Archiv: Morgan Stanley

02.04.2020 - 04:16 [ Xinhuanet ]

China lifts foreign ownership limits on securities, fund management firms

Foreign financial institutions have acted quickly. On Friday, Morgan Stanley said it had received CSRC approval to increase its shareholding in its China securities joint venture, Morgan Stanley Huaxin Securities Company Limited, from 49 percent to 51 percent.

On the same day, Goldman Sachs said it had been approved to increase its ownership in its China joint venture, Goldman Sachs Gao Hua Securities Company Limited, from 33 percent to 51 percent.

21.10.2018 - 10:49 [ Frank Juston ‏/ Twitter ]

@gruenehessen lt. Wahlomat lehnt ihr die Videoüberwachung öffentl. Plätze ab, in der Regierung seit ihr bei dem Thema dabei?!

21.10.2018 - 10:41 [ ]

Credit Suisse soll US-Spionagefirma an die Börse bringen

Das geheimnisumwitterte Datenanalyse-Unternehmen Palantir aus den USA will an die Börse. Mit im Emissions-Boot soll die Credit Suisse sitzen. Die Schweizer Grossbank war einst eng mit Palantir verbunden.

21.10.2018 - 10:35 [ ]

Palantir-Chef Alex Karp: Datensammler mit einem Faible für Karl Marx

Seine Software soll Terrorverdächtige ebenso wie Kreditbetrüger aufstöbern können. Angeblich hat das US-Militär Al-Kaida-Chef Osama bin Laden auf diese Weise gefunden. „Angeblich“, da weder über Kundschaft noch über Algorithmen geredet wird. Bekannt ist, dass sämtliche US-Geheimdienste und einige große Banken Dienste von Palantir nutzen.

20.10.2018 - 11:52 [ ]

Geht Data-Mining-Gigant Palantir mit CS an die Börse?

Laut ‚Wall Street Journal‘ könnte Palantir eine Bewertung von 36 bis 41 Milliarden Dollar erzielen. Dies wäre das 55-fache des Jahresumsatzes, rechnet die Zeitung vor.

20.10.2018 - 11:34 [ Techdirt ]

Billionaire Backer Of Palantir & Facebook Insists He’s Bankrupting Journalists To Protect Your Privacy

(16.8.2016) We’ve already made it quite clear where we stand on Peter Thiel financing a number of lawsuits against Gawker Media as some sort of retaliation for some articles he didn’t like. Lots of people who really hate Gawker don’t seem to care how problematic Thiel’s actions are, but you should be concerned, even if you dislike Gawker — in part, because many of the lawsuits Thiel appears to be backing are clearly bogus and just designed to bankrupt the company, which happened a couple months ago.

This week is the auction to see who ends up with Gawker, and Thiel is taking a weird victory lap with a silly and misleading oped in the NY Times where he argues that this was really all about making a stand for privacy and has nothing to do with shitting on the First Amendment. There’s a lot in the article that’s bullshit, and it deserves a thorough debunking, so here we go.

20.10.2018 - 11:24 [ Wall Street Journal ]

Secretive Data Company Palantir Weighs Giant Public Offering

(18.10.2018) Palantir is discussing with investment banks Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley plans to go public as soon as the second half of 2019, the people said. Some bankers have told the firm it could go public with a valuation of as much as $41 billion—depending in part on the timing—or twice what it was most recently…

21.08.2018 - 09:30 [ ]

JPMorgan, HSBC Among Banks to Help Manage Saudi Dollar Bond

(5.3.2018) The world’s biggest oil exporter plans to borrow the equivalent of $31 billion this year to bridge an expected budget deficit of $52 billion and fund growth plans after its economy shrank last year. The kingdom on Friday said it’s increasing a $10 billion syndicated loan by $6 billion after existing lenders and new banks showed “an exceptional response.”