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6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Arlington's Privia Health lands $400M to begin national expansion

Privia Chairman and CEO Jeff Butler and President Dave Rothenberg, seen here in 2012, will continue to lead the company after it received a $400 million infusion to expand nationally. Arlington-based Privia Health LLC is getting a $400 million infusion to expand nationally, the company announced Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Consulting, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Philadelphia, NY

9 hrs ago | Freshnews

EXIGER Names Hong Hui Wong Associate Managing Director and Announces...

NEW YORK & LONDON -- -- EXIGER , the global regulatory and financial crime, risk and compliance firm today announced the appointment of Hong Hui Wong as Associate Managing Director and the opening of its Hong Kong office. A specialist in economic sanctions compliance, Mr. Wong has held positions with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Consulting, Merrill Lynch and Co, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Accounting

Mon Sep 15, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

T-Mobile Us Stock Rating Upgraded by Argus

A number of other firms have also recently commented on PCS. Analysts at Goldman Sachs initiated coverage on shares of T-Mobile Us in a research note on Tuesday, September 2nd.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Consulting

Daily Kos

NY-21 - Elise Stefanik Has Received Thousands in Donations from Controversial Contributors

There's the old saying that "you're judged by the company that you keep." A close examination of Elise Stefanik's FEC disclosure filings reveals that she's received numerous contributions from controversial individuals, several of them being Washington D.C. lobbyists, many of them with connections to former Upper Hudson Valley Congressmen John Sweeney and the late Gerald "Jerry" Solomon , who were arguably once two of the most reprehensible, corrupt elected officials in the Northeast.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Sweeney, Consulting, Tom DeLay, Occupy Wall Street, George Bush

Washington Technology

The Chertoff Group names new principal

The Chertoff Group has named David Leach principal, where he will advise clients across all stages of the business lifecycle. Leach joins The Chertoff Group from Goldman Sachs, where he worked within the Investment Banking Division as a managing director.

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Related Topix: Consulting, Tufts University

Forbes.com

Social Impact Bonds Are Going Mainstream

I am the co-founder of Real Time Macroeconomics LLC, a financial technology firm that provides real-time, high frequency macroeconomic indicators of inflation, home prices, and employment derived from aggregate webscraped microdata. I previously worked as a client portfolio management senior analyst at Goldman Sachs Asset Management in their Quantitative Investment Strategies group, focusing on liquid alternative investments.

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Related Topix: Housing, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Consulting, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Banking, Mathematics, Science, University of Chicago

Hispanic Business

Series of Closings Ready 53W53 in New York for Imminent Groundbreaking

Hines acquired the land in 2007 and, today, closed on the purchases of additional air rights necessary to build 53W53, a striking for-sale residential tower designed by . In addition, a guaranteed-maximum-price construction contract was finalized with Lend Lease.

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Related Topix: New York, New York Government, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Consulting

RedOrbit

Internet-Based "A La Carte" TV Service Coming...

Verizon has announced plans to unveil a new Internet-based television service that will allow users to subscribe to and pay for only the channels they want to watch, various media outlets are reporting. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs investor conference on Thursday, Chief Executive Lowell McAdam said the new service is expected to premiere sometime next year and would eliminate the need for customers to pay for channels they never watch, the UPI news agency reported over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Consulting, Marketing

Sun Sep 14, 2014

AlertNet

Big firms brace for global carbon price rollout -report

An increasing number of big corporations expect governments worldwide to put a price on carbon dioxide emissions to help tackle climate change and some are already factoring in the cost to guide future investment decisions, a report found on Monday. Some 150 large listed companies - including 29 in the United States such as Dow Chemical Company, banking group Goldman Sachs and oil firm ExxonMobil - now incorporate an internal carbon price ranging from $6-80 per tonne, according to a report by CDP, which gathers environmental information from companies worldwide on behalf of investors.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dow Chemical, Chemicals, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Consulting

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Switched

Verizon To Launch Internet TV Service That Lets You Pay For Only The Channels You Want

The Verizon Communications Inc. logo is seen at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012. The 2012 CES trade show, which runs through Jan 13, features more than 2,700 global technology companies presenting consumer tech products and is expected to draw over 140,000 attendees.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Verizon, Las Vegas, NV, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Consulting, Marketing

Seeking Alpha

Why RadioShack Is Worth Avoiding

It's no surprise that RadioShack was headed for bankruptcy. Revenues have been on the decline for a while now, and debt's been piling up.

