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Fintech: deVere Group Cites Big Weekly Jump in Fintech Usage

deVere Group released a report last week that found that the use of fintech apps in Europe grew by 72% in just a week. The Swiss-based consulting firm said large parts of Europe closed down under quarantine orders. Therefore, consumers turned to mobile and online apps to conduct their personal banking needs and to conduct business. The coronavirus pandemic is likely to cause a global acceleration of fintech usage and product development going forward.

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How Serious Should We Take ESG Investing in 2020?
November 15, 2019

Sustainable funds are hardly sustainable based on their carbon footprint. The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that eight of the largest 10 sustainable funds in the U.S. have oil and…

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Guild Education Hits $1 Billion Valuation
November 15, 2019

Guild Education is the latest company to join the exclusive unicorn club this year. The firm announced it has closed its Series D round, pulling in $157 million in the…

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Mitsui Fudosan Scores Facebook as Tenant at Hudson Yards
November 15, 2019

Facebook is moving to Hudson Yard, the single largest private real estate project in the United States. The social media giant will lease 30 floors and three buildings in the…

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Here’s What Warren Buffett Bought and Sold in the Third Quarter
November 15, 2019

The Warren Buffett 13-F for the third quarter hit the news cycle on Thursday. His firm Berkshire Hathaway purchased 1.2 million shares of Restoration Hardware (RH(. The news pushed RH…

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Northgate Capital Announces New $120 Million VC Fund
November 15, 2019

Northgate Capital announced it has closed Northgate Venture Partners VIII (NVP VIII) fund at $120 million. NVP VIII invests primarily in marquee venture capital firms and a select number of emerging…

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Study: Activist Investing Spurs Innovation in Targeted Companies
November 14, 2019

A research study by Columbia Business School’s Professor Wei Jiang shows that activist investors help the cause of innovation in their companies. Prof Jiang is the Arthur F. Burns Professor…

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Hawaiian Electric to Activist Fund: We’re Not Looking Outside for New Leader
November 14, 2019

Hawaiian Electric slammed activist hedge fund ValueAct this week. The company responded to the activist fund’s call to locate a successor for its President and CEO Constance Lau.  ValueAct has…

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Quarz Capital Pushes for Sabina-ESR REIT Merger
November 14, 2019

Quarz Capital Management is pushing for a merger of two large Singapore-based real estate investment trusts (REITs). The activist fund is pushing for a merger of Sabana Shari’ah Compliant Industrial…

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CPPIB Reports 2.2% Return in the Second Quarter
November 14, 2019

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) reported gains of 2.2% during the second quarter. On Thursday, the nation’s largest public pension fund reported how it delivered the return.

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Is Saudi Arabia Running Out of Money?
November 14, 2019

The Saudi Aramco IPO could be a ploy to raise money for a nation under financial duress. That’s the statement from former CIA chief David Petraeus in an interview with…

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