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Mecca secrets of Edinburgh’s £690billion

St Andrew Square was once the beating heart of Edinburgh’s thriving financial services industry. Walk around today and you can still see the evidence. Wedged between Wagamama and TK Maxx stands the former headquarters of some of Scotland’s most prestigious financial institutions, such as Bank of Scotland and British Linen Bank (absorbed into Bank of […]

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artèQ launches the NFT investment fund to transform the art market Contents Introduction Bringing the World’s Best Artworks to Blockchain How artèQ merges analog art with NFTs The ARTEQ token The expanding ecosystem around the artèQ Fund artèQ art galleries Metaverse Galleries The artèQ auction house A crypto lending program What future for artèQ? Final […]

Short-term stake in Morgan Stanley India...

Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund, Inc. (NYSE: IIF – Get a rating) was the target of a surge in short-term interest in April. As of April 15, there was short interest totaling 1,200 shares, an increase of 140.0% from the March 31 total of 500 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 22,700 shares, […]

Do not delist European investment banks ...

For the dozen or so major global investment banks, the first-quarter earnings season is nearly over. At the time of writing, only the French have yet to report. What have we learned? Trading was flat, transactions were down – but within that summary is a wealth of detail. Yes, the five Europeans to have declared […]

Texas Fossil Fuel Law Challenges Status ...

The eligibility of some investment banks to underwrite municipal bonds in Texas is being reviewed as the state verifies compliance with its fossil fuel law, according to the attorney general’s office. The state comptroller asked 158 financial firms — including investment companies, mutual funds and others — to clarify their treatment of energy companies. Issuers […]

Corcel ramps up as it signs deal with in...

Battery metal-focused resource explorer and developer Corcel announced on Thursday the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the “large-scale” British investment fund Altana Social Impact Partnership (ASIP), to finance its current and future energy storage and production projects in the United Kingdom. United. The AIM-listed company said the deal included an option for direct […]

ASS investment banks earn $97.3 million ...

According to Refinitiv’s 2022 Regional Investment Banking Analysis Report, the value of announced M&A deals with any involvement in Sub-Saharan Africa reached $7.0 billion in the first three months of 2022. However, the amount was 13% lower than the value recorded during the same period in 2021, despite an 11% increase in the number of […]

Investment banks rush to cut yuan foreca...

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Global investment houses rushed to cut their yuan forecasts as the Chinese currency heads for its worst month in decades as optimism sours amid a domestic economic slowdown and aggressive expectations of higher US interest rates. JP Morgan lowered its forecast for the yuan twice in a week, and analysts at Standard […]

Lender Outfund launches $627 million inv...

UK Revenue Based Finance (RBF) Company Outfund plans to invest £500m ($627m) in loans to more than 5,000 businesses over the next 12 months. According to multiple reports on Wednesday, April 27, this announcement follows Outfund’s recent £115 million ($144 million) Series A completion. In addition, the company plans to use the funds to lend […]

For Goldman Sachs, it’s the story of 2 i

The COVID-19 pandemic has been an interesting time for investment banks. Increased market volatility has translated into higher trading volumes and more deals, while helping companies take on debt and go public. Investors expected this level of activity to decline each time the world came back to life after the pandemic. But Russia’s invasion of […]

Investment banks cut China’s growth outl

Prolonged shutdowns in Shanghai have hampered supply chains and prompted banks to cut Chinese GDP forecasts. Here, a truck leaves a port on April 13, 2022, with medical supplies for Shanghai. Tang Ke | Visual Group China | Getty Images BEIJING — In just about a week, several investment banks have cut their growth forecasts […]

Newcastle city center retail parade sold...

A retail parade in Newcastle’s historic Grainger Town has been snapped up by London commercial property specialists in a £1.6million deal. Sisu Advisors Ltd has opted for the town center investment property at 68–82 Grainger Street in a deal overseen by property consultancy Avison Young. The property comprises four ground floor retail units and a […]

Taiwan’s “Central and Eastern Europe Inv

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Taiwan and the EEC have strengthened their diplomatic relations through mutual donations of epidemic prevention supplies. In October 2021a 66-person interdepartmental delegation including representatives from industry, academia and research visited Slovakiathe Czech republicand Lithuania. Directed by Kung Ming Hsin, Minister of National Development Council, the delegation signed 18 memorandums of cooperation, […]

How Market Volatility Disrupted Investme...

