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News For BX;FB;KCG;KKR;PSO From The Last 14 Days
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March 3, 2015
07:21 EDTFBOculus hires away Google executive Mary Lou Jepsen, Re/code says
Facebook's (FB) Oculus has hired away Google (GOOG) executive Mary Lou Jepsen, reports Re/code, citing sources familiar with the move and a Facebook spokesperson. Jepsen was the head of Google X's display division. Reference Link
March 2, 2015
13:53 EDTFBFacebook COO: Working on simplifying buying process for ads
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13:42 EDTFBFacebook COO: Small business opportunity is huge
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13:29 EDTFBFacebook COO: Facebook is moving towards more public usage
Says mobile paying off in "a big way." Says ads integrate very well into mobile. Says video is "exploding on Facebook" and provides huge ad opportunities. Says not all video ads are "incremental." Sheryl Sandberg is speaking at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference.
13:22 EDTFBFacebook CFO: Messaging is core to company's strategy
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13:19 EDTFBFacebook CFO: We are investing from a 'position of strength'
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10:08 EDTFBStocks with call strike movement; HLF FB
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10:00 EDTFBOn The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
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10:00 EDTPSOOn The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
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09:43 EDTKKRPhilips to get bids for lighting business from KKR, Bain, Reuters reports
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09:11 EDTFBFacebook initiated with a Buy at Axiom
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08:29 EDTFBMicrosoft reportedly to buy news app for $30M, TechCrunch says
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07:50 EDTPSOPearson upgraded to Neutral from Reduce at Nomura
Nomura upgraded Pearson to Neutral to reflect a more balanced outlook.
07:41 EDTFBMorgan Stanley to hold a conference
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06:56 EDTFBIAC's Tinder working on first ads, Re/code reports
IAC's Tinder is developing its first ad product, Re/code reported Friday night. The dating app is also talking with Facebook (FB) and Twitter (TWTR) about using their ad networks to fill out ad space, Re/code stated. Reference Link
February 27, 2015
20:35 EDTBXBlackstone management to meet with Sterne Agee
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06:10 EDTPSOPearson proposes to raise dividend 6% to 51p
Pearson said its board is proposing a dividend increase of 6% to 51.0p, subject to shareholder approval.
06:09 EDTPSOPearson sees 2015 adjusted EPS 75p-80p
The company said, "In 2014, we completed the major restructuring and product investment programme, initiated in 2013, designed to accelerate Pearson’s shift towards significant growth opportunities in digital, services and fast-growing economies. We believe this will provide Pearson with a significantly larger market opportunity, a sharper focus on the fastest-growing markets and stronger financial returns. In 2015, we are returning to more normal levels of restructuring expenditure. Based on 21 January 2015 exchange rates, we expect to report adjusted earnings per share of between 75p and 80p in 2015."
06:08 EDTPSOPearson reports 2014 adjusted EPS 66.7p vs. 70.1p last year
Reports 2014 sales GBP 4.87B vs. GBP 5.07B last year.
06:06 EDTPSOPearson names Coram Williams as new CFO
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05:57 EDTFBFacebook implied volatility of 24 at lower end of index mean range
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February 26, 2015
13:25 EDTFBGerman watchdog issues cease-and-desist letter to Facebook, WSJ says
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12:56 EDTKKR, BXKKR's Samson in restructuring talks, WSJ says
KKR's (KKR) Samson Resources is in discussions with restructuring advisers at Blackstone (BX) and other firms on how to handle its $3.8B long-term debt, reports the Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter. The Journal notes that Samson previously expressed interest in selling some oil and gas fields. Reference Link
12:12 EDTFBFacebook climbs after analyst says Oculus could be used for NBA, NHL games
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10:41 EDTFBFacebook retakes the $80 level, runs higher, levels to watch
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09:35 EDTFBActive equity options trading on open
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February 25, 2015
19:46 EDTFBFacebook's Oculus a significant long term opportunity, says Piper Jaffray
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09:13 EDTBXBlackstone seeks coalition partners to invest outside its funds, WSJ reports
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05:56 EDTFBFacebook implied volatility of 25 at lower end of index mean range
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February 24, 2015
09:40 EDTFBFacebook says over 2M advertisers now active, launches Ads Manager app
There are now more than 2 million active advertisers on Facebook, the company announced. Facebook also announced the launch of Ads Manager, a new mobile app that gives marketers more power to manage ads from anywhere. Reference Link
07:21 EDTKCGSecurities Industry & Financial Markets Association to hold a conference
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06:08 EDTFBFacebook implied volatility of 25 at lower end of index mean range
February 23, 2015
16:00 EDTFBOptions Update; February 23, 2015
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09:48 EDTFBFacebook experiencing likely service disruption, downrightnow says
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09:39 EDTFBActive equity options trading on open
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09:14 EDTFBBelgian commissioned study finds Facebook privacy policy violates European law
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08:42 EDTBXBlackstone Energy Partners II is oversubscribed at $4.5B
Blackstone announced the commencement of the investment period for its second energy-focused private equity fund, Blackstone Energy Partners II, with total commitments of $4.5B. BEP II received significant interest from both existing and new investors, with demand well surpassing the fund’s $4.5B hard cap. Investors in the fund include a diverse group of U.S. state pension funds, corporate pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations and family offices. Like its predecessor fund BEP I, a $2.4B fund that had its final close in September 2012, BEP II will invest in control-oriented equity and equity-linked interests in companies, assets and development projects in the energy and natural resources sector on a global basis. To date, Blackstone’s energy-focused private equity team of professionals has deployed over $8B in this strategy. Blackstone's $16B diversified global private equity fund will continue to invest alongside BEP II in energy transactions on a 50/50 basis.
