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Venture Capital: PE and VC Firms Turn to Asia for Deals

Carlyle Group (NYSE: CG) announced this week that they had raised 2.3 billion for its fourth Japanese buyout fund, Carlyle Japan Partners IV. The fund will invest in upper mid-market investment opportunities in Japan across Consumer, Retail, and Healthcare, General Industries and Technology, Media, and Telecom. They will also look to make equity investments in larger companies on an opportunistic basis, according to the Carlyle press release announcing the deal.

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ESG: The SEC’s Scrutiny of ESG Investing Could Be a Blessing, Say Advisers
January 7, 2020

According to the Wall Street Journal, regulators are questioning the methodologies and criteria for the selection of companies by funds that tout ESG portfolios. ESG is an acronym for environmental-social-and…

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Artificial Intelligence: Using Augmented Reality (AR) to Record the Skills of Retiring Workers For Posterity
January 7, 2020

Could the skills of retiring workers be lost before the next generation learns from them? That danger no longer exists with developing technologies such as Augmented Reality (AR) and Artificial…

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Real Estate: Could Manufactured Homes Help Solve America’s Affordable Housing Crisis?
January 7, 2020

The country’s entire annual shortage of 300,000 homes is for low- and middle-priced housing. Manufactured homes in blue-collar communities may alleviate the severe housing shortage for America’s working population. Consider…

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FinTech: Ripple Targets SWIFT in Brazil
January 6, 2020

Ripple targets SWIFT in Brazil and wants to make inroads into Brazil’s remittances market.

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Real Estate: M&G Continues Suspension of Its Real Estate Fund
January 6, 2020

M&G – the British insurer and asset manager – plans to continue the suspension of its 2.5 billion-pound property funds. The company made the announcement after it sold 70.4 million…

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Pershing Square Capital Finishes 2019 Up 58.1%
January 6, 2020

Pershing Square 2019 performance came in at 58.1%. The huge windfall comes after four straight years of losses. That return was also double the return of the S&P 500. In…

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Byron Wien And Joe Zidle Release Their Ten Surprises for 2020
January 6, 2020

Byron Wien, Vice Chairman of Blackstone Group, and Joe Zidle, Chief Investment Strategist in the Private Wealth Solutions group, released a list of “Ten Surprises for 2020.”

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Hedge Fund Marshall Wace is Shorting Denmark’s Largest Lender
January 6, 2020

Marshall Wace has taken a short position against Danske Bank. The Danish FSA said that the firm has a short position that reaches the threshold of 0.5% of issued shares. 

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Tim Melvin: Expectations for REITs in 2020
January 6, 2020

NAREIT – the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts — explored REITs’ strong 2019 performance and linked the sector’s success to a bounceback from 2018’s lackluster performance.  Last week’s…

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Artificial Intelligence: Do the Risks Outweigh the Recent Hype?
January 6, 2020

Artificial intelligence supremacy has become a hot topic in recent weeks in the medical community. This week, the journal Science Translational Medicine published research on the advancements of AI in…

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