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Smart City-focused Venture Funds Worth $160M Launched In Singapore

The funds are Singapore-based GBCI Ventures' $100-million smart city fund and CleanGrid Partners' $60-million clean energy fund. The post Smart city-focused venture funds worth $160m launched in Singapore appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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Wind Point Partners Acquires And Combines Clock Spring And Neptune Research

CHICAGO, Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Wind Point Partners, a leading Chicago-based private equity firm, announced today it has entered into definitive agreements to simultaneously acquire and merge Clock Spring Company, Inc. ("Clock Spring") and Neptune Research, LLC ("NRI"), two leading ...
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The (data) Science Of The Deal: How Ai Will Transform Commercial Real Estate

As AI infiltrates more aspects of business, commercial real estate investors will come to expect that AI solutions are implemented to yield more precise decision-making.
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Fabege Gets EUR160M Green Loan From Brunswick Nordic Debt Fund | News | Ipe Ra

The loan is secured against an office property Apotekaren 22 in Stockholm. : Brunswick Real Estate's second debt fund has backed Swedish property group Fabege with a SEK1.6bn (EUR160m) green loan. The SEK10bn Brunswick debt fund's loan is secured against an office property Apotekaren 22 in Stockholm. The asset has been owned by Fabege since 2007. Aksel Lundquist, the fund manager at Brunswick Real Estate, said: "Environmental aspects are becoming increasingly important and it is a key focus for the investment management business within Brunswick as well as for our investors.
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Kerrisdale Says Qualcomm's Stock Could Shrink By Half: Report

BOSTON (Reuters) - Activist investor Sahm Adrangi, who cemented his reputation with successful bets against Chinese internet companies, said that he has taken a short position against Qualcomm Inc, arguing the chip supplier's stock price could shrink by half. Adrangi's hedge fund Kerrisdale Capital published a research paper that suggests Qualcomm's profits could be at risk as the company faces lawsuits, especially one in the United States.
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Seth Klarman's Collective Wisdom: Risk Analysis Is The Key To Investment Success - Valuewalk Premium

Please note this article is based on publicly available information, however ValueWalk just received Baupost's 2018 letter moments ago and will have exclusive coverage shortly. Seth Klarman is widely regarded as one of the best value investors the world has ever seen. Over the past few decades, his hedge fund, the Boston-based Baupost, has achieved annualized returns for investors in the region of 20%, sometimes with as much as 20% of assets under management in cash. There are two main pillars to Klarman's investment strategy.
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Two-income Trap, Elizabeth Warren's Book, Explained

Before she was a politician, Warren wrote a controversial book about family life and economics. Many presidential candidates write books. Most are invariably forgettable -- the product of the same collaborative writing process that produces a "major address" but without the excitement of live performance, an audience, or a charismatic performer. Elizabeth Warren is different. She's written extensively -- as a prominent legal scholar focused on bankruptcy -- long before she entered politics. She lays out ideas that she hoped would provoke or persuade rather than win elections.
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Capital Square 1031 Takes Dst Offering Full-cycle In Record Time, Resulting In Over 131 Percent Return Of Equity To Investors

PHOENIX, Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Square 1031, a leading real estate investment and management firm specializing in Delaware statutory trust offerings, announced today the sale of Crossroads Apartments, a 316-unit multifamily community in Phoenix, Arizona. The property was...
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Xconomy: Bridgebio Pharma Hauls In $299M For Genetic Disease Drugs R&d

Biotech startup creator BridgeBio Pharma has raised $299.2 million to support its work developing new drugs to treat rare, genetic diseases. Palo Alto, CA-based BridgeBio searches for promising drug research at universities, academic medical centers, and drug companies. After acquiring rights to a compound, BridgeBio forms a subsidiary company to develop it. Operating under a [...]
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Pic Failed To Act On Ayo Technology Report, Inquiry Hears | Business | M&g

The state asset manager sat on non-compliance report in the Ayo Technology transaction for five months before taking action. : The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) failed to act on findings made by its internal audit team of due diligence failings on the Ayo Technology Solutions transaction. The team first raised concerns as part of a general audit of listed transactions five months earlier in May 2018. This is according to testimony given on Wednesday by the internal audit head Lufuno Nemagovhani at the judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of impropriety at the PIC, chaired by Justice Lex Mpati.
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New Mexico Sic Backs New Ares Real Estate Debt Fund | News | Ipe Ra

New Mexico SIC has approved $75m into Ares Real Estate Enhanced Income Fund. : New Mexico State Investment Council (SIC) plans to invest in Ares Management's new US property debt fund. New Mexico SIC told IPE Real Assets that it had approved a $75m (EUR66m) commitment to Ares Real Estate Enhanced Income Fund at its board meeting on Tuesday. New Mexico SIC manages New Mexico's $23bn permanent endowment and the latest investment is being made for its $2.1bn real-returns portfolio.
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