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Coronavirus Threatens to Wipe Out Expansion of Clean Energy Storage

Coronavirus is threatening to stall growth of electricity storage capacity. Projections of rapid growth in sector now in doubt and may damp enthusiasm...

Europe Sees Hydrogen as Key to Meeting 2050 Carbon Neutrality Goal

The EU will announce a major push to promote green hydrogen as a replacement for polluting fuels used for transportation and industry.Hydrogen...

United Nations, Protected by Diplomatic Immunity, Covered Up Huge Data Breach...

The United Nations failed to disclose a huge data breach that began last summer and compromised dozens of servers, staff records, health...

Europe’s Unicorns Fly High As Fundraising Hit Record Last Year on...

Unicorns may still have wings, at least in Europe, as record funds were raised last year on rising demand for financial services,...

Robust PE Deals in Europe Cooled Last Year From 2018’s Blistering...

Europe’s private-equity market remained “robust” last year but the value of the deals done slipped from 2018’s record levels, according to Pitchbook.

GHO Capital, Spying European Healthcare Opportunities, Raises Record Fund

Private equity firm GHO Capital Partners, reflecting European investors’ bullishness for healthcare, topped expectations by raising almost $1.1 billion for its second...

Europe’s Development Bank Punts Fossil Fuel Choice Amid Wider Climate vs....

The European Union wants to lead the world in fighting climate change, but its massive and influential investment bank, which funds energy...

UBS ETF Focused on ESG Investing Sets Record in Europe

A UBS exchange-traded fund focused on ESG investing became the first in Europe to exceed €1 billion ($1.1 billion) in assets, showing...

Portugal’s Record-Breaking Solar Auction Shows Costs of Renewables are Falling

Portugal’s latest solar auction was one for the record books, resulting in the world’s lowest cost photovoltaic power contract.

Preaching to the Choir: Fake News Fact-Checkers Have Limited Impact, Study...

Efforts to combat fake news rarely reach the people most exposed to the falsehoods, resulting in a “preaching to the choir” effect...

U.S. Podcast Rivals Stitcher, Wondery Team Up with Eyes on Growing...

U.S. podcasting rivals Stitcher and Wondery are teaming up to help U.K. advertisers sell to their expanding podcast audience. 

European, U.S. Regulators Mobilize to Curb Cryptocurrency

France plans to assemble a G7 task force to study how banks monitor cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra, France’s central governor announced on...

European Freight Marketplace Sennder Raises Series B Financing

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to for their impact on industry. A European logistics startup called Sennder raised an undisclosed amount in a Series...

Alex Bojer: “I think technology definitely is an enabler these days.”

Perspectives: Opinions from our network of advisors, investors, operators and analysts on the risks and opportunities they see. Working in the storied Swiss insurance space, Anivo...
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