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June 10, 2021

Boston Children's Portfolio Has Done Well Despite Challenging 12-15 Months, Says Philip Rotner, Chief Investment Officer | Q&A

Philip Rotner is the chief investment officer at Boston Children's Hospital, where he manages the hospital's endowment, pension, and short-term investment assets. In this interview, he explains why Boston Children's Hospital continues to be ranked as the number one pediatric hospital in the world, how Boston Children's built its proprietary investment model to support its mission of treating sick children, and how health system's don't ordinarily plan to sustain 12 months of losses caused by a pandemic. Although, Phil adds that investment markets have done just fine despite a challenging 12-15 months.
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Amazon Snaps Up Option To Buy Stake In Self-driving Truck Startup Plus

The company, which is developing autonomous driving technology for long-haul trucking, is set to have a valuation of $3.3 billion.
Read by 48% of LPs 13 minutes ago

Cyber Firm Transmit Security Raises $543M In Early Funding Round, Telecom News, Et Telecom

The funds bring Transmit's valuation to close to $3 billion, with the round led by Insight Partners and General Atlantic, with additional investment from Cyberstarts, Geodesic, SYN Ventures, Vintage, and Artisanal Ventures.
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"do Sweat The Small Stuff": How Esg Missteps Impact Future Performance - Professional Investor

New research supports our view that companies that neglect stakeholders pose greater risks to investors. : This website is exclusively directed at professional investors pursuant to the MiFID legislation. According to this, professional investors are investors with the necessary competence and experience including, for example, fund managers, sales partners and finance intermediaries. If you should not come under this category, we advise against visiting this website. Schroder Investment Management (Europe) S.A. is the management company ("Management Company") of Schroder International Selection Fund ("Schroder ISF"), Schroder GAIA, Schroder Special Situations Fund ("Schroder SSF") and Schroder GAIA II (each a "Company" and jointly the "Companies").
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Transmit Security Raises $543M Series A To Kill Off The Password - Techcrunch

Transmit Security, a Boston-based startup that's on a mission to rid the world of passwords, has raised a massive $543 million in Series A funding. The funding round, said to be the largest Series A investment in cybersecurity history and one of the highest valuations for a bootstrapped company, was led by Insight Partners and [...]
Read by 75% of LPs 1 hour, 23 minutes ago

London-based Hedge Fund Closes After Betting Against Gamestop, Becoming One Of First Meme Stock Casualties

Financial institutions lost billions when Reddit traders pumped money into stocks they had bet against. : A London-based hedge fund that took on heavy losses betting against GameStop in January has closed its doors, the Financial Times reported Tuesday, becoming one of the first casualties of retail traders' piling into unpopular or heavily-shorted "meme stocks" that saw some financial mainstays lose billions. White Square Capital will close its main fund this month after a review raised concerns over the viability of its business model, head Florian Kronawitter wrote to investors, the FT reported.
Read by 77% of LPs 1 hour, 42 minutes ago

Insilico Medicine Raises $255M In Series C Financing Led By Warburg Pincus

NEW YORK and HONG KONG, June 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Insilico Medicine, a global leader in end-to-end artificial intelligence for target discovery, small molecule chemistry, and clinical development, announced that it has closed a $255 million Series C financing led by Warburg Pincus....
Read by 53% of LPs 1 hour, 43 minutes ago

Dealshot: 17 Deals Worth $310M Including M31 Capital, Gsr Ventures Among Others - China Money Network

China Money Network's DealShot provides detailed information on venture capital and private equity deals in China on a daily basis. Here you can find out where Chinese investors have been investing their money each workday. DealShot: 17 Deals Worth $310 Million Including M31 Capital, GSR Ventures Among Others comes from China Money Network: Primary Data for China's Primary Markets! All Rights Reserved.
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Nickel Digital Makes Addition Goldman Alumnus Hire

Nickel Digital makes additional Goldman alumnus hire Submitted 22/06/2021 - 9:55am Nickel Digital Asset Management (Nickel), Europe's largest regulated a digital assets hedge fund manager, has appointed Henry Howell, a Goldman alumnus with eighteen years of experience in hedge fund, derivatives, and electronic futures sales as Head of Business Development. Prior to joining Nickel, Howell was with Eisler Capital, a London-based macro hedge fund. Before that, Howell spent sixteen years with Goldman Sachs in Chicago and London.
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Moss Partners With Crypto Hedge Fund Argentium To Achieve Carbon Neutrality

MOSS Partners with crypto hedge fund Argentium to achieve carbon neutrality Submitted 22/06/2021 - 10:50am MOSS, the environmental platform that tokenisee carbon credits, has partnered with Argentium Digital Asset Management Limited for the purchase of MOSS's MCO2 carbon credits as part of the hedge funds' carbon-neutral investment approach. As part of the arrangement, Argentium will purchase and 'burn' the required number of MCO2 tokens to ensure both the fund and the company operate on a carbon-neutral basis.
Read by 74% of LPs 2 hours, 6 minutes ago

Toshiba Board Chair Likely To Scrape Through With Reappointment At Crucial Agm: Report

Osamu Nagayama has come under intense pressure to resign after an independent investigation this month found Toshiba had colluded with Japan#39;s trade ministry to block foreign shareholders from gaining influence on the board at last year#39;s annual general meeting.
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