Sunday, 21 September 2014
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Feb 2 2009 | 9:01am ET
Abu Dhabi’s Masdar Clean Tech Fund and Japan’s SBI Holdings may invest up to $300 million in Japanese alternative energy start-ups through their newly established joint investment fund, Reuters reports.
Masdar and SBI have each contributed $10 million to create the fund, which will invest in “early stage investments in prominent alternative energy-related companies in Japan.” Each firm would receive around $2 million.
SBI officials said they were in talks with Masdar to increase investment to $200 million to $300 million, once the first $20 million fund has been used.
The Masdar initiative of the Abu Dhabi government aims to develop and commercialize clean energy technologies.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
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