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Formula One CVC's Most Profitable Investment Amid Bribery Case
Formula One, the motor racing championship embroiled in a bribery scandal, generated CVC Capital Partners Ltd.'s biggest return from a single investment in the past 12 months. The buyout firm has marked up the value of its stake to 4.7 times its ...
FMC Technologies boosts investment in Brazil
Mr. Leite also said that Brazil needs to continue to attract investment from overseas oil companies and service providers to quickly develop the country's petroleum riches. Brazil took a step in the right direction late Tuesday, when the government ...
Meritor Unveils Additional $16 Million Investment in European Brakes Operations
HANNOVER, Germany, Sept. 18, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced an incremental investment of $16 million in its European brake operations. This builds on a $42 million investment the company announced at the 2010 ...
Rockefeller's High-Impact Investment
The provenance of the term "impact investing," according to the official founding myth, was a 2007 gathering of leaders on Lake Como, high in the Italian Alps, at Bellagio, the Rockefeller Foundation's spectacular retreat center. The group reconvened ...
Following A Winner: Tracking The Investment Profile Of Super Investor Isaac Blech
BMPI's management team is backed by a highly experienced early-stage investment team lead by Board of Directors member Isaac Blech, who put his single largest upfront investment into BillMyParents, Inc. BillMyParents, Inc. provides payments solutions ...
Nomura to trim investment banking unit in Dubai - sources
DUBAI, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Nomura Holdings, the Japanese bank aiming to slash $1 billion in costs, is to cut a "handful" of investment banking jobs in Dubai, two sources familiar with the matter said. The rationalisation measures by Japan's largest ...
Health Care Tax Penalty Investment Fee Will Hit Six Million People
Health Care Tax Penalty Investment Fee Will Hit Six Million People · Tim Cavanaugh| Sep. 20, 2012 7:20 am. The doctor is out...of his mind. The number of Americans who will suffer a severe financial penalty under the Patient Protection and Affordable ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: The TJX, CBOE Holdings, Omega ...
Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: The TJX, CBOE Holdings, Omega ...
Timbercreek Mortgage Investment Corporation September 2012 Dividend
19, 2012 /CNW/ - Timbercreek Mortgage Investment Corporation (the "Fund") is pleased to announce that its board of directors (the "Board") has declared a monthly dividend of $0.063 per class A share ("Class A Shares") and $0.067 per class B share ...
Behringer Harvard Announces Investment in Luxury Multifamily Development in ...
Behringer Harvard Announces Investment in Luxury Multifamily Development in ...
Olympus Nears Decision on Sony Investment
The investment, which would amount to 12% of Olympus's current market value, was one of several offers that the camera maker received after its balance sheet deteriorated because of previously unreported investment losses from the late 1990s. Olympus's ...
India implements foreign investment rules in supermarket sector
NEW DELHI, Sept 20 (Reuters) - India formally opened its supermarket sector to foreign chains and eased foreign investment rules in airlines and broadcasters, a government statement said on Thursday, implementing a spate of reforms unveiled late last ...
Tourism and Foreign Investment: Tackling the Easy Problems
Many of the things the United States needs to do to strengthen itself economically are hard. Improving education is a lengthy, complex undertaking with no obvious road map. Bringing the deficit under control involves politically perilous decisions to ...
Germany calls off Sudan investment forum after embassy storming
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Germany has called off a conference next month to drum up investment for Sudan after its embassy in Khartoum was stormed in protests against a film that insults the Prophet Mohammad, Sudanese officials and diplomats said on ...
Why Our Investment Horizon Is Long
For Crabtree Asset Management and the Crabtree Technology model, August was relatively quiet. Was it the calm before the storm? Or maybe everyone was on vacation. Heck, even we took a few days off… The “earnings season” that began in July reached ...
FT: Ukraine's Agriculture, Retail and Energy - Investment Hot Spots
Financial Times (FT) issued a special report on Ukraine, identifying investment hot spots - agriculture and retail, as well as energy sector. Ukraine's predisposition to further development is attributed to vast arable lands, underutilized capacity and ...
