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Vice Media gets $450 mln investment from TPG Capital: Wall Street Journal

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Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 19th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Vice Media secures $450 million investment from private-equity firm TPG

Vice Media secures a $450 million investment from TPG, which gives the digital media company a valuation of around $5.7 billion......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 19th, 2017

Sprint chairman engages Warren Buffett for possible investment: WSJ

(Reuters) - Sprint Corp's chairman, Masayoshi Son, has engaged in talks with Berkshire Hathaway Inc's Warren Buffett and media mogul John Malone to discuss a potential investment in the U.S. wireless company, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 14th, 2017

Sears" CEO blames the media for company"s decline — but his obsession with Wall Street set it up for failure (SHLD)

AP Sears Holdings spent $5.8 billion buying back shares from 2005 to 2010, draining the company of resources. CEO Eddie Lampert defended the buybacks as the most efficient use of capital, arguing that investment in stores.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 21st, 2017

​Costco rival BJ’s Wholesale prepares for IPO or sale

The private equity firms that own BJ’s Wholesale Club are considering selling the retailer or taking it public, the Wall Street Journal reported. The firms, CVC Capital Partners and Leonard Green & Partners, are now hiring investment bankers to e.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2017

BJ’s Wholesale readying for IPO or sale, says report

The private equity firms that own BJ’s Wholesale Club are considering selling the retailer or taking it public, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. The firms, CVC Capital Partners and Leonard Green & Partners, are now hiring investment ban.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2017

Fifth Third (FITB) Invests in Fintech Startup to Grow Lending

According to a Wall Street Journal report, Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) is making an equity investment in San Francisco-based startup online lender, ApplePie Capital, to seek new opportunities in the lending space. With technology becoming an ess.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksDec 13th, 2016

Data center operator with Jacksonville presence is reportedly exploring a sale

Cologix Inc., a Denver-based data center operator, "has retained investment banks to explore a sale of the company," the Wall Street Journal reports. The report says that Barclays Bank PLC and DH Capital LLC are "leading the auction" for Cologix, and tha.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 2nd, 2016

Colorado data center operator is reportedly exploring a sale

Cologix Inc., a Denver-based data center operator, "has retained investment banks to explore a sale of the company," the Wall Street Journal reports. The report says that Barclays Bank PLC and DH Capital LLC are "leading the auction" for Cologix. The W.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 2nd, 2016

China to tighten control on domestic firms" foreign investment: WSJ

(Reuters) - China plans to tighten controls on Chinese companies looking to invest abroad, in an effort to slow a surge of capital fleeing offshore, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing documents it reviewed and sources familiar with the ma.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 25th, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: NBCUniversal to integrate ad services with Buzzfeed as part of $200 million investment

BuzzFeed and Comcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal revealed new plans to intertwine their ad sales and production, as part of NBCU’s additional $200 million strategic investment in the millennial-focus digital media darling......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 21st, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: NBCUniversal pumping another $200 million into BuzzFeed

Comcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal is investing another $200 million in BuzzFeed, doubling its investment in the digital media company, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 20th, 2016

Airbnb's Funding Round Led by Google Capital - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalAirbnb's Funding Round Led by Google CapitalWall Street JournalAirbnb Inc. has brought on Alphabet Inc.'s investment arm as a backer, part of an expected $850 million funding round that values the home-rental company at $30 bill.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 22nd, 2016

Vice CEO Shane Smith says he bought this $23 million estate without setting foot inside — here"s what it"s like

Slaven Vlasic / Getty Images, The AgencyLast year, Vice Media CEO Shane Smith shelled out $23 million for a massive property in Santa Monica, California — without ever setting foot in it, he told The Wall Street Journal. His wife had scoped out what.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 6th, 2016

Vice CEO Shane Smith says he bought this $23 million mansion without stepping foot inside — here"s what it"s like

Slaven Vlasic / Getty Images, The AgencyLast year, Vice Media CEO Shane Smith shelled out $23 million for a massive property in Santa Monica, California — without ever setting foot in it, he tells The Wall Street Journal. His wife had scoped out wha.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 6th, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: McCain supports bill requiring better disclosure for online political ads

A proposal to require social media companies to disclose information about political advertising on their platforms has drawn the support of a key Senate Republican......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 18th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Viacom, Charter agree to preliminary deal for basic cable TV package

Media giant Viacom Inc. and cable operator Charter C.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 18th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Why REITs may not be so special

A heavy dose of real-estate investment trusts won’t improve your portfolio, argues a new study.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 18th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: ISIS stronghold Raqqa reportedly captured by U.S.-backed Syria force

U.S.-backed forces said Tuesday they have captured Islamic State’s de facto capital of Raqqa, Syria, wrenching away the terror group’s last major urban stronghold in the Middle East......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 17th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Weinstein Company negotiating possible sale with Colony Capital

Private-equity firm Colony Capital could buy Weinstein Co. after its brand name was tarnished in recent weeks, as dozens of women accused its former co-chairman Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault and harassment......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 16th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: More than 200 killed in Somalia twin bombings

The death toll from twin bombings in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu climbed above 200 over the weekend, making it one of the deadliest attacks in the country since an Islamist insurgency started a decade ago......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 15th, 2017