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$1.5bn investment values Facebook at $50bn
Facebook has confirmed a $1.5bn (£940m) investment, valuing the company at about $50bn.
Bankers Investment - Report and Financial Statements
Bankers Investment - Report and Financial Statements
Independent Investment Trust outperforms UK market
The Independent Investment Trust (IIT) increased its net asset value by 20.3% to 234.5p a share in the year to November 2010.
State clears Rs 39,583 cr investment proposals
The Karnataka government today cleared 55 new investment proposals involving an investment of Rs 39,583 crore with an employment potential of 115,000.
Russia Seeks Foreign Investment to Fill Budget Gap
Moscow is hoping to attract foreign investors to buy billions in bonds and stakes of state-owned companies.
Gold Investment Caught as Funds Slash Positions
Gold investment bars cut their early gains vs. the dollar in London trade on Monday, easing back to Friday's 13-week closing low of $1,343 per ounce as global stock markets held flat overall.
Transamerica Insurance & Investment Group
Michael Babikian on consumer trends and marketing to multiple parties.
3 Keys to Building Your Investment Plan
SAN DIEGO - Investing without an investment plan is like shooting in the dark. Yet, millions of investors are doing both. Why does it matter? Because operating without an investment plan only increases...
Investment Analysis: Pulse Data Inc. (PSD.TO) - It Doesn't Get More Asymmetric Than This
By Above Average Odds. The investment analysis below is our eleventh in our ongoing series of guest write-ups, and is brought to you by friend of the blog David Brown of Hawk Ridge Management. Hawk Ridge Partners, founded by David in 2005 and based in Los Angeles, is a long/short equity fund focused on small and micro cap equities in North America. The fund employs a value based and catalyst ...
Russia Seeks Foreign Investment to Fill Budget Gap
Moscow is hoping to attract foreign investors to buy billions in bonds and stakes of state-owned companies.
Germany Overtakes U.K. as Top European Investment Pick of Property Funds
Germany overtook the U.K. as the most-favored investment location in Europe for unlisted real estate funds as the recovery of its economy , the continent’s largest, made offices and retail properties more attractive.
Intermediate Capital ready to up investment
The investment pipeline is bulging at Intermediate Capital Group and the mezzanine finance specialist now expects to invest around £150m to £200m more this financial year than previously budgeted.
Find out whether investment trust bigwigs invest before committing your cash
Company directors and fund managers who invest in their own trusts offer investors a clear sign of confidence in their abilities and a promising path to prosperity. Fiona Hamilton examines who does – and who doesn’t.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
TiE Boston Launches TiE Angels Investment Group
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TiE Angels is an angel investment group of TiE Boston which was launched, Jan 2011, to provide entrepreneurs and start-ups with much needed seed capital and support needed to get to the next level.
Investment Takes Centre Stage at MIPIM 2011
A key trend at MIPIM 2011: investors and financial institutions such as AG Real Estate, GE Capital Real Estate, Pramerica and Unicredit Group-Hypovereinsbank are joining the ranks of MIPIM exhibitors.
Investment advisor contests state order
A Springfield investment adviser who has hosted seminars in Branson has requested a hearing with Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan’s office to contest a cease and desist order that was issued against him last week.
On public investment, Republicans again show they aren't serious
When talking about the federal government and its budget deficit, Republican politicians love to score points by noting that "you'd never run your household or your business that way."
Investment opportunities abound in Saudi Arabia
The performance of Saudi Arabia's economy has been remarkable in recent years, especially since 2002 with the national economy more than doubling to $481.6 billion owing mainly to rising oil revenues.
Investment arm's long view creating future right now
It is clear that the Kingdom's private sector is expanding rapidly. Saudi employment is growing, and domestic and foreign investment is increasing. Although there are many factors contributing to this success, the role that the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority is playing cannot be overstated.
Investment management fees drive Brewin Dolphin
Total income in the final quarter of 2010 at stockbroker and investment manager Brewin Dolphin was comfortably ahead of the year before, despite a slide in corporate advisory and broking revenue.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Can consumption and investment increase at the same time?
No, but it's not a problem. Here's why.
Russia investment climate improving: Medvedev
Russia’s making progress on improving its business climate, President Dmitry Medvedev tells the World Economic Forum
Private Social Investment in France: Meeting Two Goals
Social investing is en vogue. As the investment landscape evolves, investors are looking increasingly toward non-conventional assets that satisfy a more complicated objective: earning returns while promoting positive social impact. Motivated by a desire to help those in need, contributors who want to see their funds used in a sustainable and accountable way have found that private social ...
Obama touts investment plan on middle America trip
President Barack Obama pressed his case on Wednesday for investment to grow the U.S. economy out of its budget woes, a job made tougher by a forecast that the deficit will surge 40 percent this year.
Investment firm buys Barnett Shale properties from ConocoPhillips
Investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. said Wednesday that it has purchased "certain Barnett Shale properties" in North Texas from ConocoPhillips , a significant producer in the natural gas field.
Obama touts investment plan on middle America trip
President Barack Obama pressed his case on Wednesday for investment to grow the U.S. economy out of its budget woes, a job made tougher by a forecast that the deficit will surge 40 percent this year.
