Kevin Kinsella, Avalon Ventures founder, provides insight into venture capital firms betting big on startups and whether the play is getting too crowded.» Read More
Hedge and private equity funds are worked up about the energy opportunity—and investors are starting to listen.
Feb 3- Activist investor Mick McGuire said Tuesday Lear Corp's stock price could surge by nearly 50 percent if the auto supplier splits into two publicly traded companies, a proposal that Lear's management said it was considering. McGuire's $3- billion hedge fund Marcato Capital Management, which owns 4.6 percent of Lear's shares, proposed dividing the auto...
Wilmington, Del., Jan 30- Hedge funds lost a court bid to get extra cash for their shares of online family research site Ancestry.com Inc, in a ruling involving an increasingly popular hedge fund strategy. A Delaware judge ruled on Friday that a private equity firm paid a fair value of $32 per share in 2012 to acquire Ancestry.com and rejected hedge fund claims the...
Wilmington, Del., Jan 30- A Delaware judge ruled on Friday that a private equity firm paid a fair value of $32 per share to acquire Ancestry.com Inc and rejected hedge fund claims the price should have been as high as $47 per share. The online family research company was sold to European private equity firm Permira Advisors in 2012. The private equity firm paid 40...
BOSTON, Jan 30- Hedge fund mogul William Ackman is ready to make a new bet, not on a stock this time but a startup hedge fund, Clearfield Capital Management. Ackman, who runs $18 billion Pershing Square Capital Management, told investors on Thursday he plans to make his biggest ever commitment to an outside hedge fund. Ackman and Hilal have known each other for more...
Jan 29- The former controller of Contrarian Capital Management LLC pleaded guilty on Thursday to one count of wire fraud stemming from his embezzlement of more than $9 million from the Connecticut hedge fund, federal prosecutors said. Lawrence Herzing, 45, of Greenwich, Connecticut, entered his plea before U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Alker Meyer in Bridgeport,...
Investments by academic institutions did well in 2014, boosting long-term performance records hit during the financial crisis.
LONDON, Jan 28- Hedge funds earned $1.5 trillion for their investors over the last ten years and more pension funds are increasing the amount of money they allocate to them, trade body Alternative Investment Management Association said on Wednesday. The trade body said that one in every four dollars invested in the nearly $3 trillion industry is sourced from...
Dan Greenhaus, chief global strategist at BTIG, discusses his future trading strategies with Europe, saying we have to favor European equities over U.S. equities.
Harry Hui, Founding Managing Partner of Clearvue Partners, explains the fund's focus on food and beverage, lifestyle and consumer technology in the Greater China region.
Tom Speechley of Abraaj Group talked with CNBC.com about investing in emerging and frontier markets in Davos.
Rising economic inequality is casting a shadow over the World Economic Forum, a conference dominated by the proverbial 1 percent.
At Davos 2015, Mustafa Abdel-Wadood, partner of Abraaj Group talks about Egypt's economic revival plans.
Larry Fink, BlackRock chairman & CEO, shares his thoughts on implementing tax reform.
Larry Fink, BlackRock chairman & CEO, shares his outlook on stocks, interest rates, Europe and bonds.
Education is needed to help the middle class boost its assets and to create more jobs, Blackstone's Steve Schwarzman tells CNBC.
Stephen Schwarzman, Blackstone chairman and CEO, shares his thoughts on the impact of regulations on big banks.
Stephen Schwarzman, Blackstone chairman and CEO, explains how without a quality education people are disabled in a modern economy.
Stephen Schwarzman, Blackstone chairman and CEO, shares his thoughts on President Obama's tax plan and the role of education in boosting the middle class.
Carlyle's David Rubenstein tells CNBC low oil prices are creating new places to invest.