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Goldman’s Private Equity Clients All Fear a Recession

Goldman Sachs clients are hunkering down for a recession, but are still looking for multi-billion dollar investment opportunities. Speaking on a Bloomberg interview, Alison Mass, Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s chairman of investment banking, said: “Our clients are looking to put large amounts of capital to work.” She added that 30 billion dollar deals were doable – even as high as $80 billion if a strategic partner came in alongside the PE firm. But what about the risk of a recession?

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Private Equity Firm Highview Capital Acquires Gold Star Foods, Plans Merger
October 8, 2019

Highview Capital announced it has acquired Gold Star Foods, a specialized food distributor to K-12 child nutrition programs. After the deal closes, Gold Star will merge with an existing Highview…

Coinbase CEO Lambasts US Attitude to Facebook’s Libra
October 8, 2019

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong assailed the US’ approach to Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency in the light of the threat from China’s stablecoin. “Now that China is looking into creating a stablecoin,…

An ETF To Take Advantage Of “One Of The Largest Infrastructure Build-Outs In History”
October 8, 2019

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Brookfield Business Partners to Sell Big Stake in North American Palladium
October 8, 2019

Brookfield Business Partners announced a plan to sell its 81% interest in North American Palladium. The real state giant is selling the Canadian mining company and only global pure-play palladium…

Is China Coin Rushing to Beat Libra Cryptocurrency?
October 8, 2019

China Coin will try to beat Facebook’s Libra to the market. Chinese financial experts believe that Libra would have such an impact on the economy that they are pushing their…

Martin Taylor and Hedge Fund Crake Asset Management Start Trading
October 8, 2019

Martin Taylor shut down Nevsky Capital three years ago. But he’s proven that top-performing managers – rare as they are – can stay away for too long. Taylor has returned…

Inevitable That Central Banks Will Start Issuing Digital Currency: Fed’s Harker
October 8, 2019

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Three Takeaways from the New KKR Consumer Report
October 8, 2019

The report examines consumer behavior at this point in the economic cycle KKR has posted a new report titled The New Consumer. Paula Campbell Roberts, the Director of Global Macro…

Park Square Capital: Private Credit Investors in Favor of ESG-positive Deals
October 8, 2019

Park Square Capital, a US$10 billion investor in private credit, is a signatory to the UNPRI. ESG in private credit deals is making steady progress as investors wise up to…

UBS: Fintech Darling Robinhood’s Business Model in Serious Jeopardy
October 7, 2019

Robinhood has a $7.6 billion valuation thanks to its strong support from Millennials. Launched in 2013, the Fintech startup undercut discount brokerages with free trades and a sleek look that…