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  • Azimut launches US newco to invest in private capital markets

    Azimut has established Azimut Alternative Capital Partners (AACP), a newco based in New York, with the purpose of investing in GP stakes of alternative managers specialized in the private markets spac...


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    https://www.investmenteurope.net/news/4006932/azimut-launches-us-newco-invest-private-capital-markets7173
  • Northgate Venture Partners VIII Closes at $120 Million

    Northgate Capital announced today the closing of Northgate Venture Partners VIII (NVP VIII) at $120 million. NVP VIII invests primarily in marquee venture capital firms and a select number of emerging...


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    https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191114005595/en/Northgate-Venture-Partners-VIII-Closes-120-Million7174
  • Banks innovate with corporate venture capital

    A relatively new development is the recent growth in corporate venture capital (CVC) spending. Corporates interest in start-ups and, consequently, their involvement in both early and later-stage deals...


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    https://www.bobsguide.com/guide/news/2019/Nov/13/buyers-brief-banks-innovate-with-corporate-venture-capital/7171
  • Why capital raising in real estate was skewed in Q3

    The health of the real estate market in Q3 was distorted by the strong outperformance of one single fund, which represented more than 50% of all capital raised in the sector over that period.According...


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    https://citywireselector.com/news/why-capital-raising-in-real-estate-was-skewed-in-q3/a12930107172
  • Stocks - Wall Street Falls as Hong Kong, Trade Woes Spur Sell-Off

    Wall Street fell on Monday as violent clashes in Hong Kong and trade comments from U.S. President Donald Trump caused investors to dial down last week's optimism. The Dow was down 122 points or 0....


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    https://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/stocks--wall-street-falls-as-hong-kong-trade-woes-spur-selloff-20178647168
  • Gunvor attracts strong support for oversubscribed RCF

    Gunvor Group has signed an oversubscribed revolving credit facility (RCF) worth US$1.69bn to replace maturing debt tranches. The funds will be used by Gunvor International and Gunvor SA to finance gen...


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    https://www.gtreview.com/news/global/gunvor-attracts-strong-support-for-oversubscribed-rcf/7169
  • IBM debuts cloud computing platform for financial services industry

    IBM has announced the launch of a public cloud computing platform designed specifically for the financial services industry. According to the Armonk-headquartered company, the new public cloud address...


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    https://westfaironline.com/118450/ibm-debuts-cloud-computing-platform-for-financial-services-industry/7165
  • Wall Street hits fresh record high on trade deal hopes

    Wall Street hit fresh record highs on Thursday, as investors cheered signs of progress in U.S.-China trade relations and a batch of largely upbeat earnings reports. The benchmark S&P 500 index (SP...


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    https://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/futures-jump-as-china-signals-progress-in-trade-talks-20146367166
  • Wall Street hits record high on energy, tech boost

    Gains in technology and energy shares pushed Wall Street's three main indexes to record highs on Monday, as hopes of a U.S.-China trade deal and an improving domestic economy boosted risk appetite...


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    https://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/uschina-trade-optimism-lifts-wall-street-to-record-high-20111827162

EVENTS

Conferences

11th Real Estate Markets and Capital Markets (ReCapNet) Conference

11TH REAL ESTATE MARKETS AND CAPITAL MARKETS (RECAPNET) CONFERENCE

November 14-15, 2019
The ZEW Network on Real Estate Markets and Capital Markets (ReCapNet) focuses on the interactions between real estate markets and capital markets. The eleventh conference of the network will take place at ZEW in Mannheim on 14 - 15 November 2019. The main theme of the conference will be "Real E...

The Singapore FinTech Festival

THE SINGAPORE FINTECH FESTIVAL

November 11-15, 2019
The Singapore FinTech Festival is back for its fourth year. It continues to be the biggest FinTech event in the world providing a global platform for the FinTech community to connect, collaborate and co-create. Get inspired from visionaries and thought leadership executives from financial institutio...

