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Blackstone Drills Deeper as Investors Shift Away from Fossil Fuels

The largest alternative asset manager’s extensive fossil fuels investments face litigation, community opposition and environmental violations The risks of fossil fuel investments came into sharp focus for the world’s largest alternative asset manager, The Blackstone Group, over the past several…


Report: A “Hostage” Strategy for Housing Investment?

TPG Capital Partners with RV Horizons to Purchase 78 Manufactured Home Communities Based in San Francisco, California and Fort Worth, Texas, TPG Capital is a private equity firm with over $119 billion in assets under management. TPG has an extensive…


Report: American Securities’ Big Bet on Prison Phone Calls

American Securities’ GTL, the largest correctional telephone and communications provider, has faced scrutiny for exorbitant phone and video-calling rates, flaunting legal protections, allegedly bribing government officials, and growing regulatory risk. Full report available here. Key Points: American Securities’ ownership…


Will Cerberus’ mixed performance hurt its fundraising ambitions?

Last year, we looked at Cerberus Capital Management’s investment in grocery retailer Albertsons-Safeway, one of the largest private equity-owned companies in the United States by employees. We recently took a closer look at the investment performance of Cerberus’ recent…


Private Equity’s Biggest Retail Gamble: Albertsons-Safeway

Last week, the Private Equity Stakeholder Project and United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Local 400 released a report, “Private Equity’s Biggest Retail Gamble: Albertsons-Safeway” that looks at Cerberus Capital Management’s ownership of Albertsons-Safeway, the largest private equity-owned…

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