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ECB President Christine Lagarde

ECB President Lagarde Expects Strong Rebound for EU Economy in Second Half

Despite COVID-19 struggles, European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde told CNBC on April 9 that the European Union (EU) will hit...
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell Economy

Fed Chair Powell: US Economy At An ‘Inflection Point’

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the US economy is at an "inflection point" and that growth and job creation will most...
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen Corporate Tax

Treasury Secretary Yellen Calls for Global Minimum Corporate Tax

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on April 5 that she is working with G20 countries to agree on a global minimum...
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen

Treasury’s Yellen to Restart Hedge Fund Oversight Panel

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen introduced a three-pronged agenda on March 31 to address "ongoing threats to the nation's financial system."
ECB Building Bond Buying

ECB Increases Bond Purchases To Slow Down Surging Yields

The European Central Bank (ECB) has increased the weekly pace of its emergency bond purchasing program to its highest level in three...
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen

Treasury Launches Program to Support Minority-Owned Financial Institutions

The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced on March 4 in a press release that it is opening the application process for...
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell Paycheck Protection Program

Fed Extends Its Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility To June 30

The Federal Reserve Board announced on March 8 it will extend its Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility (PPPLF) by three months to...
Jerome Powell Inflation

Fed’s Powell: Economic ‘Reopening’ Could Lead to a Temporary Rise in Inflation

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on March 4 that he expects inflation to increase temporarily in response to a rise in...

Square Inc. starts its industrial banking operations; buys TIDAL

Square Inc. announced its industrial bank, Square Financial Services, has begun operations, on March 1st, 2021. The announcement comes nearly one year...

M&T Bank to buy People’s United Financial for $7.6 billion

M&T Bank plans to buy People’s United Financial for $7.6 billion in an all-stock transaction. The combined entity will create a financial...

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New Chapter 11 Filings, Disclosures: April 12 – April 16, 2021

At least two major companies have either filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection or defaulted on loans during the week of April...

ViacomCBS Networks International Agrees to Acquire Chilevisión

On Monday April 5, ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAC, VIACA) announced that it had agreed to acquire Chilevisión from WarnerMedia. WarnerMedia is a...

Carnival Reports $2 Billion Quarterly Loss

Carnival reports $2 billion quarterly loss. This is due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions on the cruising industry, which has decimated Carnival and...

New High Yield Bond Ratings: April 5 – 9, 2021

At least 35 companies received a revision on high yield bond ratings during the week of April 5-9, 2021. These revisions caused...
ECB President Christine Lagarde

ECB President Lagarde Expects Strong Rebound for EU Economy in Second Half

Despite COVID-19 struggles, European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde told CNBC on April 9 that the European Union (EU) will hit...

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Hyliion Holdings Corp. Registers Over 144 Million Shares for Resale and Warrants

Hyliion Holdings Corp (NYSE: HYLN) registered 144,267,971 shares of class A common stock for resale and for the exercise of warrants. In...

ShopMonkey Raises $25M in Series B Funding

ShopMonkey, a software company designed for automotive professionals has raised $25 million in series B funding. The funding round, led by Bessemer...

Sharp Corporation Acquires Display Company NEC

Sharp Electronics Corporation has recently acquired 66% of the shares of NEC Display Solutions. With this, NEC will now be functioning as...
PE Emerging Managers Report

PE Emerging Managers Raise $19.8 Billion in October

PE emerging managers raised more than $19.8 billion in October, according to data tracked by The Buttonwood Tree. One hundred and seventy...
L.P. Scorecard: CalSTRS 2014

L.P. Scorecard: Permira, Spectrum, and Thoma Bravo lead CalSTRS 2014 Investments

CalSTRS, the second largest public pension fund in the United States, has steadily increased its total commitment to private equity funds since...