"I learned to pause and review the ground rules," Dalio says. : Everyone knows what it's like to suffer through a long, pointless meeting at work, one where you restlessly count the minutes until you can go back to your desk and actually get something done. For Ray Dalio, a billionaire investor who founded Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest hedge fund, lousy meetings are unacceptable.
Matrix Partners China has raised $750 million for a fifth venture-capital fund, according to a filing with the SEC. Fifty three LPs contributed capital. The filing is available here.
Guggenheim Partners Investment Management has been in talks with global insurers, sovereign wealth funds and investment pools in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
UNTIL recently the Abraaj Group, a private-equity firm based in Dubai, was riding high. It was one of just a few such firms focused on emerging markets, and a darling of "impact investors", who seek social or environmental returns, not just financial ones. Assets under management of $13.6bn made it the largest private-equity firm in the Middle East, and the 42nd-largest globally in 2017. Its Pakistani founder and boss, Arif Naqvi, a regular at Davos and a patron of the arts, had won awards for philanthropy.
As anxious homeowners in Ontario were checking with their window installers Wednesday after incoming premier Doug Ford announced he was canceling the Green On fund, the solar industry began focusing on Alberta and the U.S.
Cape Analytics Raises $17m Series B To Bring Its Ai-driven Property Intelligence Solution To More U.s. Insurers | Business Wire
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Cape Analytics, the provider of the most accurate and up-to-date property data for insurers and reinsurers, is announcing it has raised $17M in new financing, led by XL Innovate, an insurance technology-focused venture fund. The round also includes backing from innovative insurance customers and partners, including The Hartford, Nephila, CSAA Insurance Group (a AAA insurer), The Cincinnati Insurance Company, and State Auto Labs Fund. These insurers.
"QUANT" (quantitative) hedge funds, which craft elaborate algorithms to make trading decisions, rely on access to information. That used to mean market data, such as prices and trading volume. But some now seek an edge in novel sources. An industry has sprung up to serve them with, and help them analyse, "alternative" data, such as those gleaned from satellite images or by scraping websites. Many of these data firms have been founded by entrepreneurs, but some quant funds themselves are getting involved. Winton, a large London-based fund, is spinning off Hivemind, a data-analysis unit.
By LNG World News Poland's state-owned gas company PGNiG and the port of Gdynia located on the country's northern Baltic coast have signed a deal on liquefied natural gas bunkering that includes the construction of an LNG fueling barge. The duo signed a letter of intent on June 19 under which they agreed to work...
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By LNG World News Fluxys-operated Zeebrugge LNG terminal in Belgium is awaiting a cargo of liquefied natural gas from Qatar at the start of July. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: LNG World News.