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07/30/2019 | Published by: Philadelphia Inquirer
07/30/2019

Private Equity's Next Leveraged Buyout Might Be the Oval Office

Private Equity's Next Leveraged Buyout Might Be the Oval Office

According to a new report from the Center for Popular Democracy and the Private Equity Stakeholder Project, PE is responsible for destroying over…

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07/30/2019 | Philadelphia Inquirer | Holding Wall Street Accountable
07/29/2019 | Published by: Footwear News
07/29/2019

How Wall Street’s Investment in Retail Killed 600,000 Jobs

How Wall Street’s Investment in Retail Killed 600,000 Jobs

Wall Street is destroying retail jobs, according to a new study from the Center for Popular Democracy. The report found that private equity’s investment in retail has led to the direct elimination...

07/29/2019 | Footwear News | Holding Wall Street Accountable
07/29/2019 | Published by: RetailWire
07/29/2019

Is private equity ownership killing retail?

Is private equity ownership killing retail?

The report was researched and written by Jim Baker (Private Equity Stakeholder Project), Maggie Corser (Center for Popular Democracy), and Eli Vitulli (Center for Popular Democracy).

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07/29/2019 | RetailWire | Holding Wall Street Accountable
07/28/2019 | Published by: Bisnow East Coast
07/28/2019

New Study, Proposal From Elizabeth Warren Scrutinize Retail's Private Equity Problem

New Study, Proposal From Elizabeth Warren Scrutinize Retail's Private Equity Problem

The Center for Popular Democracy, Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund, Strong Economy for All Coalition, United for Respect, Hedge Clippers and the Private Equity Stakeholders Project co...

07/28/2019 | Bisnow East Coast | Holding Wall Street Accountable
07/28/2019 | Published by: Pitchbook
07/28/2019

The Weekend Pitch: Private equity has taken its share of hits this year

The Weekend Pitch: Private equity has taken its share of hits this year

Dubbed "Pirate Equity: How Wall Street Firms are Pillaging American Retail," the report from the Center for Popular Democracy and the Private Equity Stakeholder Project provides an array of...

07/28/2019 | Pitchbook | Holding Wall Street Accountable

Private Equity Should Stop Profiting From Immigration Detention Centers And Private Prisons

According to Charles Khan of the not-for-profit Center For Popular Democracy and Hedge Clippers, "The Stop Wall Street Looting Act would create strong new rules for private equity and hedge funds...

07/27/2019 | Forbes | Holding Wall Street Accountable
07/27/2019 | Published by: NPR Weekend Edtion Saturday
07/27/2019

New Study Examines The Role Of Private Equity In Dismantling Retail Businesses

New Study Examines The Role Of Private Equity In Dismantling Retail Businesses

A new study shows that private equity firms have hastened the failure and liquidation of retail businesses. Host Scott Simon talks with its co-author, Maggie Corser.

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07/27/2019 | NPR Weekend Edtion Saturday | Holding Wall Street Accountable

The workers bearing the brunt of retail’s struggles? Primarily women and people of color.

Bankruptcies, of course, also meant layoffs, including 33,000 at Toys R Us last summer and 16,000 at Payless this spring. And these layoffs, according to the report’s co-authors, a coalition of...

07/26/2019 | Vox | Holding Wall Street Accountable

Study Highlights The High Cost Of Private Equity Firms’ Retail Buyouts: 1.3 Million Jobs

Nearly 600,000 jobs at U.S. retailers owned by private equity firms and hedge funds have been lost in the past decade, according to a study released this week by the Center for Popular Democracy...

07/26/2019 | Forbes | Holding Wall Street Accountable
07/26/2019 | Published by: Institutional Investor
07/26/2019

LBOs Make (More) Companies Go Bankrupt, Research Shows

LBOs Make (More) Companies Go Bankrupt, Research Shows

Similarly, research published by worker groups including the Private Equity Stakeholder Project and the Center for Popular Democracy claimed that, over the past ten years, private equity firms...

07/26/2019 | Institutional Investor | Holding Wall Street Accountable

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