PE HUB First Read

Brookfield Asset Management made a $3.3 billion approach for Australian hospital group Healthscope.

PumaPay has raised $117 million in an ICO.

NBC has saved “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.”

Xerox is backing out of its merger with Fujifilm Holdings.

A Miami high school prom featured a caged tiger.

The U.S. embassy opens in Jerusalem.

SpaceX’s newest Falcon 9 rocket launches from Florida’s Space Coast.

Score one for Tim Cook: Apple made more profit in three months than Amazon has generated during its lifetime.

Call-center operator Convergys Corp is reportedly in talks with several interested buyers.

Banks are walking away from low-income homebuyers.

Ebola erupts again in Africa; only now there’s a vaccine. 




Photo: A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from historic launch pad 39-A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, February 6, 2018. Reuters/Thom Baur