Jones Lang LaSalle offices chief joins BH2

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Unai Emery blocks Eddie Nketiah’s deadline day exit after Arsenal fail to land winger

first_img Metro Sport ReporterThursday 31 Jan 2019 4:44 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link433Shares The Arsenal youngster was on the verge of joining Augsburg (Picture: Getty)Unai Emery has reportedly blocked Eddie Nketiah’s loan move to Bundesliga side Augsburg after Arsenal gave up hope of bringing in a winger on deadline day.The Gunners were trying to bolster their attacking options by bringing in either Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic or Dalian Yifang’s wantaway star Yannick Carrasco.However, the Italian giants were unwilling to let Perisic leave on loan unless Arsenal committed to a compulsory obligation to buy him for £35m at the end of his stay, while a deal for Carrasco never got off the ground. Comment Advertisement Nketiah has made Arsenal’s bench in eight of the last 10 matches (Picture: Getty)Arsenal had set up loans for Nketiah and Emile Smith Rowe to join Augsburg and RB Leipzig respectively, but now The Sun report that Emery has decided to keep the former.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTNketiah was ready to undergo a medical with the Bundesliga club until Emery pulled the plug at the last minute.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CitySmith Rowe is still expected to move to Germany until the end of the season, however Leipzig will not have the option to buy him.Emery wants to keep Nketiah as striker cover for the rest of the campaign despite only handing him one substitute appearance in the Premier League and two outings in the Europa League.center_img Nketiah was ready to have a medical but now looks set to remain in north London (Getty)With Danny Welbeck sidelined and no attacking reinforcements brought in, Nketiah has made Emery’s Premier League matchday squad in eight of the last 10 gameweeks.Augsburg are believed to have switched targets from one Premier League hot prospect to another and will try to bring in West Ham’s Reece Oxford before the deadline.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Advertisement Unai Emery blocks Eddie Nketiah’s deadline day exit after Arsenal fail to land wingerlast_img read more

​PensionDanmark merges private debt and alts departments

first_imgPensionDanmark CIO Claus Stampe told IPE: “With Claus Lyngdal’s decision to move on, we have decided to merge our two teams – private debt and alternative investments – into one. PensionDanmark’s headquarters in Copenhagen“By having one combined team focusing on the alternative space, we expect to harvest synergies in areas such as asset management and compliance.“On top of that it will enable us to have a more flexible approach to where we invest in the capital structure, when we enter into new projects.”In his new role as head of the merged departments, Nielsen will be managing a team of 16 employees, a spokeswoman for the pension fund said.The pension fund last month announced that it would put more money into infrastructure and real estate, with listed assets expected to produce more “moderate” returns in future.In its annual report for 2018, PensionDanmark reported a return of 12.5% from its infrastructure investments and 10.1% from real estate, helping it limit its overall loss to 1.6%.The pension fund has won the Credit & Alternatives award at IPE’s annual conference and awards for two years running. Danish pension fund PensionDanmark has merged its alternatives and private debt departments in a move aimed at bringing efficiency benefits as well as added flexibility in investments.Kim Nielsen has been appointed as the DKK235.9bn (€31.6bn) provider’s new head of alternatives, to lead the merged departments. He is currently the Copenhagen-based fund’s head of private debt, a role he has held since 2016.Nielsen replaces the previous head of alternatives, Claus Lyngdal, who is leaving the company for a similar position at Danske Bank Asset Management, according to the pension fund.The new alternatives department includes asset types such as infrastructure and direct lending.last_img read more

Kalyan Sends Letter of Appeal to Prime Minister to Stop DCI Privatization

first_imgPawan Kalyan, Image source: JanaSena PartyActor and Jana Sena Party (JSP) founder, Mr. Pawan Kalyan, extended his support to the employees of Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) in Visakhapatnam yesterday, local media reports.The JSP chief joined the employees in their fight to stop privatization of Dredging Corporation of India (DCI).Pawan has also written a letter of appeal to the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, asking him to intervene in the matter and help the employees’ cause.Speaking at the meeting, he said: “One can understand if the government is giving up a corporation running in loss. But I wonder at their move to privatize DCI even though it is profitable.”Pawan reminded the union government that DCI is a world-renowned dredging company, and demanded that the union and state governments consider the lives of the people who contributed to DCI’s development.He also met with the bereaved family of N. Venkatesh who committed suicide recently due to uncertainty about the future of his job at DCI.last_img read more

