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rigzone.com September 04, 2020

Big Fund Managers Urge Texas To Ban Most Flaring

They argue the energy industry hasn't moved quickly enough to curb flaring. : (Bloomberg) -- Investors managing more than $2 trillion are calling on Texas regulators to ban the routine burning of natural gas from shale fields, arguing that the energy industry hasn’t moved quickly enough to curb the controversial practice. AllianceBernstein, California State Teachers’ Retirement System and Legal & General Investment Management said they support eliminating gas flaring by 2025, according to a letter to the Texas Railroad Commission, which oversees oil and gas in the state.
Read by 67% of LPs

business-standard.com 1 hour, 17 minutes ago

Ant Group Lures Fidelity, T Rowe Price, Ubs Asset For A Piece Of Its Ipo | Business Standard News

Jack Ma's Chinese fintech giant is one of the most hotly anticipated IPOs in years, on course to make history by surpassing Saudi Aramco's record $29 billion share sale last year.
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yahoo.com 5 hours, 47 minutes ago

Arctic Wolf Secures $200m In Series E Funding At A Valuation Of $1.3B

Arctic Wolf(r), the leader in security operations, today announced it has raised $200 million in Series E funding at a valuation of $1.3 billion. The funding round was led by Viking Global Investors, with additional participation from DTCP and existing investors. This new round of funding will enable Arctic Wolf to accelerate the introduction of new security operations offerings, address new markets, and further cement its leadership position in the security operations and managed detection and response (MDR) markets. Using the cloud-native Arctic Wolf Platform, Arctic Wolf provides security operations as a concierge service.
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prnewswire.com 6 hours, 47 minutes ago

Svpglobal Broadens Leadership Team As Firm Scales Its Capabilities

GREENWICH, Conn., Oct. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategic Value Partners, LLC and its affiliates ("SVPGlobal"), a global investment firm focused on distressed debt and private equity opportunities with $9.8 billion in assets under management, today announced that investment industry...
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markets.businessinsider.com 6 hours, 47 minutes ago

Value Investor Joel Greenblatt Defends 'big Tech' Stock Prices And Tackles Major Societal Issues In A New Interview. Here Are The 11 Best Quotes. | Markets Insider

"I do not think there are hundreds of Googles, Microsofts, and Amazons in those companies, so I think that is where the froth is."
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columbiaspectator.com 8 hours, 51 minutes ago

Columbia Reports $310M Increase In Endowment During Pandemic

The University has reported a 5.5 percent return rate on its endowment, a figure higher than the previous fiscal year despite the pandemic and resulting global recession.
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swfinstitute.org 9 hours, 17 minutes ago

Covid-19 Kills Sovereign Wealth Funds Appetite For U.S. Direct Real Estate Investing

Cash-rich sovereign investors were paralyzed in their direct investments during this time period, compared to previous years of annual growth in direct property allocations.
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thehill.com 9 hours, 17 minutes ago

The Hill's Morning Report -- Presented By Goldman Sachs -- Trump, Biden Clash In A More Civil Debate

Presented by Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Voices...: Welcome to The Hill's Morning Report. Back by popular demand, it is Friday! Eleven days until Election Day. We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver are the co-creators, and readers can find us on Twitter @asimendinger and @alweaver22. Please recommend the Morning Report to friends and let us know what you think. CLICK HERE to subscribe! Total U.S. coronavirus deaths reported each morning this week: Monday, 219,674; Tuesday, 220,133; Wednesday, 221,076; Thursday, 222,210; Friday, 223,051.
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dealstreetasia.com 10 hours, 12 minutes ago

Chinese Investors Pour $105M Into Us Biopharma Firm Sirnaomics's Series D

Existing investor Rotating Boulder Fund also invested. The post Chinese investors pour $105m into US biopharma firm Sirnaomics's Series D appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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forbes.com 10 hours, 17 minutes ago

In Its 10th Year, Open House Chicago Goes Virtual, Mobile And Self-guided

For 2020, this festival will offer self-guided tours, an app, and a YouTube channel to teach about Chicago's architectural history.
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allafrica.com 10 hours, 17 minutes ago

Sudan: Exclusive - Catholic Ngo Boss Accused Of Racism And Abuse In Sudan

[The New Humanitarian] Khartoum -- 'We had a terribly toxic environment. ': In the wake of George Floyd's death and the Black Lives Matter protests that followed, Catholic Relief Services told its staff it was launching an initiative to stamp out racism within the NGO, one of the world's largest charities. Soon after, its American boss in Sudan sent staff a reminder for the launch. The same day - 28 July - he was arrested on a charge of verbal abuse for calling a security guard a "slave".
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