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BearingPoint Raises $200 Million in Debt Offering
BearingPoint Inc. raised $200 million yesterday by selling debt convertible into its stock, easing a potential cash crunch at the McLean consulting firm.

In the News
Contractor, Army Office Fell Short, Audit Finds: Report Examines Reconstruction in Iraq (Post, April 23, 2005)

BearingPoint Stock Falls by More Than 30 Percent (Post, April 22, 2005)

BearingPoint Cites SEC Inquiry, Warns Investors (Post, April 21, 2005)

KPMG to Pay $22.5 Million In Settlement (Post, April 20, 2005)

Court Affirms Fraud Standard: Justices Say Investors Must Prove Link to Stock Losses (Post, April 20, 2005)

Fannie Mae's Top Lawyer To Quit, Join Old Firm: Donilon Oversaw Relations With Regulators, Congress (Post, April 16, 2005)

Bankrupt and Swamped With Credit Offers: When Chapter 7 Filers Wipe Out Their Debts, Card Firms Jump (Post, April 15, 2005)

SEC Enforcement Chief Plans to Leave Position: Cutler Praised as Effective Watchdog (Post, April 15, 2005)

SEC Orders GM to Provide Documents From Delphi Transactions (Post, April 14, 2005)

Accountability Burden May Be Eased: Regulators Say They Will Respond to Complaints About Sarbanes-Oxley Act (Post, April 14, 2005)

Nuclear Plants Not Keeping Track of Waste: GAO Study Faults Federal Government for Failing to Implement Safeguards (Post, April 12, 2005)

Public Companies Complain to SEC About Audit Costs (Post, April 9, 2005)

Buffett Testimony To Clarify Gen Re Deal (Post, April 9, 2005)

Medicaid Accounting Tactic Is Criticized by Lawmakers: States Defend Method as Means to Get Health Care Funding (Post, April 8, 2005)

False Signatures Aided Fannie Mae Bonuses, Falcon Says (Post, April 7, 2005)

Legislators To Take Up Replacing OFHEO: Previous Attempts To Change Regulator Have Been Stymied (Post, April 6, 2005)

Beyond Washington: Weingarten Leads Among Lawyers Erasing D.C., N.Y. Divide (Post, April 4, 2005)

AIG Probes Renew Debate On Regulation (Post, April 2, 2005)

Freddie's Profit Drops, but Share Of Market Rises (Post, April 1, 2005)



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