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How 2020 paved the way for private equity sector: Report

NEW DELHI: While the year 2020 was going through a challenging situation in terms of an economic slowdown, further accelerated by the pandemic, private equity investments in India witnessed an all-time high deal value, according to a report. Private Equity investments reached a five-year-high...

Tech investor Klaus Hommels launches $332 million SPAC in Europe

Tech investor Klaus Hommels launches $332 million SPAC in Europe
Lakestar founder Klaus Hommels appears on stage at a tech conference in London on October 21, 2014. Anthony Harvey | Getty Images for TechCrunch LONDON — The SPAC craze has officially arrived in Europe. European tech investor Klaus Hommels on Wednesday launched a blank-check firm aimed at...

Qualcomm objects to Nvidia’s $40 billion Arm acquisition

Qualcomm objects to Nvidia’s $40 billion Arm acquisition
The front of Qualcomm office in San Jose, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images News | Getty Images U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm has told regulators around the world that it is against Nvidia's $40 billion acquisition of British chip denews24nationer Arm, according to sources familiar with the...

After U.S. SPAC frenzy, blank-check firms eye deals in Europe’s burgeoning tech sector

After U.S. SPAC frenzy, blank-check firms eye deals in Europe's burgeoning tech sector
The bronze Charging Bull in the financial district of New York City. Robert Nickelsberg | Getty Images  LONDON — The SPAC craze is starting to gain some momentum in Europe.   After a banner year for so-called special purpose acquisition companies in the U.S., a growing number of...

Walmart’s use of TikTok will likely continue, even if deal with Oracle falls apart

Walmart's hopes of owning a stake of TikTok may be dashed, but don't expect its interest in the viral video app to fade away. The company's plan to buy the social media app's U.S. operations with Oracle has been indefinitely shelved as the Biden administration...

German mobile bank N26 is thinking of making its first acquisition

German mobile bank N26 is thinking of making its first acquisition
The logo of German online bank N26 displayed on a smartphone. Thomas Trutschel | Photothek via Getty Images LONDON — German online bank N26 is considering making an acquisition for the first time, after raising heaps of cash and trimming its losses despite the coronavirus pandemic. The...

Pet care retailer Petco shares surge 63% in first day of trading

Shares of Petco Health and Wellness shot up by 63% in their first day of trading on the Nasdaq, reflecting Wall Street's appetite for investing in the industry during the Covid pandemic-fueled pet boom. Shares closed Thursday at $29.40, putting the company's market value at...

Nasdaq-listed Chinese video platform Bilibili files for Hong Kong listing to raise over $2 billion

Nasdaq-listed Chinese video platform Bilibili to raise over $2 billion in Hong Kong listing
The Bilibili booth is pictured during the 2019 Yangtze River Delta International Cultural Industries Expo at National Exhibition and Convention Center on November 21, 2019 in Shanghai, China. Gao Yuwen | Visual China Group | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China — Chinese video platform Bilibili has confidentially filed...

Nasdaq-listed Chinese video platform Bilibili to raise over $2 billion in Hong Kong listing

Nasdaq-listed Chinese video platform Bilibili to raise over $2 billion in Hong Kong listing
The Bilibili booth is pictured during the 2019 Yangtze River Delta International Cultural Industries Expo at National Exhibition and Convention Center on November 21, 2019 in Shanghai, China. Gao Yuwen | Visual China Group | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China — Chinese video platform Bilibili is getting...