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  1. May 8, 2014

    Apollo profits fall 71% in first quarter

    Apollo Global Management’s profits fell sharply as wobbly stock markets crimped its ability to harvest profits from its...

  2. April 1, 2014

    Ares hopes to raise $500m in IPO

    Ares Management, an alternative asset manager that oversees $74bn, has filed for a US initial public offering in a move that...

  1. March 27, 2014

    Russian fund taps China and Middle East

    Russia’s $10bn state-backed fund has tapped Chinese and Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund money in a bid to show it can...

  2. March 10, 2014

    Private equity: Apollo’s charge to the top

    Late last year Apollo Global Management sold its last chunk of LyondellBasell, the chemical company that many had given up...

  3. March 3, 2014

    Nine private equity founders share $2.5bn payday

    The nine founders of the four big listed US private equity companies took home more than $2.5bn between them last year, with...

  4. February 7, 2014

    Apollo Global Management returns record $22.6bn to investors

    Apollo Global Management returned a record $22.6bn to investors in its funds last year as the private equity group took...

  5. January 16, 2014

    Chuck E. Cheese sold in near-$1bn deal

    Chuck E. Cheese has been sold to private equity firm Apollo in a deal that values the entertainment-focused restaurant chain...

  6. January 10, 2014

    Apollo raises largest private equity fund since credit crash

    Apollo Global Management has highlighted investors’ revived appetite for private equity by raising the largest fund since...

  7. November 14, 2013

    Sotheby’s $105m sale sets Warhol record

    Andy Warhol’s “Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster)” sold for $105.4m in New York on Wednesday night, fetching the second...

  8. May 6, 2013

    Fed’s easy money moves boost Apollo

    Apollo Global Management, the private equity group that specialises in distressed debt, reported a 72 per cent rise in...

  9. February 28, 2013

    KKR co-founder defends fracking

    KKR co-founder Henry Kravis on Thursday downplayed the environmental risks of fracking, the drilling technology that has...

  10. February 26, 2013

    Private equity wary of new credit bubble

    The eurozone has not broken up and some large leveraged buyouts are back, however private equity executives gathering in...

  11. December 13, 2012

    Russia fund backs cinema chain expansion

    The Russian Direct Investment Fund, the $10bn government-backed fund set up to boost foreign private equity investments in...

  12. November 9, 2012

    Apollo Global returns to profit

    Apollo Global said that it would pay a $0.40 distribution for the third quarter, as buoyant markets compared with a year ago...

  13. October 8, 2012

    Black scoops up Phaidon Press

    Leon Black, founder of Apollo Global Management, has won the auction for Phaidon Press, adding the art world publisher to a...

  14. August 2, 2012

    Hedge funds buffetted by volatility

    Alternative asset managers were buffeted by volatile markets in the second quarter as hedge funds struggled to perform while...

  15. May 8, 2012

    Revenue growth helps Apollo profits double

    Strong growth in revenues from fees helped profits more than double at Apollo Global during the first quarter. Shares in the...

  16. February 10, 2012

    Apollo swings to $301m loss

    Apollo Global reported a full year loss as volatile markets hit the unrealised value of companies owned by the alternative...

  17. November 3, 2011

    Apollo Global tumbles to $1.14bn loss

    Hit by tumbling markets, Apollo Global reported a larger than expected loss in the third quarter as lower valuations for...

  18. October 3, 2011

    Private equity: Fund hopes pinned on expert names

    It is mid-September and Kirill Dmitriev, the head of Russia’s newly created $10bn direct investment fund, is in the middle...

  19. September 28, 2011

    Going public: on their marks

    Leon Black, co-founder and head of Apollo Global Management, rang the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange on April 5...

  20. August 25, 2011

    A summer tale of three cities

    As summer has unfolded in New York, my thoughts have turned to Detroit. I have only been there once, driving through it at...

  21. June 23, 2011

    Russia fund reveals target sectors

    Some of the biggest names in private equity are considering investing with the $10bn direct investment fund Russia launched...

  22. May 10, 2011

    Apollo decides it’s now or never for Graceland offer

    Apollo Global Management, Leon Black’s private equity group, looks set to be the new owner of the Idol television format and...

  23. March 30, 2011

    Apollo raises $565m in delayed IPO

    Apollo Global Management, the private equity firm, has raised $565m in an initial public offering, making it the most recent...

  24. FT Alphaville

    March 22, 2011

    Apollo kicks off IPO

    Apollo Global, the US buyout firm founded by Leon Black, on Monday kicked off its initial public offering of shares in New...

  25. FT Alphaville

    March 21, 2011

    Apollo Global seeks to raise $480m in IPO

    Apollo Global has kicked off its initial public offering of shares on the New York Stock Exchange, seeking to raise about...

  26. March 21, 2011

    Apollo Global seeks to raise $480m in IPO

    Apollo Global kicked off its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange, seeking to sell $480m of shares in what...

  27. July 25, 2010

    Apollo funds rocket as debt deals fuel recovery

    Apollo Management, which last year looked likely to be one of the victims of the global financial crisis, has staged a...

  28. June 11, 2010

    Brit Insurance rejects offer

    Brit Insurance, the Lloyd's of London insurer, has rejected a £10-a-share indicative takeover offer from US private equity...

  29. June 10, 2010

    Brit Insurance rejects buy-out approach

    Brit Insurance, the Lloyd’s of London insurer, has rejected a £10-a-share indicative takeover offer from US private equity...

  30. FT Alphaville

    June 9, 2010

    Buy-out chiefs lobby against tax

    Some US private equity chiefs have visited Washington in recent weeks to quietly lobby against Congressional proposals to...

  31. June 9, 2010

    Private equity heavyweights lobby over 'carried interest'

    Some of private equity's most powerful executives have descended on Washington in recent weeks to lobby against proposals...

  32. June 8, 2010

    Private equity groups lobby against tax

    Some of private equity’s most powerful executives have descended on Washington in recent weeks to lobby against proposals...

  33. March 23, 2010

    Apollo aims for $50m IPO

    Apollo Global Management, the US private-equity firm founded by Leon Black, on Monday filed to raise about $50m through a...

  34. February 10, 2010

    Looming commercial real estate crisis offer 'bonanza'

    Leon Black, founder of Apollo Management, has forecast that an impending crisis in commercial real estate will provide a...

  35. February 9, 2010

    Apollo predicts ‘bonanza’ in commercial property

    Leon Black, founder of Apollo Management, has predicted that an impending crisis in commercial real estate will provide a...

  36. February 2, 2010

    Apollo to launch $500m Asia Pacific distressed property fund

    Apollo Management is launching an Asia Pacific property fund with an expected $500m to $1bn under management, to target...

  37. February 2, 2010

    Apollo to launch Asia Pacific property fund

    Apollo Management is launching an Asia Pacific property fund with an expected $500m to $1bn under management to target...

  38. FT Alphaville

    November 18, 2009

    Apollo plans NYSE listing

    Apollo Management, the US buy-out firm headed by former Drexel Burnham Lambert executive Leon Black, plans to list on the...

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