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Ron Perelman Profile, Biography, About

  • WILMINGTON, Del., Jan 8- Leo Strine, the outspoken chief judge of Delaware's nationally important business court, has been nominated to lead the state's Supreme Court, Governor Jack Markell said on Wednesday.

  • UPDATE 1-Coupons marketer Valassis to be taken private Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 10:38 AM ET

    Dec 18- Marketing services provider Harland Clarke Holdings Corp said it would buy Valassis Communications Inc, a marketer of coupons and newspaper inserts, for $1.31 billion. Valassis shares jumped to $34.30, above the offer price of $34.04, suggesting investors expect a higher offer. Valassis reported revenue of $2.16 billion last year.

  • A Headhunter for the Wealthy Turns on Them Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 6:21 AM ET
    Stephen A. Schwarzman, chairman of the Blackstone Group

    Adrian Barrie Smith, who recruits housekeeping staff for the wealthy, has sued several well-known Wall Street financiers and even the comedian Jerry Seinfeld.

  • SEC Charges Revlon Over 'Going Private' Share Swap Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 1:57 PM ET

    The SEC says Revlon has agreed to pay a $850,000 fine for misleading shareholders about details of a "going-private" transaction.

  • Hamptons Helicopter Showdown     Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 1:51 PM ET

    There's a battle underway in the surf-side playground of the rich and famous, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • $16 Million Won, Perelman Friendship Lost: Drapkin Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | 2:00 PM ET
    Gavel

    "I was best friends with my partners for 25 years. I mourn the loss of that friendship," Don Drapkin, the head of Casablanca Capital, said of his former business partner at MacAndrews & Forbes, financier Ron Perelman.

  • Rock Star Billionaire?     Friday, 27 Jan 2012 | 7:27 PM ET

    KNTV's Scott Budman, reports Elevation Partners, run by U2's Bono, could make as much as $1.5B on the Facebook IPO; a New York jury has awarded businessman Donald Drapkin $16M in damages, in his lawsuit against billionaire Ron Perelman; and a bankruptcy court gave AMR, the parent company of American Airlines permission to walk away from nine aircraft leases.

  • Smallpox Probe About Influence Says Chairman Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 1:16 PM ET
    Rep. Darrell Issa

    The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee told CNBC that he wants to know whether political considerations drove the government’s decision to steer a potentially multibillion-dollar contract to a company in which financier Ron Perelman's investment firm has a significant stake.

  • Doctor holding test tube

    Financier Ron Perelman’s entry into the smallpox antiviral medicine business has led to a congressional investigation, CNBC has learned.

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