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By Eli Horn On Thursday, December 25th, 2014

‘Clash of the Titans’ over Ceasars Debt Pits Leon Black Against Paul Singer

Leon Black and Paul Singer got rich by outsmarting other people. For much of this year they’ve been trying to outsmart each other, Bloomberg said. Black’s Apollo Global Management LLC and Singer’s Elliott More...

By Eli Horn On Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Bankruptcy on Horizon for Leon Black’s Caesars Entertainment

Financier Leon Black’s Caesars Entertainment, America’s No. 1 casino chain, said on December 19 it expected its largest subsidiary to file for bankruptcy in mid-January. The subsidiary, whose holdings More...

By Reuters On Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Leon Black’s Apollo nearing deal to buy PetSmart for about $8 billion: Bloomberg

–   Leon Black’s Apollo Global Management is nearing a buyout of PetSmart Inc for about $8 billion in what would be the largest leveraged deal for a U.S. company this year, Bloomberg reported on More...

By Noam Meir On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Billionaire Leon Black and wife Debra Buying Upper East Side Home for $50 Million

The billionaire manager of a private equity fund Leon Black and his wife Debra who is a Broadway producer are buying a new Manhattan home on the Upper East Side for $50 million. Currently owned by the London developer More...

By Clive Minchom On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Leon Black’s Apollo Global Plans IPO For Braas Monier Group Could Raise About $475 Million

– – The Braas Monier Building Group is a leading manufacturer and supplier of pitched roof solutions, including both roof tiles and roofing components. The company operates in Europe, parts of More...

By Clive Minchom On Friday, May 16th, 2014

Leon Black’s Apollo Global Management Forming Television Production Company Joint Venture With Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox

– – Yesterday, Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox announced it has entered into a preliminary agreement with Leon Black’s private equity firm Apollo Global Management. Subject to a number of conditions, More...

By Clive Minchom On Friday, March 28th, 2014

Leon Black’s Apollo Global & CVC Capital Sell 25% Piece Of Insurer Brit Plc In $400 Million IPO

– – Netherlands based specialty insurance company, Brit Plc announced today announced the successful pricing of its initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange. Brit had initially commenced More...

By Clive Minchom On Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Leon Black’s Apollo global Management Buying Chuck E Cheese for $983 Million

– CEC Entertainment (NYSE: CEC) is a Texas based family dining and entertainment company that operates 577 Chuck E. Cheese entertainment centres for children, mostly around the United States. CEC today More...

By Clive Minchom On Friday, January 10th, 2014
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Leon Black’s Apollo Global Closes New $17.5 Billion Fund

– Leon Black/ Getty – Leon Black’s Apollo Global Management announced on Thursday it had now closed its new flagship private equity fund, Apollo Investment Fund VIII on December 31st. The total More...

By Clive Minchom On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Leon Black’s McGraw Hill Education Grows Tel Aviv Technology Innovation Centre As Major Corporate Hub

– McGraw Hill Education / Getty – Global education technology company McGraw Hill Education made a fairly dry announcement on Monday, which on closer inspection looks to be quite a big deal. It announced More...

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