MMarkets had a volatile start to 2022. S&P500 is down 6% since the start of the year. Investor concerns about inflation and rising interest rates caused market volatility. Then Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, only adding more uncertainty to the picture. As a result, companies seeking to go public through initial public offerings (IPOs) […]

Elon Musk’s Boring Company lands biggest

by: Brent Wistrom Post : April 22, 2022 / 3:52 p.m. CDT Update: April 22, 2022 / 3:52 p.m. CDT AUTIN (Austin Business Journal) – Elon Musk’s The Boring Company announced Wednesday that it has raised $675 million in Series C investment, giving the tunneling startup a valuation of nearly $5.7 billion. The deal is […]

Turkish fintech start-up Mükellef signs

Turkish financial technology (fintech) startups have received a lot of attention so far this year. It is more significant that not only unicorn startups worth more than $1 billion (14.74 billion TL) have emerged from Turkey, but also dozens of tech companies worth more than $100 million. While one of the most notable financial technology […]

Accumed Radial Signs Development and Inv...

Accumed will develop its disruptive balloon platform, ARIVE, in conjunction with POBA Medical, focusing on multiple applications for ARIVE in the PCI, PAD and other markets. FARMINGTON HILLS, MICHIGAN, USA, April 22, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Accumed Radial Systems is pleased to announce a strategic agreement with POBA Medical, Inc., to develop prototypes of our unique, […]

IFIC Monthly Investment Fund Statistics ...

The Investment Funds Institute of Canada Assets and sales of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds TORONTO, April 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) today announced investment fund net sales and net assets for March 2022. Mutual fund assets totaled $2,002 trillion at the end of March 2022. Assets increased […]

Rhett and Link’s investment fund takes n

YouTuber Daniel Thrasher plays four instruments, maybe five, depending on how you count: “Because if you can play the piano, you can play the xylophone, right?” Courtesy of Daniel Thrasher A As a middle schooler, Daniel Thrasher imagined himself gaining YouTube fame as a funny guy: comedy sketches, jokes, the works. For a long time […]

An investment fund will soon be paid to ...

THE Minister of Youth Development and Sports, Sunday Dare, has reacted to reports circulating regarding the delay in the disbursement of the Nigeria Youth Investment Fund. Dare, who spoke to The punch through its multimedia special assistant, Toyin Ibitoye, said the ministry would start disbursing the NYIF at any time. He said: “The funds for […]

Saudi Jordanian Investment Fund Holds An...

The Saudi Jordanian Investment Fund (SJIF) held its Fifth Annual General Meeting on Thursday, April 21, 2021, by teleconference, pursuant to Defense Law No. (13) of 1992, Defense Order No. ( 5) of 2020, and the instructions issued by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply on April 9, 2020. The meeting was chaired by […]

Investment banks: the future of risk man...

Investment banks: the future of risk management – Risk.net Amid a complex and rapidly changing threat landscape, pressure is mounting on investment banks to improve the robustness of risk controls in their organizations and take a more forward-looking view of operational risk. This Risk.net Investigative report explores the current state of risk controls in investment […]

Nigerian government shortlists 25,000 yo...

The Federal Government (FG) on Wednesday said another batch of 25,000 young beneficiaries had been shortlisted for the Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF). He said this was in addition to the 6,000 initial beneficiaries from the last two rounds. The development was contained in a statement published on the website of the Federal Ministry of […]

WIC Capital secures $1.6 million investm...

The “Women’s Investment Club” (WIC) Senegal and Ecobank have signed a one billion CFA (US$1,600,000) collaboration contract to support female entrepreneurship in Senegal. Ecobank Managing Director Sahid Yallou and Evelyne Dioh Simpa, Executive Director of WIC Capital Senegal, officially presented the symbolic check. This financial partnership of one billion francs is at the heart of […]

Gateshead’s iPac will create new jobs af

Food packaging manufacturer iPac has secured a £2.2 million investment which will fund the expansion of its production lines and the creation of 42 new jobs. Gateshead-based iPac, which specializes in food and pharmaceutical packaging, has received the injection of funding from Maven Venture Capital Trusts and the North East Development Capital Fund (NEDCF), backed […]

Nigeria Youth Investment Fund – NYIF FAQ

Nigeria Youth Investment Fund FAQs The Nigerian Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) was established at the initiative of the Federal Ministry of Youth Development and Sports (FMYSD) and funded by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) What is the interest rate? The interest rate for the intervention is 5% per year (all inclusive). What is the […]

A post-earnings look at Wall Street’s to

The big Wall Street banks just launched the latest round of earnings reports; here, fund manager and value investor John Buckinghamand editor of The cautious speculatorreviews the results of three major investment banks. The financial results for the first quarter are below analysts’ expectations. to JPMorgan Chase (JMP). The largest U.S. bank earned $2.63 per […]

Skynet EGLD Capital investment fund rais...

