SAN FRANCISCO — Acrid, black smoke was seen pouring from a chimney at the Russian consulate in San Francisco on Friday, a day after the Trump administration ordered its closure amid escalating tensions between the United States and Russia. Firefighters who arrived at the scene were turned away by consulate officials who came from inside...
NYS Entity Status
NYS Filing Date
SEPTEMBER 30, 2013
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NYS Entity Type
FOREIGN LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
2013 - CHIMNEY ROCK VALUE FUND LP
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- Smoke pours from chimney at Russian consulate after US orders its closure
By Associated Press - Friday Sep 1, 2017
- Mutual funds slash value of their Uber stakes
By Reuters - Wednesday Aug 23, 2017
Four mutual fund companies have marked down their investments in Uber by as much as 15 percent following a scandal-ridden year for the ride-hailing company. Uber has suffered a series of setbacks in recent months, including a federal probe into its use of technology to evade regulators in certain cities and a trade secrets lawsuit...
- ValueAct increases stake in Kravis’ KKR
By Carleton English - Wednesday Aug 23, 2017
ValueAct just cozied up closer to buyout baron Henry Kravis. A $16 billion hedge fund run by Jeffrey Ubben, ValueAct has increased its stake in the Kravis-run KKR to 6.1 percent, according to a regulatory filing late Monday. Although ValueAct and KKR are both known for rattling the cages of the of companies they invest...
- Nearly 2 tons of seized ivory to be crushed in Central Park
By MARY ESCH, Associated Press - Thursday Aug 3, 2017
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Nearly two tons of trinkets, statues and jewelry crafted from the tusks of at least 100 slaughtered elephants are heading for a rock crusher in New York City's Central Park to demonstrate the state's commitment to smashing the illegal ivory trade.[...] state environmental officials, who are partnering with the Wildlife Conservation Society and Tiffany & Co. for Thursday's "Ivory Crush," say no price justifies slaughtering elephants for their tusks.Last year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service instituted a near-total ban on the domestic commercial ivory trade and barred sales across state lines.Since August 2014, New York law has prohibited the sale, purchase, trade or distribution of anything made from elephant or mammoth ivory or rhinoceros horn, except in limited situations with state approval.The World Wildlife Fund says the illegal wildlife trade not only threatens animal populations, but also endangers national security by funding terrorist cells.
- Slack valued at more than $5B after Softbank investment
By Reuters - Monday Sep 18, 2017
Software startup Slack Technologies said it raised $250 million from SoftBank Group and other investors in its latest funding round, boosting the company’s valuation to $5.1 billion. The latest fund-raising, led by SoftBank through its giant Vision Fund and joined by Accel and other investors, lifted Slack’s total funds raised to $841 million, the enterprise...
- Starboard Value sues comScore to force annual meeting
By Carleton English - Wednesday Jul 26, 2017
Activist investor Jeff Smith’s hedge fund found a novel way to announce its latest target: It sued them. Smith’s Starboard Value — which has wrested changes from big companies including Yahoo and Darden Restaurants — has sued online analytics firm comScore to force the company to hold its first annual meeting in two years. The...