How Heinz Website Energized Food Pros
How do you get food service people excited about ketchup? Heinz said it found the secret sauce in a new website that engages professionals, like restaurateurs and suppliers. H.J. Heinz Company, sold in February to Warren Buffett and a Brazilian private equity firm for $23.3...
Investors shun Europe, emerging market funds as Q1 nears end: EPFR
NEW YORK - Investors bailed out of both European and emerging market equities going into the last week of the first quarter over worries involving Cyprus's bailout and its impact on the euro zone crisis, EPFR Global data showed Friday.
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Bernanke, Fed send stocks broadly higher
Despite turmoil in Europe, a pledge to stay the course with low interest rates buoys equities
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Europe Markets: Banks, global jitters drive Europe losses
European stock markets fall on Wednesday, with banks and autos among those compounding weak global sentiment as investors questioned the recent run for equities. Inditex and Enel were leading decliners.
Week commencing 11/03/13
The recent case, much publicised in Chinese media, of the public dispute between Chinese investment company Shenzhen Kailei (Carlyle’s Chinese name) and Tianjin Trust’s Buffett No. 1 Plan, sheds light on a uniquely Chinese development that poses a competitive challenge to private equity firms in the PRC – at least for now. So-called trust products offer an alternative grey-market channel of non-bank financing for PRC companies, projects and local government entities that could crimp general partner (GP) prospects in China – until a likely regulator intervention, or blow up, or both, ends the game.