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Terra Firma to Set Up a $5bn Renewable Energy Investment Fund


Private equity firm Terra Firma has joined with the Chinese Development Bank to create a multi-billion dollar renewable energy investment fund. They will start 'raising between $3 and $5 billion in the next few months, with China Development Bank to put an as-yet-undefined amount into the fund'.

Mackie Research to Acquire NCP Northland Capital Group of Companies

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Mackie Research Financial Corporation, the parent company of Mackie Research Capital Corporation announces it has signed a letter of intent to acquire NCP Northland Capital Partners Inc, NCP Northland Capital Partners (USA) Inc. and Northland Capital Partners Limited, which together represent Northland's investment dealer businesses operating in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom, respectively.

Ten Years of Risk-Management Disasters

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The best risk managers are judged by what doesn’t happen to their companies. They don’t have huge trading losses, their executives don’t get investigated for fraud, and the names of their institutions don’t disappear from the Street.

Mysterious Computer Program Takes 4% of Trading Activity Last Week

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A single mysterious computer program that placed orders — and then subsequently canceled them — made up 4 percent of all quote traffic in the U.S. stock market last week, according to the top tracker of high-frequency trading activity. The motive of the algorithm is still unclear.