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Dubai RTA hires investment banks for Sal...

Band Hadeel Al Sayegh and Saeed Azhar DUBAI, February 28 (Reuters) – Dubai’s Roads And Transport Authority (RTA) has selected banks to arrange the listing of road toll operator Salik, two sources told Reuters. The RTA chose the securities branch of Bank of America BAC.NEmiratesNBD ENBD.DU and Goldman Sachs GS.N to advise on the IPO, […]

The SWAMIH investment fund to support th...

Home & Soul (a subsidiary of Investors Clinic) announced today that the company will receive an injection of funds under the SWAMIH investment fund from SBICAP Ventures to complete its project – f Premiere on the Yamuna highway. The central government announced a Tier II Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) in 2019. The SWAMIH Investment Fund […]

Launch of the eco-responsible investment...

THE Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has launched the Asian Green Bond Fund, an open-end fund for central bank investments in high-quality bonds issued by sovereign states, international financial institutions and corporations. In a press release, the BRI said the fund is dedicated to helping finance investments in green projects in the Asia-Pacific region – […]

NBC announces eco-responsible investment...

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC), the central bank, welcomed the February 25 launch by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) of the Asian Green Bond Fund, an open-ended fund for central bank investments in high-quality bonds issued by governments, international financial institutions and companies. In a press release, the BRI said the fund is […]

Launch of a new environmentally friendly...

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) on February 25 launched the Asian Green Bond Fund, an open-end fund for central bank investments in high-quality bonds issued by sovereign states, international financial institutions and companies. In a press release, the BRI said the fund is dedicated to helping finance investments in green projects in the Asia-Pacific […]

South Korea’s largest bank to launch dig

South Korea’s largest bank is gearing up to launch the country’s first digital asset investment fund as demand grows. Kookmin Bank (KB) has confirmed that it is working on the fund and will launch it as soon as regulations are in place to allow such products. Monday, KB announcement that he had formed the Digital […]

Latest Annual Impact Report Shows Consum...

A $8 billion sustainability bond issued by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development to help member countries increase laboratory capacity, invest in detection equipment, train health workers and solve supply problems. One $750m social link (vaccine) issued by the International Finance Facility for Immunization for funding core immunization programs from the Global Alliance for […]

Accounting firms offer fairer value for ...

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public domain A new study from Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) shows accounting firms are leveraging their audit expertise to produce fairer target valuations on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) than investment banks. “Accounting Firms in the European M&A Advisory Market” by Dr Pawel Bilinski, Finance Reader and Dr Andrew Yim, Accounting Lecturer at […]

RAEDI Announces New Community Investment...

ROCHESTER— Rochester Economic Development, Inc. introduced a new $10 million community real estate fund at its annual meeting on Tuesday, February 22. Before a packed house of 300 local business leaders, the president of RAEDI John Wade announced the creation of Rochester Area Real Estate Fund. RAEDI partners with Northfield-based company REVocitya Bounce Partners company, […]

Allianz fires two managers following the...

The logo of insurer Allianz SE is seen on the company’s building in Puteaux, in the financial and business district of La Defense near Paris, outside Paris, France, May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau /File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register FRANKFURT, February 21 (Reuters) – Allianz (ALVG.DE) fired two asset managers […]

Law firms match investment banks in doli...

Monday, February 21, 2022 1:07 p.m. City of London law firms are now the UK’s highest-paying employers of graduates, according to new figures from High Fliers, which show UK law firms have now matched investment banks in offering graduates average salaries of £50,000 a year. Graduate salaries paid by leading UK law firms are now […]

KB Bank will launch the first crypto inv...

Kookmin Bank is gearing up to become the first bank in South Korea to offer crypto investment products to retail investors. KB announcement on Monday that it had formed a digital asset management preparatory committee to determine product and strategy capabilities regarding digital assets and artificial intelligence investment funds. The bank plans to launch crypto […]

Investment Fund: SWAMIH Investment Fund ...

