Such a purchase could be attractive if the loans were quickly sold on at a profit.
Jim Cramer goes through his lightning round of caller stocks, including what he sees ahead for Yum Brands after its split.
Jim Cramer broke down his thoughts on the current M&A market environment, and how regulators will react.
Founded by a retired NFL player and his high school buddy — the Fort Worth oil and gas company is now worth nearly $3 billion.
It’s survival of the fattest in private equity-land, and the new dynamic may force more M&A among investment firms.
The Fed will be staying lower for longer — a lot longer, in fact, if a forecast from a major private equity player is accurate.
Big banks are being eyed by activist investors; it could mean more changes to strategy.
A relic of failure from the buyout boom is the gift that keeps on giving to Wall Street banks and law firms.
WME-IMG said on Monday it would buy the Ultimate Fighting Championship in a deal backed by private equity firms Silver Lake and KKR & Co.
The UFC, which promotes mixed martial arts competitions, will announce that it's been bought by WME-IMG for about $4 billion. the NYT reports.
Darktrace, a U.K. cybersecurity firm that positions its software as the "human immune system" for networks, has raised $64 million.
The "Fast Money" traders discuss the trade on Harley Davidson with possible takeover chatter from KKR.
Shares of Harley-Davidson soared nearly 20 percent Friday on speculation that it received a bid from private equity firm KKR.
Credit opportunities top equities now, KKR's McVey says, with banks restricted from making loans to private equity.
Discussing the play on stocks in the financial sector, with John Rogers, Ariel Investments Chairman, and Kourtney Ratliff Gibson, Loop Capital President.
Takata is still dealing with the massive airbag recall while its automaker customers are in open revolt, notes Valient Market Research's Scott Upham.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
KKR reported its second loss in quarterly earnings in less than a year as volatile financial markets dragged on the value of its investments.
U.S. stocks closed lower, with energy leading decliners and defensive sectors among the leaders, ahead of major central bank meetings and earnings.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche discusses First Data earnings report.