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Buyout Firms

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    Forbes: Mike Bloomberg Still Has Way More Money Than You Do

    Forbes released its 30th annual ranking of the 400 richest Americans yesterday, and there's a 99.9 percent chance that you didn't make the list.Mayor Mike Bloomberg did, though, finishing 10th on the list with a net worth of about $25 billion.But Bloomberg isn't the only person in New York with way ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2012

    Mitt Loves N.Y.: Henry Kravis

    With Mitt Romney as its de facto candidate, the roster of Restore Our Future, Romney's designated Super PAC slush fund, reads like a laundry list of New York City's wealthiest denizens. And, according to the Center for Responsive Politics and contrary to popular belief, Super PAC ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2012

    Mitt Loves N.Y.: Marc Rowan

    With Mitt Romney as its de facto go-to candidate, the roster of Restore Our Future, Romney's designated Super PAC slush fund, reads like a laundry list of New York City's wealthiest denizens. And, according to the Center for Responsive Politics and contrary to popular belief, Sup ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    Too Big to Jail? Cuomo Takes $20M to "Settle" Carlyle Group's Pension Fraud Role

    Andrew Cuomo (pictured) has indicted some big fish in the pension fund scandals, but as far as the powerful Carlyle Group goes, he's content just to take the money. Having admitted to paying indicted "placement agent" Hank Morris over $13 million to influence pension fund investments to their advant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2009

    FDIC Sells IndyMac, Will Share Losses

    The FDIC's work on IndyMac, which it seized in July, has not been in vain! Today it announced that it will sell the troubled lender to IMB HoldCo LLC, a consortium including honchos of Paulson & Co, Dune Capital, and other financial companies, and buyout specialist J. Christopher Flowers. Former Mer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2008
  • Blogs

    December 19, 2007

    Who Wants to Be a Movie Star? Not Henry Kravis.

    () Perhaps you’ve heard of the new film lampooning the lavish mansions acquired by Henry Kravis, the KKR co-founder and leveraged buyout king. After all, protesters have been idling outside Kravis’ Upper East Side apartment with flatscreen televisions attached to sandwich boards, showcasing fil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2007
  • Blogs

    September 19, 2007

    Protesters Pop In On the Carlyle Group

    About two dozen protesters from ACORN/The Working Families party busted in on a private equity analyst conference at the Waldorf-Astoria this afternoon where Carlyle Group cofounder David Rubenstein was scheduled to speak. The demonstration was part of their campaign to raise awareness about the li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2007

    Protesters Demand Tax Relief for Billionaires

    Members of the Southampton Alliance for Monied Estates (SHAME) and Billionaires for Bush protest in front of the house of buyout king Henry Kravis on Wednesday. The canvassers demanded that billionaires like Kravis get even more tax breaks. An interesting piece of street theater came to the East ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2007

    Leveraged Buyouts: The New Crime at Times Square?

    Photo by Flickering Sheriff via Flickr The dangers of the old Times Square—hustlers, muggers, fake ID scammers, murderers even — were all too easy to spot. And while its easy to romanticize that era, anyone who was ever victimized along the old Times Square knows better. But things aren't all ... More >>

  • News

    December 9, 2003

    Settling Some Debts

    Like Fox to Henhouse, Baker Goes to Iraq

  • News

    May 13, 2003

    In Bush's Defense

    A Young Lad Helps His Dad

  • News

    April 30, 2002

    The Carlyle Connection

    How the Pentagon Learned to Love the Weapon No One Wanted

  • News

    October 9, 2001

    Bush Sr. Could Profit From War

    Legal Group Blasts Papa Shrub on Bin Laden Link

  • News

    January 18, 2000
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