Equity Investments

HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest

HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest

Published 20/06/2019

BOSTON (Reuters) - HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management’s campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff [more…]

Ocado sows $22 million ‘vertical farming’ seed to diversify

Ocado sows $22 million ‘vertical farming’ seed to diversify

Published 10/06/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Ocado is plowing 17 million pounds ($22 million) into the emerging “vertical farming” industry, further diversifying the online grocer and technology [more…]

Uniper chairman calls for signal from Fortum to resolve dispute

Uniper chairman calls for signal from Fortum to resolve dispute

Published 26/05/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Uniper’s chairman on Sunday said talks with major shareholder Fortum to resolve a dispute between the two companies were on hold after [more…]

Soros Fund Management increases stake in Tesla convertible bonds:…

Soros Fund Management increases stake in Tesla convertible bonds:…

Published 15/05/2019

(Reuters) - Billionaire George Soros’ investment firm, Soros Fund Management Llc, raised its stake in Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) convertible bonds due in 2021 by 17.5 [more…]

Big U.S. hedge funds regain ardor for FAANGs in first quarter: filings

Big U.S. hedge funds regain ardor for FAANGs in first quarter: filings

Published 15/05/2019

(Reuters) - Some of the biggest, highest-profile U.S. hedge fund investors and money managers fell back in love with FAANGs in the first quarter, according [more…]

Buffett’s Berkshire unveils $861 million Amazon stake

Buffett’s Berkshire unveils $861 million Amazon stake

Published 15/05/2019

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc said it owned $860.6 million of Amazon.com Inc shares at the end of March, after the billionaire admitted [more…]

Berkshire takes $377 million charge tied to solar company that U.S….

Berkshire takes $377 million charge tied to solar company that U.S….

Published 09/05/2019

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Wednesday said a $377 million charge it incurred recently was tied to a solar generation company that [more…]

Mitsubishi plans $1.4 billion rescue for plant engineering firm…

Mitsubishi plans $1.4 billion rescue for plant engineering firm…

Published 06/05/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp and MUFG Bank plan to rescue plant engineering company Chiyoda Corp with a $1.4 billion lifeline, betting [more…]

China’s rocket start-ups go small in age of ‘shoebox’ satellites

China’s rocket start-ups go small in age of ‘shoebox’ satellites

Published 29/04/2019

LONGKOU, China (Reuters) - During initial tests of their 8.1-metre (27-foot) tall reusable rocket, Chinese engineers from LinkSpace, a start-up led by China’s youngest space [more…]

Exclusive: Advent readies new $2.2 billion Latam private equity…

Exclusive: Advent readies new $2.2 billion Latam private equity…

Published 18/04/2019

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - U.S. private equity firm Advent International Corp is preparing to launch a $2.2 billion fund to invest in Latin American companies, [more…]