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The Billionaire Who Is The Biggest Dealmaker In Software

Brian Sheth is the man behind Vista Equity Partners' deal-making machine, which has conducted 204 software deals in the last eight years.

How The Richest Black American And His Billionaire Partner Became Top Philanthropists

Buyout billionaire Robert Smith is the first African American to sign the Giving Pledge, designing a philanthropic program that emphasizes diversity and equal opportunity. His billionaire partner, Brian Sheth, has followed in his footsteps, and become a big conservationist.

Meet The CEOs Of The World’s Biggest Software Private Equity Firm

Vista Equity Partners, the $31 billion private equity firm run by billionaires Robert Smith and Brian Sheth, has a unique way of running the software companies it purchases and choosing the people who run them.

Dalio, Tudor And Gross Are All Wrong

It is not a bond bear market! It will turn bullish. And quantitative easing is coming back.

Richer Than Oprah: How The Nation’s Wealthiest African-American Conquered Tech And Wall Street

The American Dream is alive and well on Wall Street thanks to Robert Smith, the richest black person in America, who has figured out a way to reengineer both private equity and enterprise software--and used this secret playbook to build a $4.4 billion fortune.

Mellon Banking Heir’s New Crypto Fortune: Almost $1B In Ripple’s XRP

Matthew Mellon, the bad boy of one of America's greatest family fortunes, was one of the earliest crypto evangelists.

Coinbase Is A Crypto Juggernaut, And Its Founder Is Almost A Billionaire

Brian Armstrong's Coinbase generated $1 billion in revenue last year as the go-to entry point for new cryptocurrency investors.

Coinbase And Ripple Investor Barry Silbert Has Scored A Nine-Figure Fortune

Barry Silbert's Digital Currency Group is part venture capital, trading and operator.

The Crypto Comeback Of Former Hedge Fund Billionaire Michael Novogratz

Michael Novogratz, a Wall Street veteran, has become one of cryptocurrency's richest people.

Trintech, Growing Fast, Gets New Round Of Private Equity Investment

Summit Partners has purchased a majority stake in Trintech, the Texas software firm run by Teresa Mackintosh, from private equity firms Vista Equity Partners and Spectrum Equity. Vista Equity will remain a minority shareholder in the company.

How An Ex-Con Became A Billionaire From Used Cars

Ernest Garcia II has a $2.5 billion net worth thanks to his ownership of DriveTime, the nation's fourth-biggest used car retailer, and Carvana, an online used car seller with a hot stock.

Hedge Fund Billionaires Struggle To Make Money In Bull Market

Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Holdings has tumbled by some 30% since the end of 2014, a period in which the U.S. stock market has returned more than 30%.

For Exchange Traded Funds, A Big Year

In terms of raw absolute cash, the ETF industry is about to finish a record-setting year, pulling in $425.1 billion in the first 11 months of 2017.

Dan Loeb Has Become A Hedge Fund Giant

Loeb's Third Point Offshore hedge fund has returned 18.1% in 2017 and his Ultra Fund is up 28.9%.

Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund Fired ‘Rogue’ Trader Amid Claims Of Incompetence

BlockTower Capital has sued its former trader, Gustavo Miguel, who separately sued the hedge fund and its two co-founders, Ari Paul and Matthew Goetz, claiming he was cheated out of salary payments and his ownership stake in BlockTo...

The Tiger Of Silicon Valley: Glen Kacher’s Sizzling Hedge Fund

Is a bubble forming in tech stock prices? This year's top hedge fund manager says you haven't seen anything yet.

Virtu’s High-Frequency Legal Battles Against Quant Employees

In 2017, Virtu has been pursuing three lawsuits against employees who worked for its recently acquired KCG business, litigation that has come amid big job cuts at the trading firm.

30 Under 30 Finance: The Top Young Traders, Dealmakers And Big Money Innovators

The rising stars of finance work for big Wall Street firms like Blackstone Group, Goldman Sachs and Two Sigma Investments, or at companies they have started themselves.

How One Of The Nation’s Top-Paid Drug Executives Got Embroiled In A Price-Fixing Probe

Mylan President Rajiv Malik, who has been paid $53.8 million over three years, has been targeted by 45 state attorneys general for allegedly fixing the prices of drugs.

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