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Indonesian investment firm Saratoga seeks up to $343 mln in IPO
JAKARTA May 29 (Reuters) - Indonesian investment holding firm PT Saratoga Investama Sedaya, controlled by tycoons Edwin Soeryadjaya and Sandiaga Uno, aims to raise as much as 3.36 trillion rupiah ($343 million) in an initial public offering next month, ...
Croatian GDP Falls for Sixth Quarter on Consumption, Investment
Croatia, which joins the European Union on July 1, hasn't posted economic growth since 2008, with foreign direct investment slumping last year to almost a fifth of 2008's $4.2 billion. The nation is counting on 10 billion euros ($13 billion) in EU ...
TuneIn Gets $25 Million Investment in IVP-Led Funding
The round, which follows a $16 million investment last year, includes existing investors Sequoia Capital, Google Ventures and General Catalyst Partners, according to the company. TuneIn also announced it hired Axel Martinez, formerly an assistant ...
Are Homes an Investment Again?
But let's think this through. First, by investment standards, a 10.9% increase is great, but not spectacular. In the last year, the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index has had a total return of 28%. What's more, unlike with the S&P 500, it's still hard ...
8x8 to Present at Stephens Spring Investment Conference
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 8x8, Inc. (NAS: EGHT) , provider of innovative cloud communications and computing solutions, today announced that management will be presenting at the Stephens Spring Investment Conference on June 4, 2013 at the New York Palace ...
Japan Government Sets 3 Years for Investment Period
The government decided Wednesday to designate the coming three years as an “intensive investment prompting period” to accelerate its economic growth strategy aimed at conquering nearly two decades of Japan's deflationary recession. In the outline of ...
Governor Haslam says he appreciates a continued investment
"Eastman is proud to be making a significant investment in Tennessee. Project Inspire will allow us to remain a global leader and further expand our ability to provide solutions and build on our 100-year heritage of innovation,” Rogers said. "This ...
Exxon's $100 million algae biofuel investment comes up short
(Related article: Investment Boost for Next Generation Biodiesel Project). RECOMMENDED: Fracking. Tight oil. Do you know your energy vocabulary? But it's been more complicated than expected, and after $100 million down the drain, it has become clear ...
Tesla Is Worse Than Solyndra
Four years later, Tesla Motors offers a remarkable example of how a well-timed government investment in the right company can pay off. Every week, 400 all-electric Model S sedans roll out of Tesla's factory in Fremont, Calif., which the government's ...
Roku raises $60 million investment as it tries to keep up in the war for your TV
However, a report from All Things D claims investment firm Fidelity is the other new investor. The infusion of capital should continue to let Roku pose a credible threat for consumers' living rooms; Roku said it would use the cash to continue expanding ...
Hot Startup Pure Storage Just Became The CIA's First Flash Storage Investment
Pure Storage, a startup that sells storage systems with no moving parts, is about to become a bigger blip on the enterprise tech radar. On Wednesday, Pure Storage said it inked a strategic investment and technology development agreement with In-Q-Tel ...
Oregon Investment Council's chairman Keith Larson says he'll resign without ...
Oregon Investment Council's chairman Keith Larson says he'll resign without ...
Oregon Investment Council approves $250 million of pension funds to KKR
He said Oregon is looking at a 17.2 percent net return on its $1 billion investment in KKR's 2002 fund, and a 7.8 percent return on its $1.5 billion commitment to KKR's 2006 fund. Much of the 2006 returns are unrealized, and Roberts admitted that KKR ...
RBA Rate-Cut Bets Pared as Miners Plan to Boost Investment
Mining companies in Australia plan increased investment next financial year, prompting traders to scale back bets the Reserve Bank of Australia will cut its record-low benchmark interest rate again next week. Australian businesses predicted investment ...
Living and Working by the Tracks – Without Investment Downtown
Yes, that's right: the investment downtown is at the heart of $4 million going to recovery efforts in the south OKC metro. No downtown investment, no $4 million. Oh, and by the way, we wouldn't have city council members enjoy free suite access to every ...
How Unilever Measures Up As a GARP Investment
LONDON -- A popular way to dig out reasonably priced stocks with robust growth potential is through the Growth at a Reasonable Price, or GARP, strategy. This theory primarily uses the price-to-earnings to growth (PEG) ratio to show how a share's price ...
RBA Rate-Cut Bets Pared as Miners Plan to Boost Investment (1)
Mining companies in Australia plan increased investment next financial year, prompting traders to scale back bets the Reserve Bank of Australia will cut its record-low benchmark interest rate again next week. Australian businesses predicted investment ...
How A Trip To Costco Can Work As An Investment Strategy
NPR's Uri Berliner is taking $5,000 of his own savings and putting it to work. Though he's no financial whiz or guru, he's exploring different types of investments — alternatives that may fare better than staying in a savings account that's not ...
