Capital Gains: Peek at Vista Equity"s PE playbook; Ken Paxton sides with Planning Commission critics

This week's Capital Gains: The Wall Street Journal digs deep into the investment strategy of Vista Equity Partners. And an Austin lawsuit aligns Texas' Republican attorney general with anti-CodeNext groups......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

Capital Gains: Buzz grows around pair of Austin alcohol startups; Hemp advocates want to loosen state law

In this week's Capital Gains: Austin alcohol disruptors receive national shoutout; state commission appears receptive to growing hemp; Amazon's Prime Day hiccup......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals1 hr. 2 min. ago

What"s the threat? National Zoo security proposal deferred.

The National Capital Planning Commission on Thursday deferred action on the Smithsonian Institution's proposal to add supplemental perimeter fencing around the National Zoo and reduce the number of entrances from 13 to three — an initial step in .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 13th, 2018

Smithsonian planning for permanent security checkpoints at the National Zoo

The National Zoo is slowly going secure. The Smithsonian Institution has a proposal before the National Capital Planning Commission for supplemental perimeter fencing, to close gaps in existing fencing and reduce the number of pedestrian entrance.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 6th, 2018

CBC calls for "dramatic changes" to address NYCHA"s $32B capital need

The Citizens Budget Commission released recommendations Tuesday suggesting how the New York Housing Authority could meet its $32 billion capital needs. Peek inside CBC's recommendations to address... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 4th, 2018

Private equity and venture capital firms still digesting Trump tax reform

The headlines leading up to passage of the new tax law were ominous.  Changes requiring private equity and venture capital funds to hold investments longer to get a lower capital gains rate on carried interest — coupled with new caps on interest d.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2018

Term Sheet — Thursday, May 17

On deals and dealmakers. CLASH OF THE TITANSIt's not just venture capital firms raising record amounts of capital. Private equity tech giants are also facing off with a slate of new mega-funds. Vista Equity Partners M.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 17th, 2018

Capital Gains: Whiskey distillery steps up to bat at ballpark; Financial planning firms lauded

In this week's Capital Gains roundup: Bumble takes on Facebook over privacy concerns; big props for some Austin financial planners; and local distillery Nine Banded Whiskey scores a deal with the Round Rock Express baseball team......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 19th, 2018

US Stocks Extend Gains As Yuan Tumbles To 12-Month Lows

Equity markets just keep speeding along... China had an ugly nig.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 18th, 2018

Behind the Loan: Bank of San Antonio enlists private equity partners to make client"s financing possible

The underwriting process in business lending is often described as a mix of art and science. Commercial lenders must sometimes get creative in how they offer clients access to capital......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 18th, 2018

GOP women join chorus of Trump critics

Rebukes of President Donald Trump for his comments about a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin came from women on both sides of the political aisle Monday. In a news conference with Putin in Helsinki, Finland, Trump questioned the U.S. intell.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2018

Vestavia OKs Liberty Park request, residential rezonings

The Vestavia Hills Planning and Zoning Commission approved easement dedications and rezonings for residential lots and annexation, reports the Vestavia Voice. Liberty Park Joint Venture and High Noon LLC asked the commission to approve the dedicat.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2018

Homewood reviews new downtown master plan

A plan to redevelop a Birmingham suburb has seen the first light of day. The Homewood City Council reviewed the first draft of a downtown master plan submitted by the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham, reports the Homewood Star. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2018

Stone Point Capital To Acquire Sabal Capital Partners

Pat Jackson, Sabal Capital Partners founder and chief executive. Image credit: Sabal Capital Partners Stone Point Capital, a financial services-focused private equity firm, plans to acquire Sabal C.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJul 17th, 2018

New Opportunistic and Multifamily Funds Help Reheat Real Estate Private Equity Market

One of Taconic Capital's latest investments was the mortgage securing JPMorgan International Plaza in Dallas. Private equity fundraising for real estate shows signs of heating up again in July after.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJul 17th, 2018

Senior Housing Moves Downtown

A new senior housing building developed by Bridgewood Property and equity partner Harrison Street Capital at 1015 South Shepherd Drive, one of the housing communities the venture is developing. The qua.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 16th, 2018

PNC Mezzanine backs acquisition with $12.7M

One of Pittsburgh’s biggest private equity firms has helped to finance a West Virginia company’s acquisition. PNC Mezzanine Capital invested $12.7 million to support Eastern Vault Co.’s acquisition of Dellinger Precast Inc. Eastern Vault, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2018

Thompson Street closes new fund with $1.15 billion in commitments

St. Louis private equity firm Thompson Street Capital Partners said Monday it has closed its fifth committed capital investment fund with $1.15 billion in commitments......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2018

Profit Gains at JPMorgan, Citigroup Reflect a World in Growth Mode

Bank CEOs cited job growth, capital expenditures as profits moved higher in second-quarter results, while adding that trade issues weren’t yet hurting banks......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 13th, 2018

JPMorgan reports Basel III common equity Tier 1 capital of $185B, ratio of 11.9%

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

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 13th, 2018

What Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh could mean for consumer rights

Critics say he more often sides with corporations than customers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 12th, 2018