SWAMIH Investment Fund, the crisis fund for the real estate sector, has given its approval to approximately 105 transactions, which will help complete 61,000 homes. Irfan A Kazi, Chief Investment Officer, SWAMIH Investment Fund I, SBICAP Ventures Ltd, said 144 deals have received preliminary approvals which will complete an additional 85,000 homes. In November 2019, […]

Euro area investment fund statistics: fo...

February 18, 2022 Chart 1 Shares/units issued by investment funds other than money market funds (in billions of EUR; not seasonally adjusted) Data relating to shares/units issued by investment funds other than money market funds In the fourth quarter of 2021, the outstanding shares/units issued by investment funds UCITS other than money market amounted to […]

UAE, India to sign trade and investment ...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) reaches out for a handshake to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces during a session photo before their meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delhi, India, January 25, 2017. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi Join now for FREE […]

Wellstreet launches a new Fintech invest...

Wellstreet today announced the launch of its new fintech fund with an expected total of approximately US$40 million. Backed by executives from major Nordic banks and fintech companies such as Avanza, Collector, Handelsbanken, Swedbank, Northmill, Resurs and Klarna, the venture capital fund was created to increase efficiency across the global financial and banking ecosystem. To […]

Distressed investment fund linked to key...

Investors in Discovery Asset Management on Wednesday demanded that the fund management company and the state-owned Industrial Bank of Korea repay 100% of their investment loss outside the bank’s headquarters in Seoul. [YONHAP] Discovery Asset Management, a troubled fund company under investigation, has senior administration officials among its investors who are the architects of Moon […]

UAE and India to sign trade and investme...

De facto UAE leader Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will witness the signing of the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between the UAE and India. TopicsWATER | trade | Investment Reuters | DUBAI Last updated on Feb 17, 2022 10:08 IST The UAE and […]

Allianz records $4.2 billion hit in inve...

The problem cast a shadow over the company Expects settlement with major investors shortly Discussions with other investors, DOJ, SEC ongoing Expects other expenses related to the case Provision leads to a loss in the fourth quarter FRANKFURT, Feb 17 (Reuters) – German insurer and asset manager Allianz (ALVG.DE) said on Thursday it would set […]

Allos launches a fourth investment fund ...

INDIANAPOLIS (Inside INdiana Business) – Indianapolis-based Allos Ventures has announced the first closing of its latest fund, Allos IV. The venture capital firm says the fund will continue to focus on investing in early-stage B2B software companies. Managing Director Don Aquilano said being able to launch a fourth fund is “validation that there is a […]

Allos launches a fourth investment fund

Don Aquilano appearing on Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick in 2018. (IIB Photo) Indianapolis-based Allos Ventures has announced the first closing of its latest fund, Allos IV. The venture capital firm says the fund will continue to focus on investing in early-stage B2B software companies. Managing Director Don Aquilano said being able to launch […]

Hines raises another $600 million for CR...

Adriana de Alcantara, Senior Managing Director, Fund Manager Hines US Property Partners (HUSPP), Hines (Hines, iStock) Houston-based real estate investment firm Hines has closed another $600 million fundraising round for the firm’s commercial real estate investment vehicle. hines announcement Tuesday the additional equity for Hines US Property Partners. The fundraising brings the fund’s equity commitments […]

Latest ‘Spot The Dog’ Report Reveals Mor

The new edition of Bestinvest’s ‘Spot The Dog’ guide to funds that have consistently been underdelivered to investors shows a marked increase in both the number of funds in the niche and the amount of assets they manage. The guide examines UK-domiciled open-ended funds and mutual funds that cater to retail investors and invest primarily […]

Stronghold Launches $100 Million Investm...

