DealBook, The Abridged Version (10.19.06)

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Crime/Fraud/Legal/Investigations/Inquiries/Regulation:
Settlement with SEC over hip-hop broker costs Morgan Stanley $1M [Settlement]
Charlie Gasparino versus Sanford Weill [legal]
Buffett’s General Reinsurance not a target in inquiry into collapse of Reciprocal of America [investigation]
Judge throws out Ken Lay’s conviction [legal]
M&A: [? = not yet closed, problems with the deal, lingering questions, etc.]
Cramer’s acquisition rich wish list for Yahoo
Ryan Air not raising offer for Aer Lingus
Ivanhoe Mines+ Rio Tinto
Parametric + Itedo
For Sale/ LBOs/ Going Private/ Auctions/ Offerings:
Sportingbet sells US operations for $1 [Sold]
Citigroup closing in on Guangdong Development Bank [Asia]
Bloomberg says he’s not selling [Not for sale]
Chicago exchange deal may bolster Nymex IPO [Offering]
People & Moves:
Waksal’s home picked up by Blackstone director [Real Estate]
Lewis Ranieri under fire for role on corporate boards [Directors]
The guys who do the exchange deals [Exchange]
Former Amaranth employee starting his own fund [Exchange]
Miscellaneous:
Music and television companies took stake in YouTube just before sale, profited from Google acquisition [YouTube]

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