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Simmons, energy investment banker, dies in Maine
Matthew Simmons, an energy investment banker who espoused the peak oil theory and became an advocate for alternative energy, has died at his North Haven island home, officials said Monday. He was 67.
Energy investment banker, former Bush adviser dies at 67
ROCKLAND, MaineMatthew Simmons, an energy investment banker who espoused the peak oil theory, became an advocate for alternative energy and served as energy adviser to President George W. Bush, has died at his North Haven island home, officials said Monday. He was 67.
Investment fund assets climb almost 5% to HUF 3,510 billion in Q2
Assets in funds managed by members of the Association of Hungarian Investment Fund and Asset Management Companies (BAMOSz) grew 4.9% to HUF 3,510 billion in the second quarter, drawing HUF 150.9 billion in fresh capital and booking a net yield of HUF 14.4 billion, BAMOSz said in a fresh report published on Tuesday.
Jordan: Zara Investment (Holding) Company posts 20% increase in its consolidated gross operating revenues
Zara Investment (Holding) Company announced the financial results of its operations for the first half of 2010. The interim results were reviewed by the auditors Ernst & Young.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Caterpillar, Cummins, Deckers Outdoor, Las Vegas Sands and Packaging ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Caterpillar, Cummins, Deckers Outdoor, Las Vegas Sands and Packaging Corporation of America
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Westcan Uranium Corp - WCU-V
The following issues have been halted by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada :
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Timminco - TIM
The following issues have been halted by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada :
Real estate investment opportunities: Surrey, Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows make top 10 cities list
The Real Estate Investment Network (REIN), a national organization of investors, has compiled what it says are the top 10 Canadian cities in which to invest
Libyan Investment Authority May Increase 5% Stake UniCredit SpA, MF Says
The Libyan Investment Authority may increase its stake in UniCredit SpA to 4.99 percent, Italian daily MF reported, without saying where it got the information.
Disgraced investment broker sentenced to nearly seven years in prison
Disgraced Kirkland investment broker Rhonda Breard was sentenced to six years and eight months in prison Wednesday for embezzling millions of dollars from dozens of clients.
Barclays investment bank mulls job cuts: source
The investment banking arm of Barclays is considering axing 400 jobs worldwide, a source close to the bank has said.
Heads Up | Scout Investment Advisors has new CEO; dip in federal deficit; a good quarter for Macy's
Scout Investment Advisors, a UMB Financial Corp. subsidiary, has a new chief executive officer, Andrew Iseman.
Foreign investment in telco sector to suffer under Opposition broadband plan
Foreign investment in Australias telecommunications market will continue to be low if either side of politics do not force the structural separation of Telstra, the director of Telecom New Zealand has told a business forum in Sydney.
Investment proposals for MP
Bhopal, Aug 11 : Investment proposals worth Rs 10,000 crore are likely to be made during the next three years in Madhya Pradesh on feeder separation, the Rajiv Gandhi Rural Electrification Mission and other schemes, Minister of State for Energy and Mineral Resources (Independent Charge) Rajendra Shukla said today.
CPP Investment Board ends first quarter down 1.3%
The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board ended the first quarter with assets of $129.7-billion, up a modest $2.1-billion over the previous quarter as new contributions offset the impact of tumbling equity values
ING Investment Management Appoints New Asia CEO
ING Investment Management Appoints New Asia CEO
Global Investment House First-Half Loss Narrows to 34.4 Million Dinars
Global Investment House KSCC, the Kuwait-based bank, said first-half loss narrowed to 34.4 million dinars from 98.6 million dinars a year-earlier. The company made the statement in an e-mailed statement today.
EastBridge Investment Group Signs Letter of Intent to Take Dafeng Public in the U.S.
PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - August 12, 2010) - EastBridge Investment Group (EBIG) ( OTCBB : EBIG ) today announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent with a new client, Heyuan Dafeng Animal Husbandry Company Limited ("Dafeng"), whose main business is located in Heyuan, Guangdong Province, China. EastBridge has been retained by Dafeng to assist it to become listed in the U.S. as soon as ...
