Unlikely Suitors In the FIG Sector

Lewis, Janet
October 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;10/3/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 37, p32
Trade Publication
Discusses the emergence of private equity shops in the financial services industry in the United States. Investment by American private equity funds in Chinese and Korean banks; Private equity firms' battle for the New York Mercantile; Rate of return.


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