A Tale of Two Companies: Planet Money Explains How Private Equity Firms Work


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America's most well know private equity success, Mitt Romney, will be on stage for yet another debate in his push to secure the Republican nomination for President.  He may take some hits for the work he did while at Bain Capital, as he has in past debates.  But we still aren't sure most voters fully grasp what private equity firms do.  To help with that, Planet Money takes a shot at describing the role of private equity firms in today's business world by telling the stories of two companies Bain acquired:

Posted 02-22-2012 11:54 AM by Graham Griffith
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