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Investment director jailed for 13 years
The director of a crooked investment company that collapsed has been jailed for more than 13 years.
BNM Report 2010: Public investment to expand 2.7pct, private investment 9.7pct
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) expects public investment to remain supportive of growth in 2011 with an expansion of 2.7%, boosted by higher government capital spending.
Private Investment Important Catalyst For Malaysia's Transformation
KUALA LUMPUR, March 23 (Bernama) -- Private investment is expected to become an important catalyst for the growth and transformation of Malaysia towards a high-income and high value-added economy, said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM).
U.K.'s Osborne Triples Green Investment Bank's Funding, Sets Carbon Price
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne tripled funding for the U.K.’s Green Investment Bank and allowed it to raise money, a key demand made by lawmakers who said the measure was needed to spur carbon cuts.
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Investment group has NZ firms in its sights
Wanted: capital-starved New Zealand companies with global potential and requiring up to $60 million in new capital. Some of the wealthiest people in Britain want to meet you.
Investment group has NZ firms in its sights
Wanted: capital-starved New Zealand companies with global potential and requiring up to $60 million in new capital. Some of the wealthiest people in Britain want to meet you.
Investment team beefed up in Aditya Birla Private Equity
MUMBAI: The Aditya Birla Financial Services Group (ABFSG) has beefed up its investment team at Aditya Birla Private Equity, naming Amitvikram Sharma as additional Investment Director, a press release said.
Martin Investment Management, LLC Achieves Record Asset Growth
Martin Investment Management, LLC announces that assets under management reached a record level of $129 million at the end of 2010. This represents an almost doubling of assets since the end of 2009.
6 Investment Don'ts
I read a sound piece of investment advice this week that made me smile: Don't invest where you are afraid to visit. Wise words from Longleaf portfolio managers.This reminds me of another more famous ...
Investment team beefed up in Aditya Birla Private Equity
MUMBAI: The Aditya Birla Financial Services Group (ABFSG) has beefed up its investment team at Aditya Birla Private Equity, naming Amitvikram Sharma as additional Investment Director, a press release said.
Wind energy investment drops 58% - IWEA
Investment in the wind energy sector dropped 58%, or €265m, last year because of instability in the renewable energy sector.
MNTrust-Investment Shares Rated 'AAAm' by Standard & Poor's
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - March 24, 2011) - MNTrust -- a comprehensive investment and cash management program for Minnesota school districts -- along with PMA Financial Network, Inc. (Fund administrator), Prudent Man Advisors, Inc. (Fund investment advisor) and PMA Securities, Inc. (Fund distributor) announced that the MNTrust-Investment Shares has been assigned the 'AAAm' principal stability ...
Investment firm to expand in Dublin
International investment house Smith & Williamson has announced plans to expand its operations in Ireland.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Associated Estates Realty Corp, Post Properties, AvalonBay Communities, UDR ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Associated Estates Realty Corp, Post Properties, AvalonBay Communities, UDR and MAA
Investment trusts to boost your Isa
Costs are one of the few things that you can control in investing. As we discussed last week , using cost-efficient funds in your individual savings account (Isa) is important as you do not want high charges to cancel out the Isa tax advantages. But passive funds are not the only way to do this.
Trading woes dent European investment bank income
European investment bank income in the first quarter is set to rebound from a grim six months although a trading slump sparked by this month's market turmoil will keep it far below the stellar start seen last year.
Trading woes dent European investment bank income
LONDON (Reuters) - European investment bank income in the first quarter is set to rebound from a grim six months, although a trading slump sparked by this month's market turmoil will keep it far below ...
Investment firm UBS cuts target price on Nexen to $28.50 per share
TORONTO - Investment firm UBS cut its target price on Nexen Inc. (TSX:NXY) from $30 to $28.50 on Thursday on the heels of surprise tax changes in Britain that will raise rates on the Calgary-based energy company's operations in the North Sea.
Analyst investment house profit falls
Investment management revenue rose, but a drop in its nostro profit weighed it down.
The AT&T Deal Gives Evercore a Boost
The investment bank has advised on some of the biggest global mergers in 2011
VIDEO: 'Investment not cuts' march call
Communication Workers Union general secretary Billy Hayes explains why he thinks coalition economic plans are not working and Saturday's march through London against government's spending plans.
Investment guru Buffett dispenses wisdom in India
He came, he saw, he charmed... Warren Buffett, known as the Oracle of Omaha for his legendary investment acumen, dispensed his trademark homespun wisdom and market savvy to Indians on his first visit to ...
The Worst Investment in Gaming
Don't make the same mistake Dubai World made in 2007.
Investment guru Buffett dispenses wisdom in India
He came, he saw, he charmed... Warren Buffett, known as the Oracle of Omaha for his legendary investment acumen, dispensed his trademark homespun wisdom and market savvy to Indians on his first visit to the fast-growing South Asian giant this week.
Top Holdings and New Trades: Pzena Investment Management
Looking under the hood at the hedge fund's recent activity.
