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Apollo and its founder sued by Caldera amid insurance firm bidding war, FT says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 12th, 2018

Apollo Global, CEO Leon Black sued by Caldera Holdings

Apollo Global Management and its Chief Executive Leon Black are being sued by Caldera Holdings, a venture founded by Imran Siddiqui, a former managing director at the buyout firm, a court filing on Thursday showed......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 12th, 2018

Apollo Global near firm cash bid for Aspen, re-insurance.com reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 24th, 2018

Founder of Chinese insurance firm that went on U.S. real estate binge given 18 years in prison

A court in Shanghai sentenced the founder of t.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 10th, 2018

Crypto Billionaire Sued By VC Giant Sequoia Over Collapsed Funding Deal

Submitted by Marie Huillet via CoinTelegraph.com, Venture capital firm Sequoia is suing Zhao Changpeng, the CEO and founder of Binance, currently the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trade volume, for alleg.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 25th, 2018

Cambridge Analytica’s Acting CEO Alexander Tayler Steps Down Amid Facebook Scandal

The firm has been embroiled in controversy. Cambridge Analytica’s acting CEO Alexander Tayler has stepped down amid a data leak scandal involving Facebook, as the latter’s founder and C.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 11th, 2018

Ballwin insurance agency sold to Florida firm

A nearly 75-year-old, family-owned insurance business in Ballwin has been acquired by a rapidly growing Florida insurance agency. Boca Raton, Florida-based Seeman Holtz Property & Casualty Inc. has acquired Redel Insurance Agency Inc., an independe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 19th, 2018

Search engine Baidu becomes first China firm to join U.S. AI ethics group

Chinese search engine Baidu Inc has become the first Chinese company to join an artificial intelligence (AI) ethics group led by top U.S. tech firms, amid wider political clashes over AI competition between China and the United States......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 17th, 2018

Private-Equity Firm Abraaj Raised Billions Pledging to Do Good---Then It Fell Apart

Western investors piled into the Dubai-based Abraaj Group, whose founder, Arif Naqvi, pledged to make money by helping the poor in developing countries. Now it’s the world’s largest insolvent private-equity firm......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjOct 17th, 2018

Atari Founder Nolan Bushnell"s X2 Games Acquired by Global Blockchain

The man who created Atari has moved on to blockchain based gaming Neil Bushnell s X2 Games has been acquired by Canadian based Global Blockchain BLOC a crypto investment firm in hopes that Bushnell s expertise will lead to another gaming.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqOct 16th, 2018

India"s IndiGo eyes wide-bodied aircraft from Airbus, Boeing

Indian airline IndiGo on Sunday said wide-bodied aircraft are an “aspiration” and talks with manufacturers are ongoing but there is no firm timeline amid difficult market conditions in the Indian market......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 14th, 2018

India"s IndiGo eyes wide-bodied aircraft from Airbus, Boeing: executive

Indian airline IndiGo on Sunday said wide-bodied aircraft are an “aspiration” and talks with manufacturers are ongoing but there is no firm timeline amid difficult market conditions in the Indian market......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 14th, 2018

PSBJ Interview: QuoteWizard founder Scott Peyree finds a buyer for the business

After weathering a downturn that almost sank his insurance-comparison company, Peyree announced a deal last week to sell the business for $300 million......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2018

Estée Lauder Sues Deciem After Founder Shuts Stores

Estée Lauder sued Deciem and its founder after he moved to temporarily shut all of the skin-care company’s stores because of what he described as “major criminal activity.”.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 11th, 2018

Richard Meier out at his namesake architecture firm

Architect Richard Meier is stepping away from the leadership of his Manhattan-based firm seven months after taking a leave of absence amid several sexual misconduct allegations, though the company... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 10th, 2018

Trian Considers a Bid for Papa John"s

Trian Fund Management, an activist hedge fund, is evaluating a takeover bid for Papa John’s,one of several parties to express interest since the pizza chain put itself up for sale amid an acrimonious fight with its founder......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 8th, 2018

Hyatt to buy lifestyle-hotel firm Two Roads for $480 million

Hyatt Hotels Corp. agreed to acquire an independent lodging company partly owned by late founder Jay Pritzker’s son as it increases its investment in lifestyle hotels......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 8th, 2018

40 Under 40: Clint Nohavec puts Seattle at the cutting edge of philanthropy

Clint Nohavec is a partner and co-founder of Camber Collective, a philanthropic-focused consulting firm in Seattle......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 6th, 2018

Mattress Firm files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, will close up to 700 stores

Mattress Firm, which has been grappling with declining sales amid an overexpansion and a scandal, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protec.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 5th, 2018

Mattress Firm files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Mattress Firm, which has been grappling with declining sales amid an overexpansion and a scandal, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protec.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 5th, 2018

Houston-based insurance firm expands with local acquisition

One of Houston’s largest property and casualty insurers just got a little bigger.  Insgroup Inc. has acquired Houston-based Fred Brown & Cos., which includes Fred Brown Insurance Brokerage and Fred Brown Property Casualty, according to a press.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 3rd, 2018