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January 16, 2020

Why The Rockefeller University Favors Active Management, Diversification | Thomas Lenehan, Deputy Chief Investment Officer | Q&A

Thomas Lenehan is the Deputy Chief Investment Officer of The Rockefeller University, where he helps manage the University’s $2.3 billion endowment. In this interview, he discussed how he and CIO Amy Falls built the investment office from scratch; how they are steadily increasing allocation to venture; and his perspective on transitioning from a general partner role to the limited partner side.
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forbes.com 1 hour, 19 minutes ago

From Buffett To Bloomberg: The 25 Philanthropists In America Making The Biggest Donations

As billionaires flock to Davos to discuss issues like wealth inequality, Forbes looks at the top American philanthropists of the past five years.
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swfinstitute.org 2 hours, 19 minutes ago

Alaska Permanent Fund Could Sell A Portion Of Its Private Equity Portfolio

Advisory firm Evercore is assisting the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation on a plan to sell of a portfolio of private equity fund stakes. The amount sold could be US$ 500 million, even though US$ 2 billion were initially market for sale. Evercore plans to shop for indications of interest in the coming weeks.
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therealdeal.com 3 hours, 19 minutes ago

Madison Marquette Pays $47M For Coconut Grove Office Buildings

A Washington, D.C. commercial real estate firm purchased its first properties in Miami. Madison Marquette, an investor, developer and operator of mixed-use real estate, paid a combined $47.4 million for the office buildings at 3250 Mary Street and 3225 Aviation Avenue in Coconut Grove, property records show. The deals closed in late December. Allegra Holding sold both buildings to affiliates of Madison Marquette. Allegra, led by Jaime Baron Rivero, paid $42 million for the properties ... [more] The post Madison Marquette pays $47M for Coconut Grove office buildings appeared first on The Real Deal Miami.
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firstpost.com 5 hours, 19 minutes ago

Thyssenkrupp Shortlists Three Private Equity Consortia In Elevator Sale - Sources

FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) - Thyssenkrupp has shortlisted three private equity consortia in the auction of its prized 15 billion euro ($16.6 billion) elevator business, people close to the matter said, and peer Kone could still submit a bid later this month. The post Thyssenkrupp shortlists three private equity consortia in elevator sale - sources appeared first on Firstpost.
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straitstimes.com 5 hours, 19 minutes ago

F&b Firm Offers To Buy Jurong West Coffee Shop For $31m: Report, Property News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

January 21, 2020 5:00 AMIf the reported offer is accepted, the amount would be one of the highest paid for a coffee shop in a Housing Board estate.
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prnewswire.com 5 hours, 19 minutes ago

Embrey Partners Promotes John Kirk

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- John Kirk has been promoted to Managing Director, Development, for Embrey Partners. His new responsibilities will include oversight and management for the production and execution of the Embrey development pipeline in all markets served by the...
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pressherald.com 5 hours, 19 minutes ago

Verso Urges Shareholders To Approve Sale Of 2 Mills, Including 1 In Maine - Portland Press Herald

The company has been engaged in a dispute with 2 dissident shareholders, private equity firms Atlas Holdings and Blue Wolf Capital Partners, which oppose the sale of the mills and are backing their own slate of directors for Verso's board.
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straitstimes.com 5 hours, 19 minutes ago

Olam Splits Businesses Into Two Units, Companies & Markets News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

January 21, 2020 5:00 AMGlobal food and agri company Olam International said yesterday that it will reorganise its businesses into two operating groups with a view to spinning them off, then listing them separately two to three years from now.
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swfinstitute.org 6 hours, 49 minutes ago

Did Standard Chartered Pe Screw Qatar's Hassad Food On Bush Foods Overseas Deal?

In 2013, Hassad Food Company Q.S.C., a food company owned by the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), acquired a 69.5% stake in India-based Bush Foods Overseas for US$ 120,340,000 from Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) and Ritika Awasty, according to a court complaint. Virkaran Awasty held his stake in Bush Foods and remained as CEO. Bush [...]
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in.reuters.com 6 hours, 49 minutes ago

Thyssenkrupp Shortlists Three Private Equity Consortia In Elevator Sale: Sources

Thyssenkrupp has shortlisted three private equity consortia in the auction of its prized 15 billion euro ($16.6 billion) elevator business, people close to the matter said, and peer Kone could still submit a bid later this month.
Read by 43% of LPs