Category Archives: Private equity

JJ Jelincic: CalPERS’ Plan to Create 2 New Private Equity Companies, Give Away Billions With No Control Makes No Sense….Except to Make Fund Managers Rich

CalPERS still can’t justify its new private equity business model, and has even retreated to calling it just a concept, yet it wants the board to sign a blank check at next week’s meeting.

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Reining in Leveraged Lending

Yves here. This article pre-supposes that readers understand that most leveraged lending is taking place as a result of private equity, via two routes. First, private equity funds use a great deal of borrowed money when buying companies. One of the biggest sources is so-called leveraged loans, which are normally originally made by banks, but […]

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