Educational gaming platform Kahoot said Friday that a group led by Goldman Sachs Assets Management’s private equity division is taking the Norwegian company private at a $1.7 billion valuation. The group, which includes Kahoot’s largest shareholder General Atlantic and the family behind Lego’s investment fund Kirkbi Invest, among other investors, will pay 35 Norwegian kroner per share in an...
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The Heir Who Wants to Be Mayor
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.To spend time with Daniel Lurie is to understand the true meaning of the word “mensch.” Everyone who knows the San Francisco philanthropist and Levi’s heir says pretty much the same things about him: Daniel is “a really good guy”—affable, smart, egoless and earnest in his desire to improve the lives of the neediest. So earlier this year, when I began hearing...
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