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Thomas J. Mete

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Nikki in Needham: Haley Holds Rally Ahead of Decisive Super Tuesday Vote

NEEDHAM, Mass. — Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley discussed abortion laws, immigration reform, and rising national debt during a campaign stop in the Commonwealth as part of a last-ditch effort to mobilize support ahead of a crucial Republican primary on Tuesday.

Harvard University to Enter the Debt Market for $750 Million Taxable Bond Sale

Harvard will officially enter the debt market on Friday when it issues $750 million in taxable bonds with the intention to use the capital raised for “general corporate purposes” and to pay the costs of bond issuing, according to a preliminary offering notice released on Thursday.

Harvard’s AAA Credit Rating Reaffirmed by S&P Amid Leadership Crisis and Donor Turmoil

Harvard will maintain its AAA credit rating from S&P, the credit rating agency announced in a report on Thursday, easing concerns that the University could see its rating downgraded amid the ongoing leadership crisis and a growing list of major donors cutting ties with the school.

Harvard Plans $1.65 Billion Debt Financing Amid Donor Turmoil

Harvard announced it is exploring a $1.65 billion bonds sale in an attempt to raise capital through debt financing despite poor macroeconomic conditions, a move that comes after the University faced months of donor backlash.

Harvard Slashes Healthcare Investments, Tech Rises to 98% of Portfolio

The Harvard Management Company increased its direct holdings of Alphabet and Meta and continued its major sell off of biopharma holdings — which now make up less than 1 percent of the portfolio — during the last three months of 2023.

Harvard Endowment Executives Meet with Silicon Valley Investors Amid University Turmoil

Harvard Management Company executives met with leading venture capital and private equity investors in Silicon Valley last week amid investor concerns over the University’s response to the Israel-Hamas war and allegations of antisemitism on campus.

HMC Managing Director Joined Business Leaders and Investors in Exclusive Israel Trip

Managing Director of Investment for the Harvard Management Company, Adam Goldstein, joined 65 business leaders and investors for a five day trip to Israel this week.