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UTA Hires Top Investment Banker to Explore Finance Options
CAA has since expanded its business via investments in sports, fashion and digital (among others), and its top partners are said to have cashed out a portion of the investment themselves. WME also has helped back several start-up companies. UTA could ...
Iron Man is an investment hero and a lesson in money
It doesn't require a math degree to explain that investing in stocks is risky, that money can be lost and that selecting companies should be undertaken with a longer-term investment plan in mind. Point out that despite its moneymaking potential, Iron ...
INVESTMENT FOCUS-Dollar builds steam, unnerves emerging markets
The scenario raises concerns among many economists of what's become known as "sudden stops" in western investment flows to emerging markets - the most spectacular being the 1997/98 currency crises across Asia, Russia and Latin America but yet again ...
4 more charged in alleged Benchmark Capital investment fraud
Four additional people have been charged in connection with an alleged investment fraud scheme that targeted the elderly in Tennessee and North Carolina. According to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, dozens invested more than $42.6 ...
WordPress parent company Automattic sees $50M investment from Tiger Global
Mullenweg notes that the investment comes from a secondary sale led by Tiger Global's Lee Fixel, meaning Tiger Global purchased shares from early Automattic employees and investors. He also notes that Fixel was one of the “quiet geniuses” that ...
Sad song: Pandora can't hold onto early gains
Pandora's sales are up big despite a lot of competition in streaming music. But many investors are still skeptical. Streaming radio service Pandora may face a lot of competition. But the company is still attracting subscribers ... and advertisers ...
An Ackman Investment Scorecard
The struggling department store remains one of Mr. Ackman's most prominent positions — and it remains a problematic investment for the hedge fund manager, who sits on its board. In the space of two months alone, the chain has ousted Ron Johnson, the ...
Mednax Larger Than S&P 500 Component Apartment Investment & Management.
But comparing market capitalization (factoring in those share counts) creates a true “apples-to-apples” comparison of the value of two stocks. In the case of Mednax, Inc. (NYSE: MD), the market cap is now $4.62B, versus Apartment Investment ...
UPDATE 2-Investors boost direct investment in Mexico, cut stocks
MEXICO CITY May 24 (Reuters) - A healthy boost in foreign direct investment in the first quarter underscored confidence in Latin America's No. 2 economy even as investment flows into the country's stocks and bonds moderated, central bank data showed on ...
LATAM Airlines eyes better results this year, 2015 investment grade recovery
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Measures to overhaul LATAM Airlines Group SA LAN.SN will boost the year-old carrier's results in the latter half of 2013 and should help it recoup its coveted investment grade credit rating in 2015, the airline's executive vice ...
UPDATE 1-Peru's Humala vows to prioritize investment after 'bump in road'
British soldier hacked to death in suspected Islamist attack. Sponsored Links. UPDATE 1-Peru's Humala vows to prioritize investment after 'bump in road'. Tweet · Share this · Email · Print. Related News. Peru to launch $3 billion in energy concessions ...
MTS to sell Allstream to Egyptian investment group, focus on Manitoba market
WINNIPEG - Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. has agreed to sell its Allstream business telecommunications arm to an Egyptian investment group and use about half of the $405 million in proceeds to reduce its pension obligations and debt. MTS, which ...
IBD to Hold First Investment Forum in Tunisia
Tunisia: IBD to Hold First Investment Forum in Tunisia. 24 May 2013. Tunis — The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) will organise, in June 2013, the first investment forum in Tunisia to be held as part of the Deauville co-operation. Minister of ...
Abe vows support to improve Myanmar's investment climate
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed Saturday during his meeting with Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Yangon that Japan will help improve the investment climate in the Southeast Asian nation to ensure the rapidly democratizing ...
$21M investment, 1000 jobs envisioned in Manly Terminal plan
MANLY - A $21 million investment is being planned for the Manly Terminal LLC and Manly Logistics Park over the next five years which could create 1,000 direct and indirect jobs in the Manly area. “Our plan is always to be ready for the next thing ...
India PM calls for nuclear deal, more Japan investment
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called for an early accord on civil nuclear cooperation with Tokyo and more Japanese investment ahead of an official visit, reports said Sunday. Singh, who will travel to Japan in the coming week for talks with ...
