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Canadian Listed ETF Assets Race Past the $200B Mark

Canadian ETFs have put on a powerhouse performance this year, crossing the $200 billion mark by end November.

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U.S. Private Equity Fundraising Hits New Record
November 7, 2019

A new report shows that 2019 broke the record for private equity fundraising A new Pitchbook report says that private equity firms have raised record capital for a year. By…

Greystar Real Estate Partners Raises $2 Billion for GEP X
November 7, 2019

Greystar Real Estate Partners raised $2 billion for a new U.S. multifamily fund. Further, the new fund will target multifamily investments in the U.S. markets.

Banking Giant Banco Santander Snaps Up Control of Fintech Ebury To Focus on the Small Guys
November 7, 2019

Traditional bank Santander paid £350 million for 50.1% of payments fintech Ebury. Banco Santander’s focus on small businesses as new clientele led it to buy a controlling interest in Ebury….

Blackstone Group CEO Stephen Schwarzman Expects Trade Resolution
November 7, 2019

Blackstone Group CEO Stephen Schwarzman believes that the U.S. and China will reach an agreement on trade. The private equity chief said he expects “good faith” at the start of…

Artificial Intelligence Bias: On Trust, Complexity, and Diversity
November 7, 2019

Just as in computers “Garbage In = Garbage Out,” so also in Machine Learning: “Bias In = Bias Out.” The Microsoft Twitter chatbot Tay had to be hastily withdrawn after…

Melvin: Breaking Down Jones Lang LaSalle’s Outlook
November 7, 2019

Jones Lang LaSalle released its third-quarter U.S. Office outlook recently. The global commercial real estate firm found that conditions are generally good.

The McGillivray Group Ties Up With Canadian REIT District Property Trust
November 7, 2019

Real Estate Expert Scott McGillivray & the McGillivray Group will provide expertise on acquisitions and growth to District Property Trust. Scott McGillivray is an expert real estate investor who owns…

Emerson Electric Concedes to Activist Fund, Appoints Mark Blinn to Board
November 7, 2019

Emerson Electric, a U.S. factory automation company, has appointed Mark Blinn to its board of directors.

eToro Bulks Up on Crypto Services; Acquires Delta’s Portfolio Tracker
November 7, 2019

eToro, the multi-asset social and copy trading brokerage, acquired Delta for a reported $5 million. The portfolio tracker gives a bird’s eye view of the crypto market across 6,000 assets…

Brookfield Asset Management Launches Its Fifth PE Fund
November 6, 2019

The new Brookfield Capital Partners V reached total equity commitments of $9 billion, according to Brookfield Asset Management. The company released a statement this week outlining the goals of the private…