Corporate Financing week

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Corporate Financing Analysis - CTA Returns Turning Hedge Fund Heads - 29 SEPT 2014

Amidst the strong performance in hedge fund returns we are witnessing this year, CTA (Commodity trading Advisor) strategies are surprising a few more seasoned industry investors by taking stage in the asset class' 'transition' year. According to the latest research published by Preqin, August 2014 saw CTAs posted their highest monthly return since April 2011. To be sure, such funds made net...

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Corporate Financing Analysis - Tottenham The Next Bumper Sports M&A Deal? - 22 SEPT 2014

Market chatter on the sports pages is full of talk of a proposed takeover of English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur. The acquisition of a sports franchise often raises a lot of public interest and this potential deal is no different. While no deal has been confirmed, US investment group Cain Hoy Enterprises appears to have risen to the front of the queue to snap up 'the Spurs' as the...

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Corporate Financing Analysis - Wall Street Braces Itself For Alibaba Float - 15 SEPT 2014

This could be as big as they come. Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba Group Holding announced terms for its long-awaited IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on September 5. The Hangzhou, China-based company outlined plans to raise as much as USD20.2bn from equity capital market (ecm) investors in the US on September 18 (for trading the following day under the ticker 'BABA') by offering...

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