Warren Buffett’s US company – Berkshire Hathaway intends to invest more than $ 570 million in Snowflake, a cloud technology company.
It was reported after Snowflake announced a price range for its future initial public offering. The company wants to get the estimate of $ 23.7 billion, writes the Financial Times.
Snowflake said that during the listing Berkshire Hathaway and Marc Benioff’s Salesforce Ventures will directly buy of $ 250 million worth of shares from Snowflake. Furthermore, Buffett’s company will buy another block of shared worth more than $ 320 million from one of the investors of Snowflake.
Buffett has long been known for avoiding of investing in the technology sector due to considering its vulnerability to sudden jumps in the stock market. In 2011, he still made a big bet on IBM company, which was later overtaken by competitors in the field of cloud technology. Its shares are about 30% cheaper than at the time when Berkshire Hathaway invested in it. Later Buffett sold shares of IBM and instead invested in Apple.
Snowflake expects that its shares will be able to sell in the IPO from $ 75 to $ 85 per share. The company plans to raise $ 3.24 billion.
Chinese e-commerce company JD.com Inc announced on Saturday that it will be the first platform in the country to accept China’s digital currency. The Central Bank of China will hold its second digital yuan lottery among citizens of Suzhou, near Shanghai on Friday. The total amount of playable digital yuan is 20 million ($ 3.06 […]
According to Bloomberg, citing documents submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the short-term rental service Airbnb plans to raise $ 2.6 billion in listing in the US and receive an estimate of $ 35 billion. If the company manages to raise $ 2.6 billion, Airbnb’s placement will be the fourth largest IPO in […]
Company representatives, who engaged in the design, construction and equipment for solar power plants, note a significant decline in demand for their services. This is due to instability of the industry and growing debts for “green” electricity. “We are talking about 1260 MW of RES generation that has been launched in the first three quarters […]
This week, IBM announced two acquisitions in the field of cloud computing: financial and analytical IT company TruQua Enterprises and software company Instana. The financial terms of the two agreements were not disclosed. On Monday, IBM announced the acquisition of TruQua, which provides SAP solutions to Fortune 500 companies. SAP is one of the world’s […]
The American company Airbnb, which is the operator of the rental service of the same name, expects to raise $ 1 billion through an initial public offering (IPO). This is stated in a statement posted on Monday on the website of the Federal Securities and Exchange Commission. The company clarifies that its plans are “preliminary […]
The state corporation Saudi Aramco is preparing to place dollar Eurobonds, a source in banking circles said. According to him, the company is considering the possibility of placing up to five tranches of Eurobonds: with a maturity of three years, five years, ten years, as well as thirty and / or fifty years. Starting on […]
German automaker Volkswagen will invest about 73 billion euros over the next five years in electrification, hybrid powertrains and digital technology, the company said in a statement following a meeting of the supervisory board. In particular, about 35 billion euros are planned to be spent on electric cars on battery power, about 11 billion – […]
Shares of Alibaba, up 35.7% since the beginning of the year but down almost 8% this week, rose 5.3% during trading on Friday after China’s largest public company announced second-quarter results financial year 2021, which ended in September. Alibaba’s quarterly report was preceded by news of the termination of the IPO of financial technology company […]
According to Business Insider, SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO Elon Musk is selling four homes in Los Angeles for $62.5 million. It is already known that these houses will be sold to the LLC developer owned by businessman Ardi Tavangarian. “Arya Chalon LLC will combine the real estate portfolio into a new single project to […]Next
Confectionery Corporation “Biscuit-Chocolate” has invested € 8 million in the development of the production capacity in 2015. This is stated in the report of the corporation. According to the President of the corporation Alla Kovalenko, investments were directed including the introduction of new technologies, enabling enterprises to manufacture products that are still not produced in […]Next
The company plans to raise $ 2.1 billion of investments in a new round of funding. All the necessary documents have been drawn up and passed in Delaware. The world’s largest taxi service Uber, which head office is based in San Francisco, plans to spend the funds on its expansion, service development in Asia and […]Next
Big changes are planned in the US Gannett company which decided to coordinate the work of their local and national brands in a new group called USA TODAY NETWORK. On Thursday, December 3, 2015 American media company Gannett announced the merger of its brands in the USA TODAY NETWORK group to improve the quality of […]Next
The Co-owner of the EasyPay Group companies has invested $ 150,000 in the startup Agri Eye, which develops innovative solutions for the agricultural sector. Startuppers will send received funds for the scaling of the team, the perfection of the technology and testing of the technology hypotheses that lie at the basis of the product. Under […]Next
Gardening is a purely European business by mentality as it means long-term investments and a completely transparent process. Walnut is a financial pearl of this industry. A walnut garden of only 1 hectare yields more than 1.2 million UAH per year. A walnut garden is an investment in the future and long-term well-being, as one […]Next
ComboApp Company, which is engaged in the marketing and PR of mobile applications, recently completely closed the Kiev office. It was closed by consulting direction ComboApp, according to the editorial board, about 40 people worked in Kiev. In Odessa continues the GoWide direction. ComboApp’s founder Vadim Chernega confirmed the company’s downsizing, adding that this decision […]Next
Every day there is a new information about the latest merger / acquisition among large enterprises. As a result of these major agreements, the price of which often amounts to billions of dollars, new company giants appeared in the world market. Moreover, agreements on mergers / acquisitions are active in all areas of business – […]Next
Allseeds group companies challenged in court the decision of the Vizirskyi village council (Odessa region) on the allocation of land for the berths of the “Energo Products Co., Ltd.” company (Odessa) in the Yuzhny sea port. The Comintern District Court of Odessa region (included in Allseeds Group) decided to suspend the decision on the suit […]Next
According to the owner of a startup, the unit will help to put on the feet people, suffering from incurable diseases. Musk founded the startup Neuralink in 2016, the aim is to create a device that provides a direct link between the computer and the human brain. The device, which connects directly to the computer […]Next
The net loss of the Japanese automaker Nissan Motor in the first half of 2020-2021 fiscal year amounted to 330 billion yen ($ 3.1 billion) against a profit of 65.4 billion yen (about $ 620 million) a year earlier, follows from the financial statements of the company. The loss per share was 84.33 yen ($ […]Next
German economy in the second quarter of this year decreased by 9.7% compared with the previous three months. This is evidenced by the final data of the Federal Statistical Agency of Germany (Destatis), according to Interfax-Ukraine. It is noted that this is the most significant rate of decline since the beginning of accounting rate in […]Next
The “Klub syra” Company is considering the possibility of cheese deliveries to Romania and Bulgaria and deliveries of dry fat-free to Romania, Bulgaria and Poland. This was announced by the CEO of the company Maxim Rylik, writes “Ukrainian News”. “As for the European Union, today we are considering the issue of the exports in direction […]Next
For the year Ukraine dropped 13 points lower in the world ranking by business publication Forbes «Best Countries for Business”: from 61 to 74 place. According to the research, which included the analysis of the basic conditions for doing business in different countries of the world, since the beginning of 2016 Ukraine’s index dropped significantly. […]Next
American company SpaceX Elon Musk moved on September 1 launch rocket Falcon 9 from 12 th group of satellites Starlink due to bad weather. The press service of the company announced on Sunday, August 30, on Twitter. “Today ‘s launch of Starlink is canceled before the flight due to difficult weather conditions. The next launch […]Next
Why “to speak about itself” is so important for any business? In the conditions of the competitive struggle for money of the buyer bright, attractive advertizing is the integral attribute of successful business strategy. What is the main secret how to make the prospective client purchase what you are offered to buy for him ? […]Next