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 16, 2022– Stronghold, a payments infrastructure and financial infrastructure company, launched Stronghold Capital to invest $100 million in pioneering companies and funds in three main areas: overlooked and underrepresented founders and fund managers, the payments and fintech ecosystem, and the web3 and blockchain ecosystem. The creation of an investment arm follows a […]

Allos Ventures launches a $75 million in...

Indianapolis-based venture capital firm Allos Ventures has begun raising funds for its fourth and largest fund to date, the $75 million Allos IV. On Wednesday, the company announced the first closing of Allos IV, with investors including Indiana Next Level Fund, 50S Capital and First Internet Bank of Indiana, as well as a number of […]

Regulation of investment funds in 2022 –

Canada: Regulation of investment funds in 2022 February 16, 2022 Borden Ladner Gervais LLP To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. March 03, 20221:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Register Online seminar10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. PT /11 a.m. to 12 p.m. MT […]

Investment fund makes £5m available to b

The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) has made a further £5m available to businesses in Yorkshire and the Humber and the Tees Valley. Providers Finance for Enterprise and Business Enterprise Fund – managers of the now £15m NPIF – BEF & FFE Microfinance Fund – will continue to support start-ups, start-ups and more established companies […]

RBG Subsidiary LionFish Signs £20m Litig

Professional Services Group RBG announced on Tuesday that its subsidiary LionFish Litigation Finance has entered into a £20 million litigation investment agreement with an unnamed alternative investment firm. Under the deal, the company would participate in all of LionFish’s litigation investments, investing up to 75% in each across the portfolio over a two-year period. LionFish […]

Moderna ‘plans major UK research and man

According to reports, Moderna is in the final stages of talks with the UK government over research and manufacturing agreements, as well as participation in clinical trials run by the National Health Service. The US pharmaceutical giant is close to closing a major investment deal, sources have said. Moderna has already seized domestic manufacturing opportunities […]

Philippines, UAE agree to start talks on...

DUBAI, Feb 15 (Reuters) – The Philippines and the United Arab Emirates, Manila’s biggest trading partner in the Middle East, agreed on Tuesday to start talks on a bilateral trade and investment pact, according to a joint statement released by the Philippine government. Thousands of Filipinos also work in the UAE, sending home over $1 […]

Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund supp...

The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) has invested over £300m directly in 952 companies in the North of England, alongside an additional £400m co-investment from the private sector, bringing its total delivery to over £700 million. Launched in 2017 to address market gaps and regional imbalances in access to finance, this milestone is the result […]

Aldar Reaches Landmark $1.4 Billion Inve...

Aldar Properties and Apollo Global Management, one of the world’s largest alternative investment managers, have signed a historic commitment that will see funds and clients managed by Apollo invest a total of $1.4 billion in strategic capital to drive Aldar’s transformational growth initiatives. The commitments are structured according to the following components: *$500 million: investment […]

Everybody’s Home recommends investing mo

The National Homelessness Campaign has called for funding for at least 25,000 new homes in the next budget, citing social and economic benefits. Everybody’s Home has tabled its pre-budget submission to the federal government, with the National Campaign to End Homelessness calling for new measures to support housing supply and affordability. The submission, titled Budget […]

Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund, In...

Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund, Inc. (NYSE:IIF) saw a significant increase in short interest in January. As of January 31, there was short interest totaling 5,800 shares, an increase of 152.2% from the total of 2,300 shares as of January 15. Based on an average daily volume of 26,500 shares, the day-to-cover ratio is currently […]

Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia sells 4% of A...

Saudi Arabia announced on Sunday that it would transfer 4% of its shares in oil giant Aramco to its public investment fund, an injection of nearly $80 billion in cash as it tries to restructure its dependent economy. Energy. The announcement from the state-run Saudi Press Agency comes as the oil company is valued at […]

UAE’s Aldar and Apollo complete landmark

US buyout firm Apollo Global Management Inc. will invest $1.4 billion in Aldar Properties in the UAE in what will be Abu Dhabi’s largest private sector foreign direct investment. Under the deal, which is expected to close in the first quarter of 2022, Apollo will take a direct minority stake in Aldar Investment Properties with […]

New Guidance on Disclosure of ESG-Relate...

