Equity Investments

Backstory: Warren Buffett’s Valentine’s Day surprise for investors

Backstory: Warren Buffett’s Valentine’s Day surprise for investors

Published 16/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett visits the BNSF booth before the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S., May 6, 2017. REUTERS/Rick [more…]

Computer-driven hedge funds lose out on volatility spike: HSBC data

Computer-driven hedge funds lose out on volatility spike: HSBC data

Published 16/02/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Performance from computer-driven hedge funds run by industry stalwarts Cantab Capital Partners and Systematica Investments took a hit after market volatility in [more…]

Paulson holds stake steady in gold investments in fourth quarter of…

Paulson holds stake steady in gold investments in fourth quarter of…

Published 15/02/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York-based Paulson & Co, led by longtime gold bull John Paulson, kept its stake in gold investments during the fourth [more…]

Fujitsu in talks to sell mobile phone unit, highlighting fading Japane

Fujitsu in talks to sell mobile phone unit, highlighting fading Japane

Published 26/01/2018

A logo of Fujitsu Ltd. is pictured at the CEATEC JAPAN 2017 (Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies) at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan, October [more…]

Julius Baer buys remaining 20 percent in Kairos for 96 million euros

Julius Baer buys remaining 20 percent in Kairos for 96 million euros

Published 09/01/2018

The sign for Swiss bank Julius Baer is seen at a branch office in Luzern, Switzerland, November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd WiegmannZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss private [more…]

Wiese resigns as Steinhoff chairman in wake of accounting scandal

Wiese resigns as Steinhoff chairman in wake of accounting scandal

Published 22/12/2017

FILE PHOTO - Christo Wiese, whose companies include Steinhoff International, speaks as Shoprite reported it's results in Cape Town, South Africa, February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Mike [more…]

Thai Beverage unit wins auction to buy 54 percent stake in Sabeco

Thai Beverage unit wins auction to buy 54 percent stake in Sabeco

Published 18/12/2017

Bottles of Sabeco's Saigon beer are seen at a restaurant bar in Hanoi, Vietnam December 18, 2017. REUTERS/KhamHO CHI MINH CITY (Reuters) - A unit [more…]

Activist investor Primestone urges Tennant to merge with Nilfisk

Activist investor Primestone urges Tennant to merge with Nilfisk

Published 13/12/2017

COPENHAGEN/LONDON (Reuters) - Activist hedge fund Primestone Capital on Wednesday urged U.S. cleaning equipment company Tennant and Danish peer Nilfisk to consider merging after building [more…]

SoftBank to invest $300 million in food delivery firm DoorDash: Recode

SoftBank to invest $300 million in food delivery firm DoorDash: Recode

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: The logo of SoftBank Group Corp is displayed at SoftBank World 2017 conference in Tokyo, Japan, July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo(Reuters) - [more…]

Mednax fielding takeover interest from buyout firms: sources

Mednax fielding takeover interest from buyout firms: sources

Published 01/12/2017

(Reuters) - Mednax Inc, a U.S. healthcare network operator targeted by activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp, is fielding acquisition interest from several private equity [more…]