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Emission-Free Friday: Here are the Latest Funds to Push for Carbon Neutral

Carbon emissions dominated the headlines this week. The European Commission has announced an ambitious plan to shift toward a green economy and make the EU carbon-neutral in the year ahead. The plan will cost at least one trillion euros over the next decade, require 25% of the EU budget, and involve a mix of private and public funds. EU chief Ursula von der Leyen called the project unprecedented.

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Richard Grossman: Preparing for Shareholder Activism On Your M&A Deal
September 26, 2019

Richard Grossman, a partner in Skadden’s M&A practice, has advice on tackling activist hedge funds during an M&A transaction.

SEC Extends EGC Rule, Modernizes ETF Rules
September 26, 2019

The SEC announced Wednesday it had adopted new rules that extend the “test-the-waters” accommodation.

Burning Through Cash, WeWork Turns to Goldman
September 26, 2019

Is WeWork running out of money? According to Bloomberg, WeWork (or We Co.) burning through the green stuff at a torrid pace.

What’s the Matter With Chinese Private Equity?
September 26, 2019

Chinese private capital dealings slumped dramatically in the first half of the year. A new report from the Emerging Market Private Equity Association reveals startling figures on the state of…

Blackstone Chief Schwarzman: Private Assets Valuations Too High, Bubble-like
September 26, 2019

Stephen Schwarzman, the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of the Blackstone Group said dot.com like conditions prevailed in the startup industry. He said asset valuations had reached bubble-like proportions and that…

GSAM European ETF Ready for Lift Off
September 26, 2019

The GSAM European ETF is a sign that Goldman Sachs expanding its role on the passive investing craze. Here’s the latest news on the ETF launch on Thursday.

Goldman CEO David Solomon: Time for ESG Investing to Go Mainstream
September 26, 2019

Goldman CEO David Solomon said that financial institutions need to push ESG investing into the mainstream. During a talk at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum, Solomon encouraged advisers to ramp…

eVestment: August 2019 Redemptions Top $6.5 Billion
September 26, 2019

August 2019 redemptions from hedge fund hit $6.51 billion for global hedge funds, according to eVestment’s newest asset flows report. The additional outflows drove the total withdraws from hedge funds to…

The DailyAlts Playbook – September 26, 2019
September 26, 2019

THE DAILYALTS PLAYBOOK September 26, 2019 Today, the DailyAlts Playbook talks topics like the wave of activist adventures, the (temporary) end of diversity on the ECB, and why Josh Brown…

Big-Name Institutional Investors Join Hands for Carbon-Neutral Portfolios by 2050
September 26, 2019

Announced at the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit in progress in New York, the Alliance will address climate change and low-carbon portfolios.