Category: Analysis & Reports

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 15, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has had a major impact on businesses, however, the extent to which this will affect the financial statements, in terms of both measurement and disclosure, will depend on the particular facts and circumstances of the entity. As per the report of ICAEW, the Financial Reporting Faculty provides a checklist of some of […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 11, 2021

One Rock Capital Partners has successfully closed its third flagship private equity fund at its hard cap, with total capital commitments of $2.0 billion. The fund marks One Rock’s largest fund to date, having surpassed its target of $1.5 billion. Formed in 2010 by Tony W Lee and R Scott Spielvogel, One Rock is a […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 9, 2021

Quantum computing company IonQ Inc announced it will go public through a merger with a blank-check firm in a deal that gives the combined company a pro-forma market capitalisation of $2 billion. The merger will provide IonQ with gross proceeds of $650 million, which includes a private investment of $350 million from private equity firms […]

myfisensemyfisenseFebruary 26, 2021

Prelude Growth Partners, a private equity firm focused on high potential, fast-growing consumer brands, announced that it has closed its second fund, Prelude Growth Partners II, reaching its hard cap of $250 million four months after launching. The oversubscribed fund received strong support from a broad base of prestigious institutional investors including university endowments, charitable foundations, pension […]

myfisensemyfisenseFebruary 18, 2021

As per the report of Financial Times, the stock trading volumes in Hong Kong have soared to four times that of the London Stock Exchange. This is because large Tech stocks have attracted a huge appetite from external investors for the “Nasdaq of Asia”. With $50 bn inflows from mainland China, the Asian city turnover […]

myfisensemyfisenseFebruary 17, 2021

According to the report by CNBC, “U.S. stock index futures dipped in early morning trading on Wednesday after the Dow closed at a record high. Futures contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 25 points. S&P futures and Nasdaq 100 futures also traded mildly lower”. This move resulted after the closure of Dow […]

myfisensemyfisenseFebruary 16, 2021

According to Reuters “The U.S. dollar held near two-week lows on Monday, as optimism about COVID-19 vaccine rollouts and a planned $1.9 trillion U.S. stimulus package offered a boost to riskier currencies, stock markets and commodity prices”. Among the weaker dollar and the gainers, we find that the British pound broke $1.39 for the first […]

myfisensemyfisenseFebruary 16, 2021

The US markets were closed on Monday 15th Feb 2021, for Presidents Day. Last week the S&P500 and Nasdaq reached high records again. The Asian markets hit record highs overnight as the coronavirus vaccines rollout continues to increase hopes of a rapid economic recovery. As per Yahoo Finance, it was also fuelled by new fiscal […]

myfisensemyfisenseFebruary 16, 2021

“European stock market opened solidly higher on Monday with FTSE 100 shrugging off pressure from a stronger pound, rising to its highest level in two and a half-week” – as reported by Yahoo Finance. We find that London’s benchmark index rose 0.91% post the opening bell, DAX rose 0.4% and CAC climbed 0.53%, resulting in […]

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