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September 18, 2020

The 2020 SPAC Boom

As the global economy continues to stagger through the tumult of 2020, the financial markets have been busy innovating new ways to generate excitement amid the turmoil. One four-letter word in particular keeps making headlines: SPAC.
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Korean Investment In U.s. Commercial Real Estate Keeps Rising

In April, as New York faced the darkest days of the coronavirus outbreak to date, the city's biggest office landlord decided it needed a $1 billion cash cushion. SL Green Realty's planned sale of the Daily News Building for $815 million had fallen through weeks prior, and the real estate investment trust sought to recapitalize other assets to shore up its balance sheet for the uncertain times ahead. That's when an old partner stepped in The post Korean wave pours into U.S. commercial real estate appeared first on The Real Deal New York.
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Latest News On Oci: How Top Law Schools Are Doing Virtual Interviews

Summary List Placement On-campus interviews, typically held just before a law student's second year, are the first formal stage in the talent pipeline for many law firms. But most schools and firms said last spring that they would delay the process, citing the pandemic. While law schools are offering a mix of in-person and remote classes, OCI is shaping up to be fully virtual at every school researched for this story, and January 2021 is now gearing up to be the peak time for virtual interviews. But relationship-building and registration activities have already begun at many schools.
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Valar Triples Down On Petal, Leading $55M Series C Round Into The Credit Card Disruptor - Techcrunch

Sometimes raising venture capital can be as simple as talking to your existing investor and having them wire over another check. When we last caught up with Petal in January 2019, the startup was hot off its $30 million Series B round and was accelerating its mission to take on the world of credit cards. [...]
Read by 42% of LPs 55 minutes ago

Making History In Midtown Manhattan: Schindler Celebrates The Official Opening Of One Vanderbilt

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Schindler Elevator Corporation, one of the collaborators on SL Green Realty Corp.'s One Vanderbilt Avenue project, is excited to share that the doors to this iconic building are officially 'open.' At 1,401 feet tall, One Vanderbilt is now the tallest building in the Midtown area of Manhattan. Even more iconic than its height, the structure brings a groundbreaking vision of enhanced quality of work, life and mobility to one of the city's - and the world's - busiest office districts.
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Pgim Real Estate Adds $700M Industrial Portfolio

Acquired through a recapitalization with the existing ownership, the national portfolio includes 30 buildings totaling 5.4 million square feet across five key markets.
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Chinese Supply Chain Provider Xingyun Closes $200M In A Series C Round

Funding was co-led by Taikang Insurance Group, Highlight Capital, and Zhongyuan Capital. The post Chinese supply chain provider Xingyun closes $200m in a Series C round appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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Why Americans Will Soon Be Getting Back To The Good Old Days Of 2019

Ed Yardeni: 'Almost everyone in the U.S. last year was doing better than ever.': We didn't know how good we had it in 2019. Then the pandemic hit and Americans have concluded that it will take many years before life will be as good as it was in 2019. Perhaps we're too pessimistic. After all, 2019 was better than we realized at the time; perhaps we'll return to the good life sooner than we realize now.
Read by 39% of LPs 1 hour, 25 minutes ago

Steve Case Vc Backs $2M Event For Black Entrepreneurs

Three Black-founded startups will win the investments from VC firm Revolution and Morgan Stanley's Multicultural Innovation Lab. Since June, as waves of protests rolled from coast to coast, citizens and companies have reckoned with racial politics in the United States and the reality that our country doesn't offer equal opportunity, or justice, for all--especially those who are Black. Borne of this moment are a patchwork of initiatives led by individuals, grassroots groups, and established firms hoping to mend the broken fabric of our nation, which has been torn by centuries of historical oppression.Read Full Story.
Read by 51% of LPs 1 hour, 55 minutes ago

Silversmith Capital Partners Welcomes Kate Castle As Chief Marketing Officer

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silversmith Capital Partners Welcomes Kate Castle as Chief Marketing Officer. : BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silversmith Capital Partners, a growth equity firm focused on supporting the best entrepreneurs in technology and healthcare, today announced the appointment of Kate Castle as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). In this newly created role, Kate will lead the firm's marketing, communications and branding programs and provide strategic growth-oriented marketing support to the firm's portfolio companies.
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Blueboard Supercharges The Employee Experience With One-of-a-kind Experiential Rewards, Secures $9.3M Series A | Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blueboard Secures $9.3 Million Series A to Create Connectivity, Foster Culture, and Motivate Employees. : As 42% of Americans have transitioned to working from home full-time, businesses turn to Blueboard to create connectivity, foster culture, and motivate employees SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blueboard, a rewards and recognition platform used to engage employees and top-performers with curated experiences, today announced that it has closed a $9.3 million Series A round led by Origin Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm focused on software and marketplace businesses.
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