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Hedge Fund Makes Huge Bet on Korean Governance Change

Hedge Fund Makes Huge Bet on Korean Governance Change

A Seoul hedge fund is making a massive bet that hinges on changes in the chronic issue of South Korea’s corporate governance.
Some Strategists Say Get Ready for ‘Peak Decade’

Some Strategists Say Get Ready for ‘Peak Decade’

Amid the Alpine peaks of the Swiss resort of Davos in the week ahead, politicians, investors and executives will be busy debating whether we are witnessing peaks in key drivers of the world economy.

Swedish Crypto Exchange BTCX Plans IPO in 2020

An IPO offers BTCX the opportunity to help bring transparency to the industry, it's CEO says.
Blackstone and Apollo Make the Case for Opening Buyout Funds to Masses

Blackstone and Apollo Make the Case for Opening Buyout Funds to Masses

Blackstone Group Inc. and Apollo Global Management Inc. delivered a simple message to Wall Street’s main regulator Tuesday: Private equity is stomping public markets, meaning mom-and-pop investors
2019 tech IPOs: The not-quite-banner year that could have been a lot worse

2019 tech IPOs: The not-quite-banner year that could have been a lot worse

Beyond the big tech IPOs that flopped, several smaller companies had decent debuts but roller-coaster rides since. That could make 2020 a tough IPO year.
5 IPO flameouts that defined 2019: Uber, Lyft, Pinterest, Slack, and WeWork

5 IPO flameouts that defined 2019: Uber, Lyft, Pinterest, Slack, and WeWork

In 2019, IPOs ended in face-plants for some of the biggest unicorns: WeWork, Uber, Lyft, Slack, and Pinterest. Expect no lessons to be learned.

The Decade in IPOs: What These 6 Offerings Tell Us About Going Public in the 2010s

From General Motors to Uber, the last ten years have been marked by delayed offerings and a limited tolerance for growing losses. There were some big-gainers too.

The Decade in IPOs: What These 6 Offerings Tell Us About Going Public in the 2010s

From General Motors to Uber, the last ten years have been marked by delayed offerings and a limited tolerance for growing losses. There were some big-gainers too.

7 Companies Founded in the Last 10 Years That You Now Can’t Live Without

These social media, transportation, food, dating, and work-related companies changed our daily lives in under a decade.

7 Companies Founded in the Last 10 Years That You Now Can’t Live Without

These social media, transportation, food, dating, and work-related companies changed our daily lives in under a decade.

Chinese Insurance Giant Ping An’s Blockchain Arm Reveals Terms for $468M IPO

OneConnect Financial, the blockchain and AI subsidiary of China’s top insurance company Ping An Insurance, has set the terms for its planned NYSE listing.

Canadian Fund Manager 3iQ Files Prospectus for Bitcoin Fund IPO

3iQ has listed the preliminary prospectus for its bitcoin fund as the next step toward an initial public offering (IPO), likely on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Airbnb Chief Operating Officer to Leave Her Post on the Cusp of Going Public in 2020

Airbnb Chief Operating Officer to Leave Her Post on the Cusp of Going Public in 2020

It's all about its anticipated public offering at Airbnb these days. Shore up the plethora of safety issues, make peace with regulators, and bring in seasoned operational executives that the Wall
Alibaba on track to raise £10bn in Hong Kong listing

Alibaba on track to raise £10bn in Hong Kong listing

E-commerce group plans to sell 500m shares in biggest offering across global markets this yearThe Chinese retail group Alibaba has kicked off this year’s biggest share sale, with a plan to raise up to
Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

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Saudi Aramco scales back preparations for flotation

Saudi Aramco scales back preparations for flotation

Saudi state oil firm scraps plans to market shares to investors outside Middle EastSaudi Arabia’s state-owned oil corporation has scaled back preparations for its public listing by scrapping plans to
How ETFs shrunk the stock market

How ETFs shrunk the stock market

By favoring big companies, the ETF investing revolution has inadvertently pushed smaller, innovative companies into the exclusive world of private equity

Fintech Arm of Chinese Insurance Giant Files for US IPO After Blockchain Push

OneConnect Financial Technology, the banking and blockchain arm of China's largest insurance company, filed a prospectus with the SEC on Wednesday.
Oyo CEO Claims Backer SoftBank Isn’t Trying to Sway Its Hotel Strategy

Oyo CEO Claims Backer SoftBank Isn’t Trying to Sway Its Hotel Strategy

WeWork's implosion is putting pressure on all of SoftBank's investments, Oyo included. If it's not changing course already, the budget hotel chain may soon have to decide whether, as CEO Ritesh
Airbnb Finally Embraces Verified Listings After Halloween Deaths

Airbnb Finally Embraces Verified Listings After Halloween Deaths

Airbnb has avoided these policies under the guise of being just a platform, much like the rest of the tech platform companies. We just hope at some point that tragedies are not the only way to propel