Cooper’s Take: Private-Equity Firms Rally Around Puerto Rico

Charitable fund founded by Orlando Bravo with a $10 million donation has collected $15 million more from the private-equity community [Laura Cooper  |  WSJ]   Private-equity executives have long put their financial firepower behind philanthropic projects—Stephen Schwarzman’s donation to the New York Public Library and David Rubenstein’s efforts to repair and protect national icons such as the Washington […]

Private jet and yacht charters from South Florida join hurricane relief efforts in Caribbean

[Arlene Satchel | SunSentenial] With vital emergency supplies, food and medicine still not reaching countless hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and other stricken Caribbean islands, private air and yacht charters are stepping in to render aid. Several relief missions in recent days have departed from South Florida airports and marinas bound for Caribbean islands decimated […]