Apollo Capital

Total AUM: $189 Billion
Capital Raised: $24.13 Billion
Headquarters: New York, United States

Since its founding in 1990, Apollo has grown to become one of the world's largest alternative investment managers with well-developed horizontals like mergers and acquisitions (M&A), credit and hedge fund investment strategies; private equity, as well as restructuring and private placements. As of September 30, 2016, their total assets under management were about $189 billion. With a team of 974 employees, including 370 investment professionals, Apollo is headquartered in New York City, and also has offices in Purchase, New York, Los Angeles, Houston, London, Frankfurt, Luxembourg, Singapore, Hong Kong and Mumbai. Among the most notable companies currently owned by Apollo are Claire's, Caesars Entertainment Corporation, Norwegian Cruise Line, Novitex Enterprise Solutions, Rackspace, and CORE Media Group (American Idol).