Private equity

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The Blackstone rebellion: how one country took on the world’s biggest commercial landlord
The long read: The giant asset management firm used to target places where people worked and shopped. Then it started buying up people’s homes. In one country, the backlash was ferocious

Hettie O'Brien

29, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Morrisons staff asked to invest thousands in their own company
Exclusive: Some employees report feeling pressed by private equity owners to contribute to an ailing business

Sarah Butler

23, Sep, 2022 @3:11 PM

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Private equity still investing billions in dirty energy despite pledge to clean up
Carlyle, Warburg Pincus and KKR are the worst offenders according to a new scorecard of private equity climate risks

Nina Lakhani climate justice reporter in New York

14, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Kim Kardashian launches private equity firm
SKKY Partners venture with Carlyle veteran Jay Sammons will focus on consumer items, media and luxury

Kalyeena Makortoff

08, Sep, 2022 @11:14 AM

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Revealed: scandal of England’s ‘inadequate’ private children’s homes
Private equity links and the pursuit of profit come with risks for children in the care sector, say experts

Niamh McIntyre, Karl Martinsson, Michael Savage and Shanti Das

26, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Reliance Industries and Apollo Global Management in £5bn bid for Boots
Mukesh Ambani teams up with US private equity fund, with Walgreens expected to retain minority stake

Sarah Butler

09, Jun, 2022 @12:21 PM

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FirstGroup rejects £1.2bn takeover bid from US equity firm
Operator of GWR and South Western Railways says proposal fails to reassure investors

Kalyeena Makortoff

09, Jun, 2022 @9:05 AM

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Here’s how rocketing rents and unaffordable house prices can be fixed | Leilani Farha
We have the chance to guarantee the human right to housing – rather than a real-life game of Monopoly. We must take it, says Leilani Farha, former UN special rapporteur on the right to housing

Leilani Farha

02, Jun, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Time for Rishi Sunak to get serious about helping with energy bills | Nils Pratley
As energy chiefs fear impact of further rises, chancellor’s measures look naive and politically unfeasible

Nils Pratley

19, Apr, 2022 @5:54 PM

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Revealed: top 10 children’s care providers made £300m profits
Concern at growing role of private equity as councils struggle to meet spiralling costs

Michael Savage, Policy Editor

26, Mar, 2022 @4:00 PM

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‘It’s not about big brands’: how will UK casual dining fare after Covid?
Byron, GBK and Strada are among chains to close sites, but small independents are gaining ground

Sarah Butler

26, Mar, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Shares in education publisher Pearson jump 20% on hopes of private equity bid
Market value increases by nearly £1bn as Apollo considers improved cash offer after £6.4bn deal rejected

Mark Sweney

11, Mar, 2022 @1:22 PM

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