Canada: New ESG Investment Fund Disclosure Guidance: CSA Issues Staff Notice 81-334 February 11, 2022 WeirFoulds LLP To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. As an interest in the environment, social and governance (ESG) investment continues to grow at a […]

Google investment fund leads $140 millio...

Israel-based cybersecurity startup Salt Security has made a new $140 million investment led by CapitalG, the independent growth fund of Google parent Alphabet, the company announced Thursday. Existing investors such as Sequoia Capital, Y Combinator, S Capital VC and Advent International also participated in the round. The Series D investment values ​​Salt Security at $1.4 […]

£150m milestone for Midlands business in

Patrick Magee The fund has made 702 investments in 500 companies located in the West and East Midlands and has helped create over 1,400 jobs. An additional co-investment of £251m from the private sector has also been leveraged through MEIF support. The fund was launched by the British Business Bank with Local Enterprise Partnerships, the […]

Tradesilvania Ventures Launches Romania’

Tradesilvania, a digital platform offers wide access to cryptocurrencies, 101 crypto pairs, secure digital wallet, crypto asset management, OTC desk and other services Cluj Napoca, Romania, February 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tradesilvania.com’s board of directors has decided to expand its involvement in the Romanian crypto ecosystem. With Tradesilvania Ventures, the crypto platform aims to […]

Encavis Asset Management AG’s new altern

DGAP-News: Encavis Asset Management AG / Keyword(s): Financing/Expansion09.02.2022 / 07:00 The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Company News Encavis Asset Management AG’s new alternative investment fund, EIF IV, receives its first capital commitments and completes the acquisition of a high-performance wind farm in Ireland Neubiberg/Munich, February 9, 2022 – Encavis […]

Spotify Technology SA basher Neil Young ...

Since the retirement of his music, Young’s music sales and streaming royalties have increased. Now he is targeting investment banks to fund the fossil fuel industry. Singer/songwriter Neil Young has continued his attack on music streaming giant Spotify for promulgating Covid misinformation and is now chastising investment banks for funding fossil fuel excavation. Earlier this […]

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund ha

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund has been awarded a first rating by Fitch and Moody’s as the government-owned $500 billion sovereign wealth fund prepares to extend credit facilities and increase debt government to fund its massive spending and investment commitments at home and abroad. Fitch Ratings issued a PIF with a long-term default rating of […]

Downing Street in talks with Australian ...

Downing Street is in talks with Macquarie Group, the Australian lender, to secure a £10 billion investment in UK infrastructure, which would represent one of the largest such commitments ever made by a foreign company. Sky News has learned that Number 10 officials have been negotiating with bank executives over the plan – which would […]

Quebec signs a $1.2 billion investment a...

An employee works on an Airbus A220-300 at a factory in Mirabel, Quebec, February 20, 2020.Christine Muschi/Reuters The Quebec government is pumping more money into its manufacturing partnership with Airbus SE on the A220 jetliner, a move that buys it more time as the company tries to monetize the program amid high demand for the […]

Airbus and Quebec reach an investment ag...

MONTREAL (Reuters) – Airbus and Quebec are set to announce an investment deal that would see the Canadian province stay in the loss-making A220 jet program until the company is likely to turn profitable, said two sources familiar with the matter. The investment deal, to be announced on Friday, would postpone by four years the […]

Airbus and Quebec reach $1.2 billion inv...

MONTREAL, Feb 4 (Reuters) – Airbus (AIR.PA) and Quebec announced on Friday that they have reached a $1.2 billion investment agreement that would allow the Canadian province to remain in the loss-making A220 aircraft program until the business is likely to become profitable. Airbus would invest $900 million, while Quebec would invest $300 million in […]

Airbus and Quebec reach US$1.2 billion i...

