Saturday, 28 March 2015
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Aug 17 2011 | 12:51am ET
The rivalry between the Carlyle Group and the Blackstone Group has moved into a new arena: corporate valuation.
The former has held private meetings with analysts in an effort to convince them that Carlyle should be valued at least as much as Blackstone. Carlyle is planning a $1 billion initial public offering later this year; Blackstone raised $4.75 billion when it went public four years ago.
Carlyle is pointing to its steadier earnings, Bloomberg News reports, arguing that they will produce a more predictable dividend.
Washington, D.C.-based Carlyle manages more than $150 billion.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…