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INRIX picks bankers, inches closer to IPO

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Inrix CEO Bryan Mistele is transforming how companies get traffic information. Photo: Annie Laurie Malarkey It’s no secret that Bryan Mistele wants to take INRIX public. But the Kirkland provider of traffic data appears to be getting a bit closer, with The Wall Street Journal reporting that the company has...
INRIX picks bankers, inches closer to IPO

Goldman exec caught on tape dishing insider information on Apple

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A Goldman Sachs executive apparently dabbled in a bit of insider trading when he discussed non-public information about Apple Inc., to a prominent hedge fund manager during a federal wiretap investigation. David Loeb, who is head of Asia equity sales for Goldman Sachs Group Inc., in New York, was caught...
Goldman exec caught on tape dishing insider information on Apple
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Facebook Hires Three More Wall Street Banks -- Gleeful Bankers Awash In IPO Fees, Bragging Rights

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Facebook Inc. hired Deutsche Bank AG, Credit Suisse Group AG and Citigroup Inc. to work on its $5 billion initial public offering and give it access to more credit, a person with direct knowledge of the situation said. Facebook’s new and existing banks will grant the company an additional...
Facebook Hires Three More Wall Street Banks -- Gleeful Bankers Awash In IPO Fees, Bragging Rights

AppSense Plans for IPO, Taps Goldman, JPM, Citi

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AppSense, a maker of remote-access software for big corporations, has tapped bankers to plan an initial public offering, according to people close to the deal. Goldman Sachs Group Inc., which invested in AppSense last year, is working with the company to help it prepare an IPO filing, along with Citigroup...
AppSense Plans for IPO, Taps Goldman, JPM, Citi

Outraged Facebook Speculators Are Now Blaming Everyone But Themselves...

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May 22 (Bloomberg) -- Let the Facebook Inc. finger-pointing begin. After one of the most anticipated initial public offerings in history, Facebook’s 11 percent drop yesterday prompted investors to fault everything from Morgan Stanley’s role as lead underwriter, to the company’s greed and the Nasdaq Stock Market. “It was like...
Outraged Facebook Speculators Are Now Blaming Everyone But Themselves...

News Corp. Nears Deal For YES Stake

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News Corp. is closing in on a deal to buy a minority stake in New York regional sports network YES, according to three people with knowledge of the negotiations. According to one of the people, a deal may be announced in the coming days that values the home network of...
News Corp. Nears Deal For YES Stake

Report: Wiretapped Goldman exec found guilty of insider trading in case that involves Apple

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Rajat Gupta is on the right (image via the Wall Street Journal). A federal jury just convicted Rajat Kumar Gupta, an ex-Goldman Sachs director, of insider trading in a case that involves swapped information about Apple and other technology firms. According to the Wall Street Journal, Gupta was convicted on...
Report: Wiretapped Goldman exec found guilty of insider trading in case that involves Apple

Investors File Suit Against Facebook, Underwriters

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Three Facebook Inc. investors filed a civil lawsuit Wednesday in Manhattan federal court, alleging the company and its underwriters failed to properly disclose changes to analysts’ forecasts made at the underwriting banks. The suit follows reports that analysts at Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. cut their revenue forecasts...
Investors File Suit Against Facebook, Underwriters

Facebook's CFO Is Meeting With Investors To Tell Them How He's Going To Get The Stock Back To $38 (FB)

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Aug. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Facebook Inc. Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman is meeting with investors in New York today, a person familiar with the matter said, days before the lifting of a ban on stock sales by some of the company's biggest shareholders. Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Microsoft Corp. and...
Facebook's CFO Is Meeting With Investors To Tell Them How He's Going To Get The Stock Back To $38 (FB)

Vivendi Seeks Buyers for Activision

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Vivendi SA is working with two investment banks to explore the sale of videogame giant Activision Blizzard Inc., in which the French conglomerate owns a majority stake, people familiar with the matter said. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Barclays are helping Paris-based Vivendi assess its options around Activision Blizzard, which...
Vivendi Seeks Buyers for Activision

Former Microsoft CFO John Connors joins board of INRIX

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John Connors INRIX continues to add horsepower to its board, as the Kirkland provider of traffic data preps for an initial public offering. The latest addition is John Connors, a venture capitalist at Bellevue-based Ignition Partners who previously served as CFO of Microsoft. That’s a big-name election for INRIX, which...
Former Microsoft CFO John Connors joins board of INRIX