Virus fears hits Bali’s ‘Day of Silence’

first_imgPrayer offerings for Bali’s ‘Day of Silence’, an annual celebration that encourages introspection. AFP BALI’S “Day of Silence” was even quieterthan usual this year as coronavirus fears prompted authorities to scale back anannual celebration that sees the Hindu-majority island in Indonesia come to anear standstill. Known as Nyepi, the festival calls onlocals to stay at home for 24 hours and reflect in a self-imposed lockdown.center_img Flights and internet connections aretemporarily halted while tourist attractions are closed to allow time formeditation and introspection. (AFP)last_img

Tottenham open talks with Vertonghen successor

first_img Promoted ContentThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More10 Phones That Can Work For Weeks Without RechargingThe 10 Best Secondary Education Systems In The WorldTop 7 Best Car Manufacturers Of All TimeTop 10 Most Populated Cities In The WorldWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Who Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?You’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The WorldBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made7 Non-Obvious Things That Damage Your Phone Tottenham Hotspur’s search for a long-term successor to Jan Vertonghen has seen them commence talks over the transfer of a €30m-rated Serie A defender, claims the Italian media. Jose Mourinho agreed to take charge at Liverpool in 2004 before Chelsea hijacked the deal Vertonghen has been at the heart of the Spurs defence since his arrival from Ajax in 2012, but at 33-years-of-age, appears set for a new challenge in the summer. The Belgian centre-half’s contract at White Hart Lane expires at the end of June, and although the club are understood to wish for Vertonghen to stay, the player himself recently dropped a major hint that his future lays elsewhere. His exit will necessitate a defensive arrival in the summer window, with Jose Mourinho persistently linked with swooping for a former Diego Simeone favourite. However, Italian publication Gazzetta dello Sport (via Sport Witness) reveal that the club have their sights set on the much younger Hellas Verona star Marash Kumbulla.Advertisement Loading… center_img The Italian-born Albania centre-half has become an integral part of Verona’s backline in a season that saw the newly-promoted side climb to an impressive eighth place prior to football’s hiatus. Having made 18 Serie A appearances and displaying his undoubted talents, the 20-year-old attracted the attentions of a number of Premier League clubs. Liverpool, Chelsea, and Man Utd all registered their interest, but it is Tottenham who have taken the first step by ‘reaching out’ to Verona to enquire over his availability. read also:Mourinho reveals the only time he shed tears after a defeat The article reveals that a sum of around €30m would be required to convince Verona to sell, but notes that the player has attracted strong interest from within Italy also. Inter Milan are described as being ‘very interested,’ as they search for a long-term option at the heart of Antonio Conte’s three central defender axis. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

Ryan squeezes out IMCA Late Model win at Davenport

first_imgBy Mike McGuireDAVENPORT, Iowa (June 2) – Matt Ryan made some quick maneuvers in lapped traffic to cap­ture the Petersen Plumbing and Heating IMCA Late Model feature Friday at Davenport Speedway.Ryan had taken the lead from Andy Nezworski after a lap six restart. Brunson Behning slowly reeled in the leader and the lead duo was side-by-side on lap 24 with two slower cars in front of them. Ryan squeezed between the infield tires and Jay Chenoweth to retain the lead and score his first points win of the season at Davenport.Behning finished second with Nezworski holding on to third.The Eriksen Chevrolet IMCA Modifieds provided another thrilling main event. Jordan Hicks jumped out to the early race lead and led the first three laps. On a lap four restart, Doug Cramp­ton showed some muscle and powered his way to the front. Late in the race, Bryce Garnhart got inside of Crampton and took away the lead.On lap 19 of 20, Rob Toland, who had gone to the tail of the field after a lap three caution, pulled alongside of Garnhart and then passed him for the lead and the win. The victory was Toland’s first Modified checkers of the season at Davenport.Garnhart took second with Crampton finishing third.Tony Olson continued on his streak in the Hawkeye Auto IMCA Northern SportMods. Olson started ninth and took the lead after a lap two restart. Olson led the rest of the way to the check­ered flag, his fourth win in four races. Jake Morris was able to stay close to Olson but had to set­tle for second. First lap leader, Rick Wages finished third.The SportMod Challenge returns to Davenport Speedway on Friday, June 9. A $2,000 prize awaits the winner of the main event for the IMCA division. Weekly point races will be held in all other classes.last_img read more

