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Tanzania May Increase Foreign Investment by 8.5% This Year, Official Says
Foreign investment in Tanzania is expected to rise 8.5 percent this year after the government reversed a decision to charge tariffs on capital goods for construction projects, the Tanzania Investment Centre said.
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Cornell Names Michael Abbott Chief Investment Officer
Cornell University, the Ithaca, New York, Ivy League school founded in 1865, named Michael Abbott as chief investment officer, replacing James Walsh, who stepped down at the end of June.
Investment Planning Counsel completes acquisition of Partners In Planning
Investment Planning Counsel Inc. and Partners in Planning Financial Group Ltd. today announced the completion of IPC's purchase of Partners In Planning.
Investment Planning Counsel completes acquisition of Titan Funds
Investment Planning Counsel Inc. and Titan Funds Incorporated today announced the completion of the acquisition of Titan Funds by a subsidiary of IPC.
Investment Planning Counsel Completes Acquisition of Partners In Planning
CALGARY, Alberta & TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Investment Planning Counsel completes acquisition of Partners In Planning
Investment Canada gives Potash bid tentative nod
It’s expected to be a yellow light from Investment Canada to the controversial Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan takeover, pending Stephen Harper’s sign off Tuesday on the details
Investment Canada gives Potash takeover tentative nod
Insiders say the departmental recommendation sent to the Prime Minister’s desk is a yellow light — strings are attached — to the government’s approval of BHP’s controversial takeover of Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan
Investment in Silver Soars in 2010
Silver investment continues to grow rapidly in 2010, with global holdings in exchange-traded funds backed by physical silver holdings at their highest recorded levels, and U.S. silver bullion coin demand set to outpace last year’s record sales.
Investment Canada Hasn't Made Recommendation on Potash Bid, Clement Says
Investment Canada hasn’t made a recommendation on the BHP Billiton Ltd. bid for Potash Corp . of Saskatchewan Inc. and no decision on the bid has been made yet, Industry Minister Tony Clement said today in an e-mailed statement. Clement was responding to a report in the National Post today saying that Investment Canada, the agency reviewing the bid, had recommended it be approved. The deadline ...
Investment Canada has not blessed Potash deal, Clement says
Industry Minister Tony Clement is denying reports that Investment Canada has made any recommendation so far on whether the government should approve the takeover of PotashCorp (TSX:POT) by BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP).
Jefferies Hires Citigroup's Wendell, Mastrangelo for Technology Investment
Jefferies Group Inc. hired Douglas Wendell and David Mastrangelo from Citigroup Inc. as managing directors in its global technology investment-banking group, according to the company and people familiar with the situation.
Private equity investment bounces back in NZ
Private equity investment has hit a three-year high, returning to levels not seen since 2007.
New Zealand Private Equity Investment Rises to $130 Million, Survey Shows
New Zealand’s private equity investment swelled in the six months ended June 30 with the value of deals completed rising to the highest in three years, according to a survey.
Vale's Investment Doubled
Vale declared a capital investment budget of $24 billion for fiscal 2011, more than double from last year.
Gladstone Investment Corporation Reports Financial Results for the Quarter Ended September 30, 2010
Gladstone Investment Corporation today announced earnings for the second quarter ended September 30, 2010. Â All per share references are per basic and diluted weighted average common share outstanding, unless noted otherwise.
Chimera Investment to sell 125 million shares
Chimera Investment Corp. on Tuesday said it plans to sell 125 million shares of common stock to raise funds to finance the purchase of mortgage-backed securities.
Emergent Asset Sees Africa as Top Investment Opportunity for Next Decade
Investment returns from Africa should beat those from all other regions for the next 10 years as a rise in its population drives growth, according to David Murrin, chief investment manager of Emergent Asset Management, a U.K.- based hedge fund manager.
PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust Reports Third Quarter 2010 Results
CALABASAS, CA--(Marketwire - November 3, 2010) - PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust ( NYSE : PMT ) today reported net income for the third quarter of 2010 of $7.7 million, or $0.45 per share, on total net investment income of $12.6 million. In addition, the Board of Trustees of PMT has declared a cash dividend of $0.42 per common share of beneficial interest. This dividend is payable November 30 ...
QInvest Hosts Their 2nd Annual Qatar Global Investment Forum 2010
DOHA, Qatar--(BUSINESS WIRE)--QINVEST HOSTS THEIR 2nd ANNUAL QATAR GLOBAL INVESTMENT FORUM 2010
Federal Realty Investment Trust Announces Third Quarter 2010 Operating Results
Federal Realty Investment Trust today reported operating results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2010.
Walter Investment Management Corp. Announces Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results
Walter Investment Management Corp. today announced results for the quarter ended September 30, 2010.
Panasonic targets carmaker Tesla for investment
Japan's Panasonic Corp. said Thursday it had invested 30 million dollars in Tesla Motors for a two percent equity stake as it looks to cement relations with the US electric carmaker.
Indonesia investment may touch IDR200 trillion
JAKARTA: Indonesia’s Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) is optimistic to achieve the 2010’s investment target as much as IDR200 trillion or surpassing this year’s target at IDR160.1 trillion.
