Private Equity

Our Approach

For more than 30 years, Private Equity has been a cornerstone of Apollo’s equity platform. Our tenured team works in partnership with management teams to build stronger businesses. Recognizing one size does not fit all, Apollo Private Equity is focused on providing bespoke, innovative capital solutions to Apollo-managed funds’ portfolio companies. Our flexible and vast platform enables us to add value throughout the lifecycle of an investment.

We are responsible stewards of capital and are proud of our commitment to sustainability and demonstrated ability to generate attractive returns for our investors. 


Assets Under Management
Gross/Net IRR

Across Apollo’s Flagship Private Equity Funds Since Inception

Investment Professionals
Portfolio Companies

As of March 31, 2024

Building Stronger Businesses

Our Private Equity platform supports great businesses in their journey toward growth and transformation. Our vast platform allows us to support Apollo-managed funds’ portfolio companies throughout the entire lifecycle of an investment.

Purchase Price Matters

Throughout our history, we have maintained our value-orientation, which we believe has allowed us to allocate capital in attractive risk/reward opportunities in any market environment.



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Creativity & Flexibility

Our flexible mandate allows us to embrace complexity and strive to identify compelling opportunities across transaction type, industry and geography in any market environment. 

Deep Expertise

With more than 120 investment professionals and nearly 20 years of average experience on the senior team, Apollo has a longstanding history of investing through market cycles.

Case Studies

Key Transactions Types

Apollo-managed Private Equity funds primarily invest across
three transaction types: 

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Majority ownership in privately-held companies or public companies that we believe would be better served under private ownership

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Corporate Carveouts

Acquisition of a standalone asset that once sat within a corporation

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Established companies who need support restructuring their balance sheets

Apollo Portfolio Performance Solutions (APPS)

We seek to create value by engaging with portfolio companies from the very beginning of our partnership – offering expertise, support and resources to help position each company for growth. Apollo Portfolio Performance Solutions (APPS) applies the scale and expertise of Apollo to help build better companies.

Our success is predicated on the success of each business within our funds' portfolio. That’s why we provide their management teams with appropriate resources as an essential element of the Apollo Private Equity ecosystem.


Our commitment to responsible leadership is predicated on our longstanding belief that driving sustainability best practices across our funds' portfolio yields better business outcomes for all our stakeholders.

  • Voted one of “America’s Most Responsible Companies” in 2021 and 2022 by Newsweek (1)
  • Signatory to the United Nations Principles for responsible investment

  • 5% Carbon Reduction Target for latest flagship fund 
  • Achieved $1B, now targeting $2B in spend with diverse suppliers across Apollo-managed funds’ Private Equity portfolio
  • Broad-based employee equity participation

  • 50% racial- and gender-diverse investment professionals
  • Connectivity to Apollo affinity networks: PRIDE, AWE, AVAN, Family Network
  • Co-founder of AltFinance

  • Original signatory of the NASDAQ Board Diversity Pledge
  • 40% of US portfolio company directors are diverse 

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  1. Sponsors of these awards may have other business relationships with Apollo that incentivized the sponsor(s) to include Apollo among its nominees. Awards and recognitions are not representative of any one client’s or investor’s experience with Apollo and should not be viewed as indicative of future performance of any Apollo fund or transaction.