Japan's Abe Offers Myanmar Aid, Investment
TOKYO—Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with Myanmar President Thein Sein on Sunday for talks at which Mr. Abe offered major aid and investment deals with the fast-changing nation—including new aid worth ¥40 billion ($394.8 million)—as well ...
Dorfman: Spring cleaning, investment style - The Star-Ledger
Dorfman: Spring cleaning, investment style. Print · Star-Ledger Guest Columnist By Star-Ledger Guest Columnist The Star-Ledger on May 26, 2013 at 7:46 AM, updated May 26, 2013 at 7:47 AM. View/Post Comments. dorfman.JPG John Dorfman. The adage ...
Anatomy Of An Undisclosed Investment Or Exit
The single most common reason for an investment amount remaining undisclosed is that the size of the round would be viewed by the market as derisory in comparison to competitors. This is particularly common at the seed stage, and even more so outside ...
Electric car startup Better Place liquidating after $850 million investment
Electric car startup Better Place liquidating after $850 million investment. In 2008, Better Place partnered with Renault to build an electric car and create a system of battery swapping stations, but the concept never gained momentum. Dan Farber. by ...
The Best Investment in Natural Gas
In the following video, Motley Fool energy analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman discuss ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP ) , and the recent Department of Energy approval for its Freeport LNG facility to export liquefied natural gas. This is the second ...
Investment Trends TeamHealth, Maximus poised for growth under health care law
Rather than pick stocks based on which investment style is in favor or which direction interest rates move, Milwaukee money manager Brandon Nelson looks for companies that are on a growth trajectory. His ideal companies are those whose earnings are ...
Chinese Investment Giant Fosun 'Redesignates' Fan Wei As Co-President ...
Chinese Investment Giant Fosun 'Redesignates' Fan Wei As Co-President ...
Trying to Revive Mideast Talks, Kerry Pushes Investment Plan for West Bank
Trying to Revive Mideast Talks, Kerry Pushes Investment Plan for West Bank. By MICHAEL R. GORDON and JODI RUDOREN. Published: May 26, 2013. DEAD SEA, Jordan — In an effort to revive the moribund peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians ...
2 investment consultants expand reach with Asian partners
Manager research is a core capability for investment consultants, and with U.S. institutional investors allocating ever-bigger chunks of their portfolios overseas, it's not hard to see why U.S. consulting firms would be looking for partners abroad ...
Government will remove investment bottlenecks: PM
"Our principal concern is to strengthen the impulses to accelerate the process of investment, particularly the investment in infrastructure which has been a big bottleneck which has held up our growth process," the prime minister said in an interview ...
RPT-INVESTMENT FOCUS-Dollar builds steam, unnerves emerging markets
The scenario raises concerns among many economists of what's become known as "sudden stops" in western investment flows to emerging markets - the most spectacular being the 1997/98 currency crises across Asia, Russia and Latin America but yet again ...
African Union Leaders Talk Mali, Chinese Investment
ADDIS ABABA — African leaders met in Ethiopia during the weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their continental alliance and discuss issues such as Chinese investment on the continent as well as the fight against Islamic militants in Mali ...
Israel Chemicals Calls Government Policies Bad for Investment
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL), a takeover target for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. earlier this year, said uncertainty surrounding government policies risks driving away foreign investors. Potash scrapped its proposed bid two weeks after Israeli ...
Chinese premier promises reforms in bid to attract foreign investment
BERLIN – New Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says his government wants to attract foreign companies and is willing to undertake reforms to promote investment. Speaking Monday after meeting Economy Minister Philipp Roesler, Li said foreign companies ...
The Heavy Toll Of Investment Fees
The thought of giving up 40 percent per year in investment return to pay for portfolio management and advice would cause most people to walk away. Yet, this is the price many people pay when they hire an investment adviser to manage a mutual fund ...
Kerry backs $4 billion investment plan to boost Palestinian economy
I don't think so, because there are already great examples of investment and entrepreneurship that are working in the West Bank," he said at a World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa session with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ...
Africa Development Bank Sees Growth Rising on Oil, Investment
Africa's economic growth is expected to accelerate this year and next, led by oil and mining projects in West Africa and a resurgence in foreign direct investment, according to the African Development Bank. Gross domestic product, excluding Libya and ...
