Just over two years ago, at the Milken global conference, the head of Apollo Group Leon Black said that "this is an almost biblical opportunity to reap gains and sell" adding that his firm has been a net seller for the last 15 months,...Show More Summary
Leon Black’s private equity shop is paying a headline valuation of 9.4 times EBITDA for specialty chemicals maker OM Group. Side deals will lower the multiple but Apollo’s avowed discipline looks tough in a pricey market. It’s a small buyout that illustrates a bigger industry problem.
Greece says it will default in June if people don't get their asses in gear; Can you sue your boss for sending late night work emails?; "For $300, You Can Drink Gin Made From The Bodies Of Foraged Ants"; Leon Black loves Carl Icahn; Feces ruin PA Sweet 16; and more.
Leon Levinstein (1910–1988) was an American street photographer best known for his work documenting everyday street life in New York City from the 1950s through the 1980s. He moved to New York in 1946 and spent the next thirty-five years obsessively photographing strangers on the streets of his adopted home. Show More Summary
Louisiana police reportedly used a stun gun on 38-year-old Ervin Leon Edwards. A newly released video – which contradicts police reports – shows a black Louisiana man lying facedown and unresponsive in a jail cell where he died after officers shocked him with a stun gun. Show More Summary
During the 1960s, two American cities were bursting with new sounds from black artists. Detroit had Motown, started in 1959 by Berry Gordy (1929- ), and Philadelphia had Leon Huff (1942- ) and Kenneth Gamble (1943- ), two young men who...Show More Summary
Leon Bridges has a thing for nostalgia. Everything in the video for “Coming Home” illustrates this, from the black and white film it was shot with to the vintage diners, reel-to-reel recorders, and ’50s-era microphone he croons into. There is one thing that sets this video firmly in the present, though, and that’s the biracial […]
Only in the world of private equity would an annual sum of more than $300 million for a top executive constitute a decline from the previous year.
On one of your many visits to Little Five Points or trips along Ponce de Leon Avenue, you might have encountered the man with a blonde mane, black tank top, and tight jean shorts. Sometimes he carried a guitar.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Sounds like: Alabama Shakes, Kings of Leon, Black Joe Lewis Song: Broken Witt Rebels - Shake Me Down What's so good? People, people! Have I got news for you. Rock-n-roll isn't dead, not even close. Broken Witt Rebels hail from the UK (surprised?) and pack a slurry deep South sound that contends with the best of the best. Show More Summary
Left of Black host Mark Anthony Nealtalks with veteran Philadelphia Radio personality Dyana Williams about the legacy of Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff and Thom Bell—The Mighty Three—who created the soundtrack for Black empowerment in the 1970s with Philly Soul. Williams is the co-host of Soul Sunday (with Derrick Sampson) on Philadelphia's WRNB.
Stage Director Kenny Leon On Local "Black Wing Grievance & Political Opportunism Talk Radio" Station WAOK AM: Regarding "Our (Black) Messages Making It On Stage And On The Small Screen" (Referring to "Empire") "More Black Productions...Show More Summary
The story is told by three of the key actors, Frances Perkins, Leon Keyserling and Rexford Tugwell, of how the Roosevelt administration, in its eagerness to "get rid" of the Black thirty-hour bill and to put something in its replacement...Show More Summary
Last year's top earner in private equity has fallen hard. On Thursday, Leon Black's Apollo Global Management reported a 72 percent drop in 2014's net income compared to the previous year. Total net income after taxes fell from $2 billion in 2013 to $567.9 million. Show More Summary
Leon Black's Apollo Global Management is starting an energy opportunity fund as part of the buyout firm's push to invest in oil and gas companies hurt by falling crude prices. The New York-based firm... To view the full story, click the title link.
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From Diwa de Leon: Black Mage Village is one of those tracks that take a little time to grow on you, but once it has, you’re stuck with it forever! This is one of my most favorite Final Fantasy 9 tracks, and in my opinion a great way to kickoff Final Fantasy 9 month! [The […]
The other day in the virtual land of Facebook (where some live full-time), I noticed a posting by Leon Collins, a friend and former colleague. Here's what Leon, now a resident of Connecticut, wrote about a recent experience while visiting the Big Apple: Some things never change. Show More Summary
by Guest Contributor Aya De Leon, originally published at Mutha Magazine All parents have hopes for their children. We have concerns about the world we’re bringing them into, but somehow, in an infinite number of circumstances, we become parents. Show More Summary
Rodney Leon Harrison, an 18-year old black man running for mayor of Vacaville, California, reports that a poster for his campaign was defaced with a swastika. In a statement on his website, he wrote: In my quest to become Mayor some among us have taken it upon themselves to deface one of my posters. Show More Summary