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Henry Kravis

Visionary Leaders Seeking New Solution to the Old Problem of Improving Health of All Americans

Nancy Brown | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

If leadership creates an environment where health is a priority, evidence shows other things are likely to fall in place -- important things, such as increases in job satisfaction, productivity and retention, as well as decreases in sick days and hopefully the anguish and expense of long-term medical care.

The Public Eye on Private Equity

Jason O. Kelly | Posted 12.12.2012 | Business
Jason O. Kelly

Mitt Romney's campaign for president dragged private equity into the public eye and turned the harsh spotlight of a presidential race on its practitioners. So much for that whole "private" thing.

Fledgling Effort To Force Wealthy Super PAC Donors Out Into The Open Is Underway

The New Republic | Alec MacGillis | Posted 03.29.2012 | Politics

Thanks to Citizens United and other recent rulings, the nation’s ultra-wealthy have a lot more latitude than they did a few years ago when it comes ...

Son of the Fonz Makes Comedy From Pain

Erica Abeel | Posted 06.06.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Despite the old plot chestnut of crashing a wedding, Ceremony feels quirky and heart-felt. It fashions comedy from, one suspects, the filmmaker's pain, creating a direct pipeline from life to screen.

Joseph Flom: A Legal Warrior Who Revolutionized Wall Street

Robert Lenzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Lenzner

An aggressive, down-to-earth legal warrior, Joseph Flom helped the investment banking fraternity effect unfriendly takeovers in the race to grow by acquisition in the 1970s and 1980s.

Henry Kravis Gives $100 Million To Columbia Business School

WSJ | Shelly Banjo | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Famed investor Henry Kravis has pledged $100 million to Columbia University's Business School, the largest gift in the school's history. The donati...

Closing Tax Loopholes for Billionaires

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Reich

Call me old fashioned but I just think it's wrong that a single hedge fund manager earns a billion dollars, when a billion dollars would pay the salaries of about 20,000 teachers.

New Breed Of "Mega-Bundlers" Supercharged Campaign Finance

Wall Street Journal | BRODY MULLINS and IANTHE JEANNE DUGAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Through Oct. 15, the two presidential candidates had raised a total of $350 million in their joint fund-raising accounts, about equally. In 2004, Pres...

Kohlberg Kravis IPO Coming, But It's Not Your Typical IPO

Wall Street Journal | Dennis K. Berman and Peter Lattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Today, its plan for an initial public offering reflects the troubled times roiling the investment industry: KKR is selling the shares in part to take ...

Lewis Black "Rants" Against Henry Kravis, Takeover Giant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Henry Kravis is giving Steve Schwarzman a run for his money -- at least when it comes to public vilification. Henry KravisThe Service Employees Inter...

Robin Hood Gala Raises More Than $56.5 Million In One Night

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Robin Hood Foundation's annual gala, which collects millions of dollars from hedge-fund managers and gives it to New York charities, raised more t...

KKR In Credit Crunch

New York Post | ZACHERY KOUWE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Even the barbarians didn't think the credit crisis would last this long. A firm affiliated with leveraged buyout giant Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.,...

Sam Stein

On MLK Day, Filmmaker Takes Private Equity To Task | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, filmmaker Robert Greenwald has released a sharp new short film on his topic-de-jour: the excesses of the private e...

Director Protests, Screens Film Outside Home Of Financier Kravis

New York Times | Andrew Ross Sorkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bells will be ringing, and carolers will be greeting the Upper East Side neighbors of Henry Kravis this morning. It may be Christmastime, but the rev...