Apollo Global Managing Partners, including Leon Black, Sign Deals Where Each is Paid $100K a Year

Apollo Global Management said Friday that Chairman and CEO Leon Black, along with Senior MDs Josh Harris and Marc Rowan, have entered into new employment agreements with the firm. The agreements are “substantially similar” to the original employment agreements the managing partners signed on July 13, 2007. Those deals have expired. The new agreements are effective until July 19, 2015 and each managing partner will receive total annual compensation of $100,000.


Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO) and its subsidiaries (collectively “Apollo” or the “Company”) today announced that Leon Black, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Josh Harris, Senior Managing Director, and Marc Rowan, Senior Managing Director (collectively the “Managing Partners”) have entered into new employment agreements with Apollo through July 19, 2015. The terms and conditions of the new agreements are substantially similar to the original employment agreements executed by the Managing Partners on July 13, 2007, whose five-year term expired on July 13, 2012. The new agreements will be in effect through July 19, 2015 and will continue to provide each of the Managing Partners with total annual compensation of $100,000.

Leon Black, Apollo Global Management’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said “Josh, Marc and I strongly believe that the signing of our new employment agreements under substantially similar terms to our original agreements demonstrates our unwavering commitment to Apollo and a clear alignment of interests with our fellow shareholders. As a leading global alternative investment manager, Apollo is well positioned for continued expansion and diversification and we remain enthusiastic about the Company’s long-term growth prospects. After more than two decades together, we believe the best is yet to come for Apollo.”

About Apollo Global Management

Apollo is a leading global alternative investment manager with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Houston, London, Frankfurt, Luxembourg, Singapore, Mumbai and Hong Kong. Apollo had assets under management of more than $86 billion as of March 31, 2012, in private equity, credit-oriented capital markets and real estate funds invested across a core group of nine industries where Apollo has considerable knowledge and resources. For more information about Apollo, please visit www.agm.com.