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Uber and Lyft Launch Ride-Hailing IPO Race

on December 10, 2018

Santosh Rao, head of research at Manhattan Venture Partners, and Bloomberg’s Lisa Abramowicz discuss moves by Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. to file confidentially to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for IPOs. They speak with Bloomberg’s Jonathan Ferro on “Bloomberg Markets: The Open.”

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All clear for year-end rally says Santosh Rao

on December 3, 2018

Manhattan Venture Partners’ research head tells Reuters’ Fred Katayama the U.S.-China trade truce and the Fed’s dovish shift clears the way for a Santa Claus rally.

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US, Mexico, Canada sign new free trade deal | Money Talks

on November 30, 2018

The three biggest countries in North America have signed-off on a new trade deal. The United States – Mexico-Canada Agreement was signed on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina and aims to replace NAFTA. US President Donald Trump had repeatedly threatened to scrap the old deal but he’s hailed the new agreement as a victory for his administration. Laila Humairah reports. For more on this, we speak to Santosh Rao, head of research at Manhattan Venture Partners.

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Democrats pledge to block Trump’s agenda

on November 26, 2018

Democrats have ended eight years of Republican rule in the US House of Representatives, while Republicans are expected to add a few seats to their slim majority in the Senate. It leaves Congress in gridlock, but Democrats say it’s just what they need to loosen Donald Trump’s grip on policy-making. But it’s another event on the horizon that’s got financial markets uneasy. Laila Humairah has more. And we are joined by Santosh Rao, Head of Research at Manhattan Venture Partners.
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Electric car maker Tesla’s shares surge on earnings

on October 26, 2018

Electric carmaker, Tesla, has reported its first quarterly profit in two years and just its third in its 15-year history. The windfall has been attributed to long-awaited breakthroughs that have boosted production of its popular Model 3 sedans and comes just after CEO Elon Musk’s disastrous attempt to take the company private. So is Tesla finally turning the corner? To help answer this question we speak to Santosh Rao, head of research at Manhattan Venture Partners, a merchant bank focused on the secondary market for late-stage, pre-IPO companies.

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Uber, Lyft Drive Toward the 2019 IPO Market

on October 17, 2018

Santosh Rao, head of research at Manhattan Venture Partners, Bloomberg’s Luke Kawa, and Kathleen Gaffney, director of diversified fixed income at Eaton Vance, look ahead to expectations that Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. will come to the IPO market in 2019. They speak on “Bloomberg Markets: The Open.” (Source: Bloomberg)

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