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October 25, 2017

Inside Nevada PERS' Simple, Low-Cost Strategy | CIO Steve Edmundson | Exclusive Q&A

In this second interview, Steve Edmundson discussed NVPERS' simple and low-cost approach to investing; his strategy to offset losses in the event of a market downturn; and the importance of building an investment program that matches the fund's underlying culture.
Read by 44% of LPs 26 minutes ago

Mainland Real Estate Heir Buying $75M Home Online

A US megamansion leads the way in Mingtiandi's roundup of Asia real estate headlines today with the news that the son of one of the co-chairmen of developer Guangzhou R&F is said to have offered $75 million, via the Zillow... Read More>> The post Guangzhou R&F Heir Buying $75M Bel Air Home Online and More Asia Real Estate Headlines appeared first on Mingtiandi.
Read by 76% of LPs 31 minutes ago

Should Fidelity Investments Acquire Robinhood?

Popular investing app Robinhood Markets Inc., based in Palo Alto, raised US$ 323 million in a Series E round. Robinhood is being valued at US$ 7.6 billion. DST Global led the Series E round and was joined by return investors Ribbit Capital, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Sequoia Capital, and Thrive Capital. Robinhood is essentially a [...]
Read by 72% of LPs 31 minutes ago

Temasek Said To Hire General Atlantic Exec For Southeast Asia Role

Wai Hoong Fock, who was at General Atlantic for four years, will join Temasek in August. The post Temasek said to hire General Atlantic exec for Southeast Asia role appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
Read by 76% of LPs 31 minutes ago

Piramal Group Scion Anand Piramal Invests In E-commerce Firm Snapdeal

Snapdeal last raised funding from existing investor Nexus Venture Partners in 2017. The post Piramal Group scion Anand Piramal invests in e-commerce firm Snapdeal appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
Read by 68% of LPs 31 minutes ago

Wai Hoong Fock Plans To Join Temasek

Singapore's Temasek Holdings hired Wai Hoong Fock as a managing director, with an expected start date to occur in August 2019. Wai Hoong Fock is the Southeast Asia Head of Investments for private equity firm General Atlantic LLC. Wai Hoong Fock joined General Atlantic in August 2015. Wai Hoong Fock also had worked at CVC [...]
Read by 31% of LPs 31 minutes ago

Pehub Daily Wire 30/23/2019 8:30:20 Am

Our Emerging Manager Conferences have become some of our more popular meetings. Today, at the Pierre Hotel, we'll be hearing from some EMs on how they raised capital. LPs will be on hand to talk about what they're seeking in the current market. The Buyouts crew, including me, will be around, hosting panels and seeking out your stories. (Maybe there'll be pie.) So, stop on by and say "howdy!" We have some big fintech news. Last week, I reported that EverCommerce, the former PaySimple, was still up for sale after the process hit some bumps.
Read by 37% of LPs 36 minutes ago

Industrial Automation Startup Fetch Robotics Raises $46M

Silicon Valley industrial robotics startup Fetch Robotics has raised $46 million in a series C round of funding led by Fort Ross Ventures.
Read by 52% of LPs 36 minutes ago

Top 10 Largest Asset Management Companies In The World

Financial services is a multi-trillion-dollar industry. Large asset management companies pool money from individual investors, businesses, and non-profits to invest in different asset classes such as stocks and bonds. These companies have the expertise and resources that most individual investors don't. They manage money on your behalf to deliver capital appreciation, create wealth, and preserve your money in exchange for a fee. Here we take a look at the top 10 largest asset management companies in the world. The ranking is based on their asset under management (AUM).
Read by 58% of LPs 36 minutes ago

Arrcus Pulls In $30M For White-box Networking Software | Venturebeat

Arrcus, a San Jose, California-based startup developing a hardware-agnostic networking operating system, has raised $30 million in venture capital. : Arrcus, a San Jose, California-based company developing an operating system for off-the-shelf white-box networking gear, today announced that it's raised $30 million in series B funding, bringing its total raised to $49 million. Lightspeed Venture Partners led the oversubscribed round, which followed on the heels of a $15 million round in July 2018 and saw participation from investors General Catalyst and Clear Ventures.
Read by 57% of LPs 36 minutes ago

Inventables Raises $11.5M For 3d Carving Hardware And Design Software

One stated goal of Chicago-based Inventables, which raised $11.5 million in series C funding, is to democratize 3D carving. : One stated goal of Chicago-based Inventables, which makes desktop CNC machines and related supplies and equipment, is to democratize 3D carving. It's a lofty ambition, but the company has the support of a raft of backers including Cue Ball, which led its $11.5 million series C funding round. True Ventures, Greycroft, Pipeline Capital, Draper Associates, Relativity CEO Mike Gamson, and LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner also contributed capital, bringing Inventables' total raised to more than $20 million.
Read by 48% of LPs