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

Cloud-based financial planning company Anaplan files for IPO

Cloud-based financial planning company Anaplan Inc. said it plans to go public to raise working capital and fund operations, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing late Friday. Anaplan said i.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 14th, 2018

Report: Rensselaer begins review of gondola plans

The Rensselaer planning commission is reviewing the proposal to create gondola service from Albany, according to the Times Union. The company behind the proposal, Capital Gondola, said in its application that it has secured 80 percent of necessar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 15th, 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: bizjournalsJul 20th, 2018

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

The Ratings Game: AMD stock gains after picking up a new fan

Shares of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. broke a five-day losing streak on Monday, rising 5% after an RBC Capital Markets analyst initiated coverage of the stock with a bullish rating......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 24th, 2018

CEOs" Economic Outlook Eases on Trade Policy Uncertainty

The economic outlook among chief executives of America’s largest companies cooled slightly in the third quarter, as confrontational U.S. trade policies weighed on planning for capital spending and hiring......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 24th, 2018

RBC Capital equity strategy analyst to hold an analyst/industry conference call

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: theflyonthewallSep 24th, 2018

By The Time The Fed Hits Its Goals, The Markets Will Be Crashing

Authored by Graham Summers via Gains, Pains, & Capital, The Powell Fed has set one goal and one goal only for its policy... Hitting the “neutral rate of interest.” The neutral rate of interest is when the Fed has rates equal to the pace of i.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 21st, 2018

Airbnb Petitions SEC to Allow Hosts to Get Equity

A change for the 'Gig Economy?' Travel company Airbnb has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to allow it to start issuing equity in its company to hosts, according to a new report. In a letter to the SEC o.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 21st, 2018

Big winner in Adobe deal for Marketo is Vista Equity, says JMP Securities

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: theflyonthewallSep 21st, 2018

Adobe to buy marketing software firm Marketo for $4.75 billion

Adobe Systems Inc on Thursday agreed to buy Marketo Inc for $4.75 billion from private equity firm Vista Equity Partners Management, adding heft to its cloud-based digital marketing business......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 20th, 2018

Apartments rise on Brooklyn church site

Work is underway to build a 67-unit affordable apartment building on the former site of True Holy Church in Ocean Hill, Brooklyn. The development will also create a new home for the church. The City Planning Commission lasy year approved a rezo.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklySep 20th, 2018

SEC fines Creative Planning, Mallouk

The Securities and Exchange Commission levied a total of $250,000 in fines against Overland Park-based Creative Planning Inc., one of the nation’s fastest growing registered investment advisory firms, and President Peter Mallouk. A $200,000 fine w.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 19th, 2018

This Fairfax firm"s tech is remaking reconnaissance. Just don"t call it a drone company.

Fairfax-based MAG Aerospace has acquired four companies in the last year-plus and recently secured backing from New Mountain Capital, a New York-based private equity firm with $20 billion in assets......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2018

Global stocks rise as no harm seen in trade row, dollar gains

Global equity markets rallied on Tuesday as the latest tit-for-tat U.S.-Chinese trade dispute was seen as barely denting world growth, while U.S. Treasury yields rose in anticipation the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates this year and next......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 18th, 2018