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July 21, 2020

Gordon And Betty Moore Foundation To Actively Increase PE & VC Allocations | Denise Strack, Chief Investment Officer | Q&A

Denise Strack has been the chief investment officer at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation since 2008. In this interview, she discussed how having a disease prevention expert at the organization has benefited them during these times; how they are playing offense to take advantage of the current market opportunities; and why they plan to actively increase private market exposure over the next years.
Read by 67% of LPs 1 hour, 23 minutes ago

Shale Markets, Llc / U.s. Weekly Lng Exports Flat

By Adnan Bajic Liquefied natural gas exports from the United States remained flat over the previous week. Courtesy of Cheniere Data from the United States Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows seven cargoes departed U.S. LNG export plants. The tankers departing during the week ending July 29, had a combined LNG-carrying capacity of 25 BIllion cubic...
Read by 51% of LPs 3 hours, 13 minutes ago

Chinese Digital Media Outlet Jiemian Raises $71M In Series C Round - China Money Network

Chinese digital media outlet Jiemian announced the completion of a series C round with a total financing of more than RMB500 million (US$71.7 million), and its valuation has increased significantly compared with before. Investors in this round include strategic investors such as China Internet Investment Fund and Shanghai Xuhui State-owned Assets Investment (Group) Co., Ltd. [...] Chinese Digital Media Outlet Jiemian Raises $71M In Series C Round comes from China Money Network: Primary Data for China's Primary Markets! All Rights Reserved.
Read by 30% of LPs 3 hours, 23 minutes ago

Temasek Joins $250M Funding Round For Agtech Firm Farmer's Business Network

The Series F round was led by BlackRock-managed funds and accounts. The post Temasek joins $250m funding round for agtech firm Farmer's Business Network appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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Canva Backer Blackbird Ventures Raises $356M For Fourth Vc Fund

LPs in the fund include Future Fund, Australian Super, Telstra Super and Pavilion Capital. The post Canva backer Blackbird Ventures raises $356m for fourth VC fund appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
Read by 31% of LPs 3 hours, 23 minutes ago

Spac Time: Cantor Fitzgerald Helps Gcm Grosvenor Go Public

Chicago-based GCM Grosvenor is a global alternative asset management firm that services many U.S. pension plans, giving them access to private equity investments. The firm has approximately US$ 57 billion in assets under management across private equity, infrastructure, real estate, credit, and absolute return investment strategies. GCM Grosvenor is becoming a public company through a [...]
Read by 74% of LPs 3 hours, 53 minutes ago

Nobody Accurately Tracks Health Care Workers Lost To Covid-19. So She Stays Up At Night Cataloging The Dead.

The reality is worse than most Americans know. : ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. When police discovered the woman, she'd been dead at home for at least 12 hours, alone except for her 4-year-old daughter. The early reports said only that she was 42, a mammogram technician at a hospital southwest of Atlanta and almost certainly a victim of COVID-19. Had her identity been withheld to protect her family's privacy? Her employer's reputation?
Read by 30% of LPs 4 hours, 23 minutes ago

Keeping The Momentum: Furthering Diversity In Cre

Industry leaders discuss what actions companies and individuals can take and why it's important to keep the conversation going. : In the wake of George Floyd's death, which sparked a national reckoning of racism and inequities in the U.S., many industries have made efforts to improve their diversity. Will the strides toward racial equality also lead to greater change within commercial real estate? That's the question many people of color have right now as firms large and small voice solidarity with the African American community and support organizations working to address racial inequality.
Read by 51% of LPs 4 hours, 53 minutes ago

Apartment Investment Management: 2q Earnings Snapshot >> Albuquerque Journal

DENVER -- Apartment Investment and Management Co. (AIV) on Monday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The real estate investment trust, based in Denver, said it had funds from operations of $93.3 million, or 63 cents per share, in the period. The average estimate of [...]
Read by 45% of LPs 5 hours, 53 minutes ago

Pendulum Therapeutics Announces Publication Of Clinical Data For First-ever Medical Probiotic That Provides The Dietary Management Of Healthy A1c And Blood Glucose Levels

Pioneering Microbiome Company Demonstrates Significant Clinical Results from Use of Microbiome-Based Synbiotic in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes SAN FRANCISCO, July 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Pendulum Therapeutics, an evidence-based microbiome company, announced today the publication of their clinical study in the journal BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care showing the effectiveness of Pendulum's novel medical probiotic, Pendulum Glucose Control.
Read by 64% of LPs 5 hours, 53 minutes ago

Kabbage Considers A Sale. It's Expected To Seek Up To $1 Billion. - Barron's

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers visit Kabbage, the fintech startup that outperformed many large lenders during the Paycheck Protection Program, is weighing a sale, two people familiar with the situation said. The Atlanta company has hired FT Partners after receiving expressions of interest, the people said. Kabbage could sell for $750 million to $1 billion, one person said. Possible bidders include financial institutions and technology companies; no private-equity investors have emerged among the interested parties, one person said.
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