Image credit: Depositphotos Skynet EGLD Capitalan investment fund focused on the growth of the Elrond network, announced that it has raised more than $40 million (about 37.13 million euros) in funding to further accelerate the development of the Elrond ecosystem. According to the company, significant capital has already been deployed in different baskets consisting of […]

Top investment banks raise intern pay to...

Leland Bobbe | Getty ImagesThe world's biggest investment banks are struggling to retain quality talent in a tight job market, with some interns receiving salaries of $16,000 a month. A nationwide labor shortage continues to push industries in search of quality workers, with the financial sector particularly hard hit as it simultaneously faces exceptionally high [...]

Axial Releases Top 25 Lower Middle Marke...

NEW YORK, April 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Axial, the online M&A platform connecting buyers and sellers of U.S. small and midsize companies, today released its market investment banking rankings lower middle for the first quarter of 2022. Unlike traditional league tables, which typically rank companies based solely on deal volume and dollar volume, the […]

Dow Jones futures remain choppy, TWTR an...

Dow Jones futures are trading flat on Thursday ahead of the market open. Dow Jones futures advanced on Tuesday, but the Nasdaq led the way. Dow Jones futures are still locked in a range pattern with no breakout insight. Dow Jones futures advanced on Wednesday as risky assets saw inflows despite another record reading from […]

£8.425 million investment deal reached f

Full ownership of the head office of nursery manufacturer and retailer, Mamas & Papas in Huddersfield, has been acquired by a special purpose vehicle (SPV) owned by funds managed by ARA Dunedin Ltd. The SPV acquired the entire 175,211 square foot site from Clearbell Capital for £8.425 million, reflecting a net initial yield of 5.91%. […]

Iress renounces the sale of mortgage ass...

Tech company Iress will no longer sell its UK mortgage business and instead plans to increase investment and appoint a divisional CEO and bolster staff to drive growth. In a statement, chief executive Andrew Walsh said that during the selling process, global volatility as well as a fall in technology company valuations meant […]

Yorkshire-based bar operator lands £19m

Bar operator Arc Inspirations is set to accelerate its growth after securing significant investment from BGF – the UK and Ireland’s most active growth capital investor – for a minority stake in the Martin-led business Wolstencroft. BGF is investing £19m in the Leeds-based business. The deal means the company will look to double its footprint […]

Newcomer to Nottingham bar scene lands £

Bar operator Arc Inspirations is set to accelerate its growth after securing significant investment from BGF – the UK and Ireland’s most active growth capital investor – for a minority stake in the Martin-led business Wolstencroft. BGF is investing £19 million in the business. The deal means the company will look to double its footprint […]

CapitalSpring raises $950 million in its...

Photography: Shutterstock CapitalSpring, the Nashville-based private investment firm, said Monday it had closed its sixth investment round, including $950 million in capital commitments. The fund exceeded its target of $200 million and included commitments from new and existing partners, including public and private pension plans, endowments, foundations and family offices. CapitalSpring traditionally invests exclusively in […]

Mamas and Papas head office snag £8.4mil

Investors have rushed for the headquarters of nursery manufacturer and retailer Mamas & Papas in a multi-million pound deal. Full ownership of the Mamas & Papas building in Huddersfield has been acquired by a special purpose entity, owned by funds managed by ARA Dunedin Ltd. The new owners acquired the entire 175,211 square foot site […]

White Star Capital raises $120 million f...

Tech venture capital firm White Star Capital has secured $120 million in funding for its second Digital Asset Fund (DAF II) to invest in early-stage cryptonets, blockchain and Web3 businesses. The fund is primarily backed by gaming publishing giant Ubisoft and will particularly focus on decentralized finance (DeFi) and gaming. It will invest up to […]

Investment banks pick their favorite ele...

Goldman Sachs, Bank of America and others picked their favorite EV-related stocks, including automakers, battery makers and charging companies. Goldman raised its forecast for electric and hybrid vehicles last week, saying it expects electric vehicles to make up 46% of cars on US roads in 2040, up from 32% previously. He also expects electric vehicles […]

Major investment banks call peak inflati...

The early 1980s evoke many memories for economists. The Reagan Revolution reinvigorated Wall Street, as Oliver Stone’s film of the same name memorably depicts. But before that, the 1980s saw the end of an era that economists now call the Great Inflation. The data released on Tuesday brought back memories of that time. Inflation in […]

Oman India Joint Investment Fund II inve...

Oman India Joint Investment Fund II (OIJIF II) has invested around ₹75 crore in Kolkata-based jewelry retailer Senco Gold Ltd. OIJIF II is a fund managed by OIJIF MC, an India-focused private equity fund manager sponsored by Oman Investment Authority and National Bank of India Senco Gold, which operates 127 showrooms across the country, is […]

What are the top 10 investment banks in ...

