Apollo Global Management is an alternative investment management firm specializing in leveraged buyout transactions and purchases of distressed securities involving corporate restructuring, special situations, and industry consolidations. It operates through three segments: Credit, Private Equity. and Real Assets. The Credit segment primarily invests in non-control corporate and structured debt instruments including performing, stressed, and distressed instruments across the capital structure. The Private Equity segment specializes in the investments in control equity and related debt instruments, convertible securities, and distressed debt instruments. The Real Assets segment invests in real estate equity and infrastructure equity for the acquisition and recapitalization of real estate and infrastructure assets, portfolios, platforms and operating companies, real estate and infrastructure debt including first mortgage and mezzanine loans, preferred equity and commercial mortgage backed securities and European performing and non-performing loans, and unsecured consumer loans.