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Bankruptcy Thursday

April 14, 2005

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Jury Still Out on New Siebel CEO

Corporate Restructuring: Replacing his predecessor after only 11 months in office, board member George Shaheen’s coming-out party met with the skepticism of institutional investors. (Read More…)

Publishers Attract High Price

Auction: The private equity sellers of Canon Communications, Hanley Wood and F+W Publications are looking for high multiples and may get them. (Read More…)

Apax Withdraws Woolies Offer

Private Equity: Shares of British retailer Woolworths fall 30 percent after Apax withdraws its $1.6 billion bid for the company. (Read More…)

South Korea Probes PE Funds

Regulatory: A report in the official news service says funds affiliated with Lone Star and Carlyle are under investigation by South Korean tax authorities. (Read More…)

Two Bankers Leave Morgan

Dealmakers: The turmoil continues at the investment bank as Joseph Perella and Tarek Abdel-Meguid resigned amid calls for CEO Philip Purcell to step down. (Read More…)

Livedoor, Fuji Quietly Talk

Deals: The companies have entered into negotiations that may see Livedoor relinquish its 50.21 percent stake in Nippon Broadcasting Systems and offer a 15 percent share of itself. (Read More…)

CVC, Ironbridge Exit Affinity

Privatization: In just 18 months, the two private equity firms have increased their investment three-fold with the $1.1 billion sale of Affinity Healthcare of Australia to Ramsay Health Care. (Read More…)

Berlin May Ease Bank Mergers

Regulatory: The city-state’s Parliament will review legislation to let private investors buy into its wholesale bank. (Read More…)


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