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Goldman Sachs To Advise On Options For Allied Irish Banks

Goldman Sachs To Advise On Options For Allied Irish Banks

The Irish government announced Monday the appointment of Goldman Sachs Group to advise on potential capital restructuring at Allied Irish Banks, once the country’s largest High Street lender. Allied Irish Banks was nationalized in 2010 as numerous Irish financial institutions […]

Private Equity’s Private Math

Private Equity’s Private Math

Private Equity’s Private Math To the casual observer, the investment returns recently announced by the California pension system might seem like cause for celebration. The state’s investments in firms that buy private companies on paper generated a 20 percent return […]

Is Your Index Capturing Dividend Growth?

Is Your Index Capturing Dividend Growth?

Is Your Index Capturing Dividend Growth? by Jeremy Schwartz, Wisdomtree As interest rates have fallen, higher-yielding equities have become an attractive source of income when compared with bonds. Bonds, by definition, primarily offer a fixed income stream—they are vehicles that provide […]

Aurelius Denies Being Part Of Lawsuit Filed Against Petrobras

Aurelius Denies Being Part Of Lawsuit Filed Against Petrobras

New York-based Aurelius Capital Management has denied being part of a lawsuit filed against Brazilian state-owned oil company Petrobras following accusations by Argentina’s Economy Minister, Axel Kicillof. This marks the latest war of words from Kicillof as the hedge fund continues to […]

Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Final Chapters

Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Final Chapters

Berkshire Beyond Buffett: Final Chapters by Steven Towns This is the final post of my live-tweeting and highlighting of professor Larry Cunningham’s book, Berkshire Beyond Buffett. I’ve practically run out of superlatives…. ValueWalk (dot-com) reported Berkshire Beyond Buffett was among the top-10 books purchased in […]