Blog: Private equity
Dave Leggett | 20 June 2007
I wrote an article on private equity firms last week - they're big news at the moment and not just in the automotive sector where they're making more of an impression lately. Here's a link to the article I did (you can also hear a short audio clip in which I put a few questions on the subject to colleague Mark Bursa; it's an 'outside broadcasts studio' job):
I also came across this article on the subject by BBC Economics Editor Evan Davis which I thought describes some of the fundamental principles behind them very well.
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