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Feb 13 2013 | 12:49pm ET
Apollo Global Management's fourth-quarter profit more than doubled as the private-equity firm took advantage of robust markets.
The New York-based firm's economic net income, excluding some costs from its 2011 initial public offering, was $655.8 million, up from $302 million in the year-earlier period. Under generally accepted accounting principles, Apollo earned $171.5 million, up from just $10.9 million in the fourth quarter of last year.
Much of the gain came from exiting investments, the firm said. Its private-equity holdings rose 9% in value on the quarter.
Apollo's assets under management rose slightly, from $109.7 billion to $113.4 billion, in the last three months of 2012.
The firm said it would pay a $1.05 per common share dividend at the end of the month.
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…