Tag archive for ‘stake’
Eli Horn On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Portugal Offers Restitution to Descendants of Jews Persecuted During Inquisition

Portugal is seeking to make restitution for its treatment of Jews during the Inquisition by offering citizenship to anyone who can prove they are descendants of the Sephardic Jews who were either killed or driven More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Total Gets First 10% of Abu Dhabi’s National Oil Company’s Concession

Total, the French oil company, won a 10% stake in its re-negotiated deal with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ANOC), according to Reuters. The onshore oil concession with four oil majors had expired after More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Yahoo Takes ‘Look Ma, No Taxes’ Approach to Selling Alibaba Stake

Yahoo is getting ready to spin off its 15% stake in Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba, which is good news for shareholders, if it can avoid the heavy tax burden. Its stake is worth $40 billion, while Yahoo’s More...

Aviv Levy On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Beny Steinmetz in Talks to Invest in Jerusalem Economy

Eliezer Fishman holds a 66% stake in real estate development company Jerusalem Economy.   Businessman Beny Steinmetz is in talks to invest in Israeli real estate company Jerusalem Economy Ltd. (TASE: ECJM), More...

Tali Tsipori On Monday, January 26th, 2015

2015 Israeli Hi-Tech Exits Reach $862 Million – And It’s Only January

Acquisitions by Amazon, Microsoft, Dropbox and others have enriched many Israeli entrepreneurs in the first few weeks of this year. 2015 has begun with a flood of Israeli high-tech exits. Since the start of More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Gazit-Globe Takes Over Atrium

Israel’s largest real estate investment firm, Gazit-Globe, has become the controlling shareholder in Atrium European Real Estate Limited. It now has a 55% stake in the company after acquiring an additional More...

Eli Horn On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Bill Ackman Joins Ranks of Most Successful Hedge Fund Managers

Besides climbing to the top of the hedge fund world, activist investor Bill Ackman has become one of the most successful hedge fund managers of all time after his Pershing Square made huge profits from big bets More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Is George Soros in an Auto Race With Warren Buffett?

Billionaire philanthropist and investor George Soros might be taking a page from the investment book of Warren Buffett and may be contemplating an investment in the auto sector, according to autonews.com Warren More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Gannett Says Carl Icahn Wants to “Advance His Own Agenda” With Proxy Threat

Carl Icahn is at it again, this time with Gannett, which he wants to split up into a newspaper unit, which includes USA Today and its broadcast operations, and has made two board nominees to ensure this More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Why Mark Cuban and Fellow Sharks Wanted a Bite of Lamp Book Company Lumino

It was a charming and unusual product that got all five sharks on CNBC’s  The Shark Tank in a heated battle. It’s one of those products that you probably never would have dreamed of, never thought More...

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