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Qatar Sovereign Fund Likely To Invest $200-250 Million In Byju's | Business Standard News

The QIA deal follows Byju's raising money from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), which was also the first direct investment by the Canadian pension fund in an Indian start-up.
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America Loves The Idea Of Family Farms. That's Unfortunate.

Every four years, presidential candidates fall over themselves to praise family farming. But there's a better, more sustainable way. : Family farms are central to our nation's identity. Most Americans, even those who have never been on a farm, have strong feelings about the idea of family farms -- so much that they're the one thing that all U.S. politicians agree on. Each election, candidates across the ideological spectrum roll out plans to save family farms -- or give speeches about them, at least.
Read by 64% of LPs 1 hour, 29 minutes ago

China Takes Top Spot For Private Equity Property Investment In Asia In Q1, While Hong Kong Finds Itself In Dogfight With India | South China Morning Post

Global private equity funds - the most agile investor in the cross-border real estate world - poured US$5.1 billion into China and Hong Kong property in the first quarter of this year, making the spots the top and third most favoured destinations respectively in Asia, according to Knight Frank.China absorbed US$3.6 billion of private equity capital in the first quarter while Hong Kong took in US$1.53 billion. By comparison, $1.56 billion went to second-placed India and $1.3 billion to Japan,...
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Smith Graham & Co Investment Advisors Lp Has Lowered Deckers Outdoor (deck) Position; Brown Advisory Has Decreased Its Ares Cap (arcc) Position

Brown Advisory Inc decreased Ares Cap Corp (ARCC) stake by 14.48% reported in 2019Q1 SEC filing. Brown Advisory Inc sold 276,158 shares as Ares Cap Corp (ARCC)'s stock rose 3.05%. The Brown Advisory Inc holds 1.63 million shares with $27.95M value, down from 1.91M last quarter. Ares Cap Corp now has $7.61B valuation. The stock increased 1.02% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $17.86. About 2.05 million shares traded or 25.49% up from the average. Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) has risen 6.22% since June 16, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.79% the S&P500.
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Abrams Bison Investments Holding In Credit Accep Mich (cacc) Lowered By $73.85 Million; Cypress Funds Upped Lockheed Martin (lmt) Position By $6.00M

Abrams Bison Investments Llc decreased its stake in Credit Accep Corp Mich (CACC) by 25.16% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Abrams Bison Investments Llc sold 163,756 shares as the company's stock rose 5.07% with the market. The hedge fund held 487,000 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2019Q1, valued at $220.09M, down from 650,756 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Abrams Bison Investments Llc who had been investing in Credit Accep Corp Mich for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.23B market cap company.
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Opalesque Roundup: Nearly All Hedge Fund Categories Outperformed The S&p 500 In May: Hedge Fund News Week 22

In the week ending June 14th 2019, a report said that hedge fund returns fell last month after four straight months of positive results to start the year, but managed to outperform the broader U.S. stock market - posting much slimmer losses. Nearly all hedge fund categories outperformed the S&P 500 in May, said eVestment. Equity strategies had the worst performance among primary markets hedge funds, but still outpaced the S&P by more than 400 basis points, with quantitative directional strategies delivering overall positive returns for clients during the month.
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Stability Pays: Lessons From A Huge Endowment Gift To The Philadelphia Orchestra -- Inside Philanthropy

Orchestras continue to grapple with dwindling revenues and labor unrest. But a $55 million gift suggests that if ensembles can ensure organizational stability and roll out strong community outreach efforts, donors will throw them a lifeline.
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Top 10 Cybersecurity Companies To Watch In 2019

Cloud Security platform and application sales are projected to grow at a 35.3% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) between 2017 to 2019, becoming a $459M market this year.
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Uae Wealth Fund Buys Additional $630M Stake In Telecom Operator Du

The Emirates Investment Authority bought 463.3 million shares in the phone company from Mamoura Diversified Global Holding and General Investments. The post UAE wealth fund buys additional $630m stake in telecom operator Du appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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Massive Power Outage Hits Argentina, Uruguay: Power Companies

A massive outage blacked out Argentina and Uruguay on Sunday, leaving both South American countries without electricity, power companies said.
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