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How Toys R Us workers got the retailer's private equity owners to pay severance

by Marielle Segarra Nov 23, 2018
The private equity firms Bain and KKR announced this week that they will contribute $20 million to a compensation fund for former employees of Toys R Us. The retailer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in September 2017, laying off tens…
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Twinkies: Brought to you by private equity

by Nancy Marshall-Genzer Nov 12, 2014
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Geithner to start new job in private equity

by Mitchell Hartman Nov 18, 2013
The former secretary of the Treasury will become president of New York-based Warburg Pincus.

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Twinkie is back in business after a big slim down — cheaper wages, fewer benefits, and other cost-cutting measures.

Hedge funds crowd first-time buyers out of housing market

by David Weinberg Dec 10, 2012
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Explaining dividend recapitalization

by Paddy Hirsch Oct 23, 2012
Dividend recapitalization: private equity shenanigans or sound common sense? Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains how it works.
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