Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (NYSE:KKR)


Blackstone Chief Steve Schwarzman Earned $425 Million

According to a detailed and extensive analysis by Bloomberg, Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX) CEO Steve Schwarzman earned $425 million last year, which put him at the top of payouts ...
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Why 2017 to 2018 Could Be Boom Time for Private Equity

With the bull market nearing eight years old, it has been impossible to ignore the stock market rally since the election in November. Investors are cheering that the Dow Jones Industrial ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Bank of America, First Solar, KKR, On Deck, Red Hat, Shake Shack and Many More

Stocks were indicated marginally lower on Thursday. Last week's post-Brexit recovery may have become muted this week, but it still shows how willing investors are to buy their favorite stocks ...
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How To Get An Exposure to Private Daily Fantasy Sports Leaders

New York lawmakers just voted to pass a bill that will see a young subsector of the fantasy sports space become regulated under state law. That is, daily fantasy sports, ...
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Apollo Global Gets Higher Price Target, but No Respect

Publicly traded private equity firm Apollo Global Management Inc. (NYSE: APO) received a boost to its price target Tuesday morning when analysts at Jefferies raise the target from $17 to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cerner, Intel, Peabody Energy, Rackspace, Weyerhaeuser, Whole Foods and More

Stocks were indicated higher again on Wednesday, which might make for a three-day rally. Is it possible that investors are wanting to rejoin their prior four-year trend of buying pullbacks? ...
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Should Alternative Asset Managers Be Buying Back Their Own Shares?

When investors hear about stock buybacks and share repurchases, the aim is generally considered to be one of the two top methods of returning cash to shareholders. The other method ...
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4 Top Jefferies Growth Stock Picks to Buy Now

With the end of the trading year just a short two weeks away, many of our readers are making adjustments to portfolios. With the Nasdaq the only index up for ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apollo, Avago, CyberArk, First Solar, JC Penney, KKR, Lululemon, MobileEye, Perrigo, Tesoro and More

Stocks were indicated slightly higher on Thursday after even more selling pressure on Wednesday. Yet again, the trend for investors to line up and buy the pullbacks is continuing. 24/7 ...
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Analysts Come Out Swinging for the Fences on First Data Ratings

First Data Corp. (NYSE: FDC) is now a public company again. It had spent years being private under private equity giant KKR & Co. LP (NYSE: KKR), after being acquired ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Avon, Facebook, FireEye, InterXion, Oracle, Qualcomm, Time Warner, KeyCorp and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Thursday, after a post-Yellen rate hike upgrade alert caused a sell-off on Wednesday. Yet again, investors are showing just how much they are willing to ...
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Goldman Sachs Sees Mixed View on Private Equity and Alternative Managers

It is always interesting to see what happens when financial giants issue coverage on other aspects of the financial sector where they have overlapping operations. Goldman Sachs started coverage on ...
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KKR Files to Bring First Data Corp. Public Again

First Data Corp. has filed paperwork with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) to conduct its initial public offering (IPO). First Data is one of the top sector players ...
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The KKR Settlement May Be Smaller Than It Seems

When most investors hear news that a firm is paying $30 million to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to settle certain charges, chances are high that it sounds ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ally, Baidu, NetApp, Tesla, Zuliliy and More

Stocks were higher on Thursday due to earnings, despite Greece failing to reach a deal with the European Union. News that Russia and Ukraine have reached a ceasefire is dominating. ...
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