Private Equity Funds

China’s Xiaomi continues chip strategy revamp with investment in…

China’s Xiaomi continues chip strategy revamp with investment in…

Published 15/07/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s Xiaomi Corp (1810.HK) has taken a stake of roughly 6% in compatriot chip designer VeriSilicon Holdings Co Ltd, as the smartphone [more…]

Elliott outspends rivals as corporate activism turns to Germany

Elliott outspends rivals as corporate activism turns to Germany

Published 11/07/2019

FRANKFURT/BOSTON (Reuters) - Elliott Management Corp has invested more than rivals in its push for corporate change so far this year and there has been [more…]

UBS creates team to promote private capital markets deals

UBS creates team to promote private capital markets deals

Published 10/07/2019

ZURICH (Reuters) - UBS Group (UBSG.S) has created a private capital markets team to help wealth management clients invest in the burgeoning sector, the Swiss [more…]

Hedge funds chart course through ‘IMO 2020’ storm

Hedge funds chart course through ‘IMO 2020’ storm

Published 08/07/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Shipping companies, refineries, freight derivatives or diesel cracks? Investment funds are placing their bets as the shipping sector prepares for new rules [more…]

VW to deepen alliances with battery suppliers for electric push

VW to deepen alliances with battery suppliers for electric push

Published 08/07/2019

LEIPZIG, Germany (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) will create joint ventures and help finance battery production to persuade skeptical cell suppliers to back its aggressive push [more…]

Exclusive: U.S. clears SoftBank’s $2.25 billion investment in…

Exclusive: U.S. clears SoftBank’s $2.25 billion investment in…

Published 06/07/2019

(Reuters) - Cruise, a U.S. self-driving vehicle company majority-owned by General Motors Co, told Reuters on Friday that a U.S. national security panel approved a [more…]

UK competition regulator puts brake on Amazon’s Deliveroo deal

UK competition regulator puts brake on Amazon’s Deliveroo deal

Published 05/07/2019

(Reuters) - Britain’s competition regulator has stepped in to pause Amazon’s (AMZN.O) deal with online food delivery group Deliveroo while it considers launching a full [more…]

China’s Centurium Capital raises over $2 billion from GIC, Temasek,…

China’s Centurium Capital raises over $2 billion from GIC, Temasek,…

Published 04/07/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China’s Centurium Capital, a big backer of domestic startup Luckin Coffee, said it has raised more than $2 billion in its [more…]

Google internet balloon spinoff Loon still looking for its wings

Google internet balloon spinoff Loon still looking for its wings

Published 01/07/2019

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google’s bet on balloons to deliver cell service soon faces a crucial test amid doubts about the viability of the technology [more…]

Former Abraaj executive pleads guilty to U.S. charges

Former Abraaj executive pleads guilty to U.S. charges

Published 28/06/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former executive of collapsed Dubai private equity firm Abraaj Capital Ltd on Friday pleaded guilty to U.S. fraud and conspiracy [more…]