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Jon Huntsman, former U.S. Ambassador to China, Speaks at University of Minnesota

May 11, 2014

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The University of Minnesota’s commitment to China is remarkable. Even more remarkable is the University’s sustained commitment over a century as this year marks the 100th year since the University admitted its first Chinese student. It is against this backdrop that the University of Minnesota recently held its 13th annual Bob and Kim Griffin “Building U.S-China Bridges Lecture” with […]

Summer Internships Available in Minneapolis with Global Access

April 15, 2014

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Internship available in Minneapolis office Only. Thought I would post this invitation to apply for a summer internship with consultancy Global Access who are looking for candidates with a number of different backgrounds such as working towards (or beginning) an advanced degree in a field such as Economics, Finance, International Relations, Law or a similar field or a recent […]

Michael Macaluso Joins Cappello as a Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking Asia

April 5, 2014

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Cappello to Extend Asia Reach, Hires Michael Macaluso Los Angeles and New York – March 31, 2014. Michael Macaluso joined Cappello Group, Inc. as a Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking for Cappello Asia. Mr. Macaluso’s focus is on capital markets in Asia in relationship to the United States, Europe and other parts of the […]

DLA Piper Advises on Construction Financing for Vikings Stadium

November 26, 2013

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 25, 2013.  DLA Piper announced today that the firm represented US Bank and Goldman Sachs in connection with the private bank financing for the construction of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium involving total financing sources of approximately US$1 billion. The financing includes capital from a combination of public and private sources, equity […]

Developments: SEC Announces Plans in the event of a Shutdown

October 2, 2013

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Below is a reprint of what I consider a good overview of the contingency plans for the looming government shutdown announced by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) written by my colleague Edward Johnsen.   In a separate note entitled “Here comes the Shutdown: Key Points” which deals with the mechanics of the shutdown more generally (see link […]

Acceptance Speech delivered by Michael Macaluso on the occasion of his being honored for his Global Practice at the China on the World Stage Gala, New York

October 1, 2013

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Mr. Michael Macaluso Acceptance Speech Gala, China on the World Stage New York, September 24, 2013 Distinguished Guests. Your Excellencies.  Friends.  Thank you.  I am honored to receive this award.  Since the theme of this conference is China on the World Stage, and I am being honored for my global practice, I would like to […]

Developments: The Scott Brass Decision

August 17, 2013

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The Scott Brass decision by the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals is unlikely to have the significant impact on private equity funds that many are foreseeing.  The decision does, however, create yet another level of uncertainty to the deployment of capital to companies where it is most needed. Five years after the US financial […]