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 […]
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
For private equity executives, 2013 was a very, very good year. None had it better than Leon Black, who took home a $546 million paycheck for his labors. Mr. Black, the chief executive of Apollo... To view the full story, click the title link.
Amid flush times for Apollo Global Management, Leon D. Black, the co-founder and chief executive, took in the largest haul by a single executive of a publicly traded private equity firm last year.
Leon D. Black, the head of Apollo Global Management, said on Friday that regulators instructing banks to avoid providing financing above a certain level of debt were “micromanaging.”
Private equity firms don’t have to have a “global recession to have good distressed opportunities,” Leon Black, co-founder of Apollo Global Management, said at the SuperReturn International conference in Berlin.
Drexl Spivey from True Romance. Sirius Black from Harry Potter. Stansfield from Leon. George Smiley from Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Over the course of his career, Gary Oldman has played characters all over the morality map, crafting memorable performances every time out. Show More Summary
Apollo Global Management has taken Carl’s Jr and Hardees and turned them into Chuck E. Cheese’s. Apollo Global Management LLC said it will buy CEC Entertainment Inc., the parent of Chuck E Cheese restaurant chain, for about $948 million, adding to a portfolio that includes companies ranging from cruise ship operators to casinos…. Show More Summary
Leon Black's Apollo Management said it was going to put its $18.4 billion war chest to work, and now we're seeing that work in action. CEC Entertainment, the company that owns children's pizza joint and baby-sitting nightmare Chuck E. Show More Summary
Janelle Monae at The Apollo in 2013 (more by Luis Ruiz) Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters, Black Keys, Band of Horses, and The Roots are already among the artists playing Super Bowl weekend concerts, and since we last spoke,...
At a dinner party last night, a black acquaintance ribbed me about my former boss, Tony Leon, who once led the Democratic Alliance (DA) from political obscurity to opposition dominance. Why was Tony involving himself in party affairs,...Show More Summary
Apollo Global Management LLC, the private-equity firm run by Leon Black, received approval from investors to increase the limit on its next buyout fund to $17.5 billion from $15 billion, two people with knowledge of the matter said.Show More Summary
It’s been another action-packed week in the world of cybersecurity, with the NSA stoking more controversy over its global intelligence gathering practices. On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Richard Leon found that the spy agency’s telephone data surveillance program is illegal, … Continue reading ?
Lloyd Blankfein and private equity tycoon Leon Black are among those said to have purchased a spot in a new $1 billion Miami luxury condominium development, Bloomberg Businessweek's Katya Kazakina reports. Faena Miami Beach is an 18-story...Show More Summary
Side Note: I Do Not Trust The Agenda Of Dr Ronald Daniels The Kulture Kritic blog: Dr Wilmer Leon - On The Botched Obamacare RolloutAs I listen to the "Mentholated Black Media" I am no longer seeking to grasp their TRANSACTIONAL arguments. Show More Summary
Sheldon Adelson is now standing in the way of billionaires backing online gambling, like Leon Black and David Bonderman, who are behind an online gambling company that started trading on Tuesday.
Green Day strummed it up to the stage to collect their award for best rock at the MTV EMAs! The legendary punk rock band rocked opponents Black Sabbath, Green Day, Kings Of Leon, Queens Of The Stone Age, and The Killers! Woo hoo! We knew you could do it! Congratulations, boys! You've done America proud!!!!
Mike thought the blacks came off really hostile toward us, but Leon – who’s older than the rest of us – said it went better than any black-white meeting he’d been to on campus. I guess now I know a little about how the lone black kids in my classes feel.
A blowout quarter at Leon Black’s buyout shop helped it stand out from rivals. Investors are finally starting to distinguish among Apollo, Blackstone, Carlyle and KKR. That should be a welcome change even if it reflects some short-term thinking about a long-term business.
Apollo Global Management LLC, the private-equity firm run by Leon Black, said third-quarter profit rose 39% as the value of its fund holdings climbed, boosting the share of profit it gets from investments. Economic net income after taxes,...Show More Summary