News Summary: Investment tips for a low-rate era
GET USED TO IT: The Federal Reserve's latest economic stimulus program means interest rates will remain low at least another three years, and investments will earn very little unless you're willing to accept plenty of risk. BALANCED APPROACH: Many ...
Ex-investment advisor accused of Beverly Hills window smashings
Michael Steven Poret A 58-year old former investment advisor accused of repeatedly smashing windows at more than 75 stores and homes in Beverly Hills and Los Angeles faces six charges of vandalism, four counts of possession of weapons and one count ...
Improving Investment Decisions With Quantitative Analysis
With so much at stake in the finance and investment world, there are constant debates about investment performance, asset allocation, active vs. passive approaches, and more. In this article, we review recent articles on the application of quantitative ...
Bush to address Chinese investment summit
DALLAS -- A dinnertime appearance by former President George W. Bush will cap a daylong North Texas summit of more than 50 major Chinese investors looking for investment opportunities. The U.S.-China Cross Border Private Investment Summit at ...
Analyst: Lightning connector is longterm investment, may not be replaced for ...
Analyst: Lightning connector is longterm investment, may not be replaced for ...
Nomura Said to Cut Third of Dubai Investment Bank Jobs
The cutbacks are part of a 30 percent reduction in the investment bank's workforce in the region which began yesterday in areas including mergers and acquisitions, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the details are private. Guy ...
China eases access to insurance, travel industries amid efforts to boost ...
China eases access to insurance, travel industries amid efforts to boost ...
Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Announces 3rd Quarter 2012 Earnings ...
Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Announces 3rd Quarter 2012 Earnings ...
The Daily Start-Up: Grishin Robotics Puts $250K Into Double Robotics, in Firm ...
The Daily Start-Up: Grishin Robotics Puts $250K Into Double Robotics, in Firm ...
Nomura to Cut About 100 European Investment Banking Jobs
The cutbacks are part of a 30 percent reduction in the investment bank's workforce in the region which began yesterday in areas including mergers and acquisitions, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the details are private ...
Canada Spy Agency Warns of Security Risk from Foreign Investment
OTTAWA—Canada's spy agency issued a stark warning about national security risks tied to some foreign investment by state-owned enterprises, potentially opening up a new front in a debate here over Chinese oil company Cnooc Ltd.'s $15.1 billion deal to ...
INVESTMENT FOCUS-Fog lights full on
LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) - A week of erratic market trading and odd commodity price signals may well just be a reality check after weeks of policy-inspired euphoria but they also reveal something about the confused and hesitant state of the investment ...
S&P 500: The Apple effect
Investors might want to stop and thank the iPhone 5's clamoring herds for a boost to their stock portfolio this year. Shares of Apple (AAPL) have surged 74% this year, helping the S&P 500 (SPX) log a respectable 16% increase. Take Apple out of the mix ...
US-China Investment Week kicks off today in the Dallas area
Today's US-China Cross Border Private Investment Summit at Cowboys Stadium features more than 100 investment opportunities in U.S. cities and industry clusters. There, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Florida Gov. Rick Scott are ...
Gladstone Investment Corporation Announces Changes to Investment ...
Gladstone Investment Corporation Announces Changes to Investment ...
Illinois pension fund lowers investment rate
CHICAGO, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Illinois' largest public pension fund o n F riday dropped its long-term assumed investment rate of return to 8 percent from 8.5 percent in a move that will lower its funded ratio and require more money from the cash ...
China Investment Seen Failing to Secure Growth Rebound This Year
“Accelerating project approvals is just one part of pushing up investment. The more important condition is money. So far, I don't see data showing massive money flows into these projects.” China's Shanghai Composite Index (SHCOMP) slid 4.6 percent this ...
Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company Increases Distribution to $0.5375 ...
Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company Increases Distribution to $0.5375 ...
