REPORT: Aston Martin set to hire Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, and Deutsche Bank to lead a $7 billion IPO

REPORT: Aston Martin set to hire Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, and Deutsche Bank to lead a $7 billion IPO

High Gear Media Luxury automaker Aston Martin is reportedly preparing for an IPO. The IPO could be worth as much as £5 billion, according to reports. The manufacturer is currently owned by Italian private equity fund Investindustrial. Luxury carmaker Aston Martin is lining up three banks to manage a floatation that could value the firm…

BBC report helps HK actor find brothers

BBC report helps HK actor find brothers

Famed Hong Kong actor Anthony Wong had no contact with his British father, barring a few sporadic letters, since he was a child. But a recent BBC report on Wong’s mission to find out more about his father led to an unexpected meeting – with two long-lost half-brothers. Video by Zhijie Shao and Tessa Wong.…

Uber will now report crimes directly to the police in a radical effort to show it takes safety seriously

Uber will now report crimes directly to the police in a radical effort to show it takes safety seriously

An Uber driver in California. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Uber, fighting to gain its licence back to operate in London, has introduced major changes to its business. It will now start reporting serious incidents directly to the police, after being criticised for leaving the reporting to victims. It will also offer a 24-hour phone service for riders…