Private Equity


  • Fed 'dramatically' inflated these sectors: Expert Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 4:09 PM ET
    Marc Utay, managing partner of Clarion Capital partners

    "Dramatically" high valuations in stocks and real estate could tank once the Fed tightens, a private equity manager said.

  • This is how billionaires enjoy super-low tax rates Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 2:41 PM ET
    Marc Lasry

    A rule lets the wealthy managers of private funds pay about half the tax rate they usually would—and it's unlikely to change soon.

  • QE driven up stock & real estate values: Utay   Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 1:42 PM ET
    QE driven up stock & real estate values: Utay

    Discussing the view from private equity on whether bubbles are lurking in the markets, with Mark Utay, Clarion Capital.

  • CNBC update: Best family cars   Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 1:30 PM ET
    CNBC update: Best family cars

    The IMF has agreed to a 4-year $17.5 billion loan for Ukraine, and a new report awards the best cars for families, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • Marcato largest Life Time Fitness shareholder   Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 12:35 PM ET
    Marcato largest Life Time Fitness shareholder

    Mick McGuire, Marcato Capital Management, discusses his stake in Life Time Fitness, and what he makes of the company seeking private equity.

  • KKR: US economy is good, but investing is hard Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 1:08 PM ET
    Alexander Navab

    KKR thinks the American economy is in good shape, even if the looming interest rate increase is likely to create some disruption.

  • Narrowing the skills gap   Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 7:11 AM ET
    Narrowing the skills gap

    Daymond John, FUBU founder & CEO, discuss the importance of digital literacy and employment.

  • Beware tech bubble 2.0?   Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 7:04 AM ET
    Beware tech bubble 2.0?

    I'm bullish on crowdfunding, says Steve Case, Case Foundation chairman, discussing the risks and rewards of angel investing. And Daymond John, FUBU founder & CEO, shares his concerns about nonqualified angel investors going into the market and not getting liquidity.

  • BOSTON, March 5- Hedge fund manager Patrick McCormack, a protégé of industry pioneer Julian Robertson, is shutting down his roughly $1.4 billion Tiger Consumer Management, according to a letter sent to investors. Bloomberg first reported the news. Running a hedge fund "takes a lot out of a person," said Don Steinbrugge, an industry consultant at Agecroft Partners.

  • BOSTON, March 5- Hedge fund manager Patrick McCormack is shutting down his roughly $1.4 billion Tiger Consumer Management, according to a letter sent to investors. Bloomberg first reported the news. When Stanley Druckenmiller and Chris Shumway announced their retirements in 2010 and 2011, their firms were liquidated.

  • Cuban on the tech bubble: There's no liquidity Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 4:27 PM ET
    Mark Cuban is shown in an episode of “Necessary Roughness.”

    Billionaire investor Mark Cuban says a private tech bubble fueled by apps and angel investors is worse than 2000's stock bubble.

  • Cuban: Tech bubble worse now than 15 years ago Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 10:52 AM ET
    Mark Cuban

    Investor Mark Cuban said private funding makes today's technology bubble worse than the stock-driven bubble of 2000.

  • Equity firms lending to landlords points to shift Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 6:34 AM ET
    A sign advertising an open house in Corona Del Mar, Calif.

    Three private equity firms are betting that landlord loans will become the next big profit opportunity. The NYT reports.

  • McClendon seeks cash for next big venture   Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 6:22 AM ET
    McClendon seeks cash for next big venture

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports Aubrey McClendon of American Energy Partners is at it again, raising money for new drilling investments but there are a number of headwinds.

  • Why I'm not waiting for the oil bottom: Rubenstein Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 10:25 AM ET
    David Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group co-founder and managing director

    Carlyle Group's David Rubenstein told CNBC he is not waiting for oil to hit a bottom before investing in beaten-up energy companies.

  • "We believe that Webster is now trading at an over $1 billion discount to fair value," the New York- based fund wrote in a letter sent to Webster Chief Executive Officer James Smith and seen by Reuters. Kerrisdale began accumulating its 2 million shares, or roughly 2 percent stake, in Webster in January, founder Sahm Adrangi told Reuters. Connecticut- based Webster...

  • Buffett: These investments are a 'fool's game' Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 1:18 PM ET
    Warren Buffett.

    Warren Buffett has a message for institutional investors: stop pouring money into those expensive high-end money managers.

  • Who's richer than you? Blackstone's $690M man Saturday, 28 Feb 2015 | 12:27 PM ET
    Steve Schwarzman, co-founder and CEO of Blackstone Group LP at the 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    The Blackstone Group paid a bounty last year for its billionaire CEO Stephen Schwarzman, making him stand out on Wall Street.

  • Investors tell hedge funds they want lower fees -survey Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 5:12 PM ET

    BOSTON, Feb 26- Institutional investors are sending a strong message to hedge funds after last year's largely lackluster returns: charge us less and perform better. Nearly one quarter of 134 investors polled by Preqin Ltd said fees would be a key issue in 2015, the research group wrote in its first-half outlook, released on Thursday. Ever since the $300 billion...

  • The oil selloff created this buying opportunity Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:22 PM ET
    Installation of solar panels on a home in Park Ridge, Illinois.

    Some energy-linked stocks have sold off unfairly, presenting an excellent buying opportunity, according to a renewable investing expert.