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Apollo Global Management

Congress Is Wrapping A Huge Gift For Private Equity Titans

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 12.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Private equity giants Apollo Global Management and TPG Group may turn out to be the biggest beneficiaries of a year-end government fund...

Big Change Coming To Chuck E. Cheese

AP | Posted 03.18.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — The parent company of the Chuck. E. Cheese restaurant chain has agreed to be acquired by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management fo...

Twinkies -- A Sweet Brand

Anne Zeiser | Posted 09.17.2013 | Media
Anne Zeiser

Why has Twinkie become the ever-surviving cockroach of unhealthy snacks and desserts? Because of its almost-unparalleled brand equity. Despite trends toward health-conscious foods or gourmet expressions of guilty pleasures, the Twinkie is a brand master.

Shahien Nasiripour

Top Regulator Weighs Crackdown On Private-Equity Firms | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.07.2013 | Business

New York's top financial regulator is drafting new regulations designed to crack down on private-equity firms that own insurance companies, a move tha...

Devil Dogs Are Coming Back!

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 03.14.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Hostess is moving forward with the sale of Devil Dogs, Yankee Doodles and Yodels to the maker of Little Debbie cakes. The bankrupt compan...

Moody's Smacks Down Credit Agency Rival

AP | Posted 04.17.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Moody's Investors Service on Friday downgraded The McGraw-Hill Cos., citing the company's plans to sell its education business and t...

The Incredible Shrinking Bank

The Huffington Post | D.M. Levine | Posted 03.21.2012 | Business

Bank of America just keeps on shrinking. The bank, once the biggest in the U.S. by assets and now second to JPMorgan Chase, will sell its Irish cre...