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Private equity and the mark-to-market myth

News overnight from the Wall Street Journal: Southland Royalty, a private equity owned oil-and-gas company with assets in Wyoming, has filed for bankruptcy. Formed in 2015, Southland had received around $1.1bn in equity commitments from its private-equity owner, Encap, and other investors including Southland’s management. A further $540m in debt …

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Huawei: Is it a security threat and what is its role in UK 5G?

Image copyright Getty Images Huawei is one of the world’s biggest mobile phone makers. It’s also at the centre of a row over cyber-security and the next-generation 5G phone networks being built. The UK is set to make a difficult decision about whether to allow the Chinese tech giant to …

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