EastBridge Investment Group Signs Letter of Intent to Take Dafeng Public in the U.S.
PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - August 12, 2010) - EastBridge Investment Group (EBIG) ( OTCBB : EBIG ) today announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent with a new client, Heyuan Dafeng Animal Husbandry Company Limited ("Dafeng"), whose main business is located in Heyuan, Guangdong Province, China. EastBridge has been retained by Dafeng to assist it to become listed in the U.S. as soon as ...
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Aquarius Capital Corp. - AQU.P
The following issues have been halted by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada :
Cholamandalam Investment disburses Rs 3,866 cr loans in FY10
Cholamandalam Investment Finance Company, group firm of $3-billion Murugappa Group today said it has disbursed vehicle finance and home equity loans of Rs 3,866 crore for the year ended March 31, 2010.
Nordics Ride Private-Equity Investment Boom Set to Rival Pre-Crisis Record
Private-equity investment in the Nordic countries is poised to match a pre-crisis record as the regions funds look for opportunities to offload cash thats been largely idle for the past two years.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Target, Bed Bath and Beyond, Apple and Office Max
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Target, Bed Bath and Beyond, Apple and Office Max
Investment & holding cos under RBI net
Holding companies and investment firms of large Indian business houses will for the first time come under the regulator?s glare.
Care Investment Trust Inc. Announces Completion of Sale of Control to Tiptree Financial Partners, L.P.; Expiration of ...
NEW YORK, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Care Investment Trust Inc. (NYSE: CRE) ("Care" or the "Company"), a real estate investment and finance company formed to invest in healthcare-related real estate and commercial mortgage debt, today announced, upon approval by the Company's stockholders, the completion of sale of control to Tiptree Financial Partners, L.P. ("Tiptree") through the ...
Securities & Investment Company Announces Second Quarter Profits
Bahrain-based Securities & Investment Company (SICO) announced today a net profit of BD 252 thousand for the second quarter of 2010 compared to a profit of BD 1.28 million for the first quarter of 2010, a drop of 80% Net profit for the corresponding period for 2009 was BD 1.102 million SICO also announced that its net profit for the first six months of the year were BD1.532 million, compared to ...
Prosperity Investment Collaborates with Shenzhen Capital to Acquire Interest in Holding Company of Juli
Hong Kong, Aug 15, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - Prosperity Investment Holdings Limited ( & quot;Prosperity Investment & quot; or the & quot;Company & quot;) (HKSE: 0310) today announced its investment in a privately-owned hi-technology chemical company, Yantai Juli Isocyanic Ester Co., Ltd. ( & quot;Juli & quot;), in Yantai, Shandong Province through acquiring interest in China Juli Fine Chemical Co ...
Mining and oil boom propel investment in Colombia
Security gains and capitalist-friendly investment rules are spurring an unprecedented mining and oil boom in Colombia, a pro-business outpost on an increasingly leftist continent.
Mining and oil boom propel investment in Colombia
Security gains and capitalist-friendly investment rules are spurring an unprecedented mining and oil boom in Colombia, a...
Japan to Set Up Fund to Promote Investment in Infrastructure, Nikkei Says
Japan may set up a public-private fund to promote investment in infrastructure development, Nikkei English News said, without citing anyone.
Consistency in investment banking league tables belies crisis-induced industry change
For an investment banker recently thawed out after being cryogenically frozen three years ago, a glance at the league table would not be the best way to understand the enormity of the impact of the crisis that occurred during his hibernation.
Chinese investment in Myanmar tops $8 bln this year - data
YANGON (Reuters) - China has pumped $8.17 billion into military-run Myanmar in the current fiscal year, accounting for two thirds its total investment over the past two decades, official data showed on Monday.
