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Iim-a Placements: Participation Of Pe/vc, Asset Management Firms Up By 80% | Business Standard News

In all, 153 firms participated with 182 different roles for the 2020 batch, with McKinsey & Co and BCG leading the pack with 27 and 23 offers, including PPOs.
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Hot Reads: Franklin Templeton Buying Legg Mason

Compiled by Staff Franklin Templeton Parent Buying Legg Mason (CNBC) The deal would create one of the largest asset managers in the world with $1.5 trillion under management. Flows Point To S&P 500 Index Funds Switch (Bloomberg) Investors seeking exposure to the S&P 500 may be dumping one long-favored exchange-traded fund for its cheaper sibling. Apple Warns On Revenues Due To Coronavirus (CNBC) The virus is starting to take a toll on corporate sales and profits. Lessons From 92 Years Of Market Data (A Wealth Of Common Sense) No two decades look the same in terms of asset returns.
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India's 2019 Pe/vc Investments Up 28% At $48 Bn, Make Up 1.7% Of Gdp | Business Standard News

Infra investments drive growth; PE/VC account for 64% of FDI inflows. : The Indian private equity and venture capital sector is beginning to show some co-relation with the global industry. With PE/VC investments at 1.7 per cent of GDP, India is at the same level that China was last year, says VICA-EY's latest report, 'The PE/VC Agenda: India Trend Book'. India received $48 billion in PE/VC investments in 2019 across 1,037 deals on the back of large investments in infrastructure. This was 28 per cent higher than the previous high of 2018.
Read by 72% of LPs 58 minutes ago

Maxwholesale Raises Series A From Ian Fund, Abu Dhabi Family Office

MaxWholesale, a business-to-business (B2B) ecommerce and supply chain platform, operated by New Delhi-based 99 Algorithms, has raised $3 million in Series A round led by IAN Fund and Al Falaj Investment Company (AFI), the Abu Dhabi-based private family office focused on venture capital and private equity investments. Returning investor Abhinav Grover of Maple Capital also invested in his personal capacity, as did former CFO of parent Info Edge (India) Ambarish Raghuvanshi and managing director of women's ethnic wear brand Biba, Siddharth Bindra.
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Your Money: What It Means To Invest With A Gender Lens

When clients tell financial adviser Catherine Valega that they want to invest their money in women, they are not always clear what they mean.
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Bis: No Global Real Estate Market Despite Higher Price Synchronisation And Growing Role Of International Investors, Central Banks Find

Although residential and commercial real estate prices are increasingly moving in sync and the role of international investors is growing, this does not mean that there is a global real estate market, a report by the Committee on the Global Financial System finds. Property price dynamics: domestic and international drivers documents recent trends in residential and commercial property prices in over 20 countries, gives an overview of key drivers of price developments and describes policy initiatives used to manage associated risks to the economy and financial stability. Property prices have been rising, reaching record highs in many countries.
Read by 35% of LPs 1 hour, 28 minutes ago

Softbank-backed Ai Firm Eureka Raises $20M Led By Apis, Gobi, Others

This marks the Series B round of funding for the company. The post Softbank-backed AI firm Eureka raises $20m led by Apis, Gobi, others appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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Extinction Rebellion Dig Up Cambridge University Lawn | The Independent

'We must call time on those profiting from the destruction of nature,' group says. : Extinction Rebellion activists have dug up the front lawn of a Cambridge University college in an environmental protest. The group said they were campaigning against Trinity College's plans to sell off land they own in Suffolk to someone with their sights set on developing a lorry park for thousands of vehicles. The environmental campaigners also accused the college of investing millions in oil and gas companies, as reported in student newspaper Varsity.
Read by 39% of LPs 1 hour, 28 minutes ago

Sg Budget Adds $215.5M More To Co-invest In Deep-tech Startups

The deep tech funds will be invested through the Startup SG Equity programme, run by SEEDS Capital and SGInnovate. The post SG Budget adds $215.5m more to co-invest in deep-tech startups appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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Cara Buys Central London Building For $93M

The firm acquired a Waterloo Place mixed-use asset at a time when values might be hitting a transition point. : Cara Real Estate--the real estate subsidiary of Cara Investment GmbH--has purchased 7-10 Waterloo Place, a 35,000-square-foot mixed-use building in London, from Barings for a reported PS71 million, or $92.5 million. Barings had paid PS35 million, or $45.6 million, in 2014 for the Grade II-listed property on behalf of an institutional investor, which subsequently started a substantial renovations program. The deal marks Cara's second London acquisition.
Read by 42% of LPs 1 hour, 48 minutes ago

China's Logistics Service Platform Yimidida Raises $143M In Series D+ Round

In January 2019, it had raised $266m in its Series D round led by Chinese private equity firm Boyu Capital. The post China's logistics service platform Yimidida raises $143m in Series D+ round appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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