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noted that many renewable energy and cleantech start-ups are limping along with subsidies from the government stimulus package, which will run out in 2010. In Mr. Jacob’s view, a sustainable business model is one that does not need to rely on government funds in the long term. “We underwrite to no government subsidies,” he said. The outlook on green investing in China, however, looks markedly different. Environmental protection and energy savings are still fairly new ideas in emerging Asian markets, so these sectors have huge development potential. And unlike in the West, the fact that the Chinese government is supporting ...
used for making investments in various equity (and to a lesser extent debt) securities according to one of the investment strategies associated with private equity . Private equity funds are typically limited partnerships with a fixed term of 10 years (often with annual extensions). At inception, institutional investors make an unfunded commitment to the limited partnership, which is then drawn over the term of the fund. A private equity fund is raised and managed by investment professionals of a specific private equity firm (the general partner and investment advisor). Typically, a single private equity firm will manage a ...
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Tax Jobs Tax Attorney gets Managing Partner job at Patton Boggs ...
Patton Boggs LLP has tapped veteran tax attorney Richard E. Andersen to serve as managing partner of its New York office, citing his extensive experience in the nation’s leading business and financial market to spur further growth. “I am honored to have this opportunity and look forward to building on the work that has already been accomplished to position the firm’s New York office as the adviser of choice for businesses and investors from across the country and around the world,” said Mr. Andersen, who assumes his new role immediately. “Patton Boggs enjoys a unique reputation among U.S. law firms, providing innovative ... market research, surveys and trends
Choice of Entity for Entrepreneurs | WALKER CORPORATE LAW GROUP, PLLC
however, I had several telephone calls in the past few days with respect to the issue of choice of entity for startups and thought it would be helpful to get this post up. Indeed, one of the most important early decisions an entrepreneur must make in connection with his or her venture is the choice of entity.  There are basically six choices: (1) sole proprietorship, (2) general partnership, (3) limited partnership, (4) C corporation, (5) S corporation or (6) limited liability company.  Below is a discussion of each entity, including a basic description, the advantages and disadvantages, the ideal candidate/business for such ... market research, surveys and trends

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Creating Opportunity in Emerging Markets— Private Equity - Private ...
Please contact IFC's Private Equity and Investment Funds Department for further information. .... To date, investments by IFC-supported funds total $19 billion ... 60 percent of these funds are investing in poor countries ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
IFC Investment in Private-Equity Fund to Spur Growth in Middle ...
WASHINGTON, May 13, 2009/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is investing $25 million in the MENA Joint Investment Fund, a $500 million fund that will provide private equity to businesses in Egypt and other countries in the region to help strengthen companies, spur economic growth, and create jobs.   The MENA Joint Investment Fund will be launched by Citadel Capital, the Middle East and North Africa region’s leading private equity firm. It will invest in seven to 10 mid- to large-size platform companies in the region from diverse industries such as packaging, waste management ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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AMG Completes Investment in Private Equity Fund-of-Funds Manager Pantheon
today announced the completion of the acquisition of Pantheon from Russell Investments, a subsidiary of Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. Pantheon is a leading global private equity fund-of-funds manager, delivering private equity investment solutions to a broad range of clients for over 25 years. Pantheon manages regional funds-of-funds in Europe, the United States and Asia, as well as global secondary funds-of-funds, global infrastructure fund-of-funds and customized separate account programs. Pantheon currently has committed funds under management of ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
BlackRock's Novick Goes to Washington as Firms Step Up Lobbying
July 1 (Bloomberg) -- BlackRock Inc.’s Barbara Novick was contemplating retirement a year ago when Chief Executive Officer Laurence D. Fink asked her if she would jumpstart lobbying efforts in Washington. The acquisition of Barclays Global Investors on Dec. 1 had made BlackRock the world’s biggest asset-management firm. With $3.4 trillion client assets held in investment vehicles ranging from money-market funds to hedge funds, Fink realized he couldn’t rely on industry groups or outside lobbyists as lawmakers discussed the biggest regulatory overhaul since the 1930s. Novick, one of the firm’s eight ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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ventures, and private equity and investment funds. We also assist in the implementation of affirmative tax planning opportunities such as the choice of ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Private Equity Industry Dictionary
You can use this listing to help you understand some of the words and phrases you'll encounter while reviewing our Alternative Investment Management Program information. You can browse through the entire listing or use the link on a letter below to find a specific word or phrase. A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X    Y   Z   A Active Commitments  - An investment that has not reached the end of its legal term. AIM - The CalPERS ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Private Equity Performance Do Private Equity Funds Beat the Market? Research by Steven N. Kaplan The private equity industry has grown tremendously over the past decade. While less than $10 billion was committed to private equity partnerships in 1991, more than $150 billion was committed in 2000. However, unlike the heavily researched mutual fund industry, there are many unknowns about ...
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WikiAnswers - How do Private Equity funds differ from hedge funds
Yes, by a lot. By definition a private equity group is a group focused on investing in troubled companies and other assets. Hedge funds are unregulated investment fund. But hedge funds are more open to small investors compared to the private equity investors that risk more money. Also private equity groups are interested investing in troubled companies with many of them taking over companies turing them around and then selling them. Hedge funds do not do take overs as frequent and use other techniques such as borrowing money buying stock and then selling them short. They have more interest in buying a companies stock than buying ...
Can you give me definitions of hedge funds, private equity funds ...
"a hedge fund is a private investment fund that may consists of various securities, commodities, futures, options, or other investments, whether public or private." Despite what uninformed government and media will have you believe, hedge funds sometimes referred to as private investment funds, and or limited partnerships, ARE and have been regulated since 1933. (SEC Act of "33, Regulation D, refer to Rules 504, 505, and 506). http://www.sec.gov/answers/regd.htm Private equity funds are just like hedge funds where they pool investor assets together, however they generally are intended to run a business other than market investing.