Litt's Land & Buildings Investment Management owns a 6.2 percent stake and has been agitating for a year for the company to unlock its real estate and return value to shareholders.
Prudence dictates that we prevent our industry from going backwards and losing the credibility that we have worked so hard to gain.
From the book Straight Talk for Startups: 100 Insider Rules for Beating the Odds--From Mastering the Fundamentals to Selecting Investors, Fundraising, Managing Boards, and Achieving Liquidity by Randy Komisar and Jantoon Reigersman. Copyright (c) 2018 by Randy Komisar and Jantoon [...] The post Avoid Venture Capital Unless You Absolutely Need It appeared first on ValueWalk.
This podcast featured a great discussion on the outlook for U.S. markets and the economy, with Brian Wesbury, Chief Economist at First Trust. Jeremy Schwartz also spoke with Rick Pitcairn, CIO of Pitcairn, about family office planning. Some highlights of the conversation include: A discussion on the founding of Pitcairn as a family office--one of [...]
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Testimony On "oversight Of The U.s. Securities And Exchange Commission", Sec Chairman Jay Clayton, Washington D.c., June 21, 2018, Before The Committee On Financial Services, U.s. House Of Representatives
Chairman Hensarling, Ranking Member Waters and members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today about the work of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  With a workforce of over 4,500 staff in Washington and across our 11 regional offices, the SEC oversees, among other things (1) approximately $82 trillion in securities trading annually on U.S. equity markets; (2) the disclosures of approximately 4,300 exchange-listed public companies with an approximate aggregate market capitalization of $30 trillion; and (3) the activities of over 26,000 registered entities and self-regulatory organizations.
Sometimes you need to put it all on the line in order to succeed. : Scattered thunderstorms during the morning. Partly cloudy skies this afternoon. High 83F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.. Mostly cloudy skies this evening. A few showers developing late. Low around 65F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%. In most situations, it makes sense to play it safe. Don't cross the street without looking both ways and never drive without wearing a seat belt.
Bluerock Reports Record Capital Raise Of $70m For Month Of May; Maintains Ranking Among Top Sponsors Within Direct Investment Industry
Bluerock Reports Record Capital Raise of $70 Million for Month of May; Maintains Ranking Among Top Sponsors Within Direct Investment Industry PR Newswire NEW YORK, June 21, 2018 NEW YORK, June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluerock Capital Markets ("Company") announced today that it accomplished a record capital raise of $70 million across all major business units for the month of May.
BBC, PGGM, Muzinich, BlackRock, Aviva Investors, Franklin Templeton, Vanguard, BNP Paribas AM, SBAI, Invest Europe, NZ Super. : It remains to be seen whether pension funds regain their appetite for higher-fee alternative strategies that have fallen out of favour in recent years It is easy to forget just how long it can take for an invention to become a pervasive technology. Even the most brilliant idea can take time before it is widely adopted The robotics and automation theme has been gaining a lot of attention recently for good reasons.
Toronto-based restaurant point-of-sale software provider TouchBistro has closed a $72 million Series D financing. The round, which brings the company's total funding to date to $117 million, was led by OMERS Ve [...]