Private Equity

This may be a miscalculation. Read more »

The former Goldman Sachs Asset Management chief’s—and Jim Chanos neighbor’s and beach bum’s—work at Apollo Global Management is done. Read more »

  • 03 Mar 2014 at 2:22 PM

Bonus Watch ’14: Leon Black

Twinkies (and other things) did right by Black last year. Read more »

Bonus Watch ’13: Carlyle Group Co-Founders

William Conway was handsomely rewarded for having quantitatively more faith in his firm’s products than David Rubenstein and Daniel D’Aniello combined. Read more »

Frank Bisignano isn’t coming right out and saying he’s sorry that his company hired all of those JPMCers right after he quit, but he is offering an olive branch wrapped with a novelty-sized check. Read more »

  • 24 Jan 2014 at 2:49 PM
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The Political Science Majors Shall Inherit The Earth

Or Wall Street, at least: So sayeth Duke poli. sci. alum David Rubenstein, who is apparently bored to tears by all of you Wharton B.S.s and math majors, what with your inability to think critically or quote Rousseau. Read more »

Apollo Global Management has taken Carl’s Jr and Hardees and turned them into Chuck E. Cheese’s. Read more »

Do you yearn for the days when the shoe shine was a sacred experience? When it was something to look forward to? When, even if everything was in doubt, you could count on a shoe shine guy– your shoe shine guy– to whisk your troubles away? When it wasn’t some kind of clinical, wham bam thank you ma’am encounter? When it was done with feeling? When you felt like there was someone out there who actually cared about your shoes? While most shoe shine operators did away with putting the client first years ago, there is one guy who still subscribes to the shoe shine industry’s equivalent to John Whitehead’s 14 Business Principles, AKA “The 14 Shining Lights.” His name is Mauricio Dias. They call him the king. Read more »