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Investment deals that BITe
Bilateral Investment Treaties are being used by MNCs to get their way on domestic policies. As India prepares itself for a possible arbitration tribunal, courtesy Vodafone, under the India-Netherlands Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT), ...
Pardew hails Ashley investment as Newcastle close in on Champions League
By Sportsmail Reporter Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has hailed the huge personal investment made by owner Mike Ashley as the club move closer to Champions League qualification. The Magpies' 3-0 win over Stoke on Saturday helped lift them to fourth in ...
South Sudan seeks Beijing investment
By Katrina Manson in Nairobi and Andrew England in Johannesburg South Sudan will seek Chinese funds to build an alternative oil pipeline so that it no longer depends on the north to export its oil, a senior official said, ahead of a presidential visit ...
Venture capital report: Investment in local firms tops $200M in first quarter
The Washington region began the year with a nearly identical amount of venture capital investment in terms of the number and size of deals compared with the first quarter of 2011. Forty deals worth $202.5 million were inked across Maryland, Virginia, ...
Qatar Investment Authority Has $30B To Spend This Yr In Asset Hunt
By ALEX DELMAR-MORGAN DOHA (Zawya Dow Jones)--Underlining the deep pockets and vast wealth of the tiny Arab Gulf state, a senior executive at the Qatar Investment Authority said the sovereign wealth fund has over $30 billion to spend on assets across ...
Myanmar faces wave of investment, must keep stability, ADB says
SINGAPORE — Myanmar must implement difficult reforms as it faces a surge of investment that threatens to destabilize its economy, the Asian Development Bank said Monday. This month's devaluation of Myanmar's currency is a “very positive step” but the ...
Southern California Investment Forum Hosts an Investor Gathering in San ...
Southern California Investment Forum Hosts an Investor Gathering in San ...
HSBC Islamic Hedging, Investment Grew Double-Digits in 2011
HSBC Holdings Plc's (HSBA) Islamic risk management business posted double-digit growth last year on rising demand for Shariah-compliant hedging and investment products. The bank has “more than 100 Islamic hedging and investment products, from about 10 ...
Russian Real Estate Investment Company : BONDHOLDERS PUT A HOLD ON ACQUISITION ...
Russian Real Estate Investment Company : BONDHOLDERS PUT A HOLD ON ACQUISITION ...
David Lu Appointed Head of Asia Investment Banking
NEW YORK, Apr 23, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Cowen Group, Inc. ("Cowen" or "the Company") (NASDAQ:COWN) today announced that David Lu has been appointed Head of Asia Investment Banking. Mr. Lu, who is based in Hong Kong, will be responsible for leading ...
Intrepid Investment Bankers LLC Advises Celtic Capital in its Sale to Pacific ...
Intrepid Investment Bankers LLC Advises Celtic Capital in its Sale to Pacific ...
Global Investment in Sell-side Market-Data Distribution Technology Climbs to ...
Global Investment in Sell-side Market-Data Distribution Technology Climbs to ...
Foreign Investment Jumps in Indonesia
By ERIC BELLMAN And I MADE SENTANA JAKARTA—Foreign direct investment in Indonesia jumped 30% to a record 51.5 trillion rupiah ($5.6 billion) in the first three months of the year, as foreign companies continued to expand despite discouraging policy ...
UK Trade & Investment and Russian Direct Investment Fund Host Joint "Invest in ...
UK Trade & Investment and Russian Direct Investment Fund Host Joint "Invest in ...
Investment Fund to Buy Edinburgh Airport for $1.3 Billion
By MARK SCOTT LONDON – The investment fund Global Infrastructure Partners agreed on Monday to buy Edinburgh Airport for £807 million, or $1.3 billion, in its latest acquisition in the British airport sector. The fund, whose investors include Credit ...
MGIC Investment narrows 1st-quarter loss to $19.6M
MILWAUKEE — Mortgage insurer MGIC Investment Corp. continued to suffer from the housing slump, reporting a loss of $19.6 million for the first three months of the year because of an increase in insurance claims. MGIC Investment said Monday its revenue ...
Haitians look at investment opportunities, challenges in Haiti
Haitians in South Florida and elsewhere spent the day at a Miami conference exploring investment opportunities for Haiti. By Jacqueline Charles Josephine Elizee Legros sold her Weston home, emptied her retirement and savings accounts, and poured all ...
