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economictimes.indiatimes.com July 24, 2022

Private Equity Inflows Touch A Record $27B In H1 - The Economic Times

Investments by big-ticket private equity investors and venture capitalists rose 15.5% year-on-year, according to data compiled by Indian Venture Capital Association (IVCA). As many as 713 deals were signed between January and June compared with 526 in the corresponding period last year.
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flipboard.com 8 hours, 2 minutes ago

12 Ways To Invest In Healthcare Now

As many drillers pull back, this company on a worldwide hunt for oil and gas. Its stock could jump nearly 90%. The maker of backup generators is being treated like a broken stock. That's a mistake in this age of wildfires and rolling blackouts. After boosting interest rates again, the central bank trimmed its projections for U.S. economic growth. Elliott Management's $56 billion hedge fund is targeting PayPal, Pinterest and other stocks. Investors who follow the activist into a stock may be disappointed. A year from now, metrics like fed-fund rates and mortgage rates should be approaching their long-term average.
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economictimes.indiatimes.com 13 hours, 22 minutes ago

European Industry Faces Growth Pangs Amid Soaring Energy Prices - The Economic Times

Europe is paying seven times as much for gas as the US, underscoring a dramatic erosion of the continent's industrial competitiveness that threatens to cause lasting damage to its economy. With Russian President Vladimir Putin redoubling his war efforts in Ukraine, there's little sign that gas flows - and substantially lower prices - would be restored to Europe in the near term.
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ritholtz.com 15 hours, 52 minutes ago

Mib: Steve Case On Aol, Startups & Venture - The Big Picture

This week, we speak with Steve Case, co-founder of America On-Line (AOL), founder of investment firm Revolution, Chair of the Smithsonian, and author of The Rise of the Rest: How Entrepreneurs in Surprising Places are Building the New American Dream. We discuss how he launched America Online in 1985 back when the internet was restricted... Read More The post MiB: Steve Case on AOL, Startups & Venture appeared first on The Big Picture.
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thetrustedinsight.com 16 hours, 30 minutes ago

2022 Top Foundation Chief Investment Officers

U.S. foundations and their respective investment offices are often tasked with improving the quality of life and health care, educational funding, and research grants, all while protecting the long-term prosperity. This time of year we highlight foundation chief investment officers who successfully built investment offices from the ground up and/or continue to lead investment efforts into the future. We thank them for sharing their unique insight and approach to the uncertain times ahead. Presenting Trusted Insight's 2022 Top Foundation Chief Investment Officers:
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channelnewsasia.com 17 hours, 52 minutes ago

Buyout Firm Bpea Weighs $7-$8 Billion Merger Of Two Portfolio Companies - Bloomberg - Cna

Hong Kong's Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA) is exploring a merger of two Hong Kong-based business services firms it owns, Tricor and Vistra, Bloomberg News reported on Saturday. BPEA - which Sweden-based private equity fund EQT agreed to buy earlier this year in a deal worth 6.8 billion euros ($7.5 billion) - is working on a merger that could value the two portfolio companies at between $7 billion and $8 billion, the report added. BPEA has notified Tricor and Vistra's creditors about the merger plan, the report said, citing people familiar with the matter.
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moneycontrol.com 18 hours, 2 minutes ago

Book Review: 'happiness In Action' Is A Critique Of Self-help Genre But Can't Escape Its Trappings Entirely

Whether or not #39;Happiness In Action#39; helps you find happiness, it will make you introspect. : Explore from India`s leading investment managers and advisors curating their strategies as smallcases. Pre-configured baskets of stocks & ETFs that you can invest in with a single click. Developed by hedge funds, global asset management companies, experienced wealth management firms and portfolio managers.
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forbes.com 18 hours, 22 minutes ago

Kkr Blockchain Access To $4B Fund Opens Door To Crypto Investors

Fractionalized investments bring financial providers to the scene as regulators struggle with noncompliant crypto companies. : Henry Kravis, co-executive chairman and former co-chief executive officer of KKR & Co. LP, speaks at an event in Chicago, Illinois, in November 2013. As the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) cracks down on noncompliant Wild West cryptocurrency firms, a new breed of blockchain application, created from the ground up to be securities, is emerging to meet demand.
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business-standard.com 19 hours, 22 minutes ago

Top Headlines: Byju's Pays $234 Mn To Blackstone, India's 5g And More | Business Standard News

From edtech sector to US economy, here are the top headlines this evening. : India's Byju's has paid 19 billion rupees ($234 million) to Blackstone Inc, settling its dues owed to the private-equity firm as part of a $950 million deal to buy Aakash Educational, a source directly involved with the deal said on Friday. The payment made on Thursday was for a stake of about 38% owned by Blackstone in the learning center chain that Byju's acquired in April 2021.
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business-standard.com 19 hours, 22 minutes ago

Reits To Raise Short-term Debt At Lower Cost As Sebi Allows Issue Of Papers | Business Standard News

Capital markets regulator Sebi's decision to allow Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) to issue commercial papers will help in raising short-term debt at a lower interest cost, according to real estate industry experts. REIT, a popular instrument globally, was introduced in India a few years ago to attract investment in the real estate sector by monetising rent-yielding assets. It helps unlock the massive value of real estate assets and enable retail participation.
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economictimes.indiatimes.com 20 hours, 22 minutes ago

Qatar Gas: French Energy Giant Makes Major New Investment In Qatar Gas - The Economic Times

Qatar Energy Minister Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi announced the deal with TotalEnergies chief executive Patrick Pouyanne. TotalEnergies will have 9.3 percent of the North Field South project, Kaabi said, for which 25 percent will be reserved for foreign energy firms.
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