The dual listing, a first for Shanghai's STAR Market and HK, would value Ant at about $312 billion. The post Investors line up for Ant Group's record $34.4b IPO appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
Summary List Placement Sequoia's Roelof Botha is something of a Silicon Valley legend. The PayPal Mafia alumnus has invested in companies like Instagram, MongoDB, Tumblr, Square, Unity and YouTube. He also backed BridgeBio, 2019's biggest biotech IPO. But he knows he's one of many legendary VCs at one of the Valley's oldest and most prestigious venture capital firms. The South African native shared what he believes gives Sequoia a competitive edge in the VC world since it was founded in 1972 on Monday's podcast by fellow investor Harry Stebbings on "The Twenty Minute VC."
Amy Coney Barrett, Systemic Racism, And The Supreme Court: The New Justice Could Bring Down Decades Of Anti-discrimination Law.
The court is poised to take away one of the most important tools for combating systemic racism. : During her confirmation hearing, Judge Amy Coney Barrett was asked if she agreed with the late Justice Antonin Scalia that the Voting Rights Act was a "racial entitlement." Barrett, who has said, "His judicial philosophy is mine too," declined to answer. If she indeed shares Scalia's view of the Voting Rights Act, the Supreme Court is likely to embrace an idea that would destroy much of anti-discrimination law: that race-conscious countermeasures against discrimination are themselves discriminatory.
(Bloomberg) -- Sheldon Adelson's Las Vegas Sands Corp. is exploring the sale of its flagship casinos in Las Vegas, according to people familiar with the matter, a move that would mark the mogul's departure from the gambling mecca. The casino operator is working with an adviser to solicit interest from potential suitors, and may fetch $6 billion or more for its Vegas properties, said the people, who asked to not be identified because the talks are private. The portfolio includes the Sands Expo Convention Center, the Venetian Resort Las Vegas and the Palazzo.
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Steering one of the biggest and most successful unconstrained bond funds through a pandemic has led Guggenheim to draw on a blend of behavioral finance and battlefield strategy. In fact, the $260 billion asset manager built its portfolio management team on a foundation of behavioral finance, said Anne Walsh, chief investment officer for fixed income, who co-manages Guggenheim's Total Return Bond Fund (GIBIX). "Good investors recognize their inherent weaknesses and try to drive them out of their investment processes," said Walsh.
The New York Times looks at why Dunkin' Donuts is worth almost $9 billion. The return of Las Vegas shows will test whether live entertainment can conform to pandemic rules and still turn a profit, reports the Wall Street Journal. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
The CEO of the global private equity firm discusses strategy for deploying capital in the "target rich" environment ahead. : Billions of dollars have been pouring into private equity real estate funds targeting growing distress within the commercial real estate market. Although there is still abundant capital on the sidelines, some early movers have been busy putting that money to work. Leading private equity real estate investment firm Kayne Anderson Real Estate has a reputation for a being a capital raising machine, and that certainly holds true in the current climate.
The Twenty Minute Vc: Venture Capital | Startup Funding | The Pitch: 20vc: Sequoia's Roelof Botha On His Biggest Lessons Working Alongside Don Valentine, Mike Moritz And Doug Leone, Leading Sequoia's Us Business And What Sequoia Do To Retain Their Edge At The Top & The Crucible Moments That Define Startup Success
Roleof Botha is a Partner @ Sequoia Capital, one of the world's leading venture firms with a portfolio including the likes of Airbnb, Instacart, Stripe, UiPath, Zoom, the list goes on. As for Roelof, at Sequoia he has led rounds into the likes of YouTube, Instagram, Eventbrite, Square, MongoDB, 23andMe and Unity Technologies to name a few. Before joining the world of venture, Roelof was the CFO @ Paypal playing a key role in their hyper-growth from 2000-2003. In Today's Episode You Will Learn: 1.) How did Roelof go from actuary in South Africa to CFO @ Paypal?
As cases rise and the U.S. settles in for a fresh wave of COVID-19, the economic fallout from round one is still being felt, from hedge funds to bankruptcies and beyond.