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Private Profits, Public Risks

Investments by private equity firms in nearly 2,700 oil and gas wells on federal and tribal lands across the western United States could leave taxpayers with a cleanup bill of up to $380 million, according to a new report released…

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Carlyle Group chair leaves Harvard after calls to resign

Rubenstein to leave Harvard Corp, following calls by advocates and community groups for him to resign over massive fossil fuel investments The Carlyle Group’s co-founder, billionaire David Rubenstein will step down from the Harvard Corporation’s board with six years remaining…

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PESP responds to SEC Expansion of Form PF

On Wednesday, May 3, 2023, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted new amendments to enhance private fund reporting. According to the SEC, the rule amendments will “enhance the ability of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) to…

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Private Equity is Cashing in on LNG

What Is LNG and what role does it play? Liquified natural gas (LNG) is natural gas transformed into a liquid for more efficient storage and shipping, from producing regions to markets. Private equity has played a significant role in enabling…

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