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Wiser has created a specially tailored email digest to help you stay up-to-date with the latest private equity news. It contains articles from the best sources on the internet. Private equity is a market that continues to grow as investors increasingly seek opportunities that offer better returns than other forms of investment. Private equity companies make investments in business that are not listed on the stock market, or investments that result in a business being de-listed. They then work to improve and develop the company to either sell it at a profit or institute an IPO. Venture capital investments and growth investments are two categories of private equity investments that are continuing to grow. The free Wiser private equity news email brings you the latest information on the industry, including analysis and details of recent buyouts or exits. The articles come from the best resources on the internet and are delivered in an easy to read format.

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Donald Cohen: Why Is Mitt Romney’s Bain Capital Investing in Charter Schools?
Diane Ravitch's Blog • Dianeravitch
Venture capital firm has a plan to turn underperforming 3-year-old boy around
Daily Dot • Jay Hathaway
Chinese group blocked by Trump announces UK chip-maker buyout
The Guardian • Staff, Agencies
Inside the Meteoric Rise of ICOs
Forbes • Chance Barnett, Contributor
Hudson’s Bay Executive Chairman Richard Baker aims for the long shot of taking the company private
CNBC • Lauren Hirsch
Ignoring free market principles will cost US solar jobs
The Hill • Opinion Contributor, Tim Doyle
Cavalli's Paul Surridge searches for new sensuality in Milan
Reuters • Giulia Segreti
Why You Can Ignore All Things Bitcoin--and the 4 Times You Can't
Inc. • Maria Aspan
Mastermind Toys ramps up expansion even as Toys "R" Us flounders
CBC Radio-Canada • The Canadian Press
PRO Talks: Billionaire investor Jim Breyer
CNBC • Thomas Franck
 
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Bain Capital, Charter Schools
Donald Cohen: Why Is Mitt Romney’s Bain Capital Investing in Charter Schools?
Diane Ravitch's BlogDianeravitch
Donald Cohen, executive director of “In the Public Interest,” an organization that fights privatization of public services, writes about the curious combination of people who poured serious money into the Massachusetts charter school battle last fall. When the Massachusetts Office of Campaign...
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Finance, Investment Industry
Venture capital firm has a plan to turn underperforming 3-year-old boy around
Daily DotJay Hathaway
Activist investing, the process by which an investor buys a large chunk of a company and attempts to pressure its board into making big changes, has skyrocketed in the past couple of years. Proxy fights, where the investor attempts to wrest control...
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Finance, Investment Industry
Chinese group blocked by Trump announces UK chip-maker buyout
The GuardianStaff, Agencies
A Chinese group that was stopped by Donald Trump from buying a US chip-maker last week has announced a £550m takeover of British chip designer Imagination Technologies. Canyon Bridge Capital Partners’ all-cash offer for Imagination showed the buyout fund remained focused on...
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Bitcoin, Private Equity
Inside the Meteoric Rise of ICOs
ForbesChance Barnett, Contributor
Initial Coin Offerings, or ICOs, have accounted for $2.3 billion in funding - more than the Venture Capital industry has invested into blockchain-based startups - so far in 2017. Here's what's behind the meteoric growth of ICOs.
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Finance, Investment Industry
Hudson’s Bay Executive Chairman Richard Baker aims for the long shot of taking the company private
CNBCLauren Hirsch
The executive chairman of the owner of Saks and Lord & Taylor is trying to raise equity to fund a take-private of the company, a challenging gambit given the difficulties that leveraged retailers have faced over the past two years, sources familiar...
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Economic Policy, Energy & Utilities
Ignoring free market principles will cost US solar jobs
The HillOpinion Contributor, Tim Doyle
Just when the American solar industry is poised to stand on its own two feet, subsidy-free, a blatant attempt to manipulate American trade law by foreign owned firms, threatens to destroy that progress. Earlier today, the International Trade Commission ruled on a...
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Private Equity
Cavalli's Paul Surridge searches for new sensuality in Milan
ReutersGiulia Segreti
MILAN () - British designer Paul Surridge debuted in Milan with his first collection for Italian fashion house Roberto Cavalli, showing tight-fitting designs and animal prints that he said were an attempt to find a new type of sensuality. The alumni of...
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Financial Regulatory Bodies, Private Equity
Why You Can Ignore All Things Bitcoin--and the 4 Times You Can't
Inc.Maria Aspan
Bitcoin. Blockchain. Cryptocurrency. ICOs. It's hard to ignore the frenzied, jargon-filled recent headlines around digital currency: China has banned trading it! JPMorgan Chase has warned against buying it! Startups are embracing it every day! So are tech investors. Bitcoin-related startups raised $343...
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Private Equity, Small Business
Mastermind Toys ramps up expansion even as Toys "R" Us flounders
CBC Radio-CanadaThe Canadian Press
Jon Levy's favourite playthings as a Toronto child growing up in the 1960s and 1970s included Lego blocks and fort-building kits — classics that still fly off the shelves of his Mastermind Toy stores today. "My true innovation in this business is...
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Private Equity, Silicon Valley
PRO Talks: Billionaire investor Jim Breyer
CNBCThomas Franck
Jim Breyer shares his views on technology investing and important trends in an exclusive interview with PRO's Mike Santoli. On how artificial intelligence is changing the industry: "It's a new paradigm in terms of the skill sets the very best students and...
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