Equity Investments

PG&E rout may be hitting hedge funds after raised bets before fire

PG&E rout may be hitting hedge funds after raised bets before fire

Published 15/11/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Prominent hedge funds, including Baupost Group and Viking Global Investors, may be bearing the brunt of utility PG&E Corp’s (PCG.N) tumbling [more…]

Berkshire invests in JPMorgan, Oracle as Buffett puts cash to work

Berkshire invests in JPMorgan, Oracle as Buffett puts cash to work

Published 14/11/2018

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc deepened its commitment to the U.S. financial industry, announcing a $4.02 billion stake in JPMorgan Chase & Co [more…]

Ackman’s Pershing Square exits Mondelez in favor of other bets

Ackman’s Pershing Square exits Mondelez in favor of other bets

Published 14/11/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire investor William Ackman has turned his back on snack maker Mondelez International and put the money into potentially more lucrative [more…]

TIG buys stake in Canadian credit manager

TIG buys stake in Canadian credit manager

Published 31/10/2018

BOSTON (Reuters) - TIG Advisors on Wednesday said it has bought a piece of Canadian mortgage investor Romspen Investment Corporation, marking the first time it [more…]

KKR preps for dealmaking in wake of stock market sell-off

KKR preps for dealmaking in wake of stock market sell-off

Published 25/10/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Private equity firm KKR & Co Inc sees the chance to take advantage of the recent U.S. stock market plunge to [more…]

Britain’s Schroders gains on potential Lloyds wealth deal

Britain’s Schroders gains on potential Lloyds wealth deal

Published 08/10/2018

(Reuters) - A wealth management tie-up between Schroders and Lloyds would give the asset manager access to the distribution network of Britain’s biggest bank, which [more…]

Namibian president wants land expropriated to boost black ownership

Namibian president wants land expropriated to boost black ownership

Published 01/10/2018

WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia’s president called on Monday for a change to the constitution to allow the government to expropriate land and re-distribute it to [more…]

Britain’s Labour Party plans to make companies transfer shares to…

Britain’s Labour Party plans to make companies transfer shares to…

Published 24/09/2018

LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - Large companies would be forced to transfer as much as 10 percent of their shares into a fund to be owned [more…]

UK Labour’s finance spokesman McDonnell tells tax avoiders: the…

UK Labour’s finance spokesman McDonnell tells tax avoiders: the…

Published 24/09/2018

LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - Britain’s opposition Labour Party will demand companies demonstrate they pay their fair share of tax, its finance spokesman John McDonnell said [more…]

Sky’s shares jump after Comcast wins auction with knockout blow

Sky’s shares jump after Comcast wins auction with knockout blow

Published 24/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in Sky (SKYB.L) jumped 9 percent on Monday to within touching distance of the 17.28 pounds a share Comcast (CMCSA.O) bid [more…]