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Jan 2 2007 | 10:23am ET
Big-name private equity firms have recently formed the Private Equity Council, a Washington, D.C.-based association whose purpose will be to conduct research and provide information about the industry to policy makers. The association will strive to explain what private equity is, how it operates and the increasingly important role this alternative asset class plays in the U.S. and global economy.
Douglas Lowenstein, current president of the Entertainment Software Association, the trade association representing the U.S. video game industry, was selected by the group as president and CEO of PEC. Lowenstein will assume his new responsibilities in February 2007, when PEC’s operations formally commence.
PEC’s membership list includes Apollo Management, Bain Capital, The Blackstone Group, The Carlyle Group, Hellman & Friedman, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Madison Dearborn Partners, Providence Equity Partners, Silver Lake Partners, Texas Pacific Group and Thomas H. Lee Partners.
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…