Glencore, Qatar Sovereign Wealth Fund Take 19.5% Stake in Russia’s Rosneft

Glencore, Qatar Sovereign Wealth Fund Take 19.5% Stake in Russia’s Rosneft






Glencore, Qatar Sovereign Wealth Fund Take 19.5% Stake in Russia’s Rosneft Commodities giant Glencore (L:GLEN) and Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund teamed up and acquired a 19.5% stake in Russia’s top state-controlled oil company, Rosneft (L:RNS), in a deal worth $11.3 billion, officials said Wednesday. The sale is part of the Russian government’s efforts to sell […]






UK Pinewood Studios Sold to Real Estate Investment Fund

UK Pinewood Studios Sold to Real Estate Investment Fund






UK Pinewood Studios Sold to Real Estate Investment Fund The iconic UK studio home of the James Bond franchise and ‘Star Wars’ is Europe’s largest provider of studio space. The sale of Pinewood Group to a real estate investment fund in a deal worth $412-M has closed/. Pinewood Studios was sold to Picture Holdco Ltd., an […]






Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) Shares Seen Falling Further

Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) Shares Seen Falling Further






Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) Shares Seen Falling Further $AAPL After dropping more than $200-B in market cap in 1 year, Apple shares could fall further as they are set to lose their weighting and be reclassified in the annual reconstitution of the Russell indexes. When all is said and done, about $1.3-B worth of shares will be […]






Qatar Plans Zones w/Tax Incentives to lure Overseas Investors

Qatar Plans Zones w/Tax Incentives to lure Overseas Investors






Qatar Plans Zones w/Tax Incentives to lure Overseas Investors Qatar is seeking to draw in more foreign investors and cut its dependence on gas revenues by setting up special economic zones that will allow for 100% overseas ownership. The world’s top LNG exporter is one of the richest countries per capita but faces a projected […]






Qatar Investment Authority Acquires $2.5-B Singapore Tower

Qatar Investment Authority Acquires $2.5-B Singapore Tower






Qatar Investment Authority Acquires $2.5-B Singapore Tower $BLK, $JLL, $GOOGL, $C The acquisition of Asian Square Tower 1 marks the largest single tower real estate transaction in Asia Pacific Sovereign wealth fund Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has acquired a 43-story office tower in Singapore from US private equity firm BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) in a $2.45-B transaction. […]






Tulla Group’s Kevin Maloney, Chasing Growth in Australia

Tulla Group’s Kevin Maloney, Chasing Growth in Australia






Tulla Group’s Kevin Maloney, Chasing Growth in Australia CapitalPitch, an funding platform in Australia that helps startups connect with VC (venture capital) money, has begun raising at least A$10-M for its own fund to co-invest in early-stage Australia ventures that raise money through its website. The new CapitalPitch Venture Fund is partnered with the high-net-worth […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Monday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Monday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Monday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean finished higher Monday, as funds added buying in grains, soybeans, despite improving weather and excessive supplies in cash markets. Chicago Corn led the gains as the most active Corn contract for July delivery added 6.5 cents, or […]