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Private Equity

  1. investigations
    The Air-Ambulance VulturesThe search for why my emergency flight cost $86,184 led me to a hidden culprit: private equity.
  2. labor
    Miners vs. VulturesA lengthy strike calls attention to the practices of private equity.
  3. naked capitalism
    Wolf in the Henhouse: California’s Multibillion-Dollar Private-Equity BoondoggleAs public pensions across the U.S. rot from the inside, California’s influential CalPERS fund wants to set up a sketchy new business model.
  4. campaign 2016
    Jeb Bush Is Raising Private Equity Funds for Oil and Gas CompaniesWhat does this mean for 2016?
  5. wall street
    Tim Geithner Is Headed to Wall Street The former Treasury Secretary is joining a private equity firm.
  6. bain of his existence
    Private Equity Firms Subpoenaed Over Tax ProcessNew York’s attorney general is looking into their use of management fee waivers, which allow income to be taxed at the capital gains rate.
  7. the amazing ryan brothers
    Paul Ryan’s Brother Is a Private Equity ExecutiveOf course he is.
  8. equal opportunity bashing
    Newark Super-Mayor Cory Booker Slams Obama Campaign for Anti-Bain Ad [Updated]He calls it “nauseating.”
  9. white men with money
    The SEC Is Looking Into Private EquityLike, the whole industry.
  10. everything they touch turns to goldman
    While You Were Worrying About the Tech Bubble, Wall Street Went to ChinaMorgan Stanley joins Goldman Sachs in China.
  11. internet-stained wretches
    Shh, No One Tell Yahoo About the Buyout — AOL Wants It to Be a SurpriseWill they or won’t they?
  12. things that are awesome
    Private-Equity Mogul Jim Dunning: ‘Diminutive,’ ‘Ball-Achingly Indulgent’Says former employee.
  13. white men with money
    On the Inside, Steve Schwarzman Is Still Just a Short Kid From Philly Blackstone CEO and co-founder Steve Schwarzman comes across almost like a real-live human being in James B. Stewart’s profile of him in this week’s New Yorker, which traces the titan’s childhood as the son of a dry-goods store owner in suburban Philadelphia (at 15, he is stymied by his father’s reluctance to expand said store into a national chain, “like Sears”) through the infamously lavish 60th-birthday party that helped make Schwarzman the poster child for greed and self-indulgence of the new gilded age. But despite the fact that he has a net worth of at least $10 billion, “I don’t feel like a wealthy person,” Schwarzman tells Stewart, cracking a window into his psyche. Contrary to his actions, he’s also not entirely obtuse: “Private equity is seen as a symbol of the people who are prospering from a world in flux. That’s a lightning-rod situation.”