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Get Lourdes Leon’s Black Bikini, Lea Michele’s Beach Waves and More in This Week’s Celebrity Shopping List

If you can't help but covet Madonna's daughter's LBB (Little Black Bikini) or the Glee star's beachy summer waves, check out our 10 favorite looks of the week — and how to steal the look for less.

Private Equity Billioinaire Leon Black Is About To Buy This $50 Million Townhouse On The Upper East Side

Apollo Global Management Founder Leon Black, and his wife Debra, are "hammering out the details" to buy a $50 million townhouse on the Upper East Side, according to the New York Post. Previously, the apartment was the Knoedler & Company art gallery, although it was shut down in 2009 after a scandal involving art fraud. Show More Summary

Leon Black’s Phaidon Buys Artspace, an Online Art Market

The acquisition will allow Phaidon, which already offers a collection of digital books and travel guide apps, to increase its online presence and give it more direct access to art collectors.

Leon Black's Phaidon Press may acquire Artspace

Billionaire Leon Black's art publisher Phaidon Press is said to be in talks to acquire Artspace.com as the race to join the online art market heats up, according to a person familiar with the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Apollo Global Management, LLC's (APO) CEO Leon Black on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) Q2 2014 Earnings Call August 06, 2014 11:00 am ET Executives Gary M. Stein - Head of Corporate Communications Leon D. Black - Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Member of Executive Committee Joshua J. Show More Summary

Cashing Out: KKR’s Profit Triples (And Then Some)

It was Leon Black of Apollo Global Management (APO) who said he’s “selling everything that’s not nailed down.” But take a look at the surge in second-quarter profit at KKR & Co. (KKR). The private-equity firm’s second-quarter earnings of $178.2 million were nearly 12 times the year-earlier $15.1 million. Profits more than tripled to $501.6 million, if [...]

Molycorp: Smart Money Bets On Restructuring, Shares Plummet 17%

By Shock Exchange: Image Source: "Trading Places" The Movie Bloomberg News reported Tuesday night after hours that legendary hedge fund investor Leon Black of Apollo Global Management LLC (APO) has been snapping up Molycorp Inc's (MCP) convertible bonds in order to gain control of the rare earth miner if it defaults on its debt. Show More Summary

Vultures Circling Molycorp; Dilutive Event Could Happen Within Weeks

By Shock Exchange: Last night it became public that Leon Black of Apollo Global Management LLC ("Apollo") has been snapping up the convertible bonds of Molycorp, Inc. (MCP). At March 31st Apollo controlled over 20% of the company's 3.25 percent convertibles and is rumored to have bought more since then. Show More Summary

Apollo's Leon Black Seeks Backdoor Takeover Of Molycorp

By Shock Exchange: After hours today Bloomberg News reported that Leon Black of Apollo Global Management LLC ("Apollo") is snapping up bonds of Molycorp, Inc. (MCP). According to sources close to the matter, if Molycorp seeks to restructure...Show More Summary

Art Galleries App ArtBinder Raises $3.17M In Round Led By Index Ventures

2 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

ArtBinder, an app and platform which allows art galleries to present artworks remotely, has raised $3.17 million in a Series A funding round led by Index Ventures. Additional investors include: Leon Black, CEO and Founder Apollo Global...Show More Summary

An Opera About Little Rock Integration, With Libretto by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

3 months agoArts : ArtsBeat

An opera based on the nine black students who enrolled at Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., is in the works, with music by Tania León and a libretto by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

PHOTOS: Leon Nieuwoudt Hits The Beach In Calvin Briefs

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Leon Nieuwoudt hits the beach in this shoot by photographer Juan Neira. Effortlessly sexy, these color and black and white shots capture the essence of summer cool, especially when Leon strips down to a pair of white Calvin Klein briefs, looking quite statuesque and chiseled. See more photos at The Underwear Expert. Photo Credit: Juan Neira

Leon Black's Apollo says 1Q profit fell 71%

Apollo Global Management LLC, the private-equity firm run by Leon Black, said first-quarter profit fell 71% as its buyout portfolio appreciated at a slower pace than a year ago and compensation... To view the full story, click the title link.

Head Of Los Angeles NAACP Shamed Into Retiring Amid Sterling Scandal

Donald Sterling’s recent rant involving his feelings and even barring Black people from his games or being seen with his mistress V. Stiviano, has been long reaching and in the case of LA NAACP chapter president, Leon Jenkins, downright shameful. Thursday Jenkins felt the wrath of the community he served along with his fellow chapter

Video: Sean LeonBlack Punk Motherfxcker

5 months agoMusic / Hip Hop & Rap : Nah Right

Watch the visual to Sean Leon’s first single “Black Punk Motherfxcker” off his forthcoming project, Black Sheep Nirvana. Premiere courtesy of Noisey. Previously: Sean Leon – Narcissus, The Drowning of Ego (Mixtape)

Apollo Global Still ‘In Harvesting Mode’

A year ago, Leon Black, the chairman and CEO of Apollo Global Management (APO), said the private-equity operator was “selling everything that’s not nailed down.” This morning, UBS analysts Brennan Hawken and David Eads write that the firm “remains in harvesting mode”: ZUMAPRESS.com A year ago, “selling everything that’s not nailed down.” APO remains in harvesting mode in [...]

Chuck E. Cheese Owner Apollo Global Might Buy Dave & Buster's

Apollo Global Management, the private equity giant run by billionaire Leon Black, is said to be considering a bid for Dave & Buster's, Bloomberg News' Cristina Alesci and Leslie Patton report. Dave & Buster's restaurants feature arcade games and alcoholic beverages. Apollo already owns Chuck E. Show More Summary

Live In Chicago: Kings of Leon Mechanical Bull Tour

Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: The Black Keys, Arctic Monkeys, Foo Fighters Song: Kings of Leon - Temple [download here] What's so good? Kings of Leon rode their Mechanical Bull tour into the home of the Chicago Bulls,...Show More Summary

Kelvin Doe, 17, African’s Next Generation of Technocrats

by Flomo Yarkpawolo Source: Black Teen Magazine Kelvin Doe of Sierra Leone is one of African’s Next Generation of Technocrats. Photo Credit: THNKR Kelvin Doe of Sierra Leone is now 17-year-old; but, about a year ago he was the youngest person to be invited to MIT’s “Visiting Practitioner's Program". Also known as DJ Focus, Doe […]

Bonus Watch ’14: Leon Black

Twinkies (and other things) did right by Black last year. Leon Black, co-founder and chief executive of Apollo Global Management LLC, received $546.3 million in dividends, investment proceeds and compensation for 2013, making him the most richly rewarded executive at a publicly traded private-equity firm last year. Show More Summary

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