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International Finance

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Wealth Management

What does Trump mean for Bitcoin?

One of the more significant developments of the post-Obama United States could be a rapid increase in the value of Bitcoin January 27, 2017: Republican or Democrat, American or not, it’s hard to avoid the inexplicable rise to fame of The Apprentice star and occasional professional wrestler, Donald Trump. The billionaire’s pledges around immigration, healthcare,...
Economy

Post-Brexit, small businesses in UK are bullish

But the challenge to growth is finding skilled staff October 12, 2016: Nearly three-quarters (73%) of small businesses with over five employees plan to grow dramatically or moderately over the next two years, according to a new report by Albion Ventures, one of the largest independent venture capital investors in the UK. Only 5% think...
Fintech

Sapphire Ventures raises $1 billion

International Finance Desk
This comes on the heels of a strong track record of exits September 16, 2016: Sapphire Ventures announced it has closed on $1 billion in new capital commitments. The firm invests in high-growth, expansion-stage technology startups across the globe, as well as early-stage, technology-focused venture capital funds. With this new funding, Sapphire’s total assets under...
Fintech

Siris Capital Group affiliates acquire Xura

Xura shareholders to receive $25 per share in cash August 22, 2016: Xura, a leading provider of digital communications services, announced the completion of its acquisition by affiliates of Siris Capital Group, in a transaction reflecting an equity value of approximately $643 million. The transaction, which was initially announced on May 23, 2016, was approved...
Fintech

Tech veterans to promote product startups

Introduce Rs 125 crore fund called Ideaspring Capital IFM Correspondent April 27, 2016: In order to promote home-grown product startups, angel investors Naganand Doraswamy and Prashant Deshpande; T V Mohandas Pai, co-founder of venture capital firm Aarin Capital; Rajiv Mody, managing director of Sasken Technologies; and Amit and Arihant Patni, founders of Nirvana Venture Advisors...
Finance Wealth Management

Pioneer of mutual fund industry in Indonesia

A feature on Danareksa Investment Management March 14, 2016: Danareksa Investment Management (DIM), winner of the IFM award for Most Innovative Asset Management Company Indonesia 2015, is the first asset management company established in Indonesia and has become one of the most respected fund managers in the country. DIM’s business was essentially founded in 1976...
Finance Islamic Banking

Must read for aspiring Islamic banking professionals

Review of Islamic Capital Market, Equity and Sukuk (2014) by Dr. Muhammad Hanif, Associate Professor, FAST School of Management, Islamabad Camille Paldi December 2, 2015: This scintillating and succinct book is a refreshing, intellectual journey into the heart of Islamic equity complete with an overview of different types of sukuk and explanation of relevant sukuk...
Business Leaders

Alternative financing to hit $34 billion mark in 2015

Could surpass venture capital and angel investing David Drake November 18, 2015: Alternative financing emerged following the 2008 global financial crisis. Two of these alternative financing mechanisms are peer-to-peer or P2P lending and crowdfunding where funds are raised online. The growth of alternative financing has been consistent since its introduction, raising $2.7 billion in 2012...