Monday, 20 October 2014
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May 6 2013 | 3:09pm ET
Apollo Global Management posted a 76% jump in first-quarter profit on increasing values of its private-equity holdings and some asset sales.
The alternative investments giant said its economic net income after taxes was $741.3 million in the first three months of the year, up from $422.3 million in the year-earlier period and easily beating analysts' expectations. Under generally accepted accounting principles, Apollo's profit rose to $249 million, up from $98 million.
The firm's private-equity holdings increase in value by 14% on the quarter, and its assets under management rose to $114.3 billion. Its Fund VII has enjoyed a 28% internal rate of return, while its Fund VI has produced a 10% return.
Apollo said it would pay a 57 cent dividend.
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 McKitish of Peddie School's 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…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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