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Chinese-Led Investors Plan To Buy Chicago Stock Exchange

NEW YORK (AP) — The Chicago Stock Exchange, founded more than a century ago, said it has agreed to be acquired by a Chinese-led investor group. 343 more words


On power, responsibility and community

In January, I got to listen in to a hugely inspiring community meeting. The people of Wanlockhead near the north eastern border of Dumfries and Galloway were taking the first steps towards owning the land around them. 945 more words

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Will Oil's Decline Crush Energy PE Funds

The conventional wisdom is that energy fund returns and oil price movements go hand-in-hand. Since the beginning of 2014, oil prices have fallen 70% and they have tumbled 50% from where they were just since the end of Q2 2015. 649 more words


Venture Capital Continues its Hot Streak

Bison’s June 30, 2015 final benchmarks were published last week. Using our cash flow dataset (“Bison funds”), we are able to analyze close to 1,300 North American private equity funds and identify industry trends. 297 more words


So much work

The last few years eels of the new year it was so busy at work that I had less time to write posts and it seems like there will Be even more work soon. 70 more words


MTN Nigeria acquires Visafone

The embattled (yet to pay NCC fine) South African telecoms giant’s Nigerian subsidiary, MTN Nigeria, said that it had acquired Visafone, the only surviving Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) network in Nigeria’s telecommunications industry . 197 more words


Charted: Companies spent over $5 trillion buying each other last year

Last year, companies spent just over $5 trillion buying or merging with other enterprises. That’s up by over a third from 2014, and is almost half a trillion dollars more than the previous record set in 2007, … 319 more words