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Charts: Banking Consolidation

May 6, 2016


The following chart shows consolidation of the U.S. banking sector roughly from the early 1990s to 2010 which led to four major banks. There are other similar stories in banking and particularly colorful stories in investment banking. Also, there already was significant consolidation before the early 1990s. Still the chart is impressive in the story it tells through a single picture. Interestingly […]

Open Course: Business in a Political Age

March 31, 2015


The George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management is offering an open course (a so-called MOOC) entitled Business in a Political Age taught by its leader, The Hon. Mark Kennedy. I have known Mark Kennedy for many years. He has been a successful business man, a politician who served his country and he now leads George Washington University’s […]

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

May 11, 2014


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


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


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


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 […]