Marriott and Flory see checkers in Mandan, Berry and Thornton are Dakota Tour champs

first_imgThe IMCA Sunoco Stock Car feature was looking to end up the same way that it has been for most of the tour: Thornton was up front and looked like he was going to take the checkers.  IMCA Modifieds – 1. Hunter Marriott, Brookfield, Mo.; 2. Casey Arneson, Fargo; 3. Jeff Taylor, Cave City, Ark.; 4. Jason Hughes, Watts, Okla.; 5. Tom Berry Jr., Newburg; 6. Austin Arneson, Fargo; 7. Jacob Bleess, Chatfield, Minn.; 8. Ricky Thornton Jr., Adel, Iowa; 9. Marlyn Seidler, Under­wood; 10. Tanner Black, Otis, Kan.; 11. Shawn Strand, Mandan; 12. Jason Wolla, Ray; 13. Alex Stanford, Chowchilla, Calif.; 14. Jesse Skalicky, Fargo; 15. Mark Dahl, Bismarck; 16. Justin O’Brien, West Union, Iowa; 17. Hank Berry, Sidney, Mont.; 18. Troy Cordes, Dunkerton, Iowa; 19. Travis Hagen, McGregor; 20. Lucas Schott, Chatfield, Minn.; 21. Billy Kendall, Baxter, Minn.; 22. John Corell, Jamestown; 23. Drew Christianson, Minot; 24. Kody Scholpp, Estevan, Sask.; 25. Brad Hartigan, Dickinson; 26. Jeremy Keller, Mandan; 27. Dylan Goplen, Fargo; 28. Robert Helle­bust, Minot; 29. Marcus Tomlinson, Turtle Lake. MANDAN, N.D. (July 11) – A great week of racing for the 30th annual Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Tour was wrapped up by a nail-biting finale at the Dacotah Speedway that included one of the closest finishes in recent memory.  A total of 110 IMCA Modified racers and 35 IMCA Stock Car racers competed on the 30th edition of the tour. Next year promises to be huge as Bob Kupper, owner of Kupper Chevrolet, an­nounced in victory lane Thursday that he will double the purse for the 31st edition of the Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Modified Tour. Feature Results  A mishap up front helped Casey Arneson and Taylor gain ground but Marriott had a big enough gap that there was no real contention for the $2,400 win. Marriott was already on the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot.  Thornton ended up second, winning the tour championship with an unprecedented 198 out of a possible 200 points. Those two, along with third place finisher Speckman, finished in the top five every night on the tour. Austin Daae finished fourth and Flory’s father Joe rounded out the top five. By Jackson Braun  Arneson staved off Taylor to grab the runner-up spot while Jason Hughes made a run up to fourth and Berry completed the top five, winning the tour championship in the process. Arneson’s brother Austin ended up making a run from 19th starting to sixth. A good run off turn four gave Marriott the momentum to take the lead. As Thornton faded, his hopes of sweeping the your championships came to a close as Tom Berry Jr. took his car from 12th around Thornton during the middle portion of the event. Once Marriott got out to the lead, it was smooth sailing until he reached lapped traffic. IMCA Stock Cars – 1. Dalton Flory, Williston; 2. Ricky Thornton Jr., Adel, Iowa; 3. Matt Speck­man, Sleepy Eye, Minn.; 4. Austin Daae, Estevan, Sask.; 5. Joe Flory, Williston; 6. Michael Swallers, Minot; 7. Beau Deschamp, Bottineau; 8. Aden Clark, Surrey; 9. Keith Mattox, Ray; 10. Chase Davidson, Macoun, Sask.; 11. Justin Bachmeier, Williston; 12. A.J. Zimmerman, Cleve­land, Minn.; 13. Gary Goudy Sr., Stoughton, Sask.; 14. Gary Goudy Jr., Stoughton, Sask.; 15. Dustin Hoffert, Underwood; 16. Jace Iverson, Tioga; 17. Randy Schultz, Swift Current, Sask.; 18. Joe Schrodt, Coleharbor; 19. Aaron Aaseth, Washburn; 20. Scott Gartner, Jamestown; 21. Hunter Fears, Riverdale; 22. Elijah Zevenbergen, Ocheyedan, Iowa. A feature win and consistency throughout made Tom Berry Jr. champion of the IMCA Modified portion of the 30th annual Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Tour. (Photo by Byron Fichter) Flory put his car way down on the inside of the speedway and had a huge run coming out of turn four on the final lap. That huge boost off of the bottom of the speedway gave the 2014 tour cham­pion enough oomph to outlast Thornton to the line in an absolutely stunning turn of events and which paid Flory $800.  Taylor got a jump off of the start as Marriott advanced into second. Marriott was able to set his car through the corners smoothly around the rim of the speedway and to pull alongside Taylor. Jeff Taylor and Ricky Thornton Jr. led the IMCA Modified field to green for the final 30 laps on the tour. Coming into the night, Thornton had a 14-point deficit to make up. Three-peat champion Hunter Marriott did not come across his usual luck this season but heated up towards the end of the tour as the Brookfield, Mo., racer took advantage of a starting spot inside of row 2.  A late-race caution made way for some close racing in the closing laps. Thornton had Matt Speck­man, the only guy who has beat him in Stock Car feature action up to that point, right on his bumper looking to make a move. However, Dalton Flory lurked behind them.last_img read more

