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That’s what I’m talking about …

When a consortium of investors, which included the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, bought a majority stake in Skype from eBay in September 2009, it was valued at $2.75 billion. This week Microsoft agreed to buy Skype for $8.7 billion in cash.
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Placement agents reject Californian reform

The institutional pull of CalPERS and CalSTRS is not enough for placement agents to change their practices, with a study of global placement agents revealing discontent over new legislation which requires them to register as lobbyists if they are working with public pension funds in California.