New Details: How Facebook And Morgan Stanley Decided The IPO Price

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As Facebook Inc. and Morgan Stanley executives gathered on a call May 17 to arrange terms for the social-networking company’s initial public offering, they faced a trade-off: set the IPO price low and give up enough money to let investors profit from a day-one pop -- or push the price...
New Details: How Facebook And Morgan Stanley Decided The IPO Price

Facebook files for IPO, looks to raise $5 billion

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After months of speculation, Facebook has officially filed for an IPO, paving the way for the company to become publicly traded for the first time.The social networking giant with seek to raise $5 billion in cash with an Initial Public Offering of shares later this year.The company, which now boasts...
Facebook files for IPO, looks to raise $5 billion

Facebook Cutting Its $3 Billion Credit Line In Half For Taxes (FB)

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Oct. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Facebook Inc., operator of the world's largest social network, plans to reduce by half a $3 billion credit line due to a decline in its tax liability, a person familiar with the matter said yesterday. The Menlo Park, California-based company also plans to extend the term...
Facebook Cutting Its $3 Billion Credit Line In Half For Taxes (FB)

Spotify Nears Financing at Over $3B Valuation

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Spotify Ltd. is in the midst of closing a round of financing that will value the Internet music service at slightly more than $3 billion, said people with knowledge of the matter. The U.K.-based company is raising more than $100 million from multiple investors, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., these...
Spotify Nears Financing at Over $3B Valuation

Facebook IPO: Wall Street Wins, Muppets Lose, Yet Again

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By EconMatters We warned of a social network tech bubble 2.0 over a year ago due to the hype and overvaluation of Facebook based on the reported deals by  Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) and a Russian investment firm–Digital Sky Technologies on the secondary gray market.  At that time, the two deals valued Facebook at about...
Facebook IPO: Wall Street Wins, Muppets Lose, Yet Again

Some Facebook Underwriters Helped Short Sellers

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As traders at Morgan Stanley were frantically trying to shore up Facebook Inc.’s share price following the company’s initial public offering, other managers on the deal were helping short sellers bet that the newly minted stock would fall. Trading desks at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and J.P. Morgan Chase &...
Some Facebook Underwriters Helped Short Sellers

Facebook Banker Morgan Stanley Bought A Humongous Amount Of Stock To Try Support Price

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May 19 (Bloomberg) -- Morgan Stanley, the lead underwriter in Facebook Inc.’s initial public offering, stands to take a hit from a stock market debut that stoked disappointment among investors in the largest social network. The bank stepped in to prop up the stock from dipping below its $38 IPO...
Facebook Banker Morgan Stanley Bought A Humongous Amount Of Stock To Try Support Price

Microsoft Not Planning To Sell Its Facebook Shares When The Lock Up Period Ends Next Week (MSFT, FB)

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Aug. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Microsoft Corp. will probably hang on to its stock in social-network operator Facebook Inc. after a ban on share sales expires next week, a person with knowledge of the company's plans said. Microsoft, the largest software maker, views the stake as a strategic investment reflecting the...
Microsoft Not Planning To Sell Its Facebook Shares When The Lock Up Period Ends Next Week (MSFT, FB)

Google's window of opportunity for its Android tablet is closing fast

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The approach of Windows 8 on tablets - now less than six months away - will put extra pressure on Google, as its own Android products struggle against Amazon's forked version and the iPad's dominanceThe window of opportunity is closing fast for Google to make its presence felt in tablets....
Google's window of opportunity for its Android tablet is closing fast

Apple's Record Plunge Into Debt Pool

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Apple Inc. sold the largest corporate-bond deal in history Tuesday, a $17 billion offering investors hungrily gobbled up. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Deutsche Bank AG sold the debt for Apple to investors in all corners of the credit markets, from buyers overseas to municipal-bond investors to portfolio managers who...
Apple's Record Plunge Into Debt Pool

Facebook's Stock Plunge Has Robbed Goldman Sachs And Microsoft Of Big Gains From Selling Stock

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Facebook Inc.'s stock plunge has robbed Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Microsoft Corp. of much of the potential gain they could unlock as soon as this week, when a ban on sales of insiders' shares begins to lift. While the end of the lockup has the potential to put additional...
Facebook's Stock Plunge Has Robbed Goldman Sachs And Microsoft Of Big Gains From Selling Stock
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