Roundup

first_imgThe following incidents were reported in the USC Dept. of Public Safety incident summary between Friday, Sept. 30, and Sunday, Oct. 2.Crimes against a personAt 1:45 a.m. on Oct. 2, a student reported that a security guard at the 901 Bar & Grill placed him in a choke hold and another one flicked a lit cigarette at his face following an altercation inside the establishment, during which he discharged pepper spray in self defense. One of the guards refused to speak with DPS officers who responded to the scene and the second guard could not be located at the time of the report, so the matter was turned over to LAPD detectives for further investigation.Crimes against propertyAt 2:03 p.m. on Sept. 30, a student approached a retail unit officer inside Pertusati University Bookstore and advised him that another student had picked up several items and placed them in a backpack he was carrying. The officer attempted to detain the student when he was observed exiting the store without paying for the merchandise, but the student ignored the officer and fled on foot. The student was detained by DPS officers who responded to the scene. They found him in possession of several items for which he had not paid. The student was then arrested and transported to 77th station for booking.Miscellaneous incidentsAt 12:17 p.m. on Oct. 1, DPS officers responded to an intoxicated student who sustained a cut to the back of his head when he fell outside the Edward L. Doheny Jr. Memorial Library. Fire Safety personnel responded to treat the student and an LAFD unit was requested. LAFD Unit #15 took over treatment of the student and he was released at the scene after declining transportation for additional medical treatment.At 8:46 a.m. on Oct. 1, DPS officers responded to a report of two suspects at the location selling parking spaces in private lots at 36th Place and Vermont Avenue without the owner’s permission. When questioned by the officers the suspects claimed they had the necessary permits to conduct their business and stated they would retrieve the documentation from another site. The suspects then left the scene and never returned.At 2:48 a.m. on Oct. 1, DPS officers responded to an intoxicated non-USC female who was lost near Kappa Alpha Theta. The officers determined the female was unable to care for herself and they were unable to locate the student with whom she was staying or any other person who could take custody of her. The officers then arrested the female and transported her to 77th station for booking.At 4:16 p.m. on Sept. 30, DPS officers responded to a report of a suspect trespassing Theta Chi and detained him for investigation. A check of the suspect’s name revealed three outstanding warrants. He was arrested and transported to 77th station for booking.last_img read more

Syracuse-Boston College: Beat writers make predictions for Orange’s Week 8 matchup

first_img Published on October 22, 2016 at 12:48 am Syracuse (3-4, 1-2 Atlantic Coast) visits Boston College (3-3, 0-3) at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday. The Orange is coming off a 31-17 upset with over then-No. 17 Virginia Tech while the Eagles are coming off a bye week. SU is looking for its first back-to-back wins of the season.Here’s how beat writers Tomer Langer, Chris Libonati and Jon Mettus forecast the matchup.Tomer Langer (2-2)Clawing backSyracuse 27, Boston College 24I think this game will be closer than some people expect after SU’s win against then-No. 17 Virginia Tech. There are a lot of factors working against the Orange here. Boston College is well rested coming off a bye, the weather conditions shouldn’t be great and there’s also always the possibility of a let-down the week after a really emotional win against a weaker opponent (which seemingly is what happened to VT). I do think the Orange get back to .500 and get one game closer to bowl eligibility, but I don’t think it’ll be easy.Chris Libonati (5-2)Won if by airSyracuse 31, Boston College 20AdvertisementThis is placeholder textNow that Syracuse has established itself and gained a little bit of momentum, it is on the cusp of putting together its first winning streak in the Dino Babers era. It’s easy to see an emotional let down coming, but the team has a chance to put this season and the program on the right path. If SU understands that, I think it’ll be able to guard against a let down. Having had its first bad weather game, you’d think SU has learned how to cope with the conditions coming its way. If SU holds down the outside factors, given that it’s the more talented team, you should be looking at a .500 ball club after facing BC.Jon Mettus (5-2)Boston creamed (sort of)Syracuse 24, Boston College 13I’ll be honest, a week ago I would have picked Syracuse to lose this game with Boston College coming off a bye. But after SU’s performance against then-No.17 Virginia Tech, it’s nearly impossible to pick against it. BC has a strong defense but hasn’t won an Atlantic Coast Conference game since it beat the Orange in 2014. The Eagles offense is subpar so this one will be in the hands of the Syracuse offense. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more