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Dear Readers, Like most of you this week, I was captivated by the college admissions scandal. Some of the details that emerged were stunning: for example, wealthy parents Photoshopping their kids heads to make it appear like they were lightweight crew stars. And the fall-out from what started as a criminal case is beginning to take shape at places like Stanford, where students are suing the school, saying that their degrees are now less valuable because prospective employers will always wonder if they were admitted to the university on their own merits (seriously?!)
Read by 73% of LPs March 13, 2019

Noah Holdings (noah) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

NOAH earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018.: Good day, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Noah Holdings Limited Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Financial Results Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in listen-only mode. Following the management's prepared remarks, there will be a question-and-answer session. During the question-and-answer session, we ask that you please limit yourselves to two questions and one follow-up. If you would like to ask additional questions, you may reenter the queue to do so. As a reminder, this conference is being recorded.
Read by 74% of LPs March 08, 2019

Factoring The Effects Of Climate Change Into Real Estate Investments - The Washington Post

A new report identifies sources and potential consequences over time of a variety of risks. : For real estate owners and developers, being underwater has long been metaphoric shorthand for stressful times, when property debt exceeds property value, or expenses exceed income. But the term now has new meaning: Real estate property could actually be underwater because of future climate change. Hardly a day goes by without yet another report, editorial commentary or prediction about climate change and its risks, evidenced convincingly by countless scientific studies.
Read by 58% of LPs March 07, 2019

Private Equity's Gender Bias Manifests Itself In Different Forms

Several general partners at private equity firms say diversity is one of their priorities, but only 3% have strategies to alter the equation. The post Private equity's gender bias manifests itself in different forms appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
Read by 34% of LPs March 01, 2019

Bluemountain Nominates 13 Highly-qualified Director Candidates For Election To The Pg&e Board Of Directors

NEW YORK, March 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Mountain Credit Alternatives Master Fund L.P., a fund managed by the diversified alternative asset management firm BlueMountain Capital Management, LLC (together, "BlueMountain"), today announced that it has nominated a new slate of 13...
Read by 36% of LPs February 25, 2019

Theguarantors Completes $15M Series B Funding

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- TheGuarantors, a leading insurtech provider for the real estate rental industry, today announced the successful completion of Series B funding totaling $15 million, which makes their total funding amount $27M. The company will use the funding to expand its existing platform nationwide and to launch its new product for the commercial real estate market. The new offering, called Securiti(tm), acts as a financing tool for tenant companies to replace traditional office security deposits at around half the cost of its alternatives.
Read by 51% of LPs February 25, 2019

Amcap, Along With International Assets Advisory, Launches Their First Real Estate Fund Aimed At Retail Investors

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AmCap Incorporated owns and manages grocery and necessity anchored shopping centers through its institutional investment arm AmCap Management LLC (AmCap) in major markets across the United States. The firm has announced its first private offering to retail investors--AmCap Necessity Retail Fund LLC. International Assets Advisory, LLC (IAA) will be the managing broker-dealer on the offering and Evolv Capital Partners will serve as the wholesaler for the Fund.
Read by 57% of LPs February 21, 2019

Apax Sells Assuredpartners To Gtcr-led Group

Apax Partners said Feb. 21 that it sold its stake in AssuredPartners to an investor group led by GTCR. Financial terms weren't announced. Apax is coinvesting in the deal and will have a minority stake. A [...]
Read by 59% of LPs February 21, 2019

Apax Sells Assuredpartners To Gtcr-led Group

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Read by 57% of LPs February 21, 2019

Armorblox Brings Textual Understanding To Security, Protecting Against Hackers And Human Error

With $16.5 Million in Funding, Armorblox Uses Deep Learning to Solve Challenges with Email Security and Data Loss SUNNYVALE, Calif., February 20, 2019-- Armorblox today announced that it has built the world's first natural language understanding (NLU) platform for cybersecurity, analyzing sensitive information in emails and documents, and providing a new way to intelligently detect, alert and protect against identity-related attacks and data loss. Closing Series A funding with $16.5 million led by General Catalyst, Armorblox finally provides a way for organizations to protect against people-hacking. Armorblox will showcase the new solution at RSA Conference, March 4-8 in San Francisco.
Read by 44% of LPs