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swfinstitute.org August 16, 2019

Kora Management Increases Bet In Edelweiss Global Investment Advisors

New York-based Kora Management inked a deal to invest up to US$ 125 million in Edelweiss Global Investment Advisors. Kora Management is an investment firm focused on financial services and internet businesses. Kora Management is an existing long-term investor in Edelweiss. Details Kora Management has committed to invest US$ 75 million in the advisory business, […]
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dealstreetasia.com 8 hours, 49 minutes ago

Editor's Take: The Week That Was - August 12-16

From the latest startups to catch Masayoshi Son's fancy to pension funds' increasing allocation to Asia-focused funds, we covered it all this week. The post Editor's take: The week that was - August 12-16 appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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kereport.com 12 hours, 49 minutes ago

The United Nations Is Trying To Be Active In Syria. Who Knows, Maybe Bob M. Is Right! << Korelin Economics Report

United Nations Seeks Negotiated Political Solution as Syria Conflict Enters Ninth Year, Under-Secretary-General Tells Security Council Permanent Representative Accuses United...
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swfinstitute.org 13 hours, 49 minutes ago

Stockbridge Capital Group Buys Mega Industrial Portfolio From Westcore Properties

On August 14, 2019, San Francisco-based Stockbridge Capital Group acquired a 6,350,000 square-foot, Class A industrial property portfolio from San Diego-based Westcore Properties. Westcore acquired all of the properties in the portfolio since September of 2016 and spent capital on renovating them. Eastdil Secured represented Westcore Properties in the sale, while Stockbridge Capital Group represented [...]
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in.reuters.com 14 hours, 19 minutes ago

Softbank Plans To Lend Up To $20B To Employees To Invest In New Fund - Wsj

Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter.
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asia.nikkei.com 14 hours, 19 minutes ago

Vietnam And Indonesia Stand Out As Belt And Road Bets, Reports Show - Nikkei Asian Review

SINGAPORE -- Southeast Asia is becoming ever more of a hotbed for investment related to China's Belt and Road Initiative, two separate reports issued this month show. Chinese investment and construction contracts in the region almost doubled to $11 billion in the first half of 2019, from $5.6 billion in the last six months of the previous year, one report issued by Maybank Kim Eng's research arm says. Within Southeast Asia, Indonesia drew the lion's share of new BRI contracts, valued at $3 billion in the first half.
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business-standard.com 14 hours, 49 minutes ago

Softbank Plans To Lend Up To $20B To Employees To Invest In New Fund | Business Standard News

The loans are likely to have an interest rate of about 5%: Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter.
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reuters.com 15 hours, 49 minutes ago

Softbank Plans To Lend Up To $20B To Employees To Invest In New Fund: Wsj

Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/307Ljih on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter.
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finance.yahoo.com 16 hours, 59 minutes ago

Hedge Funds Binged On Ge Shares Before Worst Rout In 11 Years

(Bloomberg) -- General Electric Co.'s biggest plunge in 11 years came at an awkward time for some of Wall Street's savviest investors, after a recent buying spree by the likes of Renaissance Technologies, Citadel Advisors and Adage Capital Management. Hedge funds added more shares of GE than any other company to their industrial investments in the second quarter, according to an initial analysis of U.S. regulatory filings compiled by Bloomberg Global Data. Their holdings increased by 25% to a total of 199.3 million shares, valued at $2.09 billion at the quarter's end.
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techcrunch.com 17 hours, 19 minutes ago

Softbank Reportedly Plans To Lend Employees As Much As $20B To Invest In Its Vc Fund - Techcrunch

SoftBank has a plant to loan up to $20 billion to its employees, including CEO Masayoshi Son, for the purposes of having that capital re-invested in SoftBank's own Vision venture fund, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. That's a highly unusual move that could be risky in terms of how much [...]
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forbes.com 17 hours, 39 minutes ago

Wsc Sports Video Company Adds $23M To Its Own Highlight Reel To Fund Gambling, Other Expansion

WSC Sports, which uses artificial intelligence to create live highlights of sports broadcasts, has scored a $23 million Series C funding round to expand and pursue areas such as sports gambling.
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