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1 hr ago | Sys-Con Media

Goldman Sachs-Led Investor Group Backs Privia Health for National Expansion

An investor group led by an affiliate of Goldman Sachs & Co. is funding the national expansion of Privia Health, LLC , a Virginia-based physician practice management and population health technology company serving independent physicians and large physician groups in partnership with managed care organizations and self-insured health plans.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, New York, Medicine

1 hr ago | Business Journal

Arlington's Privia Health lands $400M to begin national expansion

Arlington-based Privia Health LLC is getting a $400 million infusion to expand nationally, the company announced Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Arlington, VA, Financial Services, Investment Services

2 hrs ago | Copenhagen Post

Denmark all set for the world's first human stem-cell trials

Before the trials can begin in Denmark, researchers must first experiment by inserting embryonic stem cells into the brains of sclerosis patients After decades of waiting, researchers from the University of Copenhagen and the city hospital Rigshospitalet look all set to carry out the first ever stem-cell tests on humans. The joint research group involves some of the world's leading stem cell researchers, including the internationally-renowned American brain and stem cell researcher professor Steve A Goldman, who will be leading the efforts, most probably experimenting on people suffering from sclerosis.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Copenhagen, NY, Financial Services, Investment Services

6 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Goldman Sachs sets IPT in 95 bps area over M/S for USD ...

DUBAI: Goldman Sachs has set initial price thoughts in the 95 basis points area over midswaps for its debut five-year, benchmark-sized U.S. dollar Islamic bond issue, a document from lead managers showed on Tuesday. Goldman picked itself, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Emirates NBD, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, QInvest and the investment banking arm of Saudi Arabia's National Commercial Bank to arrange the investor meetings.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services

Mon Sep 15, 2014

ABA Banking Journal

SNL Report: Carolinas deal puts newcomer into list at #44

Raleigh, N.C.-based First Citizens BancShares Inc. was the only company that managed to break into the top 50 list of the largest U.S. banks and thrifts in the second quarter, following the company's June 10 announcement of its $676.4 million acquisition of Columbia, S.C.-based First Citizens Bancorp. Inc. The "big four" U.S. banks maintained positions, led by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Related Topix: Banking, Bank of America, Financial Services, JP Morgan Chase , Citigroup, Mach One, Stanley, Investment Services

Wall Street Journal

Companies' Stock Buybacks Help Buoy the Market

Companies are buying their own shares at the briskest clip since the financial crisis, helping fuel a stock rally amid a broad trading slowdown. Corporations bought back $338.3 billion of stock in the first half of the year, the most for any six-month period since 2007, according to research firm Birinyi Associates.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Financial Markets

AmericanBankingNews.com

T-Mobile Us Stock Rating Upgraded by Argus

A number of other firms have also recently commented on PCS. Analysts at Goldman Sachs initiated coverage on shares of T-Mobile Us in a research note on Tuesday, September 2nd.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting

Forbes.com

Social Impact Bonds Are Going Mainstream

I am the co-founder of Real Time Macroeconomics LLC, a financial technology firm that provides real-time, high frequency macroeconomic indicators of inflation, home prices, and employment derived from aggregate webscraped microdata. I previously worked as a client portfolio management senior analyst at Goldman Sachs Asset Management in their Quantitative Investment Strategies group, focusing on liquid alternative investments.

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Related Topix: Housing, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Banking, Mathematics, Science, University of Chicago

The Motley Fool

Is Goldman Sachs One of the Best Companies in America?

In partnership with Glassdoor , our investment analysts are taking a closer look at some of the most popular companies in Glassdoor's career community. It's respected, if not feared, by peers.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, Glassdoor, Stanley, Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley

Safehaven

Why Goldman Sachs is Wrong on Gold

Wall Street powerhouse Goldman Sachs has recently reiterated its negative view on gold, which it has held for the past year. However, it is now doubling down on this view and advising clients to actually go short the metal.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Housing

TheStreet.com

Analysts' Actions: Cree, Nokia, Symantec, More

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Financial Services, Investment Services, Business News

RedOrbit

Internet-Based "A La Carte" TV Service Coming...

