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DealBooK | DeañB%K Afternoon Edition: Cerberus Said to Be in Talks to Acquire AT&T's Yellow Pages

Thursday, March 8, 2012 TOP STORY Cerberus Said to Be in Talks to Acquire AT&T's Yellow Pages Cerberus is said to be in discussions to acquire a majority stake in Yellow Pages division of AT&T in a deal that would value the unit at about $1.5 billion. DEALBOOK » DEALBOOK HIGHLIGHTS A Bad Year for Billionaires The annual Forbes list of the world's richest people has revealed that seven of the top 20 billionaires lost small chunks of their fortunes since last year. DEALBOOK » Conflicts in Deal-Making, the Judge and Banker Perspective At an industry conference, J. Travis Laster, the Delaware State judge who battered Barclays Capital for its roles in the Del Monte deal, and the investment bank's general counsel, Kevin Genirs, sounded off about conflicts in deal-making. DEALBOOK » London Metal Exchange Sets New Deadline for Bids The firm has set a deadline for the next round of takeover bids, which could lead to the

DealBooK | DeañB%K Afternoon Edition: Yahoo to Consider Sale of Asian Assets

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 TOP STORY Yahoo to Consider Sale of Asian Assets Yahoo's board will consider selling its holdings in Alibaba Group and its Japanese affiliate back to their majority holders in a complicated tax-free deal valued at about $17 billion. DEALBOOK »   DEALBOOK HIGHLIGHTS Deal Professor: Year-End Surprises in Deal Law Steven M. Davidoff examines an eye-popping legal fee of $300 million, a surprise second confidentiality agreement and an unusual proxy battle will make some courtroom battles to come all the more interesting. DEALBOOK » RIM Shares Jump on Takeover Whispers Research in Motion, maker of the BlackBerry, has been the object of persistent deal speculation this year as a result of a string of weak financial reports, service outages and worries over lost market share. DEALBOOK » Embattled Fortress Chief Takes Leave of Absence Daniel H. Mudd, a former head of Fannie Mae who faces S.E.C. char