Apollo Global Management LLC was formed as a Delaware limited liability company on July 3, 2007. The Company, together with its consolidated subsidiaries, operates as an alternative investment manager. Its primary business is to raise, invest and manage private equity, credit and real estate funds as well as strategic investment accounts, on behalf of pension, endowment and sovereign wealth funds, as well as other institutional and individual investors. For these investment management services, the Company receives management fees generally related to the amount of assets managed, transaction and advisory fees for the investments made and carried interest income related to the performance of the respective funds that it manages. The Company has three reportable business segments: Private equity, Credit and Real estate. Private equity, invests in control equity and related debt instruments, convertible securities and distressed debt investments; Credit, invests in non-control corporate and structured debt instruments; and Real estate, invests in real estate equity for the acquisition and recapitalization of real estate assets, portfolios, platforms and operating companies, and real estate debt including first mortgage and mezzanine loans, preferred equity and commercial mortgage backed securities. The Company is subject to extensive regulation, including periodic examinations, by governmental and self-regulatory organizations in the jurisdictions in which it operates around the world.