21st Annual Canadian Private Equity Summit

21ST ANNUAL CANADIAN PRIVATE EQUITY SUMMIT

November 20-20, 2019
Welcome to Canada’s only dedicated private equity event built on a record of accomplishment spanning over two decades. Designed with input from institutional investors, this executive summit provides a unique platform for LPs and GPs to collaborate on critical issues and innovations in private...

IFR FIG Capital Conference

IFR FIG CAPITAL CONFERENCE

November 21-21, 2019
The IFR FIG Capital Conference will take place on Thursday November 21 2019 at in Canary Wharf, London. Chaired by Keith Mullin of KM Capital Markets, the event will bring together six panels of the industry's most senior and experienced speakers to assess the current state of play in the market...

The OSBA Capital Conference

THE OSBA CAPITAL CONFERENCE

November 10-12, 2019
The OSBA Capital Conference and Trade Show is Ohio’s premier continuing education program — delivering practical solutions to help school district governance teams improve student learning and achievement. Whether you are a veteran board member, a superintendent, a board support professi...

Traders Fair & Gala Night Vietnam

TRADERS FAIR & GALA NIGHT VIETNAM

November 09-09, 2019
Series of Fantastic Traders Fairs and Gala Nights are going to take place in Thailand, Egypt, Malaysia, Philippines, India, Vietnam and Singapore attracting the world of traders to one place during a day. Top speakers will make educational speeches in the Fair seminar halls. The Fair program is full...

Retail Banking Summit

RETAIL BANKING SUMMIT

November 06-07, 2019
Customers and marketplaces in Asia are going through rapid changes. Banks in the region have embraced new technologies and have started to transform themselves. However the industry has to undertake a more aggressive change due to the creeping challenge of non-industry players. More particularly Asi...

The Euro Capital Markets Conference 2019

THE EURO CAPITAL MARKETS CONFERENCE 2019

November 05-05, 2019
2019 is set to be a historically significant year for the eurozone and the European Union. No one needs reminding that 2019 will signify the formal exit of the UK from the EU. The European Parliament elections and changes to the institution’s make up will have consequences across the decision-...

 

Webinars

NOV 14, 2019 | 1:00 PM
FAST-TRACKING THE PATH TO FINANCIAL CLOSE EFFICIENCY & INTEGRITY
Automating the financial close is paramount for a simple reason—Finance and Accounting is being asked to wear more hats and do more, often with limited resources. Teams are also challenged to keep pace with revenue demands, despite growing volume, complexity, and regulatory burden. B...
NOV 19, 2019 | 11.00AM
BANK LENDING FOR THE RETAIL MANAGER
The material will cover the basics of the three (3) main areas of lending- consumer, mortgage, and commercial lending. Each of the three areas will be illustrated with real life 'case studies' including cash flow analysis. You will also be exposed to loan structure, loan support, a...
DEC 04, 2019 | 1:00pm-2:30pm
STRUCTURING A PRIVATE PLACEMENT MEMORANDUM FOR THE PRIVATE OFFERING AND SALE OF SECURITIES
This CLE webinar will discuss the attorney's role in drafting and reviewing the private placement memorandum (PPM) for the private sale and solicitation of securities to ensure compliance with SEC disclosure rules for securities offerings and applicable state laws. In private securitie...
DEC 04, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST
FUNDAMENTALS OF SBA LENDING
In the current economy, many lenders are looking to the credit enhancement offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Government Guaranteed lending programs to keep capital flowing to America’s small businesses. While the many benefits of the programs may be appealing ...
DEC 05, 2019 | 1:00pm-2:30pm
M&A POST-CLOSING DISPUTES: MINIMIZING AND RESOLVING DISPUTES OVER WORKING CAPITAL ADJUSTMENTS AND EARNOUTS
This CLE webinar will examine the common causes of M&A post-closing disputes regarding working capital adjustments and earnouts. The panel will discuss strategies for mitigating the likelihood of post-closing disputes, and considerations and best practices for resolving them.
DEC 10, 2019
BUSINESS ACCOUNTS: WHO IS AUTHORIZED TO OPEN, CLOSE, TRANSACT?
Further details will be available 45 days prior to the webinar date. Continuing Education: Attendance verification for CE credits upon request NOTE:  All materials are subject to copyright. Transmission, retransmission, or republishing of any webinar to other institutions or those not...

