schindler's list: Itzhak Sternplayed in Spielberg’s film by Ben Kingsley
Albert Hecht On Thursday, March 9th, 2017

14 Pages of Schindler’s List Expected to Make $2.4 Million at Auction

Itzhak Stern played in Spielberg’s film by Ben Kingsley     One of just three of the Schindler’s list known to still exist, and the only one to have come on to the market, is up for sale. The famous More...

Albert Hecht On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Palo Alto Networks Buys Israeli Startup LightCyber for $130 Million

  Next-generation security company Palo Alto Networks has acquired Israeli cyber security startup LightCyber for $105 million. Globes reports of additional $25 million in shares. This is Palo Alto Networks More...

Mr Bloch and his art collection / photo source
Albert Hecht On Sunday, February 26th, 2017

Henry Bloch ‘S Masterpieces Collection to Go on Display at Nelson-Atkins Meuseum

Henry Bloch and his art collection / photo source   Henry Bloch, co-founder of H&R Block, and his late wife Marion, collected paintings created by mostly French Impressionist such as van More...

Albert Hecht On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

KKR to Acquire High-End Experiential Travel Travelopia From TUI for $403.7 Million

KKR acquired Travelopia Global investment firm, KKR, today announces that it has agreed to acquire Travelopia from German travel operator TUI AG for  $403.7 million. The transaction is subject to customary closing More...

Albert Hecht On Friday, January 6th, 2017

PM Under Caution: Netanyahu Undergoes Five Hours of Questioning on Two Different Cases

  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was questioned under caution Thursday evening at the official Prime Minister’s Residence in Jerusalem, for the second time this week. Netanyahu questioned about More...

Flytrex Mule personal delivery drone flying in Ukraine. Photo via Start-Up Nation Finder
Albert Hecht On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Israeli Drone Delivery Startup Flytrex Raises $3 Million

Israeli startup Flytrex, which is developing commercial drone delivery solution, has raised $3 million, according to a report in TechCrunch . The round of funding was led by Swiss investor Daniel Aegerter of More...

Albert Hecht On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

SeaWorld to Open First Marine Life Park Outside the US in Abu Dhabi

SeaWorld Entertainment, a Blackstone Group company, is set to develop a first-of-its-kind marine life park outside the US. It will be located in Abu Dhabi on Yas Island. SeaWorld and the Abu Dhabi government-backed More...

From left: David Chang,  Momofuko Ko and Stephen Ross
Albert Hecht On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Momofuku Gets a New Investor: Related’s Chairman Steve Ross

  David Chang’s restaurant group, Momofuku Holdings, has a new investor. The Related Companies chairman Stephen Ross and Matt Higgins bought minority stake through their investment vehicle RSE Ventures, More...

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Albert Hecht On Monday, December 12th, 2016

Britain to Adopt New Definition of Antisemitism to Fight Hate Crimes

The British government said on Monday it will adopt an international definition of Antisemitism to fight the increased number of hate crimes directed against Jews there in the last two years. In doing More...

Albert Hecht On Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Daniel Loeb‘S Third Point Energy Company Energean to Invest $1 Billion in Israeli Gas Fields

Israel’s Petroleum Council on Wednesday approved the acquisition of the Karish and Tanin natural gas fields by Greek oil and gas exploration company Energean, which is 45%-owned by Daniel Loeb‘s hedge fund More...


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