NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Ray Dalio, founder of hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, is opening an office in Singapore to run his investments and philanthropy in the region. Dalio has been building relationships in Singapore and China for the past three decades and he and his family believe it is "high time" they have a physical presence there, a statement from the Dalio Family Office said on Friday. Singapore has long attracted investors from China and Southeast Asian countries by offering tax incentives and fast-tracking super-rich individuals for permanent residency.
Summary List PlacementKeith Rabois says he decided to invest in Airbnb within three minutes of his first meeting with cofounder Brian Chesky in 2010. "He went into this monologue explaining Airbnb. I interrupted him and said, 'This is the coolest thing I've seen since YouTube, and I need to invest. How do I do that?'" Rabois recounted in an interview with Business Insider. He wrote one of the first checks to the company that year, when the firm was still fresh out of Y Combinator and valued at only $3.5 million. A lot has happened since then.
Luxury Real Estate - Ignace Meuwissen Successfully Concludes Sale Of His Real Estate Knowledge Company | Benzinga
MEGGEN, Switzerland, Nov. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned real estate expert and property consultant Ignace Meuwissen, who advises wealthy Eastern European and Asian industrialists, has successfully sold his company to a major international partner. Meuwissen launched his real estate knowledge company in 2008. Six years later, in 2014, he organised the first relocation of a Russian industrialist to the Netherlands. Says Meuwissen: "Having evolved my own, unique way of working, based on personal contacts, lobbying, and strategic thinking, it had become particularly challenging to continue my activity while at the same time establishing a strong international base.
Luxury Real Estate - Ignace Meuwissen Successfully Concludes Sale Of His Real Estate Knowledge Company
MEGGEN, Switzerland, Nov. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned real estate expert and property consultant Ignace Meuwissen, who advises wealthy Eastern European and Asian industrialists, has successfully sold his company to a major international partner. Meuwissen launched his real estate...
Investor sentiment on hedge funds improved during the first part of the year, but pension funds remain cautious about them, according to a recent report. Pension funds only added to hedge funds they were already invested in or already knew. read more.
It was a slow week for B2B FinTech venture capital investments, though the industry still managed to pull more than $46.8 million in fresh funding. The leader this week is a B2B payments and trade credit startup offering a point-of-sale financing solution for B2B buyers, while additional funding landed across RegTech, logistics and other startup [...]
Hedge fund and Private Equity worlds collide over credit Submitted 27/11/2020 - 1:31pm This webinar explores the extent to which convergence between hedge and private equity is happening and reveal how managers are thinking about their own diversification plans in the post-Covid marketplace. REPLAY NOW Author Profile Tags Webinars.
Summary List PlacementChallenger banking is a crowded space, but upstarts like Chime and long-standing online-only players like Ally are growing fast. Each bank has a different approach. Some offer a combined checking and savings account with a debit. Others also lend. But across the board, what defines a challenger bank is that it's digital-only, meaning there aren't any branches. More and more, consumers are getting used to the idea of managing their financial lives without ever having to visit a bank branch. Funding hasn't slowed down for the venture-backed challenger banks.
Financial close has been confirmed on two phases of the world's largest offshore windfarm, Dogger Bank, with capital expenditure reaching around PS6bn, which is the largest offshore wind project financing globally.