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    1. August 13, 2014

      Kinder Morgan deal at the centre of price fixing court battle

      Rich Kinder, the Kinder Morgan founder who on Sunday unveiled a $44bn consolidation of a family of companies to create the...

    2. 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...

    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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