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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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Challenger bank Revolut launches 3-D secure payments for online transactions
September 13, 2019

Revolut launched earlier this week a new 3-D Secure payment feature that could protect its users from online fraud The 3-D Secure payment feature applies only to e-commerce payments, that…

Liquidity Mismatch in the UK Direct Property Fund Sector: Could Woodford repeat?
September 13, 2019

“It is time for the FCA to act on illiquid assets,” says Bob Steers in an opinion published this week The Woodford Equity Income Fund imbroglio might well repeat in…

Credijusto, the Mexican SME lending platform, Raises $42 Million
September 13, 2019

Point 72 Ventures and Goldman Sachs led Credijusto’s Series B funding round Participating investors included Thomvest Ventures, Wolfson Group, Third Lake Capital and Argo Ventures, as well as existing investors…

Dubai residential property is much cheaper than Hong Kong, London, and New York
September 13, 2019

On a global basis, Dubai real estate is relatively quite affordable In an analysis of the city’s real estate market, Knight Frank has drawn an interesting comparison: in Dubai, $1…

Blackrock to raise $300 million in new realty fund targeting Asia
September 13, 2019

Blackrock Real Estate, an arm of BlackRock, the private equity giant, is raising money for its fifth Asia-focused real estate fund According to sources, BlackRock already has commitments in the…

RegTech Revenues Climb in Step with Startup Activity, Says CCAF Benchmarking Report
September 12, 2019

RegTech revenues in 2018 top $5 billion following a sharp pickup in startup activity The above statistic is a finding of the “Global RegTech Benchmarking Report,” published by The Cambridge…

Hedge fund Autonomy Capital Drops $1 Billion on Argentinian Wagers
September 12, 2019

Autonomy Capital lost that much in one month following political turmoil in Argentina Last month we reported on the losses suffered by Brazilian hedge fund Newfoundland Capital Management in Argentinian…

Softbank Having Second Thoughts About the WeWork IPO
September 12, 2019

SoftBank, a significant investor in WeWork, wants the shared workspace company to postpone its IPO What a comedown. WeWork was last valued at $47 billion earlier this year when SoftBank…

REIT Industry Shows Growth in Acquisitions
September 12, 2019

The National Association for Real Estate Investment Trusts (Nareit) has released its report of the performance of the REIT industry in the second quarter of 2019. The association found that…

ECB announces massive stimulus; Trump cries foul
September 12, 2019

The European Central Bank launched a new bond buying package and cut deposit rates to stimulate the Eurozone economy The central bank said it will purchase assets worth € 20…