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PE to drive surge in Southeast Asia M&A deal market: Luke Pais, EY
August 24, 2017

Private equity (PE) is poised to lift mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Southeast Asia as institutional investors report record cash piles in excess of $500 billion. PE funds acquired $124 billion...

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China VC Fund Relies On Machine Learning To Invest In U.S. Startups
August 14, 2017

Machine learning is trickling over into venture capital thanks to a China-connected investor, Hone Capital, the Silicon Valley offshoot of large Chinese private equity player CSC Group. At a time whe...

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Uber Board Considers 3 Investment Offers to Buy Company's Shares
August 14, 2017

Uber's board has voted to move forward on proposals by two investment groups to buy shares in the ride-hailing service and is considering a third offer, with any final decision set to affect who gains...

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U.S. private equity posts 12.9% gain, best in 3 years
August 09, 2017

U.S. private equity had its best annual return since 2013 with 4.5% for the quarter and 12.9% for the year ended Dec. 31, while U.S. venture capital returned -0.1% and 0.3%, respectively, according to...

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Howard Marks Sounds the Alarm on Tech, Cryptocurrencies and Private Equity
July 28, 2017

Billionaire Howard Marks, who’s warned of excessive risk in the markets for the past five years, is now sounding the alarm as hazards from red-hot tech stocks to investor confidence in SoftBank&...

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Navis to launch its eighth fund next year, may target raising up to $2b
July 27, 2017

Private equity firm Navis is set to launch its eighth fund Navis VIII in 2018, a vehicle which is likely to be significantly larger than its current 2013-vintage fund Navis VII which is worth $1.5 bil...

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