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Corporate charity drives millennial recruitment

9/2/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Companies are finding that as charitable endeavors become more sophisticated and far-reaching, they have the added benefit of serving as a recruiting tool, attracting young talent. The younger generat… Read More

Store Capital plans initial public offering

9/2/2014

  • Reuters

Store Capital Corp. has filed for an initial public offering. The company, backed by private equity firm Oaktree Capital Management, acquires such assets as chain restaurants, grocery stores and healt… Read More

U.S. construction spending surges

9/2/2014

  • Reuters

Private and government projects alike contributed to a 1.8% jump in U.S. construction spending in July. That brought the annual rate of spending to $981.31 billion, the highest level in 5½ years and … Read More

Rising corporate VC activity reflects strategic imperatives

9/2/2014

  • Reuters

Corporate venture capital groups invested $3.1 billion in 693 deals last year, up from $1.5 billion invested in 539 deals in 2005, according to the National Venture Capital Association and Thomson Reu… Read More

Experts: Lawmakers are short on time to resolve TRIA disagreements

9/2/2014

  • Business Insurance (tiered subscription model)

A great deal of compromise lies ahead for lawmakers if the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program backstop is to be renewed before it expires at the end of December, according to observers. Disagreement amo… Read More

CFPB advisory board gains financial industry tech pro

9/2/2014

  • AmericanBanker.com (free registration)

Jim Van Dyke, founder and CEO of Javelin Strategy & Research, is joining the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's consumer advisory board. Van Dyke's company focuses on emerging technology for the … Read More