Economic and business partnerships enhanced as 4th COMESA Investment Forum ends
Dubai, UAE: Dubai's status as the gateway for trade and investment to and from COMESA was reaffirmed with the establishment of a COMESA Regional Investment Agency office at the Dubai Chamber Dubai Chamber headquarters.
Global Investment House Securities waives its broker's fee for investors buying Egyptian stock for two weeks
Egypt: Global Investment House Global Investment House Securities in Egypt announced today the launch of its initiative to encourage and support investments in the Egyptian stock market Egyptian stock market by waiving its broker's fees for any investors interested in buying stocks listed on the Cairo and Alexandria Stock Markets for a period of two weeks starting from Sunday, March 27 to ...
Property investment sales remain strong in Q1
Hotels and en bloc sales comprised the top property investment sales in the first quarter despite overall investment sales having dropped at the start of the year, according to reports from Savills Singapore and CB Richard Ellis (CBRE).
Angels flying high, but more needed - venture fund chief
Angel investment - when affluent individuals provide capital for a business start-up - hit a record high of $53.8 million last year, says the New Zealand Venture Investment Fund.Angel investors have put $189 million into young...
Record angel investment hides lack of venture capital funds
March 28 (BusinessDesk) - A record $54 million of investments by New Zealand angel investors in 103 deals last year disguises a lack of follow-on capital investment options, says the Angel Association.
Investment banks: look on the bright side of life
Investment bankers surveying the wasteland that is their future profitability in a post-crisis world may be forgiven for agreeing with the line from the Monty Python song: 'Life s a piece of shit, when you think of it.'
Record angel investment in 2010 but lack of follow-on money
A record $54 million of investments by New Zealand angel investors disguises a lack of follow-on capital investment options, says the Angel Association.
Investment talks bring Turkish PM to Baghdad
Business investments to help Iraq export oil and boost its dwindling electricity and water supplies are expected to top the agenda Monday of a highly anticipated visit to Baghdad by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Walter Investment buying Green Tree in $1.07B deal
Walter Investment Management Corp. is buying Green Tree Credit Solutions in a deal worth approximately $1.07 billion. Green Tree, which is based in St. Paul, Minn., and formally known as GTCS Holdings LLC, is a fee-based company that provides third-party servicing of credit-sensitive consumer loans.
'Investment Opportunities in Pakistan' conference on Thursday
ISLAMABAD: A delegation of thirty representatives of Pakistan's top ranking companies would be participating in International Seminar on `Investment Opportunities in Pakistan" scheduled on Thursday, March 31 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Walter Investment Management To Purchase Green Tree Credit Solutions for $1.065M
TAMPA, Fla., -- Walter Investment Management Corp. (NYSE Amex: WAC) today announced it has entered i...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: KongZhong, Trina Solar and Baidu
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: KongZhong, Trina Solar and Baidu
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Brunner Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Investment talks bring Turkish premier to Baghdad
Joined by dozens of businessmen, Turkey's prime minister led trade talks Monday with Iraqi leaders that he said would be a step toward greater regional stability as the Middle East roils from uprisings and unrest.
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Bankers Investment - Net Asset Value(s)
Walter Investment Will Buy GTCS for $745 Million to Expand Loan Servicing
Walter Investment Management Corp. (WAC) , the Tampa, Florida-based mortgage servicer and investor, agreed to acquire GTCS Holdings LLC for $745 million as it expands loan servicing.
Walter Investment Scoops up Green Tree for $1.07B
Under the terms of the deal, Walter will issue about 1.8 million shares of common stock to the seller, assume some $20 million of existing Green Tree debt, and issue $765 million of new debt. The transaction is slated to close early in the third-quarter.
Oil firms to 'rethink investment'
An oil industry leader says firms are "rethinking" North Sea investment plans over the imposition of a £2bn windfall tax.
China will increase investment in Africa, says Standard Bank
Standard Bank estimates China’s investment in Africa will reach $50 billion by 2015.
Investment Talks Bring Turkish Premier to Baghdad
Joined by dozens of businessmen, Turkey's prime minister led trade talks Monday with Iraqi leaders that he said would be a step toward greater regional stability as the Middle East roils from uprisings and unrest.
Walter Investment to Acquire GTCS Holdings From Centerbridge
Walter Investment Management Corp., the Tampa, Florida-based mortgage servicer and investor, agreed to acquire GTCS Holdings LLC from Centerbridge Capital Partners LLC for $745 million as it expands loan servicing.
U.S. drops to 3rd in clean-energy investment: Pew
The United States fell one spot to third place in clean-energy investment last year as the lack of a national energy policy hurt purchases in wind and solar power and other technologies, a report said on Tuesday.
Investment firm will serve portfolios of nonprofits
Former Rice University investment executive Scott Wise has launched a new investment firm that is geared to managing the endowments of non-profit organizations.
U.S. Drops To Third Place in Clean Energy Investment
The United States dropped to third place behind China and Germany in clean-energy investment last ye