Investment View: Time to cash in those BT shares as competition gets sharper
BT is still "the major provider of telecommunications networks and services in the UK", as it is very keen to point out. But it is facing more competition these days, and Vodafone's acquisition of Cable & Wireless Worldwide, announced yesterday, ...
SEC accuses ex-CalPERS CEO, friend of tricking investment firm into paying $20 ...
SEC accuses ex-CalPERS CEO, friend of tricking investment firm into paying $20 ...
STOCKS NEWS SINGAPORE-OCBC Investment raises United Envirotech target
OCBC Investment Research raised its share price target for United Envirotech Ltd to S$0.52 from S$0.50 and maintained its buy rating on the Singapore-listed Chinese wastewater treatment firm. Shares of United Envirotech were flat at S$0.355 and have ...
JP Morgan Puts Investment Banking Boss in Asia
s global head of investment banking is moving to Hong Kong and also taking on the job of chief executive for Asia Pacific, underscoring the region's importance for the bank. This is the first time the New York bank has based the global head of ...
Ninetowns Announces Termination of Investment Trust Plan for Huainan Real ...
Ninetowns Announces Termination of Investment Trust Plan for Huainan Real ...
Noble Investment Group Acquires the 226 room Courtyard by Marriott Nashville ...
Noble Investment Group Acquires the 226 room Courtyard by Marriott Nashville ...
AlixPartners Announces Majority Investment from CVC Capital Partners to ...
AlixPartners Announces Majority Investment from CVC Capital Partners to ...
Asia Pacific Investment Partners ("APIP" or "THE GROUP")
WASHINGTON, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Asia Pacific Investment Partners ("APIP"), a Mongolia focused operating group primarily engaged in property development and cement production, has today announced the close of its highly successful ...
BNY Mellon Names PeterPaul Pardi Global Head of Distribution for Investment ...
BNY Mellon Names PeterPaul Pardi Global Head of Distribution for Investment ...
China's Chongqing Sees Slower Fixed Asset Investment In 1Q
BEIJING (Dow Jones)--Growth of fixed-asset investment in China's Chongqing municipality slowed in the first quarter from a year earlier, with property investment dropping sharply, official data showed Tuesday. Fixed-asset investment, an indicator of ...
Immunovaccine Inc.: Biotech Investment Banker Leouzon to Join IMV Board
HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA, Apr 24, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- European biotech investment banker Stephanie Leouzon is being nominated to join the board of Immunovaccine Inc. (CVE:CA:IMV) . Ms. Leouzon is a Senior Advisor to Torreya Partners, ...
AerCap Receives Investment Grade Rating from Fitch
Second Rating for AerCap Amsterdam, The Netherlands; April 24, 2012 - AerCap Holdings NV ("AerCap," "the Company," NYSE: AER) today announced that it has received an investment grade corporate credit rating of BBB- with a stable outlook from Fitch ...
Delphi Says Investment Grade Rating May Come Within 12 Months
(GM), said it may earn an investment-grade rating in about 12 months. “Our metrics are investment grade,” Chief Financial Officer Kevin Clark said in an interview. “We'll continue to perform and put up some good numbers and pay down some amount of debt ...
Ford Returns to Investment Grade After 6 Years Rated as Junk
s credit rating was raised to investment grade today by Fitch Ratings, ending six years of so-called junk status for the second-largest US automaker. Fitch lifted Ford to BBB-, the first level of investment grade, from BB+, the ratings company said in ...
Chicago OKs private investment for infrastructure
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A controversial plan to tap private investment to rebuild Chicago's infrastructure, part of a larger spending plan for $7.2 billion, won approval from the city council in a 41-7 vote on Tuesday. Mayor Rahm Emanuel pushed the Chicago ...
Aflac Profit Doubles as Investment Loss Narrows; Shares Gain
By Zachary Tracer on April 24, 2012 Aflac Inc. (AFL) (AFL), the world's biggest seller of supplemental health insurance, said first-quarter profit doubled as investment results improved. The shares gained as the company said it expects 2012 Japan sales ...
