Hyde Park Venture Partners, a Chicago-based venture capital firm with an office in Indianapolis, said its third fund exceeded its original goal of $75 million with help from repeat institutional investors.
The University of Notre Dame’s endowment posted a 12.2 percent annual investment gain.
Gener8tor, which takes ownership stakes in startups in return for providing intensive guidance, will launch a free program in Indianapolis this spring that will provide coaching for seven weeks to five promising Hoosier companies.
Prosecutors accused Platinum Partners of carrying out a $1 billion fraud that included setting up an affiliate to bamboozle institutional investors—including CNO Financial Group—into investing in the teetering hedge fund.
The parent of Steak n Shake has disclosed the vote tally from the April 9 annual meeting, where all six incumbents won re-election.
Groveland Capital, which wants to oust Sardar Biglari, failed to get support from the influential advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services. But ISS agreed Biglari Holdings has serious governance problems.
A third securities firm in the region has been slapped with sanctions by federal regulators.
Defying decades of investment history, ordinary Americans spooked by the Great Recession have been selling more stocks than they’ve been buying. The selling has not let up despite unprecedented measures by the Federal Reserve to persuade people to buy and the come-hither allure of a levitating market.
David Karandos, a broker who advised the Indiana State Teachers Association Insurance Trust before it collapsed in 2009, has reached a settlement. Karandos agreed to a 75-day suspension from working in the securities industry and may pay up to $50,000 in restitution.
What some call the ”institutional imperative” is deeply engrained, and returning to a simpler investment strategy would put a large part of the infrastructure out of business.
Financial newsletter Emerging Manager Monthly honored the fund as manager of the year in its category.
Unfortunately, there are numerous examples of mishap when the investment decision-making process is farmed out.
Eli Lilly and Co. spin-off has landed new private investment and may double its work force this year.
Gold has been part of our story since the beginning of time. For at least 5,000 years, humans have been able
to find it, mine it, process it and shape it into all kinds of things.
The people overseeing the Indiana State Teachers Association Insurance Trust had no background in investments or insurance, likely leaving them ill-equipped to grasp the ever-larger amounts of complicated investments the trust was buying.
Call it a trickle-down effect, but not the kind President Reagan would have liked. The recession has cost most institutional
investors, such as university endowments, about a quarter of their value. As a result, venture capitalists’ primary source
of funding has dried up. The implications for Hoosier entrepreneurship are stark.
A group of mostly local companies that made big investments to help launch Circle Centre mall soon could be asked to write
off a portion of profits they agreed to redirect into the construction of Conseco Fieldhouse.