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youtube.com July 12, 2019

Why Private Equity Will Continue To Play A Role In Institutional Portfolios

During the private equity panel at the Trusted Insight Summit 2019, senior-level investment leaders from two endowments, a health care system, and a public pension shared their thoughts on how private markets will continue to develop in the next decade and how it will impact institutional portfolios. They also discuss why they will continue strategic and consistent deployments into private equity rather than a tactical approach; the emerging market opportunities that they are focused on; and how active and hands-on they are when working with new funds.
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inc42.com 23 minutes ago

Ex Linkedin India Head's Notion Labs Raises $10 Mn Angel Funding

California-based enterprise SaaS startup Notion Labs has raised $10 Mn angel investment from a clutch of investors including Y Combinator... The post Former Linkedin India Head's Notion Labs Raises $10 Mn From Angel Investors appeared first on Inc42 Media.
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pehub.com 23 minutes ago

Entrepreneur Capital Seeks Hidden Gems In Quebec's Lower Mid-market

Entrepreneur Capital has carved out a niche in Quebec's active private equity market, targeting small-cap opportunities often missed by other investors. Last month, Entrepreneur closed its fifth platform de [...]
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ipe.com 23 minutes ago

nordic Roundup: Alecta Ramps Up Robotics Ahead Of 2023 Itp Bid | News

Sweden's biggest pension fund reports H1 results, while Denmark's PFA puts EUR180m into Dutch green bonds. : One of the big challenges we face, both in the financial world and in everyday life, is how to overcome our biases Market bubbles would not happen in a perfect world. But humans are not perfect and our economies are inherently unstable. Fundamental investment success involves developing a view on global trends and future market directions as well as identifying relevant investments that are aligned with this strategy. This second step of the process is long and labourious.
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businesswire.com 43 minutes ago

Lexion Launches Ai-powered Contract Management For Companies Of All Sizes; Secures $4.2M In Funding | Business Wire

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lexion.ai lands $4.2 million in seed financing and Launches AI-Powered Contract Management for Companies of All Sizes. : Company spins out of the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence with an experienced team and funding from Madrona Venture Group and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lexion today announced a seed round of $4.2 million and launched its AI-powered solution for managing contracts. Developed at the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2), Lexion helps legal teams track key obligations in their contracts automatically and without slow and expensive document review.
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hedgeweek.com 2 hours, 23 minutes ago

Man Glg Adds Two Credit Portfolio Managers

Man GLG, the discretionary investment management business of Man Group, has appointed Patrick Kenney and Santiago Pardo as portfolio managers within its credit business.
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xconomy.com 2 hours, 23 minutes ago

Boston Tech Watch: Medumo, Zilla, Armored Things, Fortify & More

The week in Boston tech news hit on all the highlights: health technology, 3D printing, crypto, blockchain, CEO moves, fintech, and plenty of venture cash. Read on for the details: --Healthcare technology startup Medumo has been acquired by Netherlands-based Philips (NYSE: PHG). The company's patient navigation technology provides instructions and patient resources through text message [...]
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hedgeweek.com 2 hours, 23 minutes ago

Ocorian And Estera To Merge

Inflexion Private Equity is to acquire Estera, a global provider of funds, corporate and trust services from Bridgepoint. Following completion of the investment, Estera will be merged with Inflexion's existing portfolio company Ocorian, forming a global corporate service and fund administration leader of significant scale.
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dealstreetasia.com 2 hours, 23 minutes ago

Softbank Ventures Asia Raises $270M For Early-stage Investments

The fund is backed by investors including South Korea's National Pension Service. The post SoftBank Ventures Asia raises $270m for early-stage investments appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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gulfnews.com 2 hours, 33 minutes ago

India Wants To Tax Its Hedge Funds

New Delhi: India is killing off the one industry that can bring badly behaving tycoons into line while nudging savers away from an unproductive lust for gold. That industry is domestic hedge funds, which have taken seven years to reach $6 billion (Dh22 billion) in investment commitments from nothing. By contrast, equity investment in India by overseas financial investors is upward of $400 billion. Even that measly $6 billion figure for so-called Category 3 Alternative Investment Funds overstates the industry's development.
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hedgeweek.com 2 hours, 33 minutes ago

Hedge Fund Assets Eclipse 2018 Record

Total hedge fund assets increased to USD3.245 trillion in the second quarter of the year, narrowly eclipsing the previous record level of USD3.244 trillion in Q3 2018, according to the latest HFR Global Hedge Fund Industry Report.
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