The first UK private equity firm to list in decades has kept lucrative carried interest payments under wraps

Blackstone’s Stephen Schwarzman made $610.5m in pay and dividends last year. KKR’s Henry Kravis and George Roberts received $80.6m and $84.5m respectively.

The regular disclosure of the US private equity executives’ income, which dwarfs that of most other business leaders, often causes a fuss. They can now look with envy at their newly listed UK peer Bridgepoint, where top executives’ true rewards remain hidden from view.

This summer Bridgepoint became the first private equity firm to list on the London Stock Exchange since 1994, with a £300m initial public offering and a market valuation that quickly rose to more than £4bn.

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