Philip Falcone

Dish Network aborts $2.2B LightSquared takeover bid

Pay-TV network operator Dish Network Corp. is aborting its bid for bankrupt telecom firm LightSquared Inc. Dish Network initially offered to buy LightSquared and its wireless spectrum for $2.2 billion.

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Philip Falcone's Harbinger asks bankruptcy court to reject Dish's bid for LightSquared

Harbinger Capital Partners, controlled by American investor Philip Falcone, has asked the US Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan to reject Dish Network Corp.'s $2.2 billion takeover bid for bankrupt satellite firm LightSquared Inc.

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Beleaguered LightSquared to receive up to $2.5B financing sponsored by Fortress

LightSquared, which has been in bankruptcy last year, may get $2 billion to $2.5 billion in financing backed by Fortress Investment Group. JPMorgan Chase & Co. in talks with lenders, who would need to commit by January 8.

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Philip Falcone-backed Fidelity & Guaranty raises $165.75 million in IPO

Fidelity and Guaranty Life has raised $165.75 million in its New York initial public offering. The Harbinger-backed insurer sold 9.75 million shares priced at $17 per share.

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Harbinger share values rise amidst SEC settlement with its founder

Harbinger Group, Philip Falcone's investment firm, jumped in value as it sold off shares to a consortium headed by Leucadia National Corp.

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Leucadia National Corp buys USD 158 million worth of Harbinger Group shares from Falcone's hedge funds

Leucadia National Corp bought USD 158 million worth of Harbinger Group Inc shares from Philip Falcone's hedge funds.

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Falcone admits wrongdoing, agrees to SEC ban

Billionaire Philip Falcone agreed to a five year ban in the securities industry and admits wrongdoing in the allegations filed by the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

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