MOVES-LaSalle Investment, Berenberg, Coutts
The London-based real estate investment manager, a unit of Jones Lang LaSalle Group, appointed Tiziana Galassini as chief operating officer and head of product development of its client capital group. Galassini joins from Morgan Stanley, where she ...
Examining China's Investment Record In US Companies
4 min 38 sec. Playlist; Download. How many Chinese companies have already bought U.S. businesses? David Greene talks to Dexter Roberts, Beijing bureau chief for Bloomberg Businessweek, about Chinese investment in the U.S.. Share. Facebook; Twitter ...
Retired Gen. David Petraeus to join investment firm
Retired Gen. David H. Petraeus, who resigned last year as CIA director due to revelations of an affair, has landed a new job. Petraeus will become the chairman of the newly created KKR Global Institute, an initiative of the Kohlberg Kravis Roberts ...
Buffett $5.6 billion investment expands Berkshire's energy footprint
Warren Buffett speaks during an interview with the Fox Business Network, in Omaha, Neb., Monday, May 6, 2013. Buffett's investment group, which has been aggressively investing in renewable energy projects, announced Wednesday it plans to purchase NV ...
John Kerry's Palestinian Investment Plan Sidesteps Central Truisms
In that spirit, I want to share Secretary of State John Kerry's hope that $4 billion in private investment for the West Bank and Gaza, and the benefits it could bring to a new Palestine and the wider region, will prove irresistible, prompting Israelis ...
Petraeus Gets Job With Investment Firm KKR
Retired Army Gen. David Petraeus will take a new job with investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. as he attempts to rebuild his reputation after an extramarital affair with a biographer triggered his resignation as CIA director last fall ...
Retired general Petraeus gets job with investment firm KKR
KKR said Thursday that Petraeus will support its investment teams and portfolio companies when studying new investments, especially in new locations. The company did not detail terms of its agreement with Petraeus, but a spokeswoman said he will serve ...
Google Makes Its First Renewable Energy Investment In Africa, Puts $12M ...
Google Makes Its First Renewable Energy Investment In Africa, Puts $12M ...
UBS lifts investment bankers' pay by 9 percent on average: sources
The Swiss bank, which is cutting 10,000 jobs as it withdraws from vast parts of fixed income trading, is lifting some base salaries among client-facing investment bankers by as much as 25 percent, while other front-office staff are receiving no pay ...
UBS Said to Lift Investment Bank Salaries to Align With Rivals
UBS AG (UBSN), the Swiss bank that said last year it would cut 10,000 jobs to increase profit, is now boosting investment bank salaries to catch up with rivals and retain employees, said three people with knowledge of the plan. UBS began informing ...
Santander Sells 50% Stake in Asset-Management Arm to Investment Firms
Banco Santander said on Thursday that it had sold a 50 percent stake in its asset-management arm to two investment firms, Warburg Pincus and General Atlantic, as the bank continues to raise money to bolster its balance sheet. At the same time, the ...
FORTUNE 500 increases investment in NASCAR
Nearly one-in-four (117) FORTUNE 500 companies use NASCAR as part of their marketing mix, according to an analysis of sponsors currently in the sport when compared to the magazine's annual list released this month. For the second consecutive year, the ...
LinkedIn: A Better Investment Than Apple
After two years of rallies, fades and recoveries, the results are in and the winner is: LinkedIn Corp. The loser is Apple Inc., but only on a relative basis, and depending on when mom-and-pop investors may have bought or sold its shares over that time ...
Time-shares: a good investment?
DEAR HARRY: I've been reading your columns forever, but I don't recall your ever touching on time-shares. Are they a good investment? We've been offered one week a year in Atlantic City for $16,000. We can trade it for a week at other company resorts ...
UBS Said To Increase Investment Bank Base Salaries
UBS is boosting base salaries for investment bankers to retain key employees and help align pay with competitors, said three people with knowledge of the plan. Bloomberg reports that UBS has been informing staff of the move this week, said the people ...
Former Hilliard investment adviser pleads guilty in Ponzi scheme
Authorities said Kelly told clients he would invest their money in an assortment of financial products including annuities, stocks and real-estate investment trusts. Instead, he spent the money on personal and business expenses, as well as to repay ...
No such thing as risk-free investment
Oh, investment pros use the phrase “risk-free return” to refer to Treasury yields, but they know that there are risks inherent in every strategy. And while stuffing the money between the bed springs will avoid stock-market risk, it simply exposes that ...
Marijuana Chain Planned By Jamen Shively; Investment Will Total $100 Million ...
Marijuana Chain Planned By Jamen Shively; Investment Will Total $100 Million ...
The Celtic Tiger Cashes Out: Centria Shifts From Irish Investment Vehicle to ...
The Celtic Tiger Cashes Out: Centria Shifts From Irish Investment Vehicle to ...
Charter School Advocates Eye Investment In Mayor's Race
BOSTON — Sensing a rare opportunity to shape policy here and beyond, charter school advocates are weighing significant investments in Boston's first competitive mayoral race in a generation. Two national advocacy groups with local affiliates — Stand ...