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Private equity buyers are circling ad agencies

Hi and welcome to Insider Advertising for February 16. I’m Lucia Moses, deputy editor, filling in for Lauren Johnson. Here’s what’s going on: PE eyes agency deals. Blue Sky Studios employees mull shutdown. TD Bank reviews its agencies. If this email was forwarded to you, you can sign up here […]
Private equity buyers are circling ad agencies
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A star investor in ‘The Big Short’ is betting against Canadian banks

Steve Eisman, the hedge-fund manager famous for betting against the US housing market ahead of the 2008 crash, is sounding the alarm on the Canadian housing market. Eisman, a portfolio manager at Neuberger Berman, was played by Steve Carell in the movie “The Big Short” and is now targeting Canadian […]
A star investor in ‘The Big Short’ is betting against Canadian banks