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Bruno Alves

Bruno Alves is Senior Editor of Infrastructure Investor. Bruno has been a journalist since 2004 and joined Infrastructure Investor in 2009, where he quickly rose to become Associate Editor and a leading writer covering the infrastructure asset class. In 2013 he joined Euromoney to edit their Trade Finance title, before returning to PEI Media in late 2014 as the launch editor of Low Carbon Energy Investor, PEI’s global energy transition publication.
PledgeMusic, a direct-to-fan e-commerce platform, agreed to acquire NoiseTrade and Set.fm. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Set.fm raised $1.2 million in seed funding from Golden Venture Partners in 2013.
Affiliates of Warburg Pincus agreed to sell 3.5 million shares of China Biologic Products Inc common stock in an underwritten public offering. The shares to be sold represent approximately 13.2 percent of the US-listed biopharmaceutical company's current outstanding shares of common stock. Morgan Stanley is acting as the sole underwriter for the offering.
Bain Capital, GIC and Advent International have invested approximately $350 million to purchase minority stakes in QuEST, a engineering solutions provider based in Singapore.  The firms purchased stakes held by an affiliate of Warburg Pincus.
Investing in a music-related startup sounds cool, doesn’t it? Imagine if you invested in RootMusic, which recently raised a $2.3 million round. You’d get to go to their San Franciso digs and listen to music all day. Just last week, Pandora Media registered to raise $100 million in an IPO. Yesterday, TuneUp added $2 million to […]
Attendees of investment conferences don’t usually get to hear live violin music, especially being played on a violin hundreds of years old and worth $3 million. But that’s what happened at yesterday’s Alternative Investment Summit 2010 in New York. Tony Finley, a general partner in a debut vehicle, the $100-million targeted Artist Rare Instrument Fund LP, demonstrated the type of rare stringed instrument that investors can place bets on in anticipation of their rising in value. And Christophe Landon, a dealer in rare stringed instruments and another fund partner, explains that because of his relationships around the world, the firm can avoid buying and selling at auctions and therefore will not pay commissions; thus the fund pockets all the proceeds. He notes that demand for rare instruments is especially strong now in Asia.
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