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE FINANCE WEBINAR
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The Target Organ Toxicity webinars, part of the Toxicology Training Series, provide a detailed insight of the structure, and the function of specific "target organs" together with the ways in which chemicals can cause harm, and how we can assess for these effects.
IDC/ORACLE TALK: ESTABLISHING A CULTURE OF INNOVATION FOR FINANCE
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Finance teams are the new drivers of innovation. In this talk, IDC and Oracle discuss how you can get your organisation ready for it – and how you can ensure its success. Watch now to learn: How to put a funding model in place for digital How soon to expect ROI How to forecast and measure ...
TAX TRENDS AND TECH SOLUTIONS POST-WAYFAIR
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It’s been almost a year since the U.S. Supreme Court endorsed economic nexus in South Dakota v. Wayfair. This session Thomson Reuters Indirect Tax Proposition Leader, Adam Schaffner, and Proposition Manager, Melissa Oaks, will provide an overview of key state tax developments since the dec...
TAX TRENDS AND TECH SOLUTIONS POST-WAYFAIR
Sponsored
It’s been almost a year since the U.S. Supreme Court endorsed economic nexus in South Dakota v. Wayfair. This session Thomson Reuters Indirect Tax Proposition Leader, Adam Schaffner, and Proposition Manager, Melissa Oaks, will provide an overview of key state tax developments since the dec...
TAX TRENDS AND TECH SOLUTIONS POST-WAYFAIR
Sponsored
It’s been almost a year since the U.S. Supreme Court endorsed economic nexus in South Dakota v. Wayfair. This session Thomson Reuters Indirect Tax Proposition Leader, Adam Schaffner, and Proposition Manager, Melissa Oaks, will provide an overview of key state tax developments since the dec...
DIGITALIZATION - WHAT IT REALLY MEANS FOR YOUR TAX TEAM?
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Headlines broadcast “DIGITALIZATION!” The prevalence of cell phones and online shopping remind us that we’re already living digitally. But what about your tax team? They should be living digitally, too, since technological advances will continue to impact them — especially as governments i...

RESOURCES

We had been pounding the table for some time on the critical importance of the December ‘dot plot’ from the Federal Reserve, where every Committee member is asked to contribute his or her ...

In today’s highly competitive business environment, many organizations are expanding through mergers and acquisitions (M&As). Unfortunately, success comes at a cost. Growth via M&A activ...

Decades of finance processes designed for the batch world have tied the hands for finance professionals. Now, it’s about running in real time and understanding the impact of decisions ...

The author is especially thankful to distinguished law professor, John Coffee, A.A. Berle Professor of Law at Columbia University Law School and director of the Center on Corporate Governance, author ...

From Pokemon Go to driverless cars — the everyday world around us has already become digital. But there is a digital divide that exists between the large enterprises of yesteryear and the 'd...

The traditional, manual P2P process suffers from a number of well-known issues that P2P automation technology promises to address, including a lack of purchase order standardization, mismatched invoic...

Without a doubt, the upcoming changes to lease accounting standards are sparking many organizations to take a hard look at how they
collect, manage, and store data surrounding their lease agree...

If you're a facilities manager then you know it's critical to maintain visibility into all aspects of your operations, particularly from the financial perspective. So, what are some of the sim...

This excerpt will give you that firm grasp of "the numbers" necessary for business success.

Ittelson empowers non-financial managers by clearly and simply demonstrating how th...