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LACERA Continues 'Steadfast' Approach To VC | Elin Szymanowski, PE Investment Officer | Q&A

Elin Szymanowski is a private equity investment officer at the Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA), which manages the $55 billion retirement fund for the County of Los Angeles and outside Districts. In this interview, she discusses how LACERA's dynamic work environment attracts and retains top investment talent; why she’s keeping a close eye on the infrastructure and healthcare sectors; and how she contributes to the industry’s efforts in improving diversity.
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reuters.com 13 minutes ago

Fintech Firms To Shake Up Banking, And That Worries The Fed

The U.S. Federal Reserve is wary of giving “fintech” firms access to the country's financial infrastructure, putting the central bank at odds with other regulators looking to bring them into the fold.
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zdnet.com 28 minutes ago

Semiconductor Startup Wiliot Raises $30M Led By Aws And Samsung

Wiliot makes a sticker sized battery-free Bluetooth sensor tag with an ARM processor that's powered by ambient radio frequencies. : Wiliot makes a sticker sized battery-free Bluetooth sensor tag with an ARM processor that's powered by ambient radio frequencies. Wiliot, a fabless semiconductor startup based in Israel, announced the close of $30 million Series B round of funding from investors including Amazon Web Services, Samsung Venture Investment and Qualcomm Ventures. Wiliot makes a sticker sized battery-free Bluetooth sensor tag with an ARM processor that's powered by ambient radio frequencies.
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courant.com 38 minutes ago

Hedge Fund-backed Group Seeking To Buy Gannett - Hartford Courant

The publisher of USA today has received a $1.36 billion takeover bid from a media group with a history of taking over struggling newspapers and slashing costs. MNG Enterprises, better known as Digital First Media, said in a letter to Gannett Co. that its leadership team has failed to show that it can run the company effectively. The Wall Street Journal was first to report that the hedge-fund backed MNG has built up a 7.5 percent stake in Gannett, and that it has been rebuffed repeatedly by the company about a sale.
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prnewswire.com 1 hour, 28 minutes ago

Global Ocean Energy Industry

NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Ocean Energy in Kilowatts by the following Technology Segments: Wave Energy, and Others. Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05478520 The report provides separate comprehensive analytics ...
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dealstreetasia.com 1 hour, 53 minutes ago

Baring Pe Asia, Onex To List Clarivate On Nyse In $4.2B Merger Deal

Clarivate will list on the New York Stock Exchange as a result of its merger with Churchill Capital Corp. The post Baring PE Asia, Onex to list Clarivate Analytics on NYSE in $4.2b merger deal appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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abqjournal.com 1 hour, 58 minutes ago

Filing: Oxycontin Maker Forecast 'blizzard Of Prescriptions' >> Albuquerque Journal

BOSTON -- A member of the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma told people at the prescription opioid painkiller's launch party in the 1990s that it would be "followed by a blizzard of prescriptions that will bury the competition," according to court documents filed Tuesday. The details were made public in a case brought [...]
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benzinga.com 1 hour, 58 minutes ago

Artis Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Monthly Cash Distribution

WINNIPEG, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Artis Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:AX) ("Artis" or the "REIT") announced that its trustees have declared a monthly cash distribution of $0.045 per trust unit ("Unit") of Artis for the month of January, 2019. The cash distributions will be made on February 15, 2019 to Unitholders of record on January 31, 2019. As at the date hereof, there are an aggregate of 150,453,364 Units issued and outstanding. ********* Artis is ...Full story available on Benzinga.com.
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benzinga.com 1 hour, 58 minutes ago

Minto Apartment Reit Announces January 2019 Cash Distribution

OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Minto Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust (the "REIT") (TSX:MI) today announced a cash distribution of $0.03416 per REIT unit for the month of January 2019, representing $0.41 per REIT unit on an annualized basis. Payment will be made on February 15, 2019 to unitholders of record as at January 31, 2019. About Minto Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust Minto Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust is an unincorporated, open-ended real estate investment trust established pursuant to a declaration of trust under the laws of the Province of Full story available on Benzinga.com.
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pehub.com 1 hour, 58 minutes ago

Ixo Private Equity Closes Fourth Fund

French private equity firm iXO Private Equity has closed its fourth fund at 200 million euros. iXO 4 will focus on small and midcap companies in southern France, making investments between 5 million euros and 20 [...]
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