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?!)
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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 [...]
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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.