LaMarr R. Jones

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Carlyle Group co-CEO: 'It's still hip to be private'

Being a public company is never easy. Citing pressure from Wall Street and short sellers, Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently tweeted about wanting to take …

Carlyle Group

Goldman Sachs To Buy A Large Asset Manager?

News emerged last week about Fidelity rebuffing interest over a merger, with Goldman Sachs (GS) suggested as a potential suitor. Growing revenues at …

Goldman Sachs

The end really is near: a play-by-play of the coming economic collapse

Recoveries generally don’t die of old age. So what’s going to kill ours? Five economists call it like they see it<p>Max Cea<p>August 12, 2018 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Since June, 2009, the pit of one of the biggest recessions in American history, the U.S. economy has been growing, slowly but steadily. That’s just …

Interest Rates

Viacom CEO Says Stock Price Is His Biggest Frustration, Paramount Network Needs More Time

Bob Bakish doesn't get to discuss CBS' lawsuit against its and Viacom's controlling shareholder, but he lauds his team's turnaround efforts and talks …

Paramount Network

Bob Bakish on How Disney-Fox Benefits Viacom, His Phone Call With Acting CBS Corp. CEO and Sky

Bob Bakish discusses the company's strategy and turnaround during a breakfast meeting with reporters.<p>Walt Disney's planned $71.3 billion acquisition …

Viacom

How the biggest private equity firms became the new banks | Financial Times

Gibson Brands is the legendary guitar maker based in Memphis that has made instruments for Jimi Hendrix and Keith Richards. Now, a legal brawl …

Loans

These Are the Networks Available on DirecTV Now, Sling, Hulu, YouTube TV and Playstation Vue

When cable was first introduced in the late 1940s there weren’t many options for audiences to choose from. But as networks grew, so did the channels …

Advertising Industry

Endeavor Eyes Possible Bid for Endemol Shine

Agency heavyweight Endeavor is among the companies exploring a bid for Endemol Shine, the production and distribution powerhouse jointly owned by …

Black Mirror

Build Your Business Plan with Drag & Drop Templates, SaaS Integration + More

• Length of access: lifetime<br>• Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase<br>• Unlimited members<br>• Unlimited viewers<br>• 5 companies<br>• Drag and drop …

SaaS

Ferrari Targets Hermes-Like Profit Margins With Hybrid Supercars

Ferrari NV’s new CEO is aiming to put Apple Inc. in the rear-view mirror as the supercar maker chases the even loftier profit margins of luxury-goods …

Profit

ITV Eyes Acquisition Of Endemol Shine Group As Suitors Begin To Line Up For ‘Big Brother’ Superindie – MipTV

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: A relatively quiet MipTV is about to get a little bit noisier with the possibility of another TV mega-merger. The word on the Croisette is …

Apollo Global Management

ITV CEO Carolyn McCall Keeps Quiet Over Endemol Shine Bid At RTS Keynote

ITV Chief Executive Carolyn McCall was always going to face the elephant in the room over its interest in Endemol Shine during the Royal Television …

Black Mirror

Viacom Hands Paramount Television $1B Target As It Eyes $600M Revenue In 2019

Viacom boss Bob Bakish has set a target for Paramount Television to become a billion dollar business over the next few years.<p>Bakish claimed that the …

George Clooney

Brett Bouttier Leaves Awesomeness TV, at Time of Distress - VideoInk

Awesomeness TV was once the digital media darling, under the wing of Hollywood-acclaimed kids-entertainment producer Brian Robbins, and supported by …

Wndrco Closes $1 Billion Round of Funding for Mobile Video Platform (Report)

Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Wndco has raised $1billion in funding for its mobile video platform New TV, according to a report from CNN. Investors in the …

Pay-TV

Despite Declining Subscriber Numbers, Comcast Isn't Worried About Launching a vMVPD Service - VideoInk

For Comcast, the shift to OTT is good for business despite not running a vMPVD service<p>It’s become a growing theme for traditional pay-TV companies to …

Defy Media Sheds Off Another Brand

Defy Media sells off its second brand in the past 30 daysDefy Media has sold its 13-year old website — The Escapist — to Enthusiast Gaming, a …

AT&T Acquires Full Ownership of Otter Media

AT&T has acquired full ownership of Otter Media, the joint venture between the telco and Chernin Group founded in 2014. Financial terms of the deal …

Media Industry

BREAKING: Fresh Off Its $25M Acquisition of AwesomenessTV, Viacom Reduces Staff

After being acquired by Viacom for a less than awesome price, AwesomenessTV has been hit with another setback.<br>[UPDATE] Viacom has laid off about 98 …

Viacom

Teens Say Goodbye to Facebook as Baby Boomers, Gen X Flock to the Platform

It’s official, Facebook is no longer the “cool” platform among teens in the US. What once used to be an online destination for youngsters to escape …

Social Media

After Fetching a High Price, Time Magazine Moves Into a New Era

When Time magazine started in 1923, it hit upon a popular formula: short, punchy items that aggregated the week’s events and came in an entertaining package. But the newsweekly could never compete with the digital version of its own blueprint: the internet’s bloggers, explainers, listicles and …

Time Inc.

Campbell Soup and Third Point urge shareholders to vote for two different boards

Campbell Soup and hedge fund Third Point on Friday filed preliminary proxy materials urging the food company's shareholders to vote in favor of two …

Hedge Funds

China's Central Bank Has $1.3 Trillion Money-Fund Headache

China’s ever-growing money market funds pose an increasing problem for the nation’s central bank as policy makers attempt to boost the flow of credit …

Bank of China

How to find your seed stage investors

How to track down the proper investors for your first round of financing? Our fund, SOSV, invests in about 50 new startups a year – most of which need to raise funding. Here are the top resources we use to help them find their match.<p>1. Pitchbook<p>Pitchbook has been a holy grail for us. We are able to …

Investing

Marc Benioff Explains Why He Is Buying Time Magazine

Marc Benioff, the chief executive of the software company Salesforce, and his wife, Lynne, said on Sunday that they had agreed to buy Time magazine from Meredith Corporation for $190 million in cash.<p>Mr. Benioff answered several questions about the deal by text message on Sunday night. Lightly …

Time Inc.

Free trader Gary Cohn says Trump's "correct" on endgame with China trade

Former White House economic advisor Gary Cohn said Monday that he agrees with President Trump's end goal for fair trade between the U.S. and China, …

Gary Cohn

Two Thirds of Small Businesses Applying for Credit Today Get the Full Amount - Small Business Trends

With a score of 69.7, the MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index (SBI) for Q3 of 2018 achieved the highest level in the history of …

Small Business

Salesforce outlines Financial Services Cloud roadmap, single view of customer test bed

Salesforce's Financial Services Cloud aims to bridge various integration points and technology and business silos to give customers a unified …

Financial Services

Calculating the half-life of a currency

FOR those not enduring it, hyperinflation can seem mind-bendingly abstract. In Venezuela’s faltering economy, prices rose by 223.1% last month alone, …

Venezuela

What other countries can learn from Singapore’s schools

WHEN the island of Singapore became an independent country in 1965, it had few friends and even fewer natural resources. How did it become one of the …

Lee Kuan Yew