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March 29, 2019

KU Endowment's Many Competitive Advantages | James Clarke, SVP Of Investments & Treasurer | Q&A

James Clarke joined the KU Endowment in December 2015 where he leads investments on behalf of the oldest foundation for a public university in the United States. In this interview, he discusses what makes KU Endowment an incredible long-term and stable partner with its 128-year history; the wealth of experience he absorbed at the Kauffman Foundation; and the idiosyncratic opportunities that the KU investment office is eyeing.
Read by 44% of LPs

January 11, 2017

December Top 10 Venture Capital Deals

<p dir="ltr">Right before the end of 2016, the venture capital world saw some of the year&rsquo;s biggest deals closed, including SoftBank&rsquo;s $1.2 billion in Virginia-based Internet service provider OneWeb (the second round of investment the company has raised) and the other $1.2 billion funding, led by Silver Lake Partners and China Investment Corp., in Chinese lifestyle information platform (owned by Alibaba). Here is a quick summary of the ten biggest venture deals in December.</p>
Read by 73% of LPs April 27, 2015

Overseas Trust Starhill Global Snaps Up Myer Centre for $288M

<div>Singapore-listed Starhill Global Real Estate Investment Trust has bought the Myer Centre Adelaide from Novion Property Group&rsquo;s flagship wholesale property fund for $288 million in a sign of rising demand for local retail property assets...</div>
Read by 41% of LPs April 14, 2015

Canada and China reign in NYC, but Singapore dominates overall real estate investment in US

And the award for biggest foreign investor in U.S. real estate in 2015 goes to &hellip; Singapore. While Chinese and Canadian investors dominate in Manhattan, the East Asian city-state leads the pack nationwide. By a fair distance.
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February 27, 2015

The Oil Price Drop - in 90 Seconds

BBC News explains the why oil prices have been plummeting in recent months. The price of a barrel has almost halved since June 2014. We take a look at why this is happening to the global oil market, and who the winners and losers are.You can learn more about energy markets and the global economy here.
Read by 34% of LPs

February 26, 2015

Warren Buffett On Berkshire Hathaway, Private Equity, Preferred Stock, Debt Leverage

Bloomberg's Betty Liu reports that Berkshire Hathaway chairman and chief executive officer Warren Buffett is delegating more responsibility to executives at the company.
Read by 65% of LPs February 26, 2015

Investors Allocate Increasing Amounts to Private Equity Firms in Asia

Investors are allocating ever-increasing amounts to private-equity firms focused on Asia, even though these firms have been the slowest globally to deploy capital and return cash to investors....
Read by 56% of LPs February 26, 2015

Lloyds Private Equity Arm Backs PS83M Sale of Clinical Trials Firm

A clinical trials company has been sold to its management team with backing from the private equity group LDC, it was announced on Sunday....
Read by 59% of LPs February 26, 2015

Private Equity Executives' Differing Views on Industry’s Future

Guy Hands, the founder of Terra Firma Capital Partners, says that he’s interested in doing business across peripheral Europe and that a “Grexit” would be wise for both Greece and the euro zone....
Read by 55% of LPs February 26, 2015

Odeon Cinemas Set to Go On Sale for PS1B

The owner of Odeon and UCI cinemas has announced plans to put the chain up for sale later this year, with an asking price of about PS1bn....
Read by 78% of LPs