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What to Watch From the Fed Wednesday

In her first press conference as Fed chairwoman, Yellen will likely face questions on the continued reduction in bond purchases and the recent deterioration in economic conditions.

Kyle Bass Keen on Yellow Pages Co. — Sohn Conference

By Emily Glazer The yellow pages business isn't dead yet. That's according to Kyle Bass, principal of Dallas-based hedge fund Hayman Capital Management L.P., who focused his presentation at the Ira Sohn conference Wednesday on directories business Dex Media Inc.

Record Number of Banks in One Deal as HK’s IPO Market Heats Up

Hong Kong's IPO market is shifting into high gear this week with two billion-dollar offerings but one deal is crowded with a record number of banks who are being asked to do more to earn business.

Aerosoles Shoe Chain Seeking Buyer or Partner

The private-equity owner of the Aerosoles shoe chain is seeking a buyer or strategic partner for the company it created about 25 years ago from a cast-off unit of Kenneth Cole Productions Inc.

Dish Deal For Sprint May Leave T-Mobile On Hold

Dish Network Corp.'s surprise $25.5 billion bid for Sprint Nextel Corp. may leave the No. 4 carrier T-Mobile with a tougher hand to play in a consolidating wireless market.

JPM Veteran Corio Joins Miller Buckfire

Restructuring adviser Miller Buckfire & Co. is growing its bankruptcy and restructuring practice once again after prominent bankers departed about two years ago. Norma Corio has joined Miller Buckfire, a unit of investment bank and wealth manager Stifel Financial Corp., as co-president alongside Kenneth Buckfire, the company announced Monday. Show More Summary

Dish vs Softbank: A Comparison of Sprint Offers

Dish Network is now engaged in what is something of a tug-of-war with Japan’s Softbank over the future of Sprint. How their deals stack up.

Ergen: Dish Is a Seinfeld Episode and Sprint Ties it Together

If you were confused by all the moves Dish Network has been making in recent years, its vision should be coming clear now that it has bid for Sprint.

Dealpolitik: Dish’s Audacious Topping Bid for Sprint Is No Slam Dunk

Dish has made a stunning bid to buy Sprint for a cash-and -stock deal valuing Dish at $25.5 billion. Last year Softbank agreed to buy Sprint, also for a package of cash and stock. Dish claims its offer is worth 13% more.

Citigroup Finally Releases Some Reserves

To release or not to release, that has been the question for Citigroup when it comes to reserves held against roughly $92 billion of North American mortgages that it is trying to sell or wind down.

Citigroup’s Corbat Gets Expenses Down

Chief Executive Michael Corbat is in the early stages of making good on his promise to turn Citigroup Inc. into a more efficient company.

Dish Bids for Sprint: Telecom Merger Mania Continues

Charlie Ergen is at it again. Here's a rundown of the telecom bids currently in play from Dish and others.

Woori Head’s Resignation Stokes Privatization Hopes

Could the resignation of the head of one of South Korea’s biggest financial groups jumpstart a long-running process to privatize it?

Dish Launches $25.5 Billion Offer for Sprint

Dish Network Corp. will counter Japan's Softbank Corp.'s bid for Sprint Nextel Corp., the WSJ is reporting Monday morning.

OUE Likely To Reload After REIT Listing, Maybank-Kim Eng Says

Overseas Union Enterprise is likely to move ahead with new acquisitions after raising around $680 million by listing a real-estate investment trust listing later in the year, Maybank-Kim Eng says.

Citigroup Appoints New Asia Prime Finance Head

Citigroup Inc. has made some changes in its prime finance unit, appointing a new head in Asia.

LVMH Fund Lands Australia’s R.M.Williams Stake

L Capital Asia, a private-equity firm backed by LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, has made its second investment in Australia, a person familiar with the matter said Monday.

Croesus Retail Trust Seeks to Revive US$300 Million Singapore IPO

A Japanese real estate fund, which has Marubeni Corp. and Daiwa House Industry Co. as strategic partners, is reviving its initial public offering plans in Singapore that could raise at least US$300 million, people with knowledge of the deal said Monday.

Sharp Continues Cash-Raising Quest

Japan’s Sharp Corp. continues to find ways to raise money as it faces an impending cash crunch later this year.

Australian Ports Sale is Largest Transport Deal Globally in 2013

Friday’s 5.07 billion Australian dollar (US$5.3 billion) ports deal has set several milestones.

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