DHL to Boost Asean Investment on Economic Growth: Southeast Asia
DHL, the courier and freight company of Deutsche Post AG (DPW), plans to spend $181 million in the next two years building warehouses and adding workers in Southeast Asia as economic growth spurs consumption by the middle class. DHL's Southeast ...
Private Ownership Key to Birth, Investment in Mexico's O&G Industry
The re-introduction of private mineral interest ownership is needed to attract major investment by international upstream oil and gas companies, said George Baker, managing principal of Baker & Associates, Energy Consultants and publisher of Mexico ...
Taiwan Unveils Plans to Boost Consumption, Investment
TAIPEI--Taiwan's government on Tuesday rolled out new measures to boost domestic consumption and investment, to return the struggling export-reliant economy to growth while external demand remains weak. The initiatives came after the government on ...
DHL to Boost Asean Investment as Growth Bolsters Shipping
DHL, the courier and freight company of Deutsche Post AG (DPW), plans to spend $181 million in the next two years building warehouses and adding workers in Southeast Asia as economic growth spurs consumption by the middle class. DHL's Southeast ...
India tariff case stalls Tata Power's investment plans
L) to a lack of clarity on rules allowing foreign supermarkets to set up in India, has stifled investment in Asia's third-largest economy. India has the world's fifth-largest coal reserves but domestic supplies are patchy as mining projects are mired ...
Fund Manager: Tech Is Where Investment Money Goes To Die
The "bulbous" cash piles held by Apple and other large tech companies makes them a poor investment, Bill Smead, CEO and chief investment officer of Smead Capital Management, told CNBC on Tuesday. Smead said his firm had conducted significant ...
Somali Investment Summit announces Lead Sponsor – Iman Bank of Somalia
Somali Investment Summit , the highly anticipated, premier gathering of regional and international businesses across all industries in Somalia, to be held at the Nairobi Intercontinental Hotel from 11 to 12 July 2013, is proud to announce the official ...
Education key investment for servicemembers
This Memorial Day, honor the ultimate sacrifice made by our brothers and sisters at arms by living your life to the fullest. You can do that by investing in your future by furthering your education. Education can be the “golden key” that opens ...
Ex-Div Reminder for Artis Real Estate Investment Trust (AX-UN)
On 5/29/13, Artis Real Estate Investment Trust (Toronto: AX-UN) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.09, payable on 6/14/13. As a percentage of AX.UN's recent stock price of $16.84, this dividend works out to approximately 0.53%, so ...
Greentech Set for First U.S. Solar Investment as Europe Weakens
Greentech Energy Systems A/S (GES), a Danish renewable-power developer, is set to make its first U.S. investment as weakening growth in Europe prompts expansion overseas. The company will invest in a solar park near Palm Springs, California, Chief ...
Facebook does a face-plant
Sell in May and go away isn't working as an investment strategy so far this year ... unless you sold Facebook. Shares of Facebook (FB) have plunged 12% in May. They hit their low point of the year Tuesday, even as the broader stock market was partying ...
Ford stock revs up to a new high
The American car manufacturer's stock rose 3% to a new 52-week high Tuesday, and is up 18% for the year. Ford (F) recently told investors that it plans to roll out more vehicles by expanding its U.S. manufacturing capacity. Analysts at JPMorgan (JPM ...
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The Boston real estate firms WinnResidential and The Roseview Group are teaming up to create a $200 million fund to invest in multifamily properties across the United States. Executives with the firm said they intend to buy and reposition Class B to C+ ...
AfDB to create large fund for African infrastructure investment
British soldier hacked to death in suspected Islamist attack. Sponsored Links. AfDB to create large fund for African infrastructure investment. Tweet · Share this · Email · Print. Analysis & Opinion. More bridges, less war spending for America. Related ...
Aqua America Larger Than S&P 500 Component Apartment Investment ...
Aqua America Larger Than S&P 500 Component Apartment Investment ...
Burton G. Malkiel: You're Paying Too Much for Investment Help
The same annual report and similar filings to the Securities and Exchange Commission are required whether an investment fund has $100 million or $500 million in assets. The due diligence required for the investment manager is no different for a large ...
Real-estate investment trust to buy competitor for $2.2 billion
NEW YORK — American Realty Capital Properties Inc. is buying fellow real-estate investment trust CapLease in a deal the companies valued at about $2.2 billion. American Realty will pay $8.50 per share of CapLease's outstanding common stock. The price ...