Is Dow the New Sotheby’s?

Is Dow the New Sotheby’s?

Dow Chemical, in the face of several large projects within the next few years, is projected to double its company earnings by 2018. Currently, the chemical company is settled at an earning rate of $3 a share, with insiders predicting an increase to $6 a share by 2018....
KKR Invests $175 Million in Swiss Online Businesses

KKR Invests $175 Million in Swiss Online Businesses

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) is spending $175 million to purchase minority stakes in Swiss online marketplaces for cars and homes. The New York-based private equity firm will purchase almost 50% of Scout24 Schweiz AG, which operates a network of online...
Does Dodd Frank Mostly Mean “Too Small To Succeed”?

Does Dodd Frank Mostly Mean “Too Small To Succeed”?

When the financial crisis hit in 2008, banks were a huge part of why the economy crashed so hard. After the dotcom revolution and subsequent prosperity that was the early 2000s, banks adopted a “too big to fail” notion; unfortunately, big banks were so busy soaring...
Investing in Japan Possible for KKR

Investing in Japan Possible for KKR

Rumor has it that U.S. private equity giant KKR could be investing in Japan. More specifically, into Panasonic Corp’s health-care unit. The healthcare unit has had two years of annual losses.  If the purchase goes through, it could be worth up to $1.5 billion and...
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