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  • SAN FRANCISCO/ DETROIT, June 30- Ride services company Lyft Inc is poised to take advantage of a surge of investor interest in the transportation service sector as it closes in on a possible sale of the company or new capital raise, people familiar with the situation said. Venture capitalists and corporate investors have poured nearly $28 billion into the ride...

  • While they have not turned off the tap just yet, ETF capital providers, such as Cantor Fitzgerald LP and Esposito Securities LLC, say that after a bout of ETF launches- some that have failed to attract active trading- they are more insistent on proof of a marketing strategy before they say yes. Fund issuers like Guggenheim Investments and Summit Global Management...

  • Expect a lot more M&A activity: Expert

    Ashok Shah, director of London & Capital, says to expect more large mergers and acquisitions in the months to come due to the low cost of capital.

  • Millennial entrepreneur

    Entrepreneurship among Gen Y is lower than for prior generations, but those who do start businesses are bent on making a difference.

  • Preventing online identity fraud with Onfido

    Eamon Jubbawy, co-founder and COO of Onfido, describes how his company, which performs identity checks, has raised funding to expand into the U.S.

  • ITV considers takeover of Entertainment One

    David Neuhauser, managing director of Livermore Partners, discusses reports that ITV is considering a takeover of Entertainment One.

  • The problems facing European banks

    Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, talks about the cost cutting measures announced by Credit Suisse and the challenges it faces.

  • We are pleased with results: Aviva CEO

    Mark Wilson, CEO of Aviva, says the insurance company has several options to deploy surplus capital.

  • Are businesses not investing enough?

    Beat Wittmann, partner at Porta Advisors, says capital spending is at historic lows.

  • What's the appeal of crowdfunding?

    Eric Partaker, co-CEO & founder of Chilango, explains why the company chose crowdfunding over traditional bank or investment financing.

  • Crowdcube funding tops £140 million

    Darren Westlake, CEO and co-founder of Crowdcube, says demand from investors for crowdfunding has grown since the company launched in 2010.

  • Capital is leaving developing countries: Jim Yong Kim

    Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, talks about the importance of getting capital and finance into emerging and developing economies.

  • Can Allianz stop outflows?

    Dieter Wemmer, CFO of Allianz, says the company's outflow level has caught up with the market.

  • Confidence is strong in the euro zone: Frank Taubert

    Frank Taubert, founder of PanTau Invest, says there is confidence in investing and hiring among CEOs across the euro zone.

  • The UK's biotech revolution

    Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, talks about the success pharma and health care companies have had raising capital in the U.K.

  • Oracle to hire 1,400 Cloud professionals

    Dermot O'Kelly, senior vice president for Oracle UK, Ireland and Israel, says the company needs to invest heavily in the rapid expansion of Cloud in order to grow.

  • The future of cap ex

    Paul Donovan, global economist and managing director at UBS, says the line between capital expenditure and consumer spending has blurred.

  • Capital conditions are getting tighter: Solomon

    David Solomon, co-head of the investment banking division at Goldman Sachs, says more IPOs and company sales may occur, as businesses turn from private capital to the public market.

  • House building in the UK

    Kokou Agbo-Bloua, global head of flow strategy and solutions at Societe Generale, says financing and funding for house builders is easier today than a few years ago.

  • The future of retail

    Kokou Agbo-Bloua, global head of flow strategy and solutions at Societe Generale, discusses retail strategies and how companies can achieve a return on capital.