DealBook, The Abridged Version (9.11.06)

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Crime/Fraud/Legal/Investigations/Inquiries:
Would European antitrust regulators permit a Microsoft-Yahoo merger [legal]
Despite increase in deals, fewer run into trouble with regulators [legal]
NASD looking at trading discrepancies [legal]
New Ford chief gets $20 million [legal]
More problems at Broadcom [legal]
HP still debating whether chairwoman should go [legal]
Former Wal-Mart vice president Robert E. Hey Jr suing his former boss and co-defendant, ex-Wal-Mart board member Thomas M. Coughlin [legal]
How did Tom Dooley and Sumner Redstone get so close? [legal]
Sportingbet Chairman Peter Dicks freed on bail [legal]
Peugeot CEO stepping down legal]
The European Commission warns Germany and Spain against reaching a private deal that would enable the German energy group E.ON to win its 27 billion euro takeover bid for Spanish rival Endesa legal]
Walter Anderson pleaded guilty in largest ever criminal tax evasion case [legal]
M&A: [? = not yet closed, problems with the deal, lingering questions, etc.]
Ipsco + NS Group.
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For Sale/ LBOs/ Going Private/ Auctions/ Offerings:
Telecom Italia mulls $44 billion sale of mobile unit [For sale]
Banca Popolare Italiana to shortlist bidders [For sale]
Genting will buy Stanley Leisure [For sale]
Barrick Gold sellings its 50 percent stake in South Africa’s South Deep mine [For sale]
Huge tech LBO of Freescale Semiconductor nears closing [LBO]
A consortium spearheaded by Qatar’s state-owned investment fund may win bid for Thames Water [Offering]
Money Raising:
KSL Capital Raises $1 Billion Buyout Fund [$$$$]
People & Moves:
Citigroup named Dean Barr as the head of its Tribeca Global Management unit [upgrade]
Miscellaneous:
What’s next for Nortel [ Companies]
As Wall Street firms prepare quarterly reports, lots of focus on deal pipeline [ Deals]
Keefe, Bruyette & Woods’s post-9/11 world. [ banking]

From the folks who brought you Traders Monthly—an investment banking magazine [ Media]
Man group may list brokerage unit in NY [ Hedge fund]

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