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Cleantech Venture Capital Is Back? Early Numbers Say Yes.

While all venture capital sectors suffered during the Great Recession, one notable sector was almost completely left out of the corresponding recovery: Cleantech.

07.22.19
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Stock Market Woes Caused Ohio Pension System To Lose Money In 2018

The stock market’s end-of-the-year losses in December caused each of Ohio’s state pension systems to lose money for the 2018 calendar year.

07.22.19
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Canada’s Pension Fund OMERS Seeks New Green Energy Deals

Canadian pension fund Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System (OMERS) is scouting for acquisition opportunities in India, in an affirmation of the country’s position as a green energy hot-spot.

07.22.19
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Elizabeth Warren's Pitch To Upend Private Equity Rattles Industry

Private equity leaders are pushing back sharply against a new plan from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) to rewrite the basic rules of the road for firms she likened to “vampires,” the Washington Post reports.

07.22.19
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As A Unique $300 Million Partnership Between Connecticut And Hedge Fund Billionaire Ray Dalio Takes Shape, Questions About Transparency Remain

Hedge fund billionaire Raymond Dalio is giving $100 million to the state of Connecticut to create a nonprofit corporation to help disadvantaged young people finish high school and find jobs.

07.22.19
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S&P Finds Most Not-for-Profit Hospitals Manage Pensions Well

However, the ratings agency doesn’t expect funded status improvements to continue, and it notes that many not-for-profit hospitals are focusing on de-risking strategies.

07.18.19
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Navab Capital Partners to Wind Down After Founder’s Sudden Death

Navab Capital Partners will wind down after its founder Alex Navab’s unexpected death earlier this month. Navab, a former KKR & Co. executive, had been targeting $3 billion for the private equity firm’s debut fund.

07.17.19
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Some Good News On Multiemployer Pensions

Michael Scott, Executive Director of the National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Pensions (NCCMP), believes that Congress is actually following their tradition of finding bipartisan solutions when it comes to pensions, and is working hard to come up with a legislative solution.

07.17.19
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State Recommends PSPRS Administrator Smout Be Fired For Sexual Harassment

The state human resources office on Monday recommended that the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System fire its embattled administrator after he admitted to investigators that he repeatedly sexually harassed an employee and didn’t properly respond to allegations he spied on staffers he didn’t like.

07.17.19
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Madison Marquette and Roseview Finalize Merger

Madison Marquette, a leading national real estate investment manager, service provider, developer and operator announced today the closing of its merger with The Roseview Group, a boutique institutional real estate investment and advisory company.

07.17.19