Back in December 2023, when the market was pricing in six or so rate cuts, Apollo Asset Management’s co-president Scott Kleinman had a more contrarian view: He said he’d be betting against any rate cuts in 2024.  That call so far has paid off. But higher-for-longer rates haven’t necessarily been a tailwind for the private-equity industry as
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Struggling Pennsylvania hospital chain Tower Health plans to exchange current debt and raise additional funds as it pursues a turnaround.  The system, trustee and bondholders of about $992 million in debt are supporting an exchange of “substantially all” existing bonds, according to a May 31 agreement that Tower Health disclosed in a filing Monday on
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Some Americans believe that real estate is the best long-term investment. If you’re among them, real estate investment trusts, or REITs, might be the easiest way to tap the market.  About 36% of surveyed Americans ranked real estate as the top long-term investment, more than cited stocks or mutual funds (22%), gold (18%), and savings
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The U.S. Department of Transportation has amended its well-known Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act program to clarify interest rates on its longest-term loans and to broaden eligibility for projects. The new rules cover provisions that were included, but not yet implemented, in the 2021 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The IIJA, among other things,
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Municipals were firmer Wednesday amid another heavy new-issue calendar, led by several large deals that saw yields lowered upon repricing. U.S. Treasuries yields fell further and equities ended up. Issuance remains robust Wednesday with an estimated $5.9 billion, said J.P. Morgan strategists, led by Peter DeGroot. The negotiated calendar was led by $830 million from
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Barry Sternlicht, chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group, speaks at the Milken Conference 2024 Global Conference Sessions at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, on May 7, 2024. David Swanson | Reuters Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group chairman and CEO, defended his decision to cap how much money investors could pull from his
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Consumers confronted with high housing prices sometimes point to private equity when buying homes as a contributing factor. But experts say that while the housing market has multiple issues, it’s hard to determine if real estate investor activity is truly deterring people from becoming homeowners across the U.S. Real estate investors purchased about 44,000 U.S.
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