PE HUB First Read

Nikolas Cruz, 19, opened fire with an AR-15 and killed 17 people at high school in Florida.

Popular Inc is buying Wells Fargo’s Puerto Rico auto finance business for $1.7 billion.

South African President Jacob Zuma agrees to step down. logistics business raises $2.5 bln from Hillhouse, Sequoia China, others.

Amazon has partnered with Bank of America for its lending program.

Blackstone, other PE firms, may sit out Trump’s infrastructure push.

Crypto mania is killing the search for aliens.

Thomson Reuters board chair criticized its $17 bln deal with Blackstone.

“Black Panther” is heading for a record-breaking box office weekend.

Photo: A taxi speeds past a Bank of America branch in New York’s Times Square January 11, 2008. Reuters/Brendan McDermid