PE HUB First Read

Walgreens to buy Rite Aid for $9.4 billion

Barclays confirms Jes Staley as CEO.

Senate overwhelmingly passes historic cybersecurity bill.

Online food delivery firm HelloFresh plans IPO.

Virtual reality hits new milestone as NBA broadcasts Warriors-Pelicans game live.

What Chinese slowdown? Apple’s sales double in China on iPhone growth.

ADP drops lawsuit against human resources startup Zenefits.

Death toll rises to 385 in Afghan quake.

Game 1 of World Series is delayed after Fox Sports telecast lost power.

Facebook just made it easier to talk to people you’re not friends with.

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KKR’s Kravis more bullish on deals, firm eyes bigger North America fund

Back to School: PE creates value by revenue growth, not leverage.

Building a firm, not just raising a fund

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