360 One acquires controlling stake in Mumbai Angels

360 One has completed acquisition of a controlling stake in Mumbai Angels. Mumbai Angels is one of the oldest and a leading player in the early investment space. Financial details of the transaction have not been disclosed. Reason for the subject transaction is obviously the synergy between Mumbai Angel’s network, wide experience in the investment … Read more

Nancy Pelosi’s Portfolio Plunged 20% in 2022 Stock Market Crash

Nancy Pelosi’s portfolio slumped 20% last year, according to an Unusual Whales report published last week. That means the former ‘Queen of Stonks’ lagged the S&P 500 in 2022. But many other politicians – including Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene – beat the benchmark index. Nancy Pelosi’s run as the “Queen of Stonks” appears to have … Read more

Six big banks of Wall Street score $1 trillion of profit in a decade

Malick Diop felt something shifting on Wall Street. He’d joined Morgan Stanley in the grim days of 2009, when big banks were trying to pay back taxpayer bailouts and deflect public fury. But four years later, the ire was fading and ambition was the order of the day. “It really felt like, for the first … Read more

Mutual fund growth reverses to mean after 2021 sprint, shows data

Growth of mutual funds (MFs) subsided in 2022 as the equity market struggled to inch up. Until November this year, the industry has added 5.8 million investors, compared with 6.8 million in the corresponding period last year. The assets under management has risen by Rs 2.6 trillion during the period, down 63 per cent from … Read more

IIFL group reorganises business between 5Paisa and IIFL Securities

IIFL has decided to streamline the focus and remove the business overlap amongst it’s group entities, 5Paisa Capital and IIFL Securities (IIFLS). Pursuant to the reorganisation, Online Retail Trading (ORT) Business of IIFLS is being transferred to 5Paisa. The business being transferred is where customers are digital savvy and/ or millennials. They only need a … Read more

REITs raise $750M capital in October, down 99.99% Y/Y

REITs raised merely $750M of capital in October, a decrease of 99.99% from $6.84B in the year-ago period, according to a report by the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. Only 1 capital offering instrument, of secondary debt, was offered during the month, compared to 16 instruments a year ago. Realty Income (O) priced … Read more

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani to open family office in Singapore

Asia’s second-wealthiest man, Reliance Industries Ltd. Chairman Mukesh Ambani, is setting up a family office in Singapore, according to people familiar with the move. The Mumbai-based billionaire has picked a manager to hire staff for the new entity and get it running, the people said, asking not to be identified because the matter is private. … Read more

Trading App Brings in Williams Sisters As Investors

Tennis icons Venus and Serena Williams have become investors in social trading app Shares. The London-based startup recently closed a $40 million round led by Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures. Check out the 20-slide pitch deck Shares used to raise its $40 million Series B round. Two of the most iconic tennis players ever Venus and … Read more