3 investment ideas to help endure low rates
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Investment strategies by experts as Nifty hits 5700
22 Sep, 2012, 03.00PM IST, The writer has posted comments on this article ECONOMICTIMES.COM. Investment strategies by experts as Nifty hits 5,700. Story; Comments. Post a comment. Email this article. Mail This Article. Print this article. Save this ...
Qatar Backs Investment in Major Egypt Refinery
Qatar's minister of energy and industry, Mohammed bin Saleh al-Sada, did not give the specific amount of the Qatar share, but previous reports from the wealthy Gulf state estimated at least a $400 million initial investment to help launch the long ...
Justice Dept to highlight investment fraud scams
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With investment fraud cases piling up in the weak economy, the U.S. Justice Department is holding summits around the nation to warn investors about the scams, which are often carried out by people with personal ties to the ...
PM calls for investment-friendly climate, transparent governance
Within 24 hours of his address to the nation to explain the reasons behind the government's move to expedite economic reforms, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said if everything went right, Asia's share in the world economy could be greater ...
Qatar backs investment in major Egypt refinery
DOHA, Qatar -- Qatar says it will make critical investments in a $3.7 billion oil refinery project in Egypt that's among the biggest economic initiatives since the 2011 fall of Hosni Mubarak. Qatar's minister of energy and industry, Mohammed bin Saleh ...
Health a sound investment for our city
Fort Collins is often recognized as a great place to live, work and raise a family. CanDo would like to thank all levels of our Fort Collins government — staff, leadership and City Council — for furthering efforts to ensure a high quality of life for ...
Two investment funds may calm the skittish investor
It may not feel like it, but the stock market has been roaring the last few months. The bellwether Standard & Poor's 500 index has risen more than 14% since June 1 and 28% over the last 12 months. The index is now trading 6.7% below its all-time high ...
Investment firm, teachers and students turn Lowes Grove green
Then the investment firm decided to select a school in North Carolina that it wanted to partner with to not only improve the grounds but also improve its academic programs. “We selected them three years ago because we have a large population of ...
Investment in various sectors to be wooed: Shahbaz to visit Turkey, UK, Germany
Punjab Chief Minister, Shahbaz Sharif would visit Turkey, Britain and Germany by the end of this month. During his visit, the Chief Minister would hold discussions with the foreign leadership of these countries regarding co-operation and investment in ...
'Need climate for investment'
“We must build a climate that attracts investment and encourages and rewards innovation, and establish fair and effective regulatory institutions and also legal processes. Above all, we have the responsibility to ensure probity, transparency and ...
Foreign investment drives commercial realty
Among the many trends impacting commercial real estate in South Florida is the highly successful foreign investment program called EB-5. The program allows foreign investors to gain permanent U.S. residency by investing a minimum of $500,000 of capital ...
Investment in gold yields higher returns than equity, property
Those who invested in gold between September 2009 and September 2012, have received double returns as the yellow metal has been their first choice for investment, a study released by industry body Assocham said. Presently, price of gold is over Rs ...
IDB Rises Most in Month in Tel Aviv as Parent Agrees Investment
IDB Holding Corp. (IDBH)'s rose the most in almost a month in Tel Aviv trading after its parent Ganden Holdings Ltd. won an agreement with an investor for an injection of as much as $100 million. IDB's bonds also advanced. The shares gained as much as ...
Credit Suisse trims Dubai investment banking,ships jobs to Qatar
Moves part of Dubai investment banking team to Qatar. * Measures taken to cut costs, get closer to rich Qatar. * Deutsche, Nomura also to shrink Dubai investment bank. By Mirna Sleiman. DUBAI, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Credit Suisse is trimming its ...
UPDATE 1-Kuwait's Commercial Bank to liquidate investment unit
The bank said in a statement the move to close CBK Capital, a fully-owned subsidiary which manages the bank's proprietary investment portfolio, would not have a negative impact on the bank's financial position but gave no details. The bank was not ...