• Estée Lauder bought Deciem at a valuation of $2.2 billion, and Jessica Alba's Honest Co. is looking to IPO. Here are 9 other beauty brands experts say are destined for M&As or IPO moves

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement So far this year big names in beauty have either made plans to tap the public markets or found a buyer.
    Bloomberg reported in January that Jessica Alba's The Honest Co. is preparing to confidentially file for an IPO. Meanwhile, Estée Lauder agreed to buy a majority stake in skincare brand Deciem at a valuation of $2.2. billion, according to WWD .
    Estée Lauder CEO Fabrizio Freda said before the acquisition that the company, whose brands include Becca, Two Faced, and Dr. Jart+, told analysts that it is still "looking into acquisitions and opportunity for reinforcing...
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  • A single mom who saved $750,000 in 4 years says she followed 6 steps to reach her goal

    A single mom who saved $750,000 in 4 years says she followed 6 steps to reach her goal

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement In 2017, Lakisha Simmons ' financial situation changed dramatically after going through a divorce. She became a single mother with two children under the age of 10. Simmons didn't want to move her children, so she kept her marital home in Nashville, Tennessee, but had to pay the mortgage on a single income.
    Concerns over whether she'd be able to continue paying her bills prompted her to search for solutions. Simmons wanted to know what it would take to reach financial freedom, regardless of what age she decided to retire. For her, financial freedom meant having...
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  • A fund manager who's beaten 99% of peers over the past 5 years explains why buying beaten-down stocks is the best strategy for the next half-decade - and shares 2 stocks offering explosive margin growth

    A fund manager who's beaten 99% of peers over the past 5 years explains why buying beaten-down stocks is the best strategy for the next half-decade - and shares 2 stocks offering explosive margin growth

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Investors in Eli Salzmann's large-cap value fund have quadrupled the returns of the Russell 1000 Value index this past year, which doesn't come as a surprise given the fact that the fund has been trouncing the benchmark for over half a decade.
    His recent strong performance is due to his overweight positions in financials, industrials, and energy. When deciding what names to invest in, Salzmann and his team look for companies with depressed earnings as well as sectors, sub-sectors, and specific industries that are lacking capital and have still yet to reach maximum...
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  • Apollo exec Marc Rowan says he expects up to $20 billion from investors this year as the firm makes a raft of changes post-Jeffrey Epstein investigation

    Apollo exec Marc Rowan says he expects up to $20 billion from investors this year as the firm makes a raft of changes post-Jeffrey Epstein investigation

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Apollo Global Management's incoming chief executive Marc Rowan says major fund investors have stood by the firm after revelations that its chief founder and CEO Leon Black had significant financial ties to the convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
    The $450 billion billion alternative-investing firm said in late January that Black would give up his CEO role but remain the chairman of its board after an independent investigation found the billionaire exec had paid Epstein $158 million - more than previously known - for business advice .
    The firm initiated other...
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