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(Oval) Office politics and private equity

(Oval) Office politics and private equity

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It was nearly four and a half years ago that The New York Times caused quite a stir in this sector. That's when the self-proclaimed newspaper of record ran a largely unflattering piece about private equity firms that own nursing homes.

Carlyle plans $500 million IPO for HCR ManorCare

The Carlyle Group, the private equity owner of HCR ManorCare, is going to take the giant nursing home and assisted living operator public with a $500 million initial public offering, according to Reuters.