Generation raises $1 bln for third Sustainable Solutions Fund

Generation Investment Management announced the close of its $1 billion Generation IM Sustainable Solutions Fund III. The fund, the firm's third, focuses on growth-stage businesses with well-established technology and commercial traction in three areas: planetary health, people health, and financial inclusion. Read More

Watch: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau joins 'Full House' in 'Game of Thrones' skit

May 21 (UPI) -- The worlds of Game of Thrones and Full House collided on Jimmy Kimmel Live in a new skit titled Full House Lannister starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. Coster-Waldau reprised his Game of Thrones role as Jaime Lannister on the skit on Monday as the one-handed knight started a new life with the Full House family. Coster-Waldau was joined...

Meurs joins William Blair

William Blair said May 21 that Maarten Meurs is joining the IB as a managing director in its financial sponsors group. Meurs was previously with ABN AMRO Bank in Amsterdam.Read More

Broadridge Financial to buy RPM Tech for $300 mln

Broadridge Financial Solutions said May 21 that it agreed to buy RPM Technology for about 300 million. RPM provides enterprise wealth management software solutions and services. Bayshore Capital is the seller.Read More

Madison Dearborn, HPS to boost stake in Ardonagh Group

Madison Dearborn Partners LLC and HPS Investment Partners said May 21 they are increasing their stakes in The Ardonagh Group, a UK insurance broker. MDP and HPS are buying shares from certain existing institutional investors and other minority shareholders for 92 million euros ($117 million). Of the 92 million euros, 82 million euros came from MDP...

Pivotal Acquisition to buy KLDiscovery

Pivotal Acquisition Corp, a blank check company, said May 20 that it agreed to buy KLDiscovery. The Wall Street Journal valued the deal at $344.5 million. KLDiscovery, an electronic discovery and data recovery services provider, is backed by Carlyle Group and Revolution Growth. Carlyle and Revolution will retain and roll over their shares, which are...

Spectrum closes Ethoca sale to Mastercard

Spectrum Equity said May 21 that it closed its sale of Ethoca to Mastercard. Financial terms weren’t announced. Ethoca provides technology to help merchants and issuers fight fraud.Read More

WWE Raw: Seth Rollins and Kofi Kingston team up, Brock Lesnar gloats

May 21 (UPI) -- Universal champion Seth Rollins and WWE Champion Kofi Kingston joined forces on Raw as the threat of Brock Lesnar and his Money in the Bank briefcase loomed overhead. Lesnar, who won the Money in the Bank briefcase in controversial fashion on Sunday, kicked things off on Monday alongside his advocate, Paul Heyman. Heyman explained...

Copeland joins Equistone Partners Europe

Equistone Partners Europe said May 21 that Will Copeland was named an investment manager in its Birmingham office. Copeland was previously with BGF. Equistone said Ed Baker was promoted to the role of investment director in its London office.Read More

O’Reilly joins Graycliff Partners

Graycliff Partners LP said May 21 that Brian O’Reilly has joined its credit team as a managing director. O’Reilly co-founded CVC Credit Partners’ U.S. middle market lending platform.Read More

Warburg is in talks to buy NCR: DealReporter

Warburg Pincus is in talks to buy NCR, while Apollo Global Management has also expressed interest, according to DealReporter. Bank of America is advising NCR, which makes ATM machines, on the transaction, the story said. Bloomberg earlier this month reported that NCR was exploring options, including a sale.Read More

Watch: Celine Dion joins James Corden for Carpool Karaoke

May 21 (UPI) -- Celine Dion sang a collection of her biggest hits alongside Late Late Show host James Corden for a new edition of Carpool Karaoke. The singer joined Corden after he became lost while driving around Las Vegas. Dion, who at one point answered every question by singing a small musical number, performed songs such as "It's All Coming Back...

Mercedes taps Russia chief for China in wider shuffle

Mercedes has named Jan Madeja, formerly the brand's head of Russia, as its new sales boss in China as part of a wider management shuffle. Madeja succeed Nicholas Speeks, who will become CEO of Mercedes' U.S. operations, and Holger Suffel succeeds Madeja in Russia. Read More

Geely, Daimler form mobility joint venture in China

Geely, Daimler’s biggest single shareholder, has established a joint venture with the German company to offer upmarket mobile services in China. Read More

VW Group gains ground in China as market dips

Volkswagen continued to outperform the overall new light-vehicle market in China despite the group's extended sales decline, which saw registrations fall 9.6 percent last month.Read More

BMW's U.S. boss remains optimistic despite tariff threat

Bernhard Kuhnt, BMW's North American CEO, has reason to be nervous about tariffs on his imported vehicles and parts. But his sales outlook remains optimistic.Read More

Ziegler CAT to construct new Willmar dealership

… to be constructed by Kraus-Anderson Construction Company will … during the nine-month construction schedule will employ … the local area. The building construction is expected to be … It sells and services CAT construction, paving, forestry, mining equipment …Read More

Sellers Containers to Participate in Letsrecycle Live 2019

Sellers Containers will participate at Letsrecycle Live 2019, held at NAEC in the West Midlands, England to showcase its innovative waste containment products. OLDHAM, LANCASHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM, May 21, 2019 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Sellers … Read More

Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Coatings Global Market Status, By Players, Types, Applications And Forecast To 2024

Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Coatings -Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities and Analysis Of Top Key Player Forecast To 2024 PUNE, MAHARASHTRA, INDIA, May 21, 2019 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Coatings Industry … Read More

D.C. Pursues Ambitious Flood Resiliency Plan

… plan includes tougher building codes for new buildings, constructing flood-resistant infrastructure and …Read More