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PE HUB Second Opinion

Labour MP Jo Cox, an opponent of Brexit, was murdered in West Yorkshire by an assailant who reportedly shouted “Britain first!”

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew warned in a speech, “We need to challenge China’s policies that disadvantage our firms and workers”.

A former Argentine cabinet minister, arrested while throwing suitcases full of money and jewels over the wall of an old monastery, shouted for cocaine during his first court appearance.

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is leading a $24 million Series B funding round in Andela Inc., a New York startup that trains coders in Nigeria and Kenya.

PE billionaire John Grayken is buying Boston’s most expensive condo for $33 million.

Mike Sommers, president and CEO of PE trade group American Investment Council, lamented that Donald Trump could cost Republicans in down-ballot races come November.

And Sequoia Capital chairman Michael Moritz tore into Trump’s business record, calling him “little more than a hustler”.

Macy’s and its NYC union reached a tentative deal for a new labor contract, preventing the department store’s first strike in 40 years.

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page testified in the “Stairway to Heaven” plagiarism trial, claiming to have heard the band Spirit’s similar song “Taurus” for the first time only a few years ago.

Photo: Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox is seen in Westminster May 12, 2015. Yui Mok/Press Association/Handout via REUTERS