viacom [CEO]
Who else is on the way out of Viacom [Exodus]
Lots of rumors about Time Warner [Rumors]
Scotia Capital sat out Canadian mining deal frenzy [Canada]
Flotation of one of Britain’s biggest gym chains will begin following merger of Virgin Active and Holmes Place [Fitness]
Wiki investments [Web 2.0]
Boston developer John B. Hynes III and financial services company Morgan Stanley on Friday bought 23 acres of South Boston Waterfront land from News Corporation [Real Estate]