BREXIT – National Investment Fund To Support UK Despite Negative Influences

BREXIT – National Investment Fund To Support UK Despite Negative Influences






The Government has proposed setting up a national investment fund to help fledgling UK businesses thrive and compete with their US counterparts, even after Brexit. The Treasury said on Tuesday that a consultation had identified a £4bn funding gap between US and British firms and that the new fund would “help address this gap and boost British business”. It also […]






UAE President Restructures Board of Abu Dhabi Wealth Fund ADIA

UAE President Restructures Board of Abu Dhabi Wealth Fund ADIA






UAE President Restructures Board of Abu Dhabi Wealth Fund ADIA The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority is 1 of the world’s richest sovereign wealth funds UAE President and Abu Dhabi ruler Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued a decree reshuffling the board of Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), official news agency WAM reported Tuesday. […]






Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Heeding President Trump’s Call, Investing in US Jobs

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Heeding President Trump’s Call, Investing in US Jobs






Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Heeding President Trump’s Call, Investing in US Jobs $AAPL Apple CEO Tim Cook said Wednesday his company is putting $1-B into a fund to invest in advanced manufacturing jobs in the United States. Mr. Cook made the announcement during a TV interview Wednesday saying his company is always searching for ways to do […]






Abu Dhabi in Talks to Invest in $100-B SoftBank’s Vision Fund

Abu Dhabi in Talks to Invest in $100-B SoftBank’s Vision Fund






Abu Dhabi in Talks to Invest in $100-B SoftBank’s Vision Fund $SFTBY, $AAPL, $ORCL, $DB, $UBS Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund is a major backer of the fund Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth fund is said to be among the parties in talks to invest in Japanese telecoms group SoftBank’s (OTCMKT:SFTBY)$100-B technology fund. The FT cited people […]






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 […]






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 $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 […]