Private equity firm The Blackstone Group LP on Thursday posted a first-quarter profit and its strongest quarter since going public four years ago as fee and investment income more than doubled from a year ago. Full story
Egypt's benchmark stock index tumbled more than 3 percent Monday, pulling the market lower for a second straight day as investor worries mounted that an investigation into the head of a leading Mideast private equity firm signaled a major widening in anti-corruption probes. Full story
A tender offer for business software maker Epicor Software Corp.'s outstanding shares has begun, the private equity firm spearheading the deal said Monday. Full story
A federal bankruptcy court has approved the sale of the bankrupt Charlie Brown's Steakhouse chain to a New York-based private equity firm. Full story
A group of private equity firms led by Apollo are working to submit a bid for Sara Lee. "The Strategy Session" hosts weigh in.