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This Tuesday morning First Read brings you the best way to invest in private equity, how to solve the industry’s recruiting dilemma, why European firms are lagging on gender diversity and what The Vatican is doing with its investment activity.

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Zenergy and Apollo form partnership

Zenergy and Apollo have formed a partnership to invest in the acquisition and development of upstream and midstream oil and gas properties. The partnership has total committed capital of $700 million from funds managed by affiliates of Apollo and $55 million from Zenergy, its affiliates and management team. The partnership will focus on assets in the Mid-Continent, Texas and Arkansas-Louisiana-Texas regions.

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Read up on the latest news after the long weekend including an insight into angel and venture capitalist relationships, Apollo’s Rowan cashing out on shares and why it’s New York, New York for buyout funds.

Apollo to acquire Classic Party Rentals

Apollo is to acquire event rental and services provider Classic Party Rentals. The acquisition is subject to the execution of an asset purchase agreement and approval by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

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In Second Opinion, Amazon Prime will now cost $99 a year, FINRA really doesn’t like Bitcoin, Target could’ve stopped the massive data hack but didn’t and Seamless is making you single.

First read march 11
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This Tuesday morning read all about cross‐border investments and venture capital exits in Europe, CalSTRS’ investment officer hiring spree, Energy & Minerals Group’ fundraising status for Fund III and why traditional PE fundraising methods are not working for some managers.

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Catch up on the latest after the weekend including Apollo tipping the scale with Fund VIII, a round-up of firms on the fundraising trail and find out whether private equity’s reputation has improved over the last five years.

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This Monday morning First Read brings you tips on how to value pre-IPO portfolio companies, the various sources of finance in the clean tech sector and news of NYSTRS committing over a billion to real estate and PE.

Apollo to acquire CEC

Apollo is to acquire CEC for approximately $1.3 billion, including the assumption of the company’s outstanding debt. CEC is a family dining and entertainmentcain which operates 577 Chuck E. Cheese’s stores.

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This morning Apollo is all set to buy Chuck E Cheese for $1 billion, Washington’s top buyout managers coming back to market are revealed and it looks like debt availability is driving the mid-market forward in 2014.

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peHUB First Read

To start off your week, First Read brings you the best month for deals so far in 2013, news that Clessidra is slashing its latest fund and seven top tech stories from the weekend.

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Today read all about JP Morgan’s PE sale talks, Riverside’s first non-control credit fund and Level Equity raising its second growth fund.

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This morning First Read brings you links to a global asset management revolution, how to make $4bn in three months and why venture-backed IPOs are failing to boost M&A market.

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NYC Pensions Pledge $500M Each to Apollo, CVC

New York City Public Pension Funds marked its largest commitments yet to private equity via marquee funds from Apollo Global Management and CVC Capital Partners. It was part of an overall $1.3 billion series of pledges by the $137 billion retirement system that also included first-time commitments to several emerging managers.

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