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Write-Offs: 06.04.14

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$$$Appeals Court Says Judge Erred in Blocking SEC-Citigroup Settlement [WSJ]

$$$Jeremie Banet, a fund manager at Pacific Investment Management Co. specializing in inflation-protected bonds, plans to leave the firm to start a food truck business in Los Angeles and Orange County. [Bloomberg]

$$$Hedge-Fund Wolfpack Stalks Financials as Alpha Pangs Grow [Bloomberg]

$$$U.S. Bank Regulators Plan Sweeping Look at Regulations [WSJ]

$$$A growing number of couples are beginning to include social media clauses in their prenuptial agreements, according to an ABC News report. The "social media prenup" as it has been dubbed is apparently being taken pretty seriously, too. According to New York-based attorney Ann-Margaret Carrozza, for someone making less than $5 million in New York City, an embarrassing tweet, post or pic could cost as much as $50,000 per incident. The typical clauses that are being added to prenups state that a spouse will not post a nude, embarrassing or professionally damaging content to social media platforms. [CNBC]

$$$In Valeant’s Bid for Allergan, an Opaque Business Model Is Revealed [Dealbook]

$$$Blackstone Executive Cuts Shrewd Deal With Great Outdoors [Bloomberg]

$$$Zoo Vet Mistakes Employee In Gorilla Suit For An Actual Ape, Shoots Him With Tranquilizer [TDD]


Write-Offs: 06.29.12

$$$ Markets Cheer Europe Plan, Await Details [WSJ] $$$ Merkel Secures Vote for Euro Treaties [Der Spiegel] $$$ Icahn Takes Aim at Forest Lab’s Succession Plan [DealBook] $$$ Area man has no name, big idea: don't let poor people vote [NetNet / John Carney] $$$ [Mike Tyson] raised a few eyebrows when he tweeted: "Holyfield's ear would've been much better with his new BBQ sauce." Holyfield had used the social media forum to promote his new Real Deal BBQ Sauce on Twitter earlier in the day. "My will make you take a bite out of someone's ear! Ask Mike Tyson – Luv ya bro!" [NYDN] $$$ Citi's alternative asset management platform Citi Capital Advisors is looking for an associate-level research analyst for its event-driven fund [DBCC] $$$ Counterparties feel effect of bank downgrades [FT] $$$ AB InBev, Modelo in $20.1 Billion Deal [WSJ] $$$ RIM’s Plunge Adds Pressure To ‘Sell, Break Up Or Die’ [Bloomberg] $$$ Gary Maggetti, general manager of food and beverage at [Disney theme park] California Adventure, says the chili cones are part of an effort by the world’s largest theme park operator to create dining options as special as its rides. Consumers, he says, are looking for “signature items that create unique food memories.” [BW]