PZENA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC. REPORTS RESULTS FOR THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2012
NEW YORK, NEW YORK, April 24, 2012 - Pzena Investment Management, Inc. (NYSE:PZN) reported the following GAAP and non-GAAP basic and diluted net income and earnings per share for the first quarter of 2012 (in thousands, except per-share amounts): The ...
French investment group's attempt to buy Full Tilt Poker fails
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A French investment group's push to buy troubled online poker operator Full Tilt Poker for $80 million fell through after the potential buyer couldn't agree with the Department of Justice over how quickly players with money tied up on ...
Barclays Betting on Investment Bank Profit to Quell Pay Revolt
Barclays Plc (BARC) Chief Executive Officer Robert Diamond is betting that rising profitability at the investment bank he built will allow him to fend off a shareholders' revolt over his compensation. The UK's second-largest bank by assets may say ...
Compushare Receives Strategic Investment From Davis + Henderson Corporation
This investment strengthens Compushare's commitment to continue to invest in its solutions offered to community banks and credit unions. Not only will the investment enhance the Company's capability to advance opportunities in the financial services ...
India's Investment Grade Rating at Risk as S&P Cuts Outlook
“India's investment and economic growth have slowed, and its current-account deficit has widened,” S&P said in a statement today, reaffirming its BBB- long-term India rating, the lowest investment grade. “We are revising the outlook on the long-term ...
Climate Goals Require $5 Trillion Investment by 2020
Five trillion dollars of investment is needed worldwide by 2020 in renewable power, energy efficiency and cleaner transportation to contain rising global temperatures, the International Energy Agency said. After fuel savings of $4 trillion are taken ...
Fidus Investment Corporation Announces First Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and ...
Fidus Investment Corporation Announces First Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and ...
City National Bank to Acquire Rochdale Investment Management
LOS ANGELES, April 25, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- City National Bank today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Rochdale Investment Management, a $4.8 billion New York City-based investment firm that manages assets for ...
Investment in information and communications technology key to Canada's ...
Investment in information and communications technology key to Canada's ...
Intermedia Receives Strategic Investment From Nokia Growth Partners
NEW YORK, NY, Apr 25, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Intermedia, a global leader in cloud services and the world's largest Microsoft Exchange hosting provider, announced today that it received a strategic investment from Nokia Growth Partners -- the ...
Drop in U.S. Durable Goods Orders Masks Investment Gain: Economy
April 25 (Bloomberg) -- Orders for US durable goods fell in March by the most in three years, depressed by a pullback in demand for aircraft that masked gains in business investment. Bookings for goods meant to last at least three years dropped 4.2 ...
Italy minister to visit China to seek investment
Grilli likely to meet with China Investment Corporation * Visit comes after fresh euro zone concerns * Italian bond yields have risen to over 5.6 percent By Giuseppe Fonte ROME, April 25 (Reuters) - Italy's Deputy Economy Minister Vittorio Grilli will ...
Rochdale Investment Firm Sold To City National
By David Benoit Rochdale Investment Management, will be sold to Los Angeles' City National Bank in a deal announced today, continuing City National's expansion. Rochdale holds $4.8 billion in assets under management for affluent and high-net worth ...
Kuwait investment plan stumbles in parliament
| KUWAIT, April 25 (Reuters) - Kuwait's National Assembly rejected a draft bill on the country's 30 billion dinar ($108 billion) development plan on Wednesday as opposition deputies accused the government of failing to make progress on the major ...
Op-Ed: Iron Dome is an investment in Mideast stability
As Michael Oren, Israel's ambassador to the US, has written, “For America, as well as for Israel, an investment in the Iron Dome system is an investment in diplomacy — helping to create the conditions conducive to peace.” The Iron Dome is no guarantee ...
Drop in U.S. Durables Orders Masks Investment Gain: Economy
April 25 (Bloomberg) -- Orders for US durable goods fell in March by the most in three years, depressed by a pullback in demand for aircraft that masked gains in business investment. Bookings for goods meant to last at least three years dropped 4.2 ...
Credit Suisse's Investment Bank Turns Profitable
By ANITA GREIL ZURICH—Credit Suisse Group AG's first-quarter net profit slumped from a year earlier, pressured by an accounting loss on its own debt, but staged an impressive rebound from a dismal fourth quarter as its investment bank returned to ...