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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…

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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…

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