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GE limits bidders for sponsored finance business to 12

General Electric has sent out nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) to potential bidders of its sponsored finance business, which includes Antares, three sources said. The company is limiting the field to 12 interested buyers, sources said.


peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Marco Rubio is the latest Republican senator to announce his 2016 presidential bid, Planet Labs grabs $118 mln in Series C funding and former Microsoft Office head DelBene returns to his job after helping fix


PeerIQ scores $6 mln seed

New York City-based financial information services company PeerIQ has secured $6 million in seed funding. Uprising and John Mack, former chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley, led the round with participation from other investors that included Vikram Pandit, former Citigroup CEO; Arthur Levitt, former SEC chairman; Dan Doctoroff, former CEO of Bloomberg LP; and Eric Schwartz, former co-CEO of Goldman Sachs Asset Management.


peHUB First Read

First Read kick-starts your morning with news of Google opening its first physical store in London, Univision prepares for an IPO and a jury orders “Blurred Lines” Pharrell and Robin Thicke to pay $7.3 million to Marvin Gaye’s family for copyright infringement.

Massey, van de Lubbe join Evercore

E. Thomas Massey and Marc van der Lubbe have joined Evercore’s investment banking business. Both executives are joining Evercore in May and will be based in London. Massey will be a senior MD and will lead Evercore’s Chemicals advisory franchise globally, while van der Lubbe will be an MD in the Chemicals Group focusing primarily on Europe. Massey was most recently Citgroup’s head of European M&A and van der Lubbe was an MD at Citi where he headed the investment banking franchise for the bank’s chemicals clients in the EMEA region.


peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, an ex-Qualcomm executive pleads guilty to insider trading, Greece gets a four-month loan extension and oops, 800,000 Obamacare enrollees receive false tax information.


peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Ford isn’t falling all over itself to release a self-driving car, Google is plotting a move into auto insurance and Steve Jobs introduced the first iPhone eight years ago today.


PE-backed AltheaDx files for IPO

AltheaDx, a molecular diagnostics firm, has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s pricing terms have yet to be set. AltheaDx plans on listing its stock on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “IDGX.” Citigroup and Jefferies are the lead underwriters. AltheaDx’s backers include Telegraph Hill Partners.


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In Second Opinion, Stripe raises $70 mln, Chicago approves raising the minimum wage to $13 an hour and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos says there is a succession plan but he’s not telling.

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