PE HUB First Read

SoftBank will let the $14 billion merger between its satellite startup OneWeb and peer Intelsat SA fall through.

Former FBI Director Comey is expected to testify as early as next week that Trump asked him to back off on investigating Flynn.

Ross Ulbricht, founder of dark web drug market Silk Road, losses the appeal of his life sentence. 

Blackstone surpasses Brookfield as the world’s biggest real estate manager.

Uber’s finance chief Gautum Gupta is leaving but it’s unrelated to the company’s $708 million loss in Q1.

Aetna says it may move out of Hartford, Connecticut, the insurance capital in the U.S.

Apple’s Siri-powered smart speaker will reportedly debut next month.

Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd is looking to cut more than a thousand jobs after its merger with Arab peer UASC last week.

EpiPen maker is blasted for paying top executive $98 million.

 

 

Photo: A trader points up at a display on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange August 20, 2012. Reuters/Brendan McDermid