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Venture Capital: Call for UK Government to Support Startups During the Coronavirus Crisis

The Save Our Startups (SOS) campaign launched in the UK on Sunday. It aims to mobilize financial support for the 30,000 startups and high-growth businesses in the country, many of whom may not be covered by the government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS). (Sifted) The CBILS will provide financial support to small and medium-sized business firms (SMBs) during the pandemic. However, a large number of startups may not qualify as they have not yet reached the stage of profitability. A large number of prominent tech personalities vouched for the campaign.

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Vermont’s Green Mountain Power Divests from Fossil Fuels
October 1, 2019

Green Mountain Power announced that its pension fund will completely divest from fossil fuel companies. Last week, the company’s leadership finalized the reallocation of roughly $13.5 million of its $180…

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The DailyAlts PlayBook – October 1, 2019
October 1, 2019

Today, the DailyAlts Playbook talks Trump’s approval rating, Tom Barrack’s dealmaking, and why the Pope is worried about robots.

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Revolut Taps Visa to Expand Its Global Market Reach
October 1, 2019

European fintech giant Revolut has announced a deal with Visa to expand its global reach. In a statement, the firm said it will leverage Visa’s brand, scale, and global acceptance footprint…

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Colony Capital Sells NorthStar Reality Europe
October 1, 2019

Colony Capital had a busy week. Not long after the firm announced the sale of Colony Industrial to Blackstone Group, the firm followed up on another deal.

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The New Crypto Rating Council Will Assess Digital Assets
October 1, 2019

The Crypto Rating Council, launched by big crypto exchanges, will assess digital assets to ascertain if they qualify as securities.

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Brookfield Asset Management Buys 61.2% of Oaktree Capital Management
October 1, 2019

Brookfield Asset Management has acquired 61.2% of Oaktree Capital Group. According to terms of the deal, Brookfield acquired all of the outstanding Oaktree class A units. It also acquired approximately…

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Blackstone Group Buys Colony Industrial for $5.9 Billion
September 30, 2019

Colony Industrial, the massive warehouse division of Colony Capital, now has a new owner. According to reports, Blackstone Group has purchased the warehouse group for $5.9 billion.

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Dennis White Takes Over Massive Chicago Pension Fund (and More People on the Move)
September 30, 2019

The Chicago Municipal Employees’ Annuity & Benefit Fund has appointed Dennis White as the new executive director of the $3.8 billion fund. White will replace Jim Mohler, who recently left the fund…

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Fundbox Raises Another $176 million in Funding
September 30, 2019

Fundbox, a small-business lending fintech company, raised another $176 million in funding. New investors Allianz SE and General Catalyst.

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AC Milan Back on the Block: Elliott Management
September 30, 2019

AC Milan, the Italian football giant, is back on the sales block. According to multiple reports, hedge fund Elliott Management may sell the club to French billionaire Bernard Arnault by…

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