A fully operational investment bank is a finance and banking company that offers both financial and advisory banking services to its clients. Apart from this, an investment bank is involved in researching, marketing and selling a variety of financial products such as commodities, currencies, credit, stocks, etc. Investment Bank in India Do you aspire to […]

Bill Browder, who once ran Russia’s larg

Bill Browder, an international investor who once ran Russia’s biggest foreign investment fund and is described as ‘Putin’s enemy’, said companies staying in Russia were ‘the equivalent of continuing to do business in Nazi Germany. “Every company has a moral obligation to leave Russia, no matter the cost,” Browder told The New York Times in […]

Mortgage investment fintech Vontive secu...

Vontive, a mortgage platform aimed at streamlining real estate investor transactions, announced that it had secured $135 million in Series B capital with the aim of expanding its operations. Funding for the round was led by Zigg Capital, with additional backing from Founders Fund, Goldcrest, XYZ Venture Capital, 8VC, Nine Four Ventures, Village Global, Godfrey […]

IT spending by investment banking indust...

A report on IT spending by the investment banking industry has been released which provides an overview of global IT spending by the investment banking industry along with a detailed explanation that provides plenty of insight. The definition of the product/service as well as the different applications of this product/service in the different industries of […]

Port of Everett and Snohomish County Rea...

Snohomish County invests in the Port and the Port invests in the County Treasurer’s Fund The Port of Everett will receive an investment of millions from the Snohomish County Treasurer’s Office while agreeing to deposit millions into the County Treasurer’s Investment Pool in what both are calling a local win-win. Here is the explanation. On […]

Former Goldman Sachs banker convicted of...

NEW YORK (AP) — A former Goldman Sachs banker was found guilty on Friday of bribery and other corruption charges accusing him of participating in a $4.5 billion scheme to ransack the Malaysian public investment fund known as 1MDB. A jury returned the verdict in Roger Ng’s US trial in federal court in Brooklyn. Jurors […]

Mamas & Papas HQ acquired in multi-milli

Full ownership of nursery manufacturer and retailer Mamas & Papas’ headquarters in Huddersfield has been acquired by a special purpose vehicle (SPV) held by funds managed by ARA Dunedin. The SPV acquired the entire 175,211 square foot site from Clearbell Capital for £8.425 million, reflecting a net initial yield of 5.91%. The investment team of […]

Budget: Federal government redirects $15...

OTTAWA — The Trudeau Liberals are promising to create two new arm’s-length agencies to manage billions in federal funds to get businesses to invest in themselves. Measures unveiled in the 2022 federal budget would see $15 billion over five years invested in a fund designed to mitigate risk for private companies to make spending on […]

Liberals redirect $15 billion to new bus...

The Trudeau Liberals promise to create two new independent agencies to manage billions in federal funds to encourage businesses to invest in themselves. Measures unveiled in the 2022 federal budget would see $15 billion over five years invested in a fund designed to mitigate risk for private companies to make spending on research and technology […]

Liberals redirect $15 billion to new bus...

OTTAWA — The Trudeau Liberals are promising to create two new arm’s-length agencies to manage billions in federal funds to get businesses to invest in themselves. Measures unveiled in the 2022 federal budget would see $15 billion over five years invested in a fund designed to mitigate risk for private companies to make spending on […]

Metaverse: Hyundai Motor Signs Investmen...

Hyundai Motor Group invests in Netmarble F&C subsidiary Metaverse Entertainment. It has been reported that the automaker is pumping £2bn or $1.6m into the company to help fund its virtual human projects. According to The Korean Herald, Hyundai Motor Group’s investment will come from its technology fund unit ZER01NE, an accelerator open innovation platform. On […]

Budget 2022: Liberals redirect $15 billi...

OTTAWA – Trudeau’s Liberals are promising to create two new arm’s-length agencies to manage billions in federal funds to get businesses to invest in themselves. Measures unveiled in the 2022 federal budget would see $15 billion over five years invested in a fund designed to mitigate risk for private companies to make spending on research […]

Budget 2022: Liberals to invest $15 bill...

The Trudeau Liberals promise to create two new independent agencies to manage billions in federal funds to encourage businesses to invest in themselves. Measures unveiled in the 2022 federal budget would see $15 billion over five years invested in a fund designed to mitigate risk for private companies to make spending on research and technology […]

INCOR Health raises an investment fund o...

