James Gautrey, portfolio manager and global sector specialist in technology for Schroders, says an Uber IPO is highly likely and thinks it is worth its $50 billion valuation.» Read More
Karen Olney, equity strategist at UBS, discusses equities in Europe and what is driving the market.
Blackstone Group has strengthened its ties to Nigeria, the West African country where it could put big money to work.
Google is in discussions to back the largest wind power project in Africa, according to people familiar with the situation.
FRANKFURT, June 11- The head of the European Central Bank has defended a private discussion about money printing plans with a group of hedge funds, saying closed-door meetings with special audiences helped the ECB do its job. A top ECB official, Benoit Coeure, had said at a dinner in London attended by hedge funds, academics and bankers that the central bank would...
Mark Makepeace, chief executive of FTSE Group, discusses bringing China A-shares into global indices.
Asia is quickly becoming a "sweet spot" for U.S. investors eager to boost portfolio returns at a time the bull market in U.S. stocks is expected to lose some steam, a top hedge fund investor said. Hedge fund managers in Singapore and Hong Kong can pick from a huge number of companies that are often followed less closely by analysts than are U.S. companies, leaving plenty...
Yacine Kanoun, portfolio manager at PivotHunters, explains what happened to the Bund in the past week and what impact it will have on other bonds and equities.
Eric Cantor may have left Washington for Wall Street, but he's still angry about laws passed after the financial crisis.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 3- Harvard University, which has educated many of the world's wealthiest investors, is now getting its biggest single gift from one them- a $400 million donation from Wall Street hedge fund investor John Paulson. The 59- year old financier said the gift was his way of thanking the Ivy League school for providing him and others with a top flight...
BOSTON, June 3- Harvard University, which has educated many of the world's wealthiest investors, is now getting its biggest single gift from one them: a $400 million donation from Wall Street hedge fund mogul John Paulson. The 59- year old investor, who credits his Harvard Business School education for success at his $19 billion firm Paulson& Co, said he hoped the...
BOSTON, June 2- Billionaire investor William Ackman's hedge fund has taken a position in Nomad Foods Limited, a young company created to make acquisitions in the food industry, according to a release made by the London Stock Exchange on Tuesday. Pershing Square crossed the 20 percent threshold on the Nomad stake on May 26, according to the filing.
Big investors are dismissing talk of a technology market peak given what they call unprecedented advances in the sector.
Hudson's Bay Co, the parent of Lord and Taylor and Saks Inc, said in February it would form two real estate joint ventures, paving the way for it to sell some of its property assets. Shares of Hudson's Bay have risen almost 50 percent over the last 12 months. Sears Holdings Corp also said in April it plans to spin off 254 stores into a real estate investment trust next...
EXCLUSIVE-SEVERAL HEDGE FUNDS HAVE ASKED MACY'S INC IN RECENT MONTHS TO CONSIDER OPTIONS FOR ITS REAL ESTATE ASSETS-SOURCES.
The leading private markets investor in the world still thinks that some bonds and loans are dangerously priced.
Private equity firms have helped drive M&A activity this year. Christopher Elvin, head of private equity products at Preqin, discusses what's behind this push.
Jeremy O'Friel, managing director at Belmont Investments, says private equity provides a more liquid alternative for investors and explains why Chinese stocks are not displaying a "mature behavior."
Kevin Kinsella, Avalon Ventures founder, provides insight into venture capital firms betting big on startups and whether the play is getting too crowded.
Carl Icahn was feted by friend and fellow billionaire Leon Black at a charity event for skin cancer.
Scott Sperling, THL Partners co-president, weighs in on what's driving Wall Street mergers and provides his thoughts on the best investment opportunities.