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Kardashian's Celebrity Megaphone and OPM

Kim Kardashian is partnering with Jay Sammons, a former partner at the Carlyle Group who spent 16 years at the firm to launch SKKY P...

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Thomas Murphy: $2,000 for every $1 Invested

Thomas Murphy started his career managing a tiny, failing UHF television station in Albany NY. Over time Murphy bought TV stations a...

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Here’s how a Harvard MBA student purchased a company with “less than $50 million in revenue” without investing or spending any of he...

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Explosive Growth: Private Equity Investing in South Korea

A fascinating article in the FT describes the fantastic rise of private equity in South Korea and profiles MBK Partners. Founded ...

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Advent International: Lessons Learned from the Last Recession

The WSJ recently interviewed senior leadership at Advent International, a Boston-based private equity firm looking to deploy $30 bil...

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Acquisition Ace: Dick Heckmann

Dick Heckmann made his first fortune rolling up small companies "doing almost anything related to water: treating wastewater, making...

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Booming Private Markets Leading to Future Crisis?

FT journalist Satyajit Das writes that the next crisis may center around booming private markets. Investors have allocated $9.9 tril...

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