It isn't common for venture capitalists in India to worry about losing their jobs. Lately, however, that's changed. Ever since a top-rung fund manager at one of the country's largest venture capital shops was shown the door--his investments, a gaggle of mostly consumer Internet bets, haven't performed as well as the firm would have liked--the local brotherhood of venture capitalists has been on the edge.
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Sycamore Partners said on Wednesday it would acquire office supplies chain Staples for $6.9 billion, a rare bet by a private equity firm this year in the US retail sector, which has been roiled by the popularity of internet shopping.
Whitney Rockley, co-founder and managing partner of McRock Capital, a venture capital fund manager focused exclusively on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), is the incoming chair of the Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association. Here's what her new role entails.
Jonathan Gray, Bill Ackman and Joseph Harvey discuss investing in real estate and different strategies for investing in real estate. They also talk about the state of the real estate market in the U.S. compared to Europe and other countries.
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Hebei province-based Risesun Real Estate Development Co. has signed an agreement with the government of the South Moravian region of âS Visit ChinaMoneyNetwork.com for more daily finance news, including audio and video Internet podcasts covering important investment news and financial events in China. Follow us on Twitter @chinamoneypod subscribe to all episodes on iTunes.
Akkadian Ventures has raised over $118 million for its fourth fund, according to an SEC filing. Based in San Francisco, Akkadian focuses on the software, internet and mobile sectors.
Private equity investment in China fell in 2016 from a year earlier, although investments in technologies related to the internet continued to see growth, according to global consultancy Bain & Co. As a sector, the internet accounted for about half of the investment by private equity groups in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan last year.