Goldman Sachs-backed consumer finance startup CompareAsiaGroup got its new CEO Sam Allen. In 2015, CompareAsiaGroup closed a Series A round of funding led by Goldman Sachs and is planning to go for a Series B round funding soon.
Fever-Tree founders have reportedly sold their shares worth £18 million in total as a result of demands by investors. However, they claim to still be sticking with the business and still have the majority of their shares.
Fees in investment banking sector across the world declined 29% during the first three-month period of 2016 as uncertainty in the global market halted deal proposing activities and other investment events.
Nestlé India is again facing controversies with its all-time favorite Maggi noodles. Recent lab tests show that the lead content is within permissible limits unlike monosodium glutamate which exceeds the allowable level.
Although Elon Musk was the first one to mention Hyperloop, two other companies have brought the idea closer to reality. Both companies are now preparing a track test and will begin to build the system.
FMA of Austria will investigate Raiffeisen Bank International and Hypo Landesbank Vorarlberg. The Austrian banks were named in Panama Papers in helping money laundering scheme.
Overstock.com is making a strategic investment in Caribbean digital currency firm Bitt. The $4 million in Series A will be allocated to improve Bitt’s software as well as expanding its operation across other Caribbean countries.
The Swiss bank which posted first full-year loss last year must take a drastic measure. It has to make another retreat in investment banking.
SunEdison is facing another lawsuit, this time from its subsidiary TerraForm. TerraForm accused its parent company for misallocating cash for its projects in India to SunEdison’s own balance sheet.
The demand for the US industrial products declined in February, signalling an additional slowdown in the country's economic growth. Fresh orders for the US industrial products dropped 1.7% in February, compared to an increase of 1.2% in January.
Starbucks is about to open its biggest coffee restaurant in 2018 and will be known as Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room which will be housed by the 170,000 square foot building developed by Aurora Capital Associates and Vornado Realty Trust. It would be the biggest Starbucks coffee shop in the world where customers also get educated about the process how coffees are roasted and brewed from all over the world.
Nielsen Holdings has entered into an agreement with DISH Network to enhance its business service to the global standard. Nielsen plans to license set-top box data from DISH.
Russia produced 10.91 million barrels per day in March. This recorded as the highest in 30 years and raising the doubt on the production freeze.
Tesla announced parts shortage as the factor that caused the company to miss its initial sales target for the first quarter of 2016. The company, however, retains its guideline for the full year as it already solved the root of the problem accordingly.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), India's central bank, has reduced repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.50 percent, indicating an over five-year low. After the rate cut, home loans will be cheaper by half a percentage.