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[ 27 Sep 2012 | 2 Comments | 37,604 views]

Alberto Forchielli is to splash two-thirds of 1 billion euros, made available by Mandarin Capital Partners private equity fund, to acquire German companies in a bid to fuel world economic growth.
In Shanghai, the Chinese government recently launched a fund of 50 billion Yuan – the equivalent of 6.3 billion euro – with which it aims to purchase overseas companies. Any private equity firm wishing to compete …

Economy and Investment, Uncategorized, Urban Legend »

[ 28 Apr 2012 | One Comment | 26,275 views]

The British academic and development practitioner Robert Chambers, in his book Rural Development: Putting the Last First, wrote in 1983:                                                                                          Rural …