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recode.net March 14, 2019

One Of Wall Street's Top Investors In Silicon Valley Is Leaving

One of the investors who has epitomized Wall Street's hunger to gain access to Silicon Valley is suddenly leaving his firm, Tiger Global. Lee Fixel, the man behind consumer investments such as Juul, Flipkart, and Spotify.
Read by 72% of LPs

youtube.com October 06, 2017

How LPs Are Positioning For China's Growing Consumerism, Potential Market Pullback

China's growing middle class, shifting demographics and the rise of technology-driven consumerism has made the country ripe for investment. At the same time, China's economy is slowing and could see a pullback. Here's how institutional investors are positioning themselves in this unique market. Panelists include: Janet Devinney, investment director, Kamehameha Schools; Alan Chang, partner and managing director, Capricorn Investment Partners; Jon Nieman, head of private equity, Saudi Aramco; and Seungha Ku, head of offshore private equity, CreditEase. This panel was moderated by Melissa Guzy, managing partner at Arbor ventures and took place on June 14, 2017 at Trusted Insight’s inaugural Alpha Conference.
Read by 31% of LPs

nitinmangalblog.wordpress.com August 23, 2017

GST - A Bull In China's Shop - Nitin Mangal's Blog

Goods and Service Tax (GST), one the biggest indirect tax reform for which India has waited for more than a decade and most of the Indian corporate as well as global conglomerate, Institutional Inves...
Read by 47% of LPs

bloomberg.com August 22, 2017

An Opportunity For Infrastructure Following QE-Induced Asset Inflation

From 2008 to 2015, the nominal value of the global stock of investable assets has increased by about 40 percent, to over $500 trillion from over $350 trillion. Yet the real assets behind these numbers changed little, reflecting, in effect, the asset-inflationary nature of quantitative easing. The effects of asset inflation are as profound as those of the better-known consumer inflation.
Read by 57% of LPs

cnbc.com August 16, 2017

Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Stanley Druckenmiller Is Betting Big On The Chinese Consumer

Stanley Druckenmiller's Duquesne Capital bought Chinese consumer and tech stocks in the second quarter, according to a filing Monday.
Read by 71% of LPs

usatoday.com August 15, 2017

Warren Buffett Builds Stake In Synchrony Financial, Trims GE Position

Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett built a new position in consumer finance company Synchrony Financial and boosted his holdings of Bank of New York Mellon by more than 50% in the second quarter of 2017, according to a regulatory filing Monday from Berkshire Hathaway.
Read by 57% of LPs

chinamoneynetwork.com August 14, 2017

JD Finance Launches Consumer VC Fund

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc.'s financial services spin-out, JD Finance, has set up its first consumer-focused early stage venture fund, Qianshu Capital, to back innovative start-ups that help meet increasing consumer demand in China.
Read by 79% of LPs

techcrunch.com July 25, 2017

Google's CEO To Join Alphabet's Board

Google CEO Sundar Pichai is joining parent company Alphabet’s board. Pichai has been at the company since 2004, with previous roles overseeing Google consumer products, engineering and research efforts.
Read by 32% of LPs

chinamoneynetwork.com July 25, 2017

Carlyle To Raise $5B For Its Fifth Asia Buyout Fund

<p>The Carlyle Group, a global alternative asset manager, is seeking to raise US$5 billion for its fifth Asia buyout fund, Carlyle Asia Partners V.</p> <p>The buyout fund will reach its first close in October this year, according to media reports citing insiders. Carlyle&#39;s Asia Buyout Group looks at investment opportunities in a range of sectors, including financial services, media and telecommunications, manufacturing and consumer products, in Australia, Greater China, India, Korea and Southeast Asia.</p>
Read by 33% of LPs

thetwentyminutevc.libsyn.com July 17, 2017

Opportunities In Consumer Space: Forerunner Ventures' Partner | Podcast

Kirsten Green, founding general partner at Forerunner Ventures, discusses how she&nbsp;found one of the most successful early stage funds of the past decade, the investment opportunities in cosumer space and the her views on the optimal portfolio construction theory.&nbsp;
Read by 67% of LPs