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March 20, 2018

The Pros (& Cons) Of The MCA Structure | CIO Tim Barrett, Texas Tech University | Exclusive Q&A

Tim Barrett is associate vice chancellor and chief investment officer at Texas Tech University, where he has served since 2013. In this interview, he talks about The Master Custody Account (MCA) structure, which is a concept that came to fruition for two primary reasons: the financial downturn of 2008, and the SBCERA investment team’s frustration in not being able to move fast enough on good credit strategies. Barrett also discusses the substantial fees savings and better performance associated with this new investment structure; and why TTU is starting to model other programs after the MCA.
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investopedia.com 25 minutes ago

Alberta Investment Management Corporation (aimco)

The Alberta Investment Management Corporation is a government-owned investment-management corporation headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta. : The Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) is a government-owned investment-management corporation headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta. AIMCo has approximately CAD $100 billion in assets under management as of 2017, making it one of Canada's largest institutional money-management firms. AIMCo focuses on public and private equity funds, private debt, and fixed income securities; as one of the largest institutional investors in the world, AIMCo manages a wide range of public sector pension funds, government funds and endowments. It is headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
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businessdayonline.com 25 minutes ago

Fg To Facilitate $25bn Fid For Critical Infrastructure In Economy - Businessday : News You Can Trust : Businessday : News You Can Trust

The federal government has guarantied about $25 billion foreign direct investment for critical infrastructure in the country. This is part of the Economic Recovery Growth Plan (ERGP) package by the government aimed at stimulating the economy. This disclosure was said to have been made known to participants of the just concluded six week Focus lab... View Article The post FG to facilitate $25bn FID for critical infrastructure in economy appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can trust.
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english.vietnamnet.vn 25 minutes ago

Business In Brief 21/4 - News Vietnamnet

Real estate loans remain high in some banks, Vietbank targets $13.1m in gross profit, Real estate loans remain high in some banks, HSG to bring new steel product to Viet Nam market, Forum promotes safe workplace for young people.
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valuewalk.com 25 minutes ago

Everything You Need To Understand Markets

Hedge Fund Question: You are being interviewed by Ackman while the CNBC TV scrolls in the background. Suddenly at trader screams that Valeant is getting hit-THERE ARE more sellers than buyers! Ugly. See 2017 Hedge Fund Letters. A technical [...] The post EVERYTHING You Need To Understand Markets appeared first on ValueWalk.
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inc42.com 8 hours, 55 minutes ago

Funding Galore: Indian Startup Funding Of The Week [16-21 April 2018]

We bring to you the latest edition Funding Galore: Indian Startup Funding of the week. This week 17 startups raised around $86 Mn in funding altogether with CoverFox and True Balance raising the biggest funding rounds in the Indian startup ecosystem. (The startup funding calculations are based on the startups that disclosed funding amount.) Mumbai-based [...] The post Funding Galore: Indian Startup Funding Of The Week [16-21 April 2018] appeared first on Inc42 Media.
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vcaonline.com 9 hours, 25 minutes ago

Thayer Ventures Announces Katherine Grass As Venture Partner, Expanding Its Global Focus In Travel And Transportation

Thayer Ventures Announces Katherine Grass as Venture Partner, Expanding its Global Focus in Travel and Transportation SAN FRANCISCO, April 20, 2018-- Thayer Ventures, the only venture capital firm focused exclusively on innovation in travel and transportation technology, announced the appointment of Katherine Grass as Venture partner. Grass is based in Madrid and will help further accelerate the firm's alignment with global strategic investors and its investment reach to promising start-ups in Europe and Asia. Thayer Ventures had the first close of its Fund III last year. "We are very pleased to welcome Katherine Grass," said Chris Hemmeter, Managing Director.
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rigzone.com 10 hours, 55 minutes ago

Petrobras Is Said To Receive Three Bids For Natural Gas Unit

etrobras has received three bids for a 2,800-mile (4,506 kilometer) natural gas pipeline system, said people knowledgeable on the matter.
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prnewswire.com 10 hours, 55 minutes ago

Cp, Tcrc-train & Engine And Ibew Take Significant Steps Forward, Avoid Work Stoppage

CALGARY, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) has reached an agreement with both the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference-Train & Engine (TCRC) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), which averts the potential work...
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stamfordadvocate.com 11 hours, 25 minutes ago

Stamford Private Equity Firm Makes Billion-dollar Sale

Private-equity firm Olympus Partners closed this week on the sale of the world's largest Pizza Hut franchisee in a deal worth more than $1 billion, according to sources familiar with the transaction. Olympus officials confirmed that they had sold Overland Park, Kan.-based NPC International, which is also a national Wendy's franchisee, to a private buyer, but declined to identify the latter party. Olympus had bought NPC for approximately $755 million in December 2011. Under Olympus' ownership, NPC became a Wendy's franchisee.
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stltoday.com 11 hours, 25 minutes ago

A U.s. Recession Ahead? Fed Policymakers Say Not To Worry | Business

St. Louis Fed President James Bullard has warned that central bankers need to debate the yield curve right now, and that it could invert within six months.
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