Private equity profits spur Blackstone

Quarterly economic net income rises 30%

Libyan wealth fund to appoint managers

New head of the LIA outlines plans to raise standards

Lending Club valuation rises to $3.76bn

Warnings of a bubble in pre-IPO companies

Stock-based remuneration poses dangers

Risk that workers will demand higher cash component in their pay

Fink says tech rout driven by hedge funds

BlackRock boss says long-term investors not spooked by volatility

Goldman looks to fight rivals with capital advantage

Bank eyes competitor businesses as net income falls 10%

GE earnings narrowly beat estimates

Oil and gas division stands out as total earnings drop

Morgan Stanley cheers with 49% profit jump

Net income tops $1.5bn on fixed income turnround

Active managers must work to justify fees

Lift focus on small-caps, diversifying strategies and new products

China’s Weibo raises $285m in US IPO

Company overcomes jitters after earlier cutting size of offering

Leslau to float property assets on Aim

Sir Tom Hunter joins in push to launch Reit of major assets

Moelis defends dual-class structure in IPO

Veteran banker wants to block potential threat from activists

NextEnergy ties up £86m solar funding

Solar energy group targets £750m funding within three years

Corporate knights less likely to cut jobs

Fear of drawing the ire of politicians and the public a factor

American Funds warns on ‘Heartbleed’ bug

Large mutual fund provider says customers potentially at risk

Worst start for hedge funds since crisis

Performance hit by Ukraine, tech stock slump and yen reversal

Citic eyes the mantle of largest in China

Conglomerate to rival Li Ka-shing’s Hutchison empire

Elior plans €700m flotation

Private equity backer Charterhouse eyes €4bn valuation

Moelis bounces from reduced issue price

Boutique bank shares rise on debut after cut in size and issue price

Barclays reaches deal on Somalia services

Money transfer group Dahabshiil wins time to find replacement bank

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