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  • Africa rises for investors  Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    CNBC.com Enterprise Reporter Lawrence Delevingne discusses how the private equity industry views Africa.

  • Private equity unloads BRICs, targets new regions Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Bangkok, Thailand.

    With Brazil, Russia, India, and China slowing, private equity firms are increasingly investing in other less-developed markets.

  • Starwood Capital launches two new hotel brands  Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 8:08 AM ET

    Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital chairman & CEO, discusses the launch of luxury brand Baccarat Hotels & Resorts, and eco-brand 1 Hotels & Resorts.

  • Sternlicht: I'm a big fan of Jeb Bush  Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

    Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital chairman and CEO, explains why the thinks Jeb Bush should throw his hat in the ring and run as the Republican candidate for president.

  • Sternlicht's pockets of opportunities  Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 7:09 AM ET

    I've owned Las Vegas Sands forever, says Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital chairman & CEO, sharing his thoughts on where he sees investment opportunities.

  • Sternlicht: Bond market purveyor of truth  Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 7:04 AM ET

    Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital chairman & CEO, shares his thoughts on the outlook on bonds and the economy. The weather really changed things, says Sternlicht.

  • Private equity, hedge funds come under SEC scrutiny Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 7:16 AM ET

    The SEC has put together a group to examine private equity and hedge funds, after the 2010 Dodd-Frank law required the funds to be regulated.

  • Hedge funds' secret weapon is ex-Obama advisor Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 1:03 PM ET
    Austan Goolsbee

    Hedge funds and other Wall Street firms have used an unlikely counselor for the past year: a former top economist for President Obama.

  • Hellman & Friedman set to launch huge new fund Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 3:08 PM ET
    Hellman & Friedman web page

    Large private equity firm Hellman & Friedman hopes to raise around $8.9 billion for a new investment fund starting in May, according to Bloomberg.

  • Another way investors can play the US shale boom Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 11:51 AM ET

    U.S. energy independence's next phase has arrived—in the form of infrastructure development fueled by billions in private capital.

  • KKR seeks $2 billion for infrastructure fund: Report Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 3:47 PM ET
    Henry Kravis, co-founder of KKR

    Prominent private equity firm KKR is seeking $2 billion for a fund to make global infrastructure investments, according to Bloomberg.

  • Fink vs Icahn: Who's right on corporate cash? Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 1:29 PM ET
    Larry Fink and Carl Icahn.

    BlackRock chief Larry Fink thinks companies should focus more on long-term results while Carl Icahn is more "short-termist." Who's right?

  • Rich candidate's dilemma: Romney slip-ups Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 8:21 AM ET
    Bruce Rauner talks with reporters after voting in the Illinois primary on March 18, 2014 in Winnetka.

    Former private equity exec Bruce Rauner is trying to win the blue-state governorship of Illinois by avoiding Romney's mistakes in 2012.

  • Private equity pro: 'There may be some bubbles' Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 9:39 AM ET
    David Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group Co-Founder & Managing Director.

    Valuations may not make sense, but Silicon Valley's boom powers an industry unique to the US, Carlyle Group's CEO tells CNBC.

  • Cramer slams PE firms, while Carlyle boss counters Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 9:31 AM ET
    David Rubenstein and Jim Cramer

    Sarcastically calling private equity firms "everything other than Mother Teresa," CNBC's Jim Cramer took PE firms to task on Friday.

  • Rubenstein: Tax everyone the same  Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 8:07 AM ET

    David Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group, shares his thoughts on proposed changes in the carried interest tax.

  • So, what does private equity do?  Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 7:32 AM ET

    The Carlyle Group's Mary Petrovich, Tom Rabaut, and David Rubenstein, provide an inside look at the world of private equity. We take orphan businesses, starved of capital and management talent and provide them with the "adrenaline" to grow.

  • VC feeding frenzy in Silicon Valley right now: Pro  Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 7:09 AM ET

    David Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group, shares his thoughts on investing in new technology and explains why his firm does not engage in venture capital projects.

  • Private equity eyes emerging market plays  Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 7:04 AM ET

    I think three percent growth is not unrealistic this year, says David Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group, sharing his outlook on the U.S. economy and where he is seeing the best investment opportunities.

  • Apollo Global President Marc Spilker to step down Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 11:26 AM ET

    Private equity firm Apollo Global Management said Marc Spilker would step down as president and member of the executive committee.