Swiss Re informs this week that it's engaged in preliminary discussions with SoftBank Group Corp. ("SoftBank") regarding a potential minority investment in Swiss Re. Though Discussions are at a very early stage and a certainty that any transaction will be agreed, is far from certain, its still worth thinking about in terms of who has more to … Continue reading Swiss Re in talks to sell stake to SoftBank. And why wouldn’t they? What sound like an unlikely couple is actually a marriage of convenience.
Commercial real estate analytics firm Reonomy has just cashed in on $16 million from Bain Capital Ventures and property mogul Barry Sternlicht. In on the deal were other names big and small like MMC Technology Ventures, of Marcus and Millichap Company, Red Apple Group and JAWS, notably the family office of Barry Sternlicht, CEO of Starwood … Continue reading If there ever was a a doubt that Asset Managers have no need or interest in the Big data market then here is more proof to the contrary.
Not the first time Amazon has been down this road. Their first attempt was in the pharmacy and drug store business. Ending up in failure after that discovered that you can't quite shake up the health sectors as you can industries like telco, finance and IT. Pharma and healthcare are so heavily regulated and shackled … Continue reading Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and Jamie Dimon of the New York bank JPMorgan Chase are teaming up to create a health care company announced Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, that is “free from profit-making incentives and constraints.”
Gam's quantitative investments acquired the British Quantfirm Cantab Capital Partners, which uses sophisticated mathematical models for trading strategies. With all the discourse of powerful Machine Learning in practically every walk of life its interesting to read article where the enthusiasm of relying on Machines to do the work for us is rebuked. Or at very … Continue reading London-based Cantab Capital Partners Quantitative Fund Aristarchus, with $1.9 billion under management, was up 30.97% in 2017, “without any facny machine Learning techniques”