Financial Lifesaving

Condon, Bernard; Vardi, Nathan
March 2009
Forbes Asia;3/2/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p21
The article focuses on buyout firms and their strategies related to the bailout plans of the U.S. government. Buyout firms and other private investors are sitting on anywhere from $450 billion to $1 trillion that they are ready to use to buy banks and/or their crummy assets. They are waiting for the measure of whether U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner gets the particulars right is if they finally get private investors to take the plunge.


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