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Third Quarter Earnings Released for Ares Management Corporation

Los Angeles-based company, Ares Management Corporation, just released their earnings for the third quarter earlier this month. The results shocked many people, including what Wall Street predicted for the company.

Joint Venture Ventas and GIC Merge Funds Worth $930 Million

Ventas Inc. is the real estate and housing trust that has recently joined forces with GIC Pvt Ltd. - a Singaporean sovereign wealth fund for a joint venture worth $930 million.
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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...

Blackstone Second Core Fund Closes At Eight Billion

Private equity giant, Blackstone, has just hit a major milestone this week. The company announced that their second core fund, also known...
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BlackRock Invests in UK Electric Vehicle Startup, Arrival

US funds manager BlackRock Inc. has invested $118 million in electric vehicle startup Arrival Ltd. The investment is the most Arrival has...

Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund loses $21 Billion in First Half

Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the largest of its kind in the world, posted a loss of $21 billion in the first six...
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Ares Management Raises $5 Billion for PE Funds

Ares Management Corporation (NYSE: ARES) has raised nearly $5 billion in the second quarter through its private equity funds. The Los Angeles-based...

Madison Dearborn Nears $4.5 Billion Target for Fund VIII

Madison Dearborn held its first close of its latest flagship, Madison Dearborn Capital Partners VIII, on July 23. The Chicago-based firm has...
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Blackstone to Acquire Alaska Permanent Fund Infrastructure Assets

Blackstone Group Inc. (NYS: BX) recently agreed to buy a $1 billion infrastructure investment portfolio from Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. The transaction...

Private Equity Firms Raise $8.52 Billion in June

In the month of June, private equity firms raised approximately $8.52 billion, according to data tracked by The Buttonwood Tree.

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Fed’s Rosengren Shows Support for Biden’s Stimulus Proposal

Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren said on Jan. 15 that President Joe Biden's proposed stimulus plan is much needed for an...

New SPAC ECP Environmental Growth Opportunities Corp. to Help Combat Climate Change

ECP Environmental Growth Opportunities Corp. has filed paperwork with the SEC registering 25 million units to trade on the NASDAQ. These filings...

Challenges in Life Sciences: What 2020 Meant for This Industry

When we compare life sciences and healthcare to other industries, the strategy in the former is much more fragmented. The pricing practices are also relatively unbalanced while the product cycle is quite long as well.

Tencent Music Group Acquires Lazy Audio

Tencent Music Group (NYSE: TME) announced on Friday Jan. 15 that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Lazy Audio....

New High Yield Bond Ratings January 18 – January 22, 2021

At least 15 companies received revisions on high yield bond ratings during the week of January 18 - January 22, 2021. These...

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Atlanta-based VC firm Valor Ventures announces Vital4 seed funding

Valor Ventures Announces Vital4 Seed Funding

On July 7, Valor Ventures announced their latest investment in Vital4, leading the seed funding round. An Atlanta-based software company, Vital4 provides...

Barkbox Announces IPO Through SPAC Merger

Barkbox, Inc. announced on Dec. 17 that it plans to go public through a merger with Northern Star Acquisition Corp. The dog...

James Woody Explores New Horizons in Enosi Life Sciences

Enosi Life Sciences announced that it has appointed Dr. James Woody as its Executive Chairman. Having immense leadership skills, Dr. James holds over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, venture capital, and biotech sectors. He also possesses medical expertise in antibody therapeutics and oncology.

Cookware Chain Sur La Table Sold for Nearly $90M

Sur La Table Inc., a privately held upscale kitchenware retailer, has sold for approximately $90 million. The company filed for bankruptcy last...

Matrix Meats Completes Seed Stage Round

Matrix Meats has successfully completed its seed stage round. The financing round was led by Unovis Assist Management, while Clear Current Capital,...