SecondMarket founder and chief executive Barry Silbert claimed in an article on Entrepreneur that Wall Street will soon invest their money in hundreds of millions into Bitcoin.
Texas-based tech giant Dell announced a new $300-million venture capital fund that will support enterprise technologies, big data, cloud computing, next generation data center, security, and mobility startups.
The Russian Direct Investment Fund announced today its joint venture with Baring Vostok Private Equity Fund V to invest in a coking coal business Tigers Realm Coal Limited.
The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported on Wednesday, including Fortum, National Vision, Saipem, CTT, MTS, Southern Pacific, Warrnambool, Verbund, Bakkafrost, Popular and Marathon Oil.
Dexus Property Group and the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board sweetened their bid for the property fund controlled by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Bloomberg reported.
Boston-based private equity firm Mansa Capital Management was able to get additional funding worth USD 15 million for its initial healthcare fund, bringing to USD 50 million in total funds.
Despite the discount of costs to run hedge funds in the Asian-Pacific region, Citigroup Inc's recent survey revealed that not all hedge funds in the region are successes in expanding its assets and achieving profitability.
According to a Bloomberg report, American mutual funds are looking to make European investments, betting that the region will just begin its rally and as the US bull market has already aged.
California real estate investment trust BRE Properties Inc was projected to be the latest acquisition target of companies in a USD22 billion spending spree in apartment REITS, said Bloomberg in its report.
Critics of the new rules requiring short-sellers to report their positions said the European Union's requirements had not made the hedge fund industry more competitive.
The San Francisco-based Industry Ventures, an investment firm that buys stakes in private companies through the secondary market, has raised a $425 million fund.
The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported on tuesday including Adcock Ingram, Energa, Nordea Bank, Alitalia, Ben Venue, TIM Participacoes, Douglas, Mercator, Novartis, OncoMed, Kerning and Malaysia Airports
EIG Global Energy Partners successfully closed its sixteenth fund with USD 6 billion in capital commitments from 150 limited partners coming from 18 countries. it is the largest fund so far in the firm's history.
The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported on Friday including Statoil, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, ThyssenKrupp, Mercator, Avivasa Emeklilik, Hayat Sigorta, Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Telus Corp, Atrium Innovations and John Hardy
A report from The Wall Street Journal said the government of Canada is in discussions with Northleaf Capital Partners and HarbourVest Partners to manage a portion of the funds it has set aside for venture capital investment.
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