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Private Equity Climate Risks Briefing

Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund (AFREF) and the Private Equity Stakeholder Project (PESP) released their NEW scorecard that sheds light on eight of the largest private equity firms in the world, their collective holdings of billions of dollars…

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Private Equity Health Care Acquisitions – April 2022

In light of the growing investor interest in healthcare and the risks associated with private equity ownership of healthcare companies, the Private Equity Stakeholder Project will be tracking private equity-backed healthcare acquisitions. Below is a list of private equity…

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Private Equity’s Exposure to Fossil Fuels

As the oil industry shudders through cratering demand and rock-bottom prices, analysts are expecting a wave of bankruptcies,[1] a particular vulnerability for companies carrying a heavy debt load. Private equity firms poured $65 billion into oil investments in…

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Private Equity-Backed Nursing Homes Fail COVID-19 Test

Private equity ownership of nursing homes has drawn substantial scrutiny in recent years, from HCR ManorCare’s increasing health code violations leading up to its bankruptcy to Golden Living’s lawsuits and regulatory violations. An academic study published in…

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