Scoops & Analysis

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.
Private equity's outperformance, How GPs deal with key-person issues
First Read closes out the week with news that Juul suspends all U.S. sales of fruity e-cigarettes, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella gets big pay raise and ex-Credit Suisse banker says secret affair helped fuel $45 mln fraud.
Parthenon comes to market with its sixth flagship fund; MLB said to allow funds to take minority stakes; Pritzker's Carbone dislikes "patient capital"
First Read kicks off the day with news that MGM Resorts is selling two Las Vegas casinos in a deal that's nearly $5 billion, a new report says there are 600,000 millennial millionaires in the U.S., and Meredith is shutting down Family Circle magazine.

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