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Fortune 500 advisor Dr Tryggvi Thor Herbertsson joins Fineqia's advisory board

VANCOUVER, March 28, 2017/ PRNewswire/- Fineqia International Inc. today welcomes Dr. He has been a consultant to institutions and international organizations, such as the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the European Commission, the Nordic Council of Ministers, the OECD, and the World Economic Forum. He has been a consultant to the governments of...

Source: PR Newswire

Ayasdi Appoints Robert Griffin as Chief Executive Officer

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 28, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- Ayasdi, a leader in machine intelligence software and pioneer in enterprise-class intelligent applications, today announced the appointment of Robert Griffin to the position of chief executive officer. Formerly the general manager of IBM's Safer Planet and Smarter Cities division, he succeeds co-founder and...

Source: PR Newswire

FACTBOX-Impact on banks from Britain's vote to leave the EU

March 27- Global banks have warned they could move thousands of jobs out of Britain to prepare for the expected disruption caused by the country's exit from the European Union, endangering London's status as a major financial centre. More details are starting to emerge after Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed Britain would leave the European single market,...

Source: Reuters

UPDATE 1-Impact on banks from Britain's vote to leave the EU

March 27- Global banks have warned they could move thousands of jobs out of Britain to prepare for the expected disruption caused by the country's exit from the European Union, endangering London's status as a major financial center. More details are starting to emerge after Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed Britain would leave the European single market,...

Source: Reuters

Trump's 'America First' pledge will not damage PhosAgro: CEO

Trump's protectionist agenda is unlikely to hamper the growth prospects of Russian agrichemicals giant PhosAgro, the group's CEO said on Monday.

Source: CNBC.com

UPDATE 3-Hedge fund manager Eric Mindich shuts down Eton Park

BOSTON, March 23- Thirteen years ago Eric Mindich set an industry record when he raised $3 billion for his new hedge fund Eton Park. The decision to liquidate comes after a difficult 2016 when Eton Park lost 9 percent and its assets shrunk by $2 billion to the current $7 billion. At its peak in 2011, Eton Park oversaw $14 billion.

Source: Reuters

FiscalNote Expands Executive Team, Names Longtime LexisNexis Exec Martin Kilmer As Chief Operating Officer

WASHINGTON---- FiscalNote, the Washington DC- based company that dramatically improves the way organizations engage with government, today announced longtime LexisNexis executive Martin Kilmer as Chief Operating Officer. FiscalNote COO Martin Kilmer also leads product development. In February, the company added longtime Obama Administration official...

Source: Business Wire

UPDATE 2-Hedge fund manager Eric Mindich shuts down Eton Park

BOSTON, March 23- Thirteen years ago Eric Mindich set an industry record when he raised $3 billion for his new hedge fund Eton Park. The decision to liquidate comes after a difficult 2016 when Eton Park lost 9 percent and its assets shrunk by $2 billion to the current $7 billion. At its peak in 2011, Eton Park oversaw $14 billion.

Source: Reuters

Campbell Board Elects Fabiola R. Arredondo as Director

CAMDEN, N.J.---- Campbell Soup Company today announced that the company’ s Board of Directors has elected Fabiola R. Arredondo as a member of the Board, effective today. Arredondo, 50, is the Managing Partner of Siempre Holdings, a private, single family investment office based in Greenwich, Conn. She also currently serves as a director of Burberry Group plc and National...

Source: Business Wire

Op-Ed: Here’s why the tech IPO market may be hitting a 17-year peak

The tech IPO market, like the Magicicada, seems to be running in a 17-year cycle. And, says VC Bill Tai, we may be reaching the peak.

Source: CNBC.com