Kenya Investment May Exceed 100 Billion-Shilling Projection in Fiscal Year
Foreign and local investment in Kenya may exceed the official projection of 100 billion shillings this fiscal year, buoyed by a new constitution, Kenya Investment Authority Managing Director Susan Kikwai said.
Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust Inc. ("IGI") Announces Distributions for the Months of ...
NEW YORK----Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust Inc., which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "IGI", announced today monthly distributions of $0.1045 per common share for September, October and November 2010.
AIC hails bumper year of investment trust activity
Ten investment trusts have launched this year so far compared to just four in the whole of 2009, according to the Association of Investment Companies.
Pakistan's Foreign Direct Investment Falls 45.9% to $98.5 Million in July
Foreign direct investment in Pakistan fell 45.9 percent to $98.5 million in the first month of the fiscal year that began July 1, according to an e-mailed statement from the central bank today.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada - Trading Halt - Corsa Capital Ltd. - CSO
The following issues have been halted by Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada :
RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Firm Contract on Third Party Acquisitions Through Cedar Joint Venture
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 16, 2010) - RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust ("RioCan") (TSX:REI.UN) today announced that it has entered into a firm contract to acquire a portfolio of five grocery anchored and new format retail centres located in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and New Jersey from Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust ("PREIT") for approximately $134 million (at 100 ...
Early Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are down at 10 a.m.: Goldman Sachs fell $.02 or percent, to $148.06. Morgan Stanley fell $.01 or percent, to $25.89.
Ridgewood Canadian Investment Grade Bond Fund Declares Monthly Distribution for August of $0.0525 per Unit
Ridgewood Canadian Investment Grade Bond Fund is pleased to announce that a cash distribution of $0.0525 per unit has been declared. The monthly distribution equates to an annualized distribution rate of 5.25% on an initial subscription price of $12.00 per unit.
Investment in iPad and iPhone App Startups Up 220%
Despite Antenna-gate and Android-boom, it appears as though venture capitalists and angel investors are still pouring money into startups developing iPhone and iPad apps. That's the findings of a recent CB Insights report that examines the investment in the Apple ecosystem over the last 12 months. According to CB Insights, investment in pure play iPhone and iPad startups has grown over 220% over ...
Algerian president urges more investment in energy sector
Algeria needs to step up investment and exploration in its energy sector, the pillar of the north African country's economy, President Abdelaziz Bouteflika said Monday.
EastBridge Investment Group to Hold Shareholder Conference Call Tuesday, August 31
PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - 08/16/10) - EastBridge Investment Group (EBIG) (OTC.BB: EBIG - News ) today announced a shareholders telephone conference with its management as follows: Conference Date and Time: Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 11 AM, EST Dial in number: 1-605-475-6350, Participant Access Code: 769117 If a connection difficulty occurs, please send an email to jgmaxie ...
National Investment Managers Inc. Reports on Second Quarter
DUBLIN, OH--(Marketwire - 08/16/10) - National Investment Managers Inc. (OTC.BB: NIVM - News ), a nationally-based and regionally-operated retirement plan administration and investment management company, with over $10 billion of assets under administration, today reported its second quarter 2010 results and subsequent events. The Company previously announced that it had engaged Carl Marks ...
Final Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies were down at the close of trading: Goldman Sachs fell $.32 or .2 percent, to $147.76. Morgan Stanley fell $.20 or .8 percent, to $25.70.
Investment-Grade Corporate Bond Index Yield Falls to Lowest on Record
Yields on investment-grade corporate bonds declined to the lowest on record, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch index data.
Foreign Investment in China Rises as Firms Bank on Fastest-Growing Economy
Foreign direct investment in China climbed in July, highlighting the confidence of companies from Volkswagen AG to Merck & Co. in an economy that surpassed Japan in the second quarter.
Foreign investment in China up 29 percent in July
Foreign direct investment in China accelerated in July, rising 29.2 percent over a year earlier, the Commerce Ministry reported Tuesday, in a positive sign for the slowing economy.
Foreign Investment In China Rises 29%
Foreign investment in China up 29 percent in July