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Related Topix: Retail, RadioShack, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Banking, Deutsche Bank AG, Financial Services, Goldman Sachs, Investment Services, Consulting

The Washington Post

Apple's New IPhones Face Up to 4 Week Shipping Delays

Apple Inc.'s new iPhones will take as many as four weeks to ship, a sign that early demand for the smartphones is outstripping supply. The iPhone 6 Plus, which has a larger display, will take three to four weeks for shoppers who pre-order online today, according to Apple's website, as people rushed to buy the handset hours after the company began taking pre-orders.

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Related Topix: iPad App, Twitter, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone, Startups, Apple, Cupertino, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Consulting

Fri Sep 12, 2014

JD Supra

Flash Boy's luck runs out: Aleynikov takes his legal fees battle back to trial court

The last time TSW readers heard from Sergey " Flash Boy " Aleynikov, the underdog high-frequency trading guru had fought the law to a rare win: the New York State Supreme Court had tossed a raft of evidence in his second criminal case, finding that the feds' original arrest was tainted by a lack of probable cause. Aleynikov was recently back in court yet again, this time on former employer Goldman Sachs' Third Circuit appeal of the District of New Jersey's judgment that Goldman must pay Aleynikov's current and future defense fees , along with the related "fees on fees" .

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Consulting

Hollywood Reporter

Weather Channel Majority Owners Considering a Sale

No deal is imminent but two large equity funds are reportedly talking to investment bankers about putting the channel and related assets up for bid The two large equity funds that own majority interest in The Weather Channel have been considering selling their stake for at least a year, an informed source tells The Hollywood Reporter . That gives credence to a Friday report by Bloomberg that Blackstone Group and Bain Capital have talked with JP Morgan Chase & Co.

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Related Topix: Blackstone Group, Advertising, Startups, Bain Capital, Banking, JP Morgan Chase , Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Consulting, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

Hollywood Reporter

Liberty Global CEO: No Big Acquisitions on Horizon

John Malone 's international cable giant Liberty Global is not planning big acquisitions of content companies, CEO Mike Fries told an investor conference in New York on Friday. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference, he said recent deals, such as one to acquire U.K. production firm All3Media in a joint deal with Discovery Communications , have been small, high-return and strategic.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Consulting

Hollywood Reporter

DirecTV to Launch Web-Based Video Service for Hispanics This Year

CEO Mike White also discusses the planned NFL Sunday ticket and A&T deals and how to serve cord cutters Mike White , the CEO of pay-TV giant DirecTV, said Friday that the firm would launch a previously discussed online video service targeting Hispanics and was "highly confident" to have a finalized NFL Sunday Ticket renewal deal by year-end. "We don't have anything to announce today," he told the Goldman Sachs Communacopia conference in New York in a session that was webcast.

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Related Topix: Directv, Cable & Satellite, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Consulting, Entertainment

RTE.ie

Today in the press

SIX OFFERS IN FOR MORAN AND BEWLEY'S HOTEL GROUP - Six offers have been received for the Moran and Bewley's Hotel Group, run by Limerick businessman Tom Moran and his family. All bids are above 400 million, a price that obliged its board to undertake a sales process under the terms of a restructuring agreement with its lenders late last year, writes the Irish Times.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Consulting

The Washington Post

Lincoln National Hires Giovanni for Investor Relations Post

Lincoln National Corp. hired Chris Giovanni, an analyst from Goldman Sachs Group Inc., as the insurer's head of investor relations. He replaces James Sjoreen, who previously announced he would retire at the end of this year, Radnor, Pennsylvania-based Lincoln said today in a statement.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Insurance, Lincoln National, MetLife, Prudential Financial, Consulting, Business News

Thu Sep 11, 2014

MediaPost

Dentsu Won't Buy Interpublic or Havas

Speaking at a Goldman Sachs investor conference in New York Thursday, Tim Andree, EVP at Japan-based Dentsu, said the holding company was not interested in purchasing either holding at this time. Dentsu acquired Aegis group in 2013 for about $5 billion, which is the largest acquisition made by the company to date.

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Related Topix: Office Equipment, Retail, Global Group of Companies, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Consulting, Publicis Groupe SA, Advertising, DDB Worldwide Communications Group, Omnicom Group

Hollywood Reporter

Study: 5 Percent of Millennials Plan to Cut TV Cord

If a survey of 2,400 consumers is accurate, pay television distributors are about to lose five percent of their younger customers . The findings of a "Media Consumption Survey" were presented on Thursday at the 23rd Annual Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference in New York by Mike Vorhaus at Frank N. Magid Associates.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Consulting, Entertainment

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