*Slot-machine maker has a market value of nearly $4 bln. MILAN, June 16- Italian lottery operator GTECH is in preliminary talks to buy Las Vegas- based International Game Technology in a cash and shares deal that would make it a significant player in the casino slot machine business.
MILAN, June 16- Italian lottery operator GTECH said on Monday it was in preliminary talks to buy Las Vegas- based slot machine maker International Game Technology in a deal that could involve a cash and paper offer.
Adrian Barrie Smith, who recruits housekeeping staff for the wealthy, has sued several well-known Wall Street financiers and even the comedian Jerry Seinfeld.
The SEC says Revlon has agreed to pay a $850,000 fine for misleading shareholders about details of a "going-private" transaction.
There's a battle underway in the surf-side playground of the rich and famous, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
"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.
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.
Financier Ron Perelman’s entry into the smallpox antiviral medicine business has led to a congressional investigation, CNBC has learned.