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Investment group closes purchase of Chicago Sun-Times, sister newspapers
CHICAGO — A new investment group has completed its purchase of the company that owns the Chicago Sun-Times. Wrapports LLC says its transaction to buy Sun-Times Media Holdings LLC closed Monday. In addition to the Chicago publication, Sun-Times Media also owns a chain of newspapers in the city’s suburbs and in Indiana. Read full article >>
Investment group purchase of Sun-Times finalized
A new investment group has completed its purchase of the company that owns the Chicago Sun-Times.
Investment group says it's bought Sun-Times company
A new investment group has completed its purchase of the company that owns the Chicago Sun-Times.
10 Investment Lessons From 2011
It's been a year where most have had to become macro managers.
Mizuho Considers Buying Asian Investment Bank to Bolster Fees
Mizuho Financial Group Inc., Japan’s second-largest lender by assets, is considering buying an investment bank in Asia to help improve slow growth in winning equity and debt offerings in the region.
Burundi's 2011 FDI up 4 pct: Investment Board
BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Foreign direct investment (FDI) into Burundi grew 4 percent to $104 million in 2011, due to improved reforms on investment procedures, the country's investment board said on Tuesday. Much of the investment went into tourism, agro-businesses and the processing industry. The coffee and tea producing nation collected $100 million last year in FDI. "Previously, nine procedures ...
Is MGIC Investment the Perfect Stock?
Finding companies that have all the right stuff can produce winners.
Real estate investment: Make money with REITs, ETFs, not tenants
If you think housing prices are bottoming out, real estate investment through REITs, ETFs could be profitable. But it's still a gutsy move for many pros. 
Diamond Hill Investments Names Chris Bingaman Co-Chief Investment Officer and Laurie Riebel Managing Director of ...
COLUMBUS, Ohio , Dec. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamond Hill Investment Group, Inc.  (NASDAQ: DHIL - News) today announced two organizational changes.  Chris Bingaman , CFA will assume Ric Dillon 's role as Co-Chief ...
Mizuho Mulls Buying Asia Investment Bank to Boost Fee Income
Mizuho Financial Group Inc., Japan’s second-largest lender by assets, is considering buying an investment bank in Asia to help improve slow growth in winning equity and debt offerings in the region.
Mizuho Chief Sato Considers Buying Asian Investment Bank to Bolster Fees
Mizuho Financial Group Inc. (8411) , Japan ’s second-largest lender by assets, is considering buying an investment bank in Asia to help improve slow growth in winning equity and debt offerings in the region.
Mizuho Mulls Buying Asia Investment Bank to Boost Fee Income
Mizuho Financial Group Inc., Japan’s second-largest lender by assets, is considering buying an investment bank in Asia to help improve slow growth in winning equity and debt offerings in the region.
Zurich Makes Two Investment Management Executive Appointments
Zurich Financial Services Group has announced the appointment of two executives within its Investment Management sector as follows: Hansjörg Germann (46, Swiss and Italian citizen) has been appointed to the position of Head of Strategy Development, effective January 1, 2012. …
Affluent U.S. Households See Investment Confidence Rise as Concerns About Economy Ease
CHICAGO, IL-- - Spectrem Group announced today that its Spectrem Affluent Investor Confidence Index ) rose 4 points in December to -9, advancing to its highest level since July 2011.This gain in the affluent ...
Morningstar Investment Services Selects Fiserv Technology for Managed Account Platform
Fiserv technology will enhance the Morningstar Investment Services platform with robust new trade management, reporting and investment management capabilities Brookfield, Wis., December 16, 2011 - Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced today that Morningstar Investment Services has selected its managed account technology to ...
Protox Therapeutics announces closing of additional CDN $8.3M investment by Warburg Pincus
Protox Therapeutics announces closing of additional CDN $8.3M investment by Warburg Pincus
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Resumption – VH
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Resumption – VH
Mizuho Mulls Buying Asia Investment Bank to Boost Fee Income
Mizuho Financial Group Inc., Japan’s second-largest lender by assets, is considering buying an investment bank in Asia to help improve slow growth in winning equity and debt offerings in the region.
China Stops Encouraging Investment in Auto Manufacturing After Sales Slow
China will stop encouraging foreign investment in car manufacturing to allow for “healthy development” of a market that saw sales growth plummet to a tenth of last year’s pace.
U.K. Renewable-Energy Investment Totals $3.8 Billion This Year
U.K. renewable-energy investment has totaled almost 2.5 billion pounds ($3.8 billion) so far this financial year as companies from Toyota Motor Corp. (7203) to Vestas Wind Systems A/S (VWS) committed funds, the government said.
Medical Equipment Monthly Deals Analysis - M&A and Investment Trends, December 2011
NEW YORK , Dec. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Medical Equipment Monthly Deals Analysis - M&A and Investment Trends, ...
China limits foreign auto investment: Xinhua
China said Thursday it will "withdraw support" for foreign investment in auto manufacturing to encourage domestic industry in the world's largest car market.
Evercore Partners Completes Purchase of Interest in ABS Investment Management, LLC
Evercore Partners Inc. today announced that it has completed the purchase of a 45% non-controlling interest in ABS Investment Management, LLC, an institutionally focused equity long/short hedge fund-of-funds manager, under the terms of the purchase agreement announced on November 14, 2011.
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Lululemon, Dick's Sporting Goods, Gap and Vera Bradley
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: Lululemon, Dick's Sporting Goods, Gap and Vera Bradley
Healthcare Services No Longer "Restricted" in China's Foreign Investment Catalogue
BEIJING , Dec. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited (the "Company" or "Concord Medical") (NYSE: CCM - News), operator of the largest network of ...
Strathdon Investment - Holding(s) in Company
Strathdon Investment - Holding(s) in Company
Saratoga Investment Corp. Announces Form of Previously Declared Dividend and Results of Dividend Elections
NEW YORK , Dec. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Saratoga Investment Corp. (NYSE: SAR - News), a business development company (the "Company"), announced today the form in which the dividend declared by the ...
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Halt – TBC.P
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Halt – TBC.P
MGIC Investment Corporation Contributes $200 Million to Increase the Statutory Capital of Mortgage Guaranty Insurance ...
MILWAUKEE , Dec. 30, 2011  /PRNewswire/ -- In October 2011 , MGIC Investment Corporation ("Investment") outlined its plan to seek to continue the strategy it had previously implemented to enable ...
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Resumption – CPK
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Trading Resumption – CPK
MGIC Investment, Verizon, Kodak: After-Hours Trading
NEW YORK (TheStreet) --Shares of MGIC Investment sank in late trades on Friday after the financial holding company gave a $200 million cash infusion to its private mortgage insurance operation, Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation (MGIC). "The additional capital contribution is an important step in enabling the company to further support its policyholders and the US housing market by ...
Investment bankers eye Facebook IPO job
INVESTMENT BANKERS are warming up for the race to land what promises to be one of next year’s most lucrative initial public offering (IPO) advisory jobs – Facebook.
Investment Funds File German Lawsuit Against Porsche SE
FRANKFURT , Germany and NEW YORK , Dec. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of investment funds filed a lawsuit against Porsche Automobil Holding SE ("Porsche SE"), seeking to recover approx. 2 ...
The 10 Worst Investment-Advice Companies of 2011
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UK investment in green energy stagnates at £2.5bn
Total financial commitment to renewable energy sharply down on 2009 figures as developing world surges ahead of Britain UK investment in green energy failed to pick up significantly in 2011, reflecting difficult economic circumstances and uncertainty over government policy. The government's figure of £2.5bn is slightly higher than an estimate for the previous year and well down on total ...