Breadcrumb Links Transport News Airlines companies The province has been criticized for its repeated investments in the program Author of the article: Publication date : February 04, 2022 • February 4, 2022 • 2 minute read • 27 comments Air Canada’s first A220 – the Airbus jet that Bombardier developed as the C Series before […]

Bored Ape NFT Creators Reportedly Seekin...

Yuga Labs, the entity behind one of the most popular non-fungible token (NFT) collections, Bored Ape Yacht Club, is reportedly negotiating funding talks with Andreessen Horowitz that could potentially add value to the startup up to $5 billion. According to FinancialTimes report on Thursday (February 3, 2022), anonymous people familiar with the matter revealed that […]

Airbus and Quebec sign a $1.2 billion in...

MONTREAL (Reuters) – Airbus and Quebec said on Friday they had reached a $1.2 billion investment deal that would allow the Canadian province to remain in the loss-making A220 aircraft program until the company becomes profitable. Airbus would invest $900 million, while Quebec would invest $300 million in the program, according to a statement from […]

Startup Bored Ape eyes investment deal w...

Thursday 03 February 2022 13:56 Bored Apes for sale on the NFT Opensea market. The Bored Ape Yacht Club is reportedly in talks with investment fund Andreessen Horowitz on a funding round that could value it at $5 billion. The Bored Ape Yacht Club digital collectibles, a collection of 10,000 unique algorithmically generated cartoon images, […]

Ecofin Tax-Advantaged Social Impact Fund...

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ecofin’s Tax-Advantaged Social Impact Fund (TSIFX) won the award for Best ESG Investment Fund: Social Bond category. “We are delighted to have won this award which recognizes our efforts to provide our investors with opportunities to positively impact communities across the country while seeking to deliver attractive total returns with a focus […]

Social Bonds category at the 2022 ESG In...

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ecofin’s Tax-Advantaged Social Impact Fund (TSIFX) won the award for Best ESG Investment Fund: Social Bond category. “We are delighted to have won this award which recognizes our efforts to provide our investors with opportunities to positively impact communities across the country while seeking to deliver attractive total returns with a focus […]

Ecofin Tax-Advantaged Social Impact Fund...

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Ecofin Tax-Advantaged Social Impact Fund (TSIFX) won the award for Best ESG Investment Fund: Social Bonds category. “We are delighted to have won this award which recognizes our efforts to provide our investors with opportunities to positively impact communities across the country while seeking to deliver attractive total returns with a […]

HSBC injects $100 million into Bill Gate...

HSBC has announced that it will invest $100 million in Bill Gates’ new climate technology investment fund, the Breakthrough Energy Catalyst. The bank said the investment made it an “anchor partner” in the fund, which aims to raise $15 billion in public and private capital to accelerate the development and deployment of next-generation clean technologies, […]

Social Bonds category at the 2022 ESG In...

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ecofin’s Tax-Advantaged Social Impact Fund (TSIFX) won the award for Best ESG Investment Fund: Social Bond category. “We are delighted to have won this award which recognizes our efforts to provide our investors with opportunities to positively impact communities across the country while seeking to deliver attractive total returns with a focus […]

Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund hits...

A Northern investment fund has passed the £300million mark, having helped nearly 1,000 businesses in the region. The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, which is managed by the British Business Bank using EU funds, has made 1,280 investments in 952 companies. Supporting businesses in various sectors, it has provided £122m in equity funding, £162m in debt […]

Storage technology company Energy Vault ...

February 1 (Renewables Now) – Energy Vault Inc, a developer of gravity-based long-duration energy storage technology, today unveiled a $100 million (€88.8 million) deal with Atlas Renewable LLC and its majority investor China Tianying Inc (ELLE: 000035). The deal includes a $50 million license agreement for the use of Energy Vault’s technology in China and […]