Private Equity Firms Are Piling On Debt to Pay Dividends

Dividend recaps, a kind of borrowing long condemned for loading up companies with debt for the benefit of their private equity owners, has surged.

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Join Us in Miami! Love, Masters of the Universe

Silicon Valley techies and Wall Street titans have bought homes and moved businesses there in the pandemic, coaxed by an eager mayor.

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Should Business Executives Who Enabled the Capitol Riots Be Held to Account?

Business is about accountability.

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Private Equity, Lobbying the U.S. for Help, Is Mostly Hearing ‘No’

As the government rolls out trillions of dollars in emergency stimulus funds, a push by the industry has met with only modest success.

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Wall Street, Encouraged by Biden’s Wins, Breaks Out Its Checkbooks

Fearful of the more progressive candidates, some finance executives had sidelined themselves from the elections until Mr. Biden surged.

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