Silicon Valley Bank collapse renews calls to address disparities impacting entrepreneurs of color | CNN Business

Silicon Valley Bank collapse renews calls to address disparities impacting entrepreneurs of color | CNN Business

CNN  —  When customers at Silicon Valley Bank rushed to withdraw billions of dollars last month, venture capitalist Arlan Hamilton stepped in to help some of the founders of color who panicked about losing access to payroll funds. As a Black woman with nearly 10 years of business experience, Hamilton knew the options for those … Read more

Sebi mulls PCVs to offer long funding

Sebi mulls PCVs to offer long funding

Mumbai: Amid allegations of fierce valuation games that drive startups to dress up numbers and venture capitalists to spin stories to investors, the idea of permanent capital vehicles (PCVs) to offer long, patient funding to unlisted outfits of Indian entrepreneurs is being explored. Unlike regular private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) funds which have … Read more

E-pharmacies, medtech to help cut health expenses – ET HealthWorld

Vaccines, medicines and diagnostics — all key ammunition to fight the raging pandemic — will be in the spotlight in 2022. Additionally, acceleration in digital transformation, healthcare innovation, telemedicine and a focus on preventive care will also be core themes. The pace of this change will accelerate through 2022 as e-pharmacies, telemedicine, video consult, wearables … Read more

Beware of Private Equity-Owned Nursing Homes: Study

Nov. 19, 2021 — When you have to help a parent choose a nursing home or you need nursing home care yourself, you can consult a healthcare professional, talk to friends, or look at the Nursing Home Compare website of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The CMS website includes star ratings for … Read more

Private inequity: How a powerful industry conquered the American tax system

There were two weeks left in the Trump administration when the Treasury Department handed down a set of rules governing an obscure corner of the tax code. Overseen by a senior Treasury official whose previous job involved helping the wealthy avoid taxes, the new regulations represented a major victory for private equity firms. They ensured … Read more

Private equity vows to help the world. Lenders want proof

LONDON: Words can be cheap in the market for loans, now some lenders want to change that. In recent years, borrowers have been able to get a reduction in their interest costs in return for meeting targets linked to environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals. That trend has been turbocharged this year by private equity … Read more

IPO market warms up for a busy December

Antony Waste Handling Cell, which cancelled its IPO in March, will also likely try again in December, according to bankers. Synopsis Suryoday Small Finance Bank, ESAF Small Finance Bank, Nazara Technologies, RailTel, Burger King, Kalyan Jewellers and Antony Waste Management are among those that are conducting road shows and planning initial public offers (IPOs) in … Read more

Our investing theme in India remains IT across realty and PE: Christopher Heady, Blackstone Group

US private equity major Blackstone Group has invested over $8 billion in Indian real estate and continues to be bullish on the country’s property sector, especially office spaces, even as it evaluates more investment opportunities here, said Christopher Heady, Asia-Pacific chairman and senior managing director, Blackstone. In an exclusive chat with Kailash Babar, Heady talks … Read more