News tagged with private investment

Raising $100 billion for climate fund in dispute

(AP) -- Even in hard times, fighting climate change is not a luxury but a necessity, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday, as climate negotiators bickered about how to raise hundreds of billions of dollars to ...

dateDec 07, 2011 in Environment
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Audiences fund films they want to watch

Private financing is leading a boom in documentaries -- as evidenced by the record number screened at the 36th Toronto International Film Festival, wrapping up on Sunday.

dateSep 15, 2011 in Internet
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Go Daddy, an Internet domain registrar, is sold

(AP) -- The parent company of, a top registrar of Internet domain names, has been sold to a group of private investment firms for $2.25 billion, a person familiar with the transaction told The Associated Press.

dateJul 02, 2011 in Business
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KKR, Silver Lake near deal on Go Daddy

(AP) -- Go Daddy, the domain-name registration company known for its racy Super Bowl ads, is close to being bought by two private investment firms for up to $2.5 billion, according to a person close to the deal.

dateJun 24, 2011 in Business
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