Burnishing Private Equity's Image

Burns, Mairin
October 2003
Investment Dealers' Digest;10/20/2003, Vol. 69 Issue 40, p12
Trade Publication
Looks at the efforts of the multimillion dollar private equity firm Carlyle Group to improve its public relations image. Problems with political connections, investment dealings and dealings with the bin Laden family; Replacement of Frank Carlucci with former IBM chairman Lou Gerstner as chairman; Efforts of other financial firms to enhance their public image; Improvement of the one-year return of private equity funds.


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