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Blackstone’s New $40 Billion Fund Shows Hard Proof in US Infrastructure Investing

In the age of mega-deals and unicorn valuations, perhaps nothing should be too shocking when it comes to size. That being said, a $40 billion private equity fund targeting infrastructure ...
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Nutraceutical Hits All-Time High After Premium Buyout Deal

Shares of Nutraceutical International Corp. (NASDAQ: NUTR) saw a massive gain early on Monday after it was announced that the company would be acquired by HGGC, a middle-market private equity ...
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5 Red-Hot Techs Stocks Private Equity May Be Looking to Buy Out

Private equity firms are well armed with cash, and some on Wall Street think they may be close to a buying binge, especially where small and mid-cap tech firms are ...
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Warren Buffett’s Top Stock Holdings Keep Changing

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of March 31, 2016. This is perhaps the largest company of them all among those watched on Wall Street. ...
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How Warren Buffett’s IBM Sale Hurts the Dow and Hurts Ginni Rometty

When Warren Buffett talks, people listen. Buffett confessed on Friday morning, ahead of the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) annual meeting, that he and his team had unloaded part of ...
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Lyft Raises $500 Million, Now Valued at $7.23 Billion

Venture-funded, ride-sharing service Lyft has raised a Series G investment round of $500 million, valuing the privately held company at around $7.45 billion, up from a $5.5 billion valuation after ...
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Warren Buffett’s Top Stock Picks Outperforming the Markets in 2017, but Berkshire Hathaway Isn’t

Now that the stock market indexes have posted six consecutive quarterly gains, 24/7 Wall St. has been reviewing some of the top areas that have stood out from the indexes. ...
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AMD Sees Huge Insider Sale as Ryzen Launch Meets Mixed Reviews

Filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) sometimes contain information that shareholders need to know about. A filing with the SEC on Friday showed that Mubadala Development Company ...
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5 Companies Where Warren Buffet Has Over $10 Billion in Profits

When Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) released its annual letter for 2016, 24/7 Wall St. had already tracked the massive number of changes made by Warren Buffett and his two portfolio ...
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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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Nearly $30 Million Frozen for Chinese Insider Trading Scheme at Comcast

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that it obtained an emergency court order freezing brokerage accounts that held over $29 million in illegal profits reaped from insider ...
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Analysts Want to Keep Riding the Apollo Wave on Private Equity Gains

Apollo Global Management LLC (NYSE: APO) traded higher in the past week after earnings. There is also a follow-on move taking place that took the stock to 52-week highs. Apollo ...
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How Much ClubCorp Could Fetch in a Buyout

ClubCorp Holdings Inc. (NYSE: MYCC) has confirmed the potential sale rumors that drove its shares higher on Thursday. The company announced that its board of directors has established a strategic ...
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Why McDonald’s Wants to Sell a Big Stake in Its Japan Business

Had it not been for a solid fourth quarter, the world's largest fast-food company, McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) would likely have shown no year-over-year profit growth. As it is analysts are ...
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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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