INCOR will continue to exercise its expertise in the acquisition and transformation of sick hospitals into profitable centers INCOR Healthcare has raised Rs 1,550 million in funding from Emerging India Credit Opportunities Fund I (EICOF I), a Tier II alternative investment fund registered by SEBI and managed by Investec, with co-investment by Investec Bank. INCOR’s […]

HSBC launches metaverse investment fund ...

Global banking giant HSBC Holdings has rolled out its Metaverse investment product for high-net-worth clients in Singapore and Hong Kong, according to multiple media outlets. Called the Metaverse Discretionary Strategy Portfolio, the new product is managed by HSBC’s asset management arm, HSBC Asset Management. The fund aims to provide high net worth professional investors and […]

Wealthsimple launches venture capital in...

A Wealthsimple Trade app icon displayed on a smartphone.Jesse Johnston/The Canadian Press Online investment manager Wealthsimple now offers Canadian retail investors easier access to some of Silicon Valley’s top venture capital firms investing in healthcare and technology companies. Through a partnership with Washington-based Accolade Partners, the firm is launching Wealthsimple Venture Fund I, a venture […]

Record Years for Investment Banks Threat...

The banner years for equity financings and pandemic-driven mergers and acquisitions are likely to fade away, with deal activity slowing significantly in the first quarter, particularly for Canadian equity sales. The value of Canadian equity financings fell 81% in the first quarter of 2022 to $3.9 billion, according to Refinitiv, from $20.9 billion in the […]

IndiGo: Rakesh Gangwal calls on 4 invest...

IndiGo co-founder Rakesh Gangwal has asked Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan to handle the planned sale of his shares in the airline, banking sources have told ET. He could sell at least 5-7% of his family’s stake in India’s biggest airline this year, they added. Gangwal, his wife Shobha and their family […]

UAE investment banks resume operations a...

Dubai: The UAE investment banking scene is getting active again with deal flow – and the prospect of big bonuses making a comeback. High oil prices, a surge in IPOs, a steady rise in mergers and acquisitions, and improving prospects in the loan syndication market thanks to the post-Covid economic recovery are warranting more business […]

Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund Exce...

The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) has exceeded business aid targets since its launch in 2017. A report by independent research firm SQW, released today (April 5), found that: 6,071 new quality jobs were created thanks to the fund, nearly 1,000 more than expected 73% of companies had improved the skills of their workforce 62% […]

Insight Weekly: bleak outlook for invest...

Today is Tuesday, April 5, 2022, and here is your weekly selection of essential information on financial markets and the global economy from S&P Global Market Intelligence. Subscribe to be informed of each new Insight Weekly. In this edition, we explore the revenue outlook for the global investment banking industry. Investment banking underwriting and transaction […]

[Private Deal Alert] Real estate investm...

America has always been a nation on the move. In the 60s, 70s, and 80s, millions of baby boomers and Gen Xers left the Northeast and Midwest for the West Coast. It was perfectly logical. There were lots of jobs and affordable housing. 300 days of sunshine a year didn’t hurt either. Today, millennials are […]

Rochester’s investment fund focuses on m

The Southeast Minnesota Capital Fund is an increasingly popular small investment firm focused on funding great ideas in Rochester’s startup scene. While the vast majority of state investment funds are headquartered in the Twin Cities, the Rochester-based SMCF makes early-stage angel investments in Minnesota startups, with a particular focus on businesses in the southeast of […]

hopes fade for investment deal as Ukrain...

China seeks to mitigate the effects of the Russia-Ukraine conflict on its ties to the European Union with continued trade, but hopes are fading that it could happen through the relaunch of a landmark investment deal. A sign of the lack of progress, no joint statement was issued after friday summit – the first between […]

Nigeria Youth Investment Fund Loan Lates...

The Federal Ministry of Youth Development and Sports has maintained the disbursement and approval of the Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF loan) of N75 billion to trained beneficiaries. The 10,000 newly trained applicants said they had received a text message and email confirming their loan approval and instructions on how to disburse the funds to […]

Romanian investment group launches first...

Impetum Group, a fast-growing Romanian financial group, has launched Agista, the first investment fund in Romania focused on helping local SMEs get listed on the stock exchange. Over the next two years, the fund aims to finance around 20 local small and medium-sized enterprises and accelerate their growth by listing them on the AeRO market […]

Investment Banks Will Exceed Expectation...

investment banks, where they’re making the most of the in-person mentoring and networking they’ve lacked during the pandemic. Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg” title=”JPMorgan Chase & Co. signage outside the corporate headquarters in New York, U.S., on Thursday, July 22, 2021. After a year of Zoom meetings and awkward virtual happy hours, New York’s youngest aspiring financiers […]