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Apollo converts to C-corp as it passes $300bn AUM mark

The firm is the latest in a string of private market money managers to make the change, citing an expected increase in its share liquidity.

A courtroom drama that will turn up the due diligence heat

As the Abraaj case plays out in the criminal courts, the impact on private equity investors and the GP-LP relationship will become palpable.

Flatt and Marks exclusive interviews: How ‘Brooktree’ reshapes the landscape

It’s all in the timing – or is it? We speak with Howard Marks and Bruce Flatt about the deal that has got everyone talking.

Kurt Summers: Chicago is on an ESG mission

The City of Chicago treasurer on why he took a stand on ESG and what he considers the biggest threat to private equity as we know it.

Blackstone to become corporation after Trump tax cuts

New status is expected to widen the range of US and foreign owners of Blackstone’s stock.

PEI Media acquires PEHub, Buyouts, VCJ and PartnerConnect

The assets are part of a US-focused subscription-led information and events portfolio PEI has purchased from Simplify Compliance Holdings.

Swimming against the carry tax tide

While the rest of the world is nudging up the tax payable on carried interest, Hong Kong is mulling a move the other way.

Brookfield agrees to buy 62% of Oaktree

The deal will allow Oaktree to operate independently, though Brookfield intends to build up its stake.

ANALYSIS: Healthcare investing is ‘not for the faint-hearted’

An ageing population coupled with government budgetary constraints provide strong fundamentals. But while infra investors might be better custodians than PE, we find they should do a thorough check-up before diving in.
Gender divide

Recruitment quotas won’t fix PE’s gender problem

Private equity's diversity issue goes deeper than firms not seeing enough female candidates.

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