Russian investment is 'lagging'
Tanya Beckett has spoken to Oleg Derispaska about Davos 2011.
Investment firm buys properties in Barnett Shale
New York City-based investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. said Wednesday that it has purchased "certain Barnett Shale properties" in North Texas from Conoco Phillips, a significant producer in the big natural gas play.
Investment banks escape action on fees
Investment banks escaped action to force down the fees they charge on Thursday when the Office of Fair Trading left it up to fund-raising companies and their shareholders to kickstart competition.
Obama touts investment plan on middle America trip
President Barack Obama pressed his case on Wednesday for investment to grow the U.S. economy out of its budget woes, a job made tougher by a forecast that the deficit will surge 40 percent this year.
Business investment climbs, housing stabilizes
report from the Labor Department showed applications for jobless benefits increased by 51,000 to 454,000 in the week ended Jan. 22. Economists forecast 405,000 claims, according to the median estimate in a Bloomberg survey. A Labor Department official said snow in four southern states in previous weeks created a backlog of claims that were processed last week.
Investment banks bumped up fees during financial crisis, says OFT
Investment banks cashed in during the financial crisis from bumping up the fees charged to companies that were trying to raise money in the markets, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has said.
CreXus Investment Corp. Reports GAAP EPS for the 4th Quarter 2010 of $0.25 and $0.66 for the Year
CreXus Investment Corp. (NYSE: CXS), today reported GAAP net income for the quarter ended December 31, 2010, of $4.5 million or $0.25 per average share as compared to GAAP net loss of $1.0 million or $0.06 per average share for the period of September 22, 2009 through December 31, 2009 and GAAP net income of $3.2 million or $0.18 per average share for the quarter ended September 30, 2010.
U.S. Economy: Investment Climbs, Housing Stabilizes
Companies ordered more equipment in December for a second month, showing business investment will continue to bolster the U.S. economic recovery into 2011.
Investment banks bumped up fees during financial crisis, says OFT
Investment banks cashed in during the financial crisis from bumping up the fees charged to companies that were trying to raise money in the markets, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has said.
Axa, Macquarie Investment Fund Seek Canal Stake Before IPO, Expansion Says
More than 10 investment funds, including some run by Axa SA and Macquarie Group Ltd. , want to buy stakes in the Madrid water supplier Canal de Isabel II before its initial public offer, Expansion reported.
Bank Sales Will Dominate EMEA Hotel Investment Market in 2011
Driven by bank sales, hotel investment volumes are expected to remain stable across EMEA during 2011 with €8.3 billion worth of deals forecast for the year, up 18% per cent on preliminary volumes recorded for 2010 (€7 billion), according to Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels’ latest Hotel Investment Outlook report. Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels anticipates that investment activity will be strongest in highly ...
Investment climate key, CBIA economist says
Business investment, jobs, and housing are the keys to accelerating the recovery in New London and Windham counties this year, two of Connecticut’s leading economists said Friday.
BofA banker bonuses likely down, cash portion up
Senior investment banking executives at Bank of America Corp will likely see as much as 80 percent of their 2010 bonuses in stock, but the cash portion will be higher than what was paid out last year, said a source familiar with the company's pay plans.
Citigroup Splits Energy, Power Groups in Reorganization of Investment Bank
Citigroup Inc. , the third-largest U.S. bank, reorganized its investment banking operation after the division suffered through slumping revenue and a series of personnel changes last year.
Mexico still good for foreign investment: Calderon
Mexico is still a safe destination for foreign investment, President Felipe Calderon insisted Friday, despite the increasingly brutal violence of the country's drugs cartels.
BofA’s Investment Bank Compensation Pool Said to Decline 10%
Bank of America Corp.’s investment banking division set aside about 10 percent less for employee compensation than a year earlier as revenue slipped, said two people with direct knowledge of the decision.
India courts investment as FDI slides
As India was pitching itself as a hot investment destination at the World Economic Forum in Davos, figures showed the amount of foreign money entering the country has fallen by nearly a third.
India courts new money as investment slides
Tribal people from different areas of India take part in a protest in New Delhi highlighting their anger at illegal land seizures. Industrialisation has long been championed by economists as a way to pull ...
Centurion Investment acquires 40 pc stake in NMC
Dubai, Jan 30 (PTI) Abu Dhabi-headquartered Centurion Investment has announced the acquisition of a 40 per cent stake in B R Shetty-owned New Medical Centre (NMC) in the UAE.B R Shetty, a member of the board of directors in New Medical Centre, said the new partnership will help develop the business and facilitate the company''s expansion plans within and outside the UAE. ...
Revival of private investment urged to stop peso appreciation
THE Philippine government must revive private investment to stem the unwanted peso appreciation that puts exporters and domestic manufacturers at a disadvantage. read more
Industrials keep Merrion Investment Managers out in front in Rehab race
MERRION INVESTMENT Managers continued to lead the way in the Rehab Great Investment Race last month. This is the second month of this year’s initiative, which aims to raise money for Rehab.
Industrials keep Merrion Investment Managers out in front in Rehab race
MERRION INVESTMENT Managers continued to lead the way in the Rehab Great Investment Race last month. This is the second month of this year’s initiative, which aims to raise money for Rehab.