Verizon has announced plans to unveil a new Internet-based television service that will allow users to subscribe to and pay for only the channels they want to watch, various media outlets are reporting. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs investor conference on Thursday, Chief Executive Lowell McAdam said the new service is expected to premiere sometime next year and would eliminate the need for customers to pay for channels they never watch, the UPI news agency reported over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, Marketing

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Washington Post

Speculators Cut Gas Bets to 9-Month Low on Supply Growth: Energy

Hedge funds reduced bullish wagers on natural gas to the lowest level in more than nine months as U.S. shale production surges to an all-time high. Speculators lowered their net-long position across four benchmark contracts by 12 percent in the week ended Sept.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Stamford, CT, Science / Technology

Bloomberg

Carney Steering BOE in Scots Vote as Quebec Casts Shadow

Having watched Quebec 's attempt to break away from his native Canada in 1995 while working at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in London, the Bank of England governor now finds himself in the thick of a splinter campaign. Drawn into the fray of Scotland 's referendum, he's facing his biggest test yet: the possible dissolution of the United Kingdom .

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, North America, Canada, Financial Services, Investment Services

The Standard

Sinopec offloads 107b yuan stake

China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. , Asia's top refiner, agreed to sell a 107 billion yuan stake in its retail business to a group of investors that includes China Life Insurance. Sinopec, as the company is known, said the unit will sell a combined 29.99 percent stake to 25 investors, including Fosun International , run by billionaire Guo Guangchang.

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Related Topix: Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Company, Oil & Gas, China Petroleum and Chemical, Energy, Financial Services, Investment Services

Marine News

Oil Refiner Bound to Goldman, Deutsche Fee Agreements - NY Judge

CVR Energy Inc is bound by agreements to pay Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Deutsche Bank AG more than $36 million in fees and expenses stemming from billionaire investor Carl Icahn's 2012 tender offer for the oil refiner, a New York state judge has ruled. The banks had each sued CVR in 2012, claiming CVR had hired them to provide financial advice on Icahn's ultimately successful tender offer for its stock, and agreed to the fees based on the size of the transaction.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Banking, Deutsche Bank AG, Sugar Land, TX, Wachtell Lipton Rosen and Katz, Law

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Reuters

Mideast Debt-Conventional banks' sukuk to push limits of Islamic finance

Islamic bond programmes from a trio of big conventional banks are set to expand the boundaries of Islamic finance, helping open the market to first-time issuers while testing the banks' ability to win over industry purists. Since June, France's Societe Generale, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and Goldman Sachs have set up sukuk programmes, aiming to tap the pool of cash-rich Islamic investors.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services

Bloomberg

HSBC Agrees to Pay $550 Million to Resolve U.S. Mortgage Claims

HSBC Holdings Plc will pay $550 million to resolve accusations of misconduct in its handling of mortgage securities that saddled taxpayers with losses after the financial crisis. The U.S. unit of the London-based lender reached the deal to end Federal Housing Finance Agency claims that the firm sold faulty mortgage bonds to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the bank said today in a statement.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, HSBC Holdings, Banking, Financial Services, Financial Markets, JP Morgan Chase , Investment Services

Switched

Verizon To Launch Internet TV Service That Lets You Pay For Only The Channels You Want

The Verizon Communications Inc. logo is seen at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012. The 2012 CES trade show, which runs through Jan 13, features more than 2,700 global technology companies presenting consumer tech products and is expected to draw over 140,000 attendees.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Verizon, Las Vegas, NV, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, Marketing

Hollywood Reporter

Weather Channel Majority Owners Considering a Sale

No deal is imminent but two large equity funds are reportedly talking to investment bankers about putting the channel and related assets up for bid The two large equity funds that own majority interest in The Weather Channel have been considering selling their stake for at least a year, an informed source tells The Hollywood Reporter . That gives credence to a Friday report by Bloomberg that Blackstone Group and Bain Capital have talked with JP Morgan Chase & Co.

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Related Topix: Blackstone Group, Advertising, Startups, Bain Capital, Banking, JP Morgan Chase , Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

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