PE HUB First Read

BlackRock plans on speaking to gun makers “to understand their response” to the Florida school schootings.

The Trump administration wants more people to work for food stamps.

EQT closes eight fund on 10.75 bln euros hard cap.

How gargantuan can private equity get?

Britain’s Stobart is considering a bid for airline Flybe.

Private equity: overvalued and overrated?

Actor Brendan Fraser alleges ex-Golden Globes president assaulted him.

CVC weighs IPO for Italian company Stage Entertainment.

Palantir Technologies Inc. must turn over internal files to one of its early investors who accuses the firm of blocking his efforts to sell his shares.

Photo: Laurence Fink, Chairman and CEO of Blackrock Inc., gestures at the session ‘The Global Economic Outlook’ in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos January 24, 2015. Reuters/Ruben Sprich