Scoops & Analysis

No-fault removals and key-person issues: drama in the market
First Read closes out the week with news that vaping deaths rises to 34, Twitter stock tanks and Softbank plans $5 bln write down on Vision Fund to reflect declining value of some of its largest holdings.
First Read kicks off the day with news that Apollo is acquiring a stake in Italian gaming company Gamenet, WeWork's new chairman says job cuts are coming, and BuySellsAds has bought Pando.
LPs force Wingate to stop making new investments; Record demand for operating partners
First Read begins the day with news that SoftBank takes control of WeWork as co-founder Neumann gets up to $1.7 billion to exit startup, Amazon declares war on dollar stores, and Aducanumab, the Alzheimer drug, may actually work.
Vista raises $700 mln for third credit fund; Hercules founder pleads guilty; AIC responds to negative PE attacks
First Read begins the day with news that Facebook suspends Russian Instagram accounts targeting U.S. voters, JPMorgan wants to hire people with criminal backgrounds, and Peter Thiel's Founders Fund is raising nearly $3 billion.
This week’s jobs include a finance director at Felix Capital, a VP at Cantor Fitzgerald and an associate at Next Coast Ventures.
Private equity's 99 problems; 21st Century Oncology seeks buyer; Romney admits to Pierre Delecto Twitter account
First Read begins the week with news that Oracle's co-CEO Mark Hurd passes way, J&J recalls about 33,000 bottles of baby powder due to asbestos concern, and Mitt Romney admits to being behind the "Pierre Delecto" Twitter account.

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