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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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Deceptive practices by private equity-owned for-profit colleges

From report “Private equity’s failing grade: Private equity investment in for-profit colleges” (Written jointly by Private Equity Stakeholder Project and Americans for Financial Reform) Multiple for-profit colleges owned by private equity firms have reached settlements with state and…

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