AltAssets Private Equity Newsletter: US electric bus maker Proterra seals $34m Series C round

2 January Today’s Top Stories on AltAsse US electric bus maker Proterra seals $34m Series C round Oxford Capital makes two senior hires to target renewable energy infrastructure Funds » European Investment Fund gains increased spending power Morgan Stanley fund of funds arm pulls in $177m for new vehicle Deals » Michaelson …

NEW REPORT FROM POSITIVE MONEY: SOVEREIGN MONEY – Paving the way for a sustainable recovery

    NEW REPORT FROM POSITIVE MONEY:  SOVEREIGN MONEY – Paving the way for a sustainable recovery   Buy a hard copy for £6 plus shipping (60 pages – only 100 copies available) or Download PDF   By fuelling our economy through ever-rising levels of household debt, we are repeating the mistakes that led …

BANKING VS DEMOCRACY: how power shifted from parliament to the banking sector

EXECUtIVE SUMMARY This report asks if power has shifted from Westminster down the river to the City of London. What we find is a banking system that has more ‘spending power’ than the democratically elected government, no accountability to the people, and massive concentration of power in the hands of …