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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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Corporate Credit Market Is a Victim of the Plankton Theory
Bloomberg • Ben Emons
FabHotels secures $25 million Series B funding led by Goldman Sachs Investment Partners
The Economic Times of India • Anumeha Chaturvedi
W.R. Berkley's (WRB) CEO Robert Berkley on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha
S.E.C. Issues Warning on Initial Coin Offerings
The New York Times • Nathaniel Popper
Brazil wireless carrier TIM triples profit, beating forecasts
Reuters
2017 Physician practice consolidation: A mid-year review
Becker's Hospital Review • Christopher Degrande, Scott P. Downing
'Longevity Marketplace' Tech On Display At Boomer Venture Summit
Forbes • Contributor, Next Avenue
In Silicon Valley, the Big Venture Funds Keep Getting Bigger
The Wall Street Journal • Eliot Brown
U.S. Infrastructure Renewal: Who Should Pay the Bill?
Knowledge@Wharton • Knowledge@Wharton
ICOs are disrupting my industry beyond belief. The funny thing is, I like it
Wired • Jamie Burke
 
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Federal Reserve, Mortgages
Corporate Credit Market Is a Victim of the Plankton Theory
BloombergBen Emons
Plankton is an essential part of the ocean's ecosystem. Without the tiny organisms, many species would be in jeopardy of going extinct. So, what does this have to do with markets? Think back 10 years ago when troubles with subprime mortgages morphed...
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Accommodations & Lodging, Finance
FabHotels secures $25 million Series B funding led by Goldman Sachs Investment Partners
The Economic Times of IndiaAnumeha Chaturvedi
NEW DELHI: FabHotels, a technology-driven budget hotel franchise, announced today that it has raised $25 million in a Series B investment led by Goldman Sachs Investment Partners. Accel Partners, an existing investor, also participated in the round. The funds will further accelerate...
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Finance, Financial Regulatory Bodies
W.R. Berkley's (WRB) CEO Robert Berkley on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha
W.R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE:WRB) Q2 2017 Earnings Conference Call July 25, 2017 17:00 ET Executives Robert Berkley - CEO & President William Berkley - Executive Chairman Gene Ballard - EVP Rich Baio - CFO Analysts Arash Soleimani - KBW Ryan Tunis -...
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Currencies, Finance
S.E.C. Issues Warning on Initial Coin Offerings
The New York TimesNathaniel Popper
The Securities and Exchange Commission took its first steps to rein in start-ups that have raised money by selling their own virtual currencies, a growing trend known as initial coin offerings. The agency said on Tuesday that it had concluded after an...
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Accounting, Mobile Phones
Brazil wireless carrier TIM triples profit, beating forecasts
Reuters
SAO PAULO () - TIM Participaçoes SA (TIMP3.SA), Brazil's second-largest wireless phone company, reported on Tuesday that second-quarter net income nearly tripled from a year earlier to 219 million reais ($69 million), according to a securities filing. Profit at the Brazilian unit...
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Hospitals, Private Equity
2017 Physician practice consolidation: A mid-year review
Becker's Hospital ReviewChristopher Degrande, Scott P. Downing
The first half of 2017 continues the 2016 trend of consolidation among physician practices, with practices merging with other practices or entering into acquisition deals with other practices, hospitals and health systems or private equity groups. The fragmented nature of the physician...
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AARP, Pfizer, Inc.
'Longevity Marketplace' Tech On Display At Boomer Venture Summit
ForbesContributor, Next Avenue
Indications from the Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit are that companies large and small are looking to invest in “the longevity marketplace.”
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FinTech, Finance
In Silicon Valley, the Big Venture Funds Keep Getting Bigger
The Wall Street JournalEliot Brown
Giant venture-capital funds are piling up in Silicon Valley, a sign that foundations, pension funds and endowments are still willing to rush money into the risky startup sector despite lingering concerns about overheated valuations. The latest firm to raise a jumbo-size fund...
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Economic Policy, Finance
U.S. Infrastructure Renewal: Who Should Pay the Bill?
Knowledge@WhartonKnowledge@Wharton
In recent years, pessimism about the U.S. infrastructure has been growing, notes Wharton real estate professor Gilles Duranton, a specialist in urban and regional development, transportation and local public finance. “More and more, it is said that the overall infrastructure is old...
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Electric Vehicles, Private Equity
ICOs are disrupting my industry beyond belief. The funny thing is, I like it
WiredJamie Burke
Looking to raise startup funding? You need to pitch to venture capitalists like me, right? Well no: not anymore. Initial Coin Offerings, or ICOs, have rapidly emerged onto the startup scene as an alternative way for founders to raise capital directly from...
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