06:21 EDTFBFacebook's shuttle drivers approve new union contract, WSJ reports
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06:14 EDTFBFacebook implied volatility of 25 at lower end of index mean range
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February 20, 2015
16:03 EDTFBOptions Update; February 20, 2015
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09:38 EDTFBActive equity options trading on open
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06:29 EDTKKRBayer close to selling diabetes unit to Panasonic, Bloomberg says
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05:21 EDTFBFacebook implied volatility of 25 at lower end of index mean range
February 19, 2015
16:01 EDTFBOptions Update; February 19, 2015
iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures down 70c to 30.11. Option volume leaders: AAPL TSLA TWTR AMAT PBR KO FB AXP NFLX according to Track Data.
14:53 EDTKKRBayer near sale of diabetes unit to KKR backed venture, Bloomberg says
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14:01 EDTKKRBayer near sale of diabetes unit to KKR's Panasonic Healthcare, Bloomberg says
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11:47 EDTFBFacebook breaks above its 50-day moving average
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11:40 EDTFBFacebook rises after analyst pegs Instagram value at $33B
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09:35 EDTFBOption volume leaders
Option volume leaders: AAPL TSLA TWTR MCD WMT PBR SPWR WFM GILD FB SCTY according to Track Data.
07:58 EDTFBFacebook remains a top pick for 2015, says Cowen
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06:17 EDTFBFacebook Seattle gets new office, 1500 hires in 2016, TechFlash says
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05:36 EDTFBFacebook implied volatility of 25 at lower end of index mean range
February 18, 2015
11:49 EDTFBFacebook CEO would 'love to work with Google' on connectivity, Bloomberg says
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08:27 EDTFBFacebook in talks with media about hosting news content, Re/code says
Facebook is speaking to media publishers about hosting news content "that would otherwise go on a publisher’s own website," reports Re/code, citing statements by Facebook chief product officer Chris Cox at the Code/Media conference. Cox said Facebook could provide a larger audience and improved design, though he noted potential partnerships "aren't coming anytime soon." Additionally, Cox said the company's video efforts have been "a massive success" but the company "isn’t rushing" to pay content creators. Reference Link
06:29 EDTFBFacebook engagement data remains strong, says JPMorgan
JPMorgan notes that according to comScore, Facebook’s share of mobile Internet time excluding Instagram and WhatsApp in January was 21%, up from 20% in December, and its share of total Internet time including desktop was 17%. The firm believes the data suggests continued strong engagement for Facebook. It reiterates an Overweight rating on the stock with an $85 price target, calling the stock a favorite idea for 2015.
06:10 EDTFBFacebook is developing virtual reality apps, Re/code says
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06:03 EDTKKR, BXAllen Systems Group reaches agreement with senior lenders on debt restructuring
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February 17, 2015
17:13 EDTFBPoint72 gives quarterly update on stakes
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15:05 EDTFBFacebook announces official launch of Marketing Partner program
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13:14 EDTFBFacebook introduces customizable product ads solution
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10:04 EDTFBFacebook receives patent for identifying, marketing to "influencers"
Facebook has received a patent allowing it to identify "influencers" within its social network - those whose recommendations results in a significant increase of word-of-mouth and re-sharing. The patent describes a process for identifying which users are most influential, and then advertising to those specific people in order to capitalize on any potential recommendations they may make.
08:39 EDTFBMarathon Patent Group subsidiary files patent infringement suit against Facebook
Marathon Patent Group (MARA) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary TLI Communications GmbH has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Facebook (FB) and Facebook Ireland Limited in the Regional Court of Munich in Germany. TLI Communications is asserting infringement of the German part of European patent 0 814 611 B1 by the social media platform "Facebook" operated by the defendants, as well as the associated application software for smartphones and tablet computers.
07:22 EDTFBMitsubishi UFJ to hold a tour
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07:02 EDTBXRentech secures additional loan commitment of up to $63M from GSO Capital
Rentech, Inc. (RTK) announced that GSO Capital Partners LP, the credit investment arm of Blackstone (BX), has increased its credit facility for Rentech by up to $63M. The majority of the proceeds from this new facility are expected to fund completion of Rentech’s Canadian wood pellet projects through positive cash flow. Rentech now estimates the cost to complete the construction of its Canadian wood pellet projects to be $125M-$130M. Rentech expects that the new term loan, together with its other cash resources, will be sufficient to fund its Atikokan and Wawa pellet projects until they have been commissioned and begin to generate positive cash flow. Rentech currently estimates that the cost to acquire and construct the two plants will be $125M-$130M, up from $105M. The majority of the increase is due to delays in construction and higher labor costs for installation of electrical and mechanical components. Rentech expects that working capital and the cost to commission the plants will add approximately $6 to $10 million to the estimated total project cost. Rentech does not expect the plants to generate positive EBITDA or cash flow for the year 2015. Annual stabilized EBITDA projected for both plants remains in line with previous guidance of C$17M-C$20M.
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