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Blackstone Group Inc on Friday pushed ahead with its proposal to buy out Signature Aviation in a deal worth $4.29 billion, securing the support of the private jet servicing company’s biggest shareholder Bill Gates’ Cascade Investment. Blackstone and Cascade, which owns a 20% stake in the company, is in exclusive talks with the London-based company
SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Jan. 15, 2020 – Toyota is exploring a new flight path for mobility through a new collaboration with Joby Aviation (Joby), an aerospace company that is developing and commercializing all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to enable the deployment of fast, quiet and affordable air transportation services. The collaboration reflects Toyota’s recognition of the
FTV Capital leads follow-on investment in company providing payment and ecommerce capabilities for global businesses   CURITIBA, Brazil, — EBANX, a payments fintech company headquartered in Brazil that connects global businesses to Latin American consumers, has raised a significant follow-on investment from FTV Capital, a US-based growth equity investment firm. The investment contributed to making the fintech company the newest
VC investment in the US strong in Q2’19, reaching $31.5 billion on 2,338 dealsDeal value robust Americas and Europe but Asia remains on hold NEW YORK, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Overall venture capital investment held steady in the second quarter of 2019, reaching $52.7 billion globally. US and European investment remained relatively robust, however, investment in Asia was weak for the
Major enterprise contract management service Icertis will collaborate with Microsoft to expand its blockchain-based contract solution, the company announced on June 11. By entering the collaboration, Microsoft will help Icertis to extend its Icertis Blockchain Framework, which is designed to enhance the transparency and efficiency of contractual frameworks using smart contracts technology. The Icertis Blockchain Framework offers a blockchain-powered solution to track contractual requirements and