PE HUB First Read

Peter Thiel dressed up as Hulk Hogan to attend a costume ball put on by wealthy Trump donors.

Unicredit is in exclusive talks to sell Pioneer to Amundi.

Europe is expected to hit $13.6 billion in tech investments in 2016, Atomico said in a report.

Americans are more comfortable with torture than citizens of war-torn countries like Afghanistan, Iraq and Ukraine, report finds.

Princess Cruise Lines to pay $40 million fine for illegal dumping.

Despite Trump’s criticism, Ford Motor CEO Mark Fields says they’re still moving their small car production to Mexico.

Hackers steal 2 billion rubles at Russia’s central bank.

Pope Francis declares an American missionary priest killed in Guatemala the first-ever American martyr, moving a step closer to being named a Catholic saint.

Internet radio provider Pandora gets takeover interest from Sirius.

 

 

Photo: Ford Taurus cars are seen during a presentation at the 16th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition in Shanghai, April 21, 2015. Reuters/Aly Song