Private Equity

  1. Wealthy Turn to Private Equity for Higher Yields

    In a low interest rate environment, wealthy investors are turning to private equity ...
  2. Funding a Startup with Retirement Cash: Smart ...

    Retired entrepreneurs who have "played it safe" – and retirees who want to stretch ...
  3. This is Where Most Pension Funds Invest

    Pension funds have moved beyond traditional investments in bonds and stocks. The ...
  4. Cargill's Plans to Sell CarVal Investors Fizzle

    A bitter fight between Cargill and CarVal's former president has begun, and the possibilities ...
  5. Behind Kinder Morgan's 29.9% Decline Since 2 ...

    Kinder Morgan's negative returns have been driven by poor energy sector fundamentals, ...
  6. Apollo Global Takes Rackspace Private in $4.3 ...

    Global tech investors see growth potential in the booming cloud-computing industry.
  1. Behind Kinder Morgan's 29.9% Decline Since 2 ...

    Kinder Morgan's negative returns have been driven by poor energy sector fundamentals, ...
  2. Apollo Global Takes Rackspace Private in $4.3 ...

    Global tech investors see growth potential in the booming cloud-computing industry.
  3. Top 5 Companies Owned by Bain Capital (IHRT)

    Over the course of its history, Bain Capital has made a significant number of investments ...
  4. Carlyle Group Sees Trouble in Hedge Fund Divisions

    Though its equities core is thriving, Carlyle Group has seen numerous setbacks to ...
  5. Top 5 Companies Owned by Goldman Sachs (GS, BNFT)

    Goldman Sachs and its private equity division is heavily invested in technology providers. ...
  6. How SoundCloud Makes Money (SNE)

    SoundCloud’s income and cash inflow streams have expanded to include advertising, ...
  1. Should I offer alternative investments to my employees?

    Learn the pros and cons of employer-recommended alternative investments and why risky alternatives, such as hedge funds, ...
  2. Do hedge funds invest in private companies?

    Understand how fund liquidity and investment returns as required by investors affect hedge funds' decisions to invest in ...
  3. Who do hedge funds lend money to?

    Discover the various entities that hedge funds are lending to, and the reasons why these hedge funds have been providing ...
  4. Can mutual funds invest in private equity?

    Learn about the mutual funds that invest in private equity by buying shares of investment holdings firms that specialize ...
  1. 6 Wealthy Venture Capitalists

    These venture capitalists have provided funds for extremely successful companies, ...
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