*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.
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.
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.