CG : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Private Equity's Curbed Ambitions (APO, CG)

    November 2, 2016
    Caesars Entertainment. Big private equity firms are now hunting smaller, less risky deals and hold more than $200 billion ...
  2. Does Carlyle's Shift Toward Lending Anticipate a Broader Trend?

    November 1, 2016
    The private equity giant is shifting operations away from hedge funds and toward lending. Should other funds follow this ...
  3. Total Unloads Chemical Unit to Carlyle for $3.2Bn

    October 10, 2016
    Continuing its efforts to better "align" its asset base, France-based oil major Total (NYSE: TOT) has reached a deal to ...
  4. CG: Carlyle Group Dividend Analysis

    September 13, 2016
    The Carlyle Group as a limited partnership is in a unique position to have unlimited dividend payouts and, as a result, unparalleled ...
  5. Carlyle Group Sees Trouble in Hedge Fund Divisions

    August 29, 2016
    Though its equities core is thriving, Carlyle Group has seen numerous setbacks to its hedge fund efforts, the latest of which ...
  6. How David Rubenstein Became a Billionaire

    August 12, 2016
    How did David Rubenstein make his fortune?
  7. Why Johnson & Johnson Paid $3 Billion for Shampoo

    June 2, 2016
    That's one expensive bottle: Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) just bulked up its consumer products division with an agreement ...
  8. The Top 4 General Motors Shareholders (GM)

    May 23, 2016
    Discover General Motors’ top four direct shareholders. Learn about how many shares they hold and obtain a brief description ...
  9. World's Top 10 Private Equity Firms (APO, BX)

    January 11, 2016
    Obtain important information about the world's top ten private equity firms ranked as of 2015, including their investment ...
  10. Should I Get Into Private Equity Real Estate? (BX, CG)

    October 17, 2015
    Private equity real estate funds generally promise high returns on investment, but are they worth the cost of liquidity and ...
  11. Use Private Equity Strategy to Invest

    October 10, 2015
    Forget trying to be a great trader. Learn to invest like private equity firms for superior results.
  12. Dr Dre Biography

    September 21, 2015
    Andre Romelle Young, more popularly known as Dr. Dre, is an entrepreneur, music producer and rapper from California.
  13. Fund Firm Jolts: Pimco's Isn't The First Or Worst

    September 1, 2015
    When you business is built on prudence and trust, a lot can go wrong to cost you tons of clients and assets. Here are a few ...
  14. Buffett Refreshes Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio (BRK-A, BRK-B)

    August 19, 2015
    Warren Buffett, it seems, has a go-against-the-grain view on the prospects of the cable industry and is no longer fond of ...
  15. Effects Of Interest Rate Hikes On Private Equity

    June 17, 2015
    Private Equity firms would be wise to lock in current interest rates on their debt payments in anticipation of rate hikes. ...
  16. The Most Famous Leveraged Buyouts

    February 9, 2015
    A look at the largest and most famous leveraged buyouts in history.
  17. Coming Soon: Private Equity In 401(k) Plans

    January 6, 2015
    The day will soon come when private equity is commonly found among 401(k) plan investment options. Here's who's leading the ...
  18. How To Follow The Private Equity Money Into The Energy Sector

    March 11, 2014
    One of the best ways to identify sectors that are undervalued, with huge rebound potential over the next few years, is to ...
  19. The “Healthy” Play In Contract Research Organizations

    April 17, 2013
    The pharmaceutical industry is under pressure to do more with less. That means it will be farming out many of is mundane ...
  20. Biggest Financial Sector Movers for July 24, 2012, Including ...

    July 24, 2012
    This morning's trading has marked a bad day for the market so far. The Nasdaq has declined 0.2%; the S&P 500 is trading ...