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Wall Street will be moving hundreds of millions into Bitcoin - SecondMarket chief

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.

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US firm Dell launches $300M venture fund to back enterprise startups

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.

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Russian Direct Investment Fund

Russian Wealth Fund announces joint venture with Barings in coal private equity deal

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.

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Top deals of the day - bids, mergers and acquisitions

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.

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Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Dexus Property Group, CPPIB challenges GPT Group offer for Commonwealth Property Office Fund

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.

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Mansa Capital Management

Mansa Capital Management obtains additional $15M for healthcare fund

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.

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Hedge Funds Still Have Clients Despite Money Losses

Hedge funds run in Asia are cheaper than in US, Europe by 42% - survey

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.

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Report says US-based mutual funds looking for bargains in Europe

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.

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BRE Properties Inc

US REIT BRE latest acquisition target by property landlords - sources

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.

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European Union

EU rules on hedge short sell reporting irritate investors and hedge funds

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.

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Secondary market investor Industry Ventures raises $425 mln fund

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.

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ThyssenKrupp AG

Top deals of the day - bids, mergers and acquisitions

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

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EIG Global Energy Partners

EIG Global Energy Partners secures USD 6 billion for Fund XVI

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.

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Port of Brisbane

Top deals of the deay - bids, mergers and acquisitions

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

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Canadian One Hundred Dollar Bills

Canadian government talks with Northleaf Capital, HarbourVest for venture capital investment- report

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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