Investment Advisor Launches Absolute Return Portfolios
A Registered Investment Advisor based in Ann Arbor, MI has launched a family of "absolute return" portfolios geared toward positive performance over a reasonable timeframe regardless of the ups and downs of the market.
Sandler O'Neill Announces Minority Investment by Kelso & Company and The Carlyle Group
Investment to Support Strategy and Growth InitiativesSandler Management Team to Remain in PlaceNEW Y...
Investment Canada Act reform, the sexiest topic of 2010
Tories don’t follow through on promises and NDP pitches arbitrary measures
Thompson on Investment Strategies
Nov. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Mike Thompson, global head of research in risk strategies, talks about U.S. monetary policy and the outlook for economic growth.
Investment act needs review: PM
Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the Investment Canada Act should be reviewed. Harper's announcement came during question period Thursday after NDP Leader Jack Layton complained the government's decision to block a hostile takeover bid was masked in too much secrecy.
Apollo Investment Corporation Announces September 30, 2010 Quarterly Financial Results and Quarterly Dividend of $0.28 ...
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 4, 2010) - Apollo Investment Corporation ( NASDAQ : AINV ) or the "Company", "we" or "our" today announces financial results for its fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2010. Additionally, the Company announces that its Board of Directors has declared its third fiscal quarter 2011 dividend of $0.28 per share, payable on January 5, 2011 to stockholders of ...
Harper supports review of foreign-investment process in wake of potash decision
OTTAWA - Stephen Harper wants to review the secretive manner in which foreign takeover bids are evaluated and approved in Canada.
Firm Capital Mortgage Investment Trust Announces Third Quarter Results
TORONTO, ONTARIO-- - Firm Capital Mortgage Investment Trust , today released its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010.
Investment Adviser Pleads Guilty To Fraud, Tax Charges
An investment adviser from Guilford pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to fraud and tax charges after being accused of bilking clients out of about $2 million in a Ponzi scheme.
Investment firm buying Bumble Bee Foods
The British investment firm Lion Capital LLP said it has agreed to buy Bumble Bee Foods from private equity firm Centre Partners Management LLC for an undisclosed sum.
Expat investment: the pros and cons of offshore bonds
In the first of a new series of features on expat investment opportunities, our financial columnist Charlotte Beugge looks at the advantages and disadvantages of offshore bonds, and the latest fashions in offshore funds.
“Investment is the key to growth”
Investment is the key to growth for both department store John Lewis and the country, the retailer’s UK managing director said on a visit to Norwich yesterday.
Diamond Hill Investment Group, Inc. Reports Results for Third Quarter 2010
Diamond Hill Investment Group, Inc. today reported unaudited results for the quarter ended September 30, 2010. Â The operating results for the third quarter of 2010 are summarized in the following paragraphs; however, the company urges investors to read Form 10-Q in addition to this release. Â The limited information that follows is not adequate for making an informed investment judgment. Â For ...
Bredesen: Solar investment while gov 'appropriate'
Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen said Friday it was "perfectly appropriate" for him to invest in a solar energy venture by two top Cabinet aides, and that he would consider funding projects by other commissioners.
Diamond Hill Investment Group net income edges up
Diamond Hill Investment Group Inc.'s third-quarter net income edged up from a year earlier as client money flowed back into the financial markets.
Kuwait may buy GM stocks: investment chief
Kuwait Investment Authority, the oil-rich Gulf state's sovereign wealth fund, will take part in the US General Motors new stock offering if it is "feasible," the KIA chief said on Saturday.
Kuwait may buy GM stocks: investment chief
Kuwait Investment Authority, the oil-rich Gulf state's sovereign wealth fund, will take part in the US General Motors new stock offering if it is "feasible," the KIA chief said on Saturday.
Investment funds: Is Terry Smith the new Warren Buffet?
Multi-millionaire Terry Smith is launching a new investment fund promising easy, cheap and profitable investing for all – and he's putting in £25m of his own money Terry Smith wants to give Britain's "fat and complacent" fund management industry a bloody nose. The boxing-mad son of an east London bus driver, Smith, 57, says small investors have been ripped off for years by excessive fees, and in ...
Pensions boards lack investment expertise
Three quarters of the people in charge of pension funds say their boards lack investment expertise, according to a survey by one of the country s biggest pensions advisory firms.
Burma uses Chinese investment to harass opponents
Chinese investment in Burma has been harnessed by the regime to consolidate control of swathes of territory controlled by rebel ethnic groups on its northern and eastern borders.
World Bank Says Malaysia Needs to Spur Investment as Economic Growth Slows
Malaysia’s economic growth may slow as global demand falters, and the government needs to improve its finances while ensuring measures to attract investment are implemented, the World Bank said.
Negotiating on Indo-US investment treaty: FM
New Delhi, Nov 8 : Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said negotiations are on for India-US Bilateral Investment Treaty.
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US remains a prime source of investment: FM
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said the US remains a prime source of investment and an important trading partner for India.
Customer Service Key Driver of Investment Satisfaction
DARIEN, CT and WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwire - 11/08/10) - A research study jointly conducted by Chatham Partners ( www.chathampartners.com ) and Investment Metrics ( www.invmetrics.com ) found that institutional investors' satisfaction with their investment managers is greatly influenced by client service and can be managed regardless of the ...