“The corona shock will accelerate the future”

Roelof Botha The Sequoia partner continues to look to Europe. (Photo: PR) Roelof Botha is familiar with crises: The South African was appointed CFO at Paypal in September 2001 when the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center shook the markets. Half a year later he listed the company co-founded by Peter Thiel and Elon […]

How companies get through the crisis without state aid

Frankfurt The companies’ cash needs in the corona crisis are huge. In April, European companies issued bonds with a volume of EUR 67 billion, according to an analysis by the Landesbank Baden-W├╝rttemberg. “The companies have stocked up on a large scale with fresh liquidity,” says LBBW bond analyst Matthias Schell. The volume is thus only […]

US hedge fund Elliott joins Twitter

Paul Singer The head of the US hedge fund Elliott is known for his actionism. (Photo: REUTERS) new York Paul Singer struck again. The head of the US hedge fund Elliott Management is said to have bought a larger share of Twitter shares and is pushing for changes, US media reported over the weekend. Accordingly, […]