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How to Get a Top Job at Goldman Sachs - No Application Necessary

How to Get a Top Job at Goldman Sachs - No Application Necessary

Goldman Sachs doesn't make many acquisitions, but when it does buy a company, the founders often end up working at the Wall Street firm, as appears to be the case for Joe Duran, founder of United Capital.

Colfax Strikes Deal to Sell Air and Gas Unit for $1.8 Billion

Colfax Strikes Deal to Sell Air and Gas Unit for $1.8 Billion

Colfax strikes a deal to sell its air and gas handling division to private-equity firm KPS Capital Partners for approximately $1.8 billion.

Kohl's Reportedly in Takeover Talks With At Home

Kohl's Reportedly in Takeover Talks With At Home

Department store chain Kohl's is reportedly in discussions with At Home Group about acquiring the U.S. home decor retail chain.

New Wall Street Tragicomedy 'Schwarzman's Billions' Features Blackstone CEO

New Wall Street Tragicomedy 'Schwarzman's Billions' Features Blackstone CEO

The five biggest U.S. private-equity firms have raised almost $350 billion of 'dry powder' from pension funds, foreign governments and other institutional investors that must now be spent on everything from corporate acquisitions to business loans and real estate. The problem is, the assets have gotten too expensive.

Sanmina Surges on Strong Second-Quarter Earnings

Sanmina Surges on Strong Second-Quarter Earnings

Shares of electronic components manufacturer Sanmina jump after the company reports better-than-expected second-quarter earnings.

KKR Profit Nearly Triples in First Quarter as U.S. Stocks Rallied

KKR Profit Nearly Triples in First Quarter as U.S. Stocks Rallied

KKR, the $200 billion U.S. private-equity firm, benefited from higher performance revenue and investment income during a period when the S&P 500 jumped by the most in 10 years.

How to Write an Executive Summary

How to Write an Executive Summary

An executive summary, crafted correctly, can mean the difference between business success and failure.

Blackstone CEO Schwarzman Makes $573 Million in One Day as Shares Jump

Blackstone CEO Schwarzman Makes $573 Million in One Day as Shares Jump

Stephen Schwarzman, founder and CEO of the giant U.S. private-equity firm Blackstone, was already one of the world's richest men. But after an announcement that the partnership will convert to a stock corporation sparked the biggest one-day rally in its publicly traded units, Schwarzman is immediately $573 million richer on paper.

Blackstone Shares Jump on Plan to Convert Partnership Units Into Stock

Blackstone Shares Jump on Plan to Convert Partnership Units Into Stock

The private-equity firm says the conversion will allow investors to buy its shares without creating the need for a Schedule K-1, an Internal Revenue Service tax form that's used to report earnings from partnerships.

Morgan Stanley Profit Falls 9% Amid Trading Slump but Beats Estimates

Morgan Stanley Profit Falls 9% Amid Trading Slump but Beats Estimates

Morgan Stanley says first-quarter profit falls 9% from a year earlier as revenue tumbles in the New York-based investment bank's trading business. But the results still exceed the expectations of Wall Street analysts.