DealBook, The Abridged Version (11.10.06)

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Crime/Fraud/Legal/Investigations/Inquiries/Regulation:
Visa and MasterCard accused of price fixing by New Zealand antitrust authorities [Legal]
Canadian court throws out stock-tipping conviction of Andrew Rankin [< a href="http://dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com/2006/11/10/rankin-ruling-thrown-out/">Legal]
Google acknowledges it faces YouTube copyright lawsuits [< a href="http://dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com/2006/11/10/more-lawsuits-in-sight-for-google-company-says/">Legal]
M&A: [? = not yet closed, problems with the deal, lingering questions, etc.]
Wire Rope of America + Fox Paine
Tanox + Genentech
For Sale/ LBOs/ Going Private/ Auctions/ Offerings:
Boussard and Gavaudan IPO breaks hedge fund offering record [IPO]
Fortress principals will be billionaires after IPO [IPO]
Private equity firms pulling back IPO plans [Private equity]
Germany set to start selling shares in Deutsche Bahn [Offering]
OneBeacon Insurance Group’s IPO [IPO]
Henderson raises its bid for John Laing [Bidding]
Money Raising:
Seattle wireless start-ups pulling in venture capital funds [Wireless]
High-yield debt at an all time high this year [Private equity]
Miscellaneous:
Ritchie Capital Management shuts down energy trading funds [Hedge funds]
Sarbanes Oxley’s capitalization requirements create opportunity for late stage venture capital [Hedge funds]
TPG founder defends private equity [Hedge funds]
Goldman and UBS compete for top spot on Asian league tables [Asia]
Representative Dingell backs off calls for AT&T-BellSouth delays [Congress]

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