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moguldom.com March 22, 2019

7 Africa-focused Startups That Pitched At Y Combinator's Demo Day

Seven Africa-focused startups pitched at a demo day organized by tech incubator Y Combinator, one of the world's most powerful startup accelerator programs. The seven startups were among 189 companies that participated in the incubator's winter 2019 demo day on March 18 and 19. The Silicon Valley-based incubator has backed 25 companies based in Africa, [...] The post 7 Africa-Focused Startups That Pitched At Y Combinator's Demo Day appeared first on Moguldom.
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therealdeal.com March 22, 2019

Land Only Listings | Development | Luxury Real Estate

Eri Kroh, a commercial real estate developer, didn't know what he was about to get into when an agent took him "just to look at" a 30-acre plot of land in Bel Air 15 years ago. Initially eyed as a business opportunity, Kroh began envisioning the dirt, for which he paid $6 million, as the setting for his family's dream home. Blueprints were even drawn up, with the names of his children written in their [...]
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techcrunch.com March 21, 2019

To Fund Y Combinator's Top Startups, VCs Scoop Them Before Demo Day

The audience of venture capitalists, who collectively manage hundreds of billions of dollars, noted their favorites. The very best investors, however, had already had their pick of the litter.
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prnewswire.com March 21, 2019

Audax Private Equity Has Sold Coolsys To A Private Equity Group Of Ares Management

CHICAGO, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln International is pleased to announce that CoolSys, a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity, has been acquired by the Private Equity Group of Ares Management Corporation. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Headquartered in Brea, ...
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plansponsor.com March 19, 2019

Future Market Expectations Leading Institutional Investors To Diversify

A survey found that 62 percent of institutional investors think advances in technology, such as high-frequency trading algorithms and quantitative investment strategies, will make the markets more efficient.
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fa-mag.com March 18, 2019

Hired-gun Cios To Thrive In Race For $1.7T From Pensions

Pensions, nonprofits and family offices are increasingly bringing in outsiders to manage their investment portfolios, according to consultant Cerulli Associates. The institutions have turned to these hired guns at a pace that shows no signs of abating. Assets controlled by the outsourced chief investment office, or OCIO, industry will jump more than 50 percent to $1.7 trillion by 2023 in the U.S., Cerulli said Monday in a report. The growth, led by endowments and foundations, will look different than it has previously, according to Michele Giuditta, director at Cerulli.
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valuewalkpremium.com March 15, 2019

Alternatives In 2019: Hedge Fund Outlook - An Asset Class Becoming An Industry - Valuewalk Premium

William J. Kelly, CEO of CAIA Association, examines recent hedge fund performance statistics and postulates what lies in store for the asset class in the year ahead. "May you live in interesting times" is a quote that is attributed to everyone and no one at the same time. There are some with the view that its origins come from Ancient China. While that theory has largely been debunked, the reasons for the false premise are noteworthy.
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in.reuters.com March 15, 2019

Hk Suspends Ubs Sponsor Licence, Fines It And Others $100M For Ipo Failures

Hong Kong's securities regulator banned UBS from leading initial public offerings (IPOs) in the city for a year, while fining it and rivals including Morgan Stanley a combined $100 million for due diligence failures on a series of IPOs.
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links.e.learn.buyoutsnews.com March 14, 2019

Pehub Daily Wire 3/10/2017 7:50:04 Am

Happy Pi day, everyone. Yesterday, I heard the siren call -- okay it was more of ding-dong-ding -- of the ice cream truck. This surely means spring is on the way. It feels as if many people are off on spring vacation this week. So take a break from the beach, and the college cheating scandal (which continues to dominate the headlines), to consider a rather big transaction that was announced yesterday. Brookfield Asset Management is buying 62 percent of Oaktree Capital Group.
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reuters.com March 14, 2019

Hk Suspends Ubs Sponsor License, Fines It And Others $100M For Ipo Failures

Hong Kong's securities regulator banned UBS from leading initial public offerings (IPOs) in the city for a year, while fining it and rivals including Morgan Stanley a combined $100 million for due diligence failures on a series of IPOs.
Read by 78% of LPs