Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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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.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitich, CIO of Petty Endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
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