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  2. CVC Capital Partners - Wikipedia

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    In 2017, a second payment of $354mn in cash and $3.3bn in newly issued shares in a Liberty Media tracking stock will see Liberty Media assume full control of Formula One once the deal is approved by regulators, the FIA and Liberty’s shareholders. Towards the end of 2019 CVC Capital Partners purchased Ontic from BBA Aviation for $1.365 billion.

  3. Venture capital - Wikipedia

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    One of the first steps toward a professionally managed venture capital industry was the passage of the Small Business Investment Act of 1958.The 1958 Act officially allowed the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to license private "Small Business Investment Companies" (SBICs) to help the financing and management of the small entrepreneurial businesses in the United States.

  4. Net capital rule - Wikipedia

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    To address the approaching European consolidated supervision deadline, the SEC issued two proposals in 2003, which were enacted in 2004 as final rules. One (the "SIBHC Program") established rules under which a company that owned a broker-dealer, but not a bank, could register with the SEC as an investment bank holding company.

  5. History of Yahoo! - Wikipedia

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    Early history (1994–1996) Upon the April 1994 renaming of Jerry and David's Guide to the World Wide Web to Yahoo!, Yang and Filo said that "Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle" was a suitable backronym for this name, but they insisted they had selected the name because they liked the word's general definition, as in Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift: "rude, unsophisticated, uncouth."

  6. Pro rata - Wikipedia

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    Pro rata is an adverb or adjective meaning in equal portions or in proportion. The term is used in many legal and economic contexts. The hyphenated spelling pro-rata for the adjective form is common, as recommended for adjectives by some English-language style guides.

  7. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia

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    Gettysburg (locally / ˈ ɡ ɛ t ɪ s b ɜːr ɡ / (); non-locally / ˈ ɡ ɛ t i z b ɜːr ɡ /) is a borough and the county seat of Adams County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The Battle of Gettysburg (1863) and President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address are named for this town.