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Investing Institutional Investors

  • NEW YORK, Oct 25- The U.S. bull market in bonds is "still soundly in place" despite the rise of the 10- year yield above 2.4 percent this week, Scott Minerd, global chief investment officer at Guggenheim Partners, said on Wednesday. Minerd, who oversees more than $243 billion, said while upcoming economic data is likely to support growth and add upward pressure on yields,...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 25- Global Infrastructure Partners and other investors including a Canadian pension fund and a unit of China Investment Corp have agreed to buy Equis Energy, Asia's largest independent renewable energy firm, for $5 billion. The deal value includes assumed liabilities of $1.3 billion, Equis Pte Ltd and GIP said in a statement.

  • BOSTON, Oct 23- Proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis recommended on Monday that Automatic Data Processing Inc shareholders vote for all three dissident directors proposed by activist investor Bill Ackman. Glass Lewis, whose clients are large institutional investors, is the first advisory firm to issue its findings before the Nov. 7 vote, where shareholders will...

  • Magic Leap is developing augmented reality technology

    Magic Leap seems unlikely to release workable consumer-oriented augmented reality glasses any time soon, the Verge reports.

  • BOSTON, Oct 23- Proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis recommended on Monday that Automatic Data Processing Inc shareholders vote for all three dissident directors proposed by activist investor Bill Ackman. Glass Lewis, which advises large institutional investors, is the first advisory firm to issue its findings before the Nov. 7 vote, where shareholders will...

  • BOSTON, Oct 23- Proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis said on Monday that it recommends Automatic Data Processing shareholders vote for all three dissident directors, giving activist investor Bill Ackman a boost in a bitter proxy battle with the company. Glass Lewis, which advises large institutional investors, is the first advisory firm to issue its findings...

  • Oct 13- Saudi Aramco is considering shelving plans for an international public offering in favor of a private share sale to world sovereign funds and institutional investors, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Talks for a private sale to foreign governments, including China, and other investors have gathered pace in recent...

  • Oct 13- Saudi Aramco is considering shelving plans for an international public offering in favor of a private share sale to world sovereign funds and institutional investors, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Talks for a private sale to foreign governments, including China, and other investors have gathered pace in recent...

  • LONDON, Oct 12- A group of investors including buyout firm Apollo and pension fund Canada Pension Plan is bidding for coal assets put up for sale by mining giant Rio Tinto, which could fetch $2 billion, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. They added that Anglo American had expressed an interest but the deteriorating outlook for met coal, whose...

  • SAO PAULO, Oct 5- Previ Caixa de Previdência, Brazil's largest pension fund, will decide in coming days whether joining minority shareholders of state-controlled Petróleo Brasileiro SA in an arbitration case that seeks compensation for losses related to a corruption scandal, Chief Executive Officer Gueitiro Genso said. In an interview on Thursday, Genso...

  • BRASILIA, Oct 4- Brazil's pension oversight body Previc ordered a 180- day intervention in Postalis Instituto de Previdência Complementar, the pension fund for post office workers, for breaking rules on reserve requirements and investments, the regulator said on Wednesday. Postalis, Brazil's largest fund by number of participants, has amassed billions of...

  • BERLIN, Oct 4- German engineering firm Siemens is selling its remaining 17 percent stake in Osram Licht to institutional investors, severing links with the lighting group. Osram shares closed at 67.06 euros, meaning that Siemens' 18.155 million shares are worth more than 1.2 billion euros. Sanan Optoelectronics and venture capital firm GSR Go Scale had pursued...

  • BRASILIA, Oct 4- Brazil's pension oversight body Previc ordered a 180- day intervention in Postalis Instituto de Previdência Complementar, the pension fund for post office workers, for breaking rules on reserve requirements and investments, the regulator said on its website on Wednesday. Postalis, Brazil's largest fund by number of participants, has...

  • BRASILIA, Oct 4- Brazil's pension oversight body Previc ordered a 180- day intervention in Postalis Instituto de Previdência Complementar, the pension fund for post office workers, for breaking rules on reserve requirements and investments, the regulator said on its website on Wednesday. Postalis, Brazils largest fund by number of participants, has amassed...

  • BRASILIA, Oct 4- Brazil's pension oversight body Previc ordered a 180- day intervention of Postalis Instituto de Previdência Complementar, the pension fund for post office workers, for breaking rules on reserve requirements and investments, the regulator said on its website on Wednesday. Postalis, Brazils largest fund by number of participants, has amassed...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 29- Institutional Shareholder Services, the influential proxy adviser, said on Friday shareholders in Procter& Gamble Co should vote activist investor Nelson Peltz to the board of the consumer goods company. Peltz's Trian Fund Management disclosed a $3.5 billion stake in P&G this year and announced the nomination of Peltz to the company's board,...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 27- Three years after Bill Gross shocked the financial world by exiting Pacific Investment Management Co and ending his reign over the Pimco Total Return Bond fund, investors who stuck with the bond fund have come out ahead of those at most of its rivals. Pimco Total Return, once the world's largest bond fund, was taken over by Scott Mather, Mark Kiesel...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 27- Three years after Bill Gross shocked the financial world by exiting Pacific Investment Management Co and ending his reign over Pimco Total Return Bond fund, investors who stuck with the bond fund have come out ahead of those at most of its rivals. Pimco Total Return, once the world's largest bond fund, was taken over by Scott Mather, Mark Kiesel and...

  • Sept 26- The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1930 GMT on Tuesday:. **Qatar Airways Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker said the carrier plans to expand its fleet, stepping up orders for Boeing Co aircraft and accepting four Airbus aircraft that it had cancelled in July because of delays due to supplier problems.

  • Sept 26- The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1930 GMT on Tuesday:. **Qatar Airways Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker said the carrier plans to expand its fleet, stepping up orders for Boeing Co aircraft and accepting four Airbus aircraft that it had canceled in July because of delays due to supplier problems. **The world's largest...