Capital (Raising) Crimes & Punishment Jun21

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With hot weather upon us, more folks out of the office, and a truncated conference schedule, it’s easy to get frustrated with the capital raising process. Before you start hating the players *and* the game, make sure you’re not committing any capital (raising) crimes and putting your own asset raising efforts in the pokey. (c)

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The Daily Shot 4/15/16: Global Macro Currents Apr15

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Greetings, Let’s begin with China where we see further signs of economic improvement. 1. March industrial output, fixed asset investment, retail sales – all beat expectations. Stimulus starting to work? Source: Investing.com Source: Investing.com 2. China’s new loans rose to CNY 1.37 trillion, topping expectations. Credit is flowing. Here is a longer-term chart showing growth

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Are You The Next Blackstone? Don’t Count On It. Oct20

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During an unbelievable number of meetings with investors and managers, I hear the same two refrains: “We’re looking for the next Blackstone.” Or “We think we’re the next Blackstone.” It’s enough to make you wonder if such success is commonplace or if we’re all overreaching just a teeny bit. Well, I’ve shaken my Magic Eight

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Investment Wisdom May Increase With Age, Dance Skills Don’t Oct13

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As I prepare to move from one demographic checkbox to another later this week, I’ve been spending a fair amount of time wandering down memory lane. I’ve re-watched the movies from my youth, including Sixteen Candles, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Caddyshack and Smokey & The Bandit. I’ve gotten in touch with my inner Carlton Banks

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