News tagged with private investment

How private funding influences GM research

Most of the debate around genetically modified (GM) foods has focused on health and nutrition, or the potential impact on the Australian agricultural industry. There has been less attention to the role of private, profit-driven ...

dateJun 30, 2014 in Biotechnology
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Permira buys for $1.6 bn

European private equity group Permira will take over the popular Nasdaq-listed genealogy website for $1.6 billion in cash, Permira announced on Monday.

dateOct 22, 2012 in Business
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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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