February 29, 2024
Investment

DeFi ‘points’ farming has reshaped the crypto investment landscape

As a DeFi-focused hedge fund, MEV Capital has grown comfortable with moving funds around on-chain in pursuit of higher returns, a strategy known as yield farming.  But in the last few months, the firm has added a new trick to its arsenal: Accruing points, or rewards for interacting with a protocol that may lead to

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German government to review investment rules for Pensionskassen | News

The German government will assess possible changes to rules relating to the Investment Ordinance and funding requirements for Pensionskassen as part of the second pillar pension system reform, it said in its annual report on the state of the economy (Jahreswirtschaftsbericht 2024). The review of investment rules and funding requirements would lead to boosting investments

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Bluepeak Receives Strategic Investment from Ares Management

Ares Joins Existing Investor GI Data Infrastructure to Help Accelerate Bluepeak’s Fiber-to-the-Home Expansion DENVER, Feb. 29, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Bluepeak (the “Company”), a leading provider of fiber broadband to residential and commercial customers in communities across the Great Plains region, today announced that funds managed by Ares Management’s Infrastructure Opportunities and Alternative Credit strategies (“Ares”)

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ATP Tour partners with Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund as country continues to invest in sport

PIF/Getty Images Representatives for the ATP and PIF pictured as they unveil the a new multi-year strategic partnership on February 28th, 2024 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. CNN  —  The ATP Tour has announced a new partnership with the Saudi government-controlled Public Investment Fund (PIF). The men’s professional tennis tour announced the deal on Wednesday as

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Theta Capital launches Theta Blockchain Ventures IV to capitalize on generational investment opportunity in blockchain infrastructure

Theta Capital Management B.V. AMSTERDAM, Feb. 29, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Theta Capital, the leading global investor in blockchain venture capital funds, has launched its fourth Theta Blockchain Ventures vehicle to invest in core blockchain infrastructure at the earliest stages. Theta Blockchain Ventures IV is a continuation of Theta’s fund of funds program investing in

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SBF Giving Crypto Investment Tips While Behind Bars: NYT

Angle down icon An icon in the shape of an angle pointing down. FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried. Fatih Aktas/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Sam Bankman-Fried might be in jail, but the NYT reports that he’s still got a finger on the pulse with crypto. Bankman-Fried has been reportedly sharing crypto investment tips with prison guards,

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Tracking Al Gore’s Generation Investment Management Portfolio – Q4 2023 Update

Matthias Nareyek This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Generation Investment Management’s 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Al Gore’s regulatory 13F Form filed on 2/14/2024. Please visit our Tracking Al Gore’s Generation Investment Management Portfolio series to get an idea

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Saudi Arabia and Gulf States invest in Iraq

Two decades after the fall of Saddam Hussein’s regime in Iraq, the country is now, for the first time, attracting investments from Gulf Cooperation Council countries, including from Saudi Arabia. This is a milestone given past major differences between them over Iraq’s relationship with Iran. For more stories from The Media Line go to

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United States Leads the Way With Recent Foreign Investment Into Australia | Jones Day

In Short The Background: The Australian Treasury has released its first quarterly report (“Report”) for the 2023-24 financial year covering the regulation of foreign investment in Australia. The Result: The Report shows a slight decrease in the number of commercial investment proposals compared to the prior reported quarter (1 April 2023 – 30 June 2023),

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Jefferson County, Alabama, reaps $476 million in economic development investment during 2023

Economic development investment in Alabama’s most populous county reached nearly $476 million in 2023 with 40 projects and 816 jobs announced. Jeff Traywick, economic development advisor for the Jefferson County Commission, said investment in the county reached $475.94 million last year. Among the projects: a refresh of the Wells Fargo data center ($205 million); ReConserve,

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