Not Henry Kravis, no, not David Rubenstein either, but actually,is the .
So, why does's founder get the ostentatious title of being the ? Well, plainly, because he just is the exact Master of the Universe that we would all expect him to be. Now, this is where I encourage anyone with a mild interest in the to read John Morris' and David Carey's : The Remarkable Rise, Fall, and Rise Again of and .
I refuse to ruin the plot line of any good book, but I probably should say more about how the book reads and its contents. For starters, although the book chronicles Schwarzman's story to a large extent, the plot is more a decent history of the buyout industry vicariously lived through's ups and downs.
In my humble opinion, the authors take on theis much more bipartisan than Barbarians at The Gates. Towards the end of the book, the story actually transitions away from and begins to defend as a important capital and consultancy source to our global economy.
If more people would spend the time to read about the industry through Morris' and Carey's words, they might feel a little dumb for thinking Mitt Romney was anything close to a corporate raiding, job killer. While this book may only make you giggle a handful of times, it is a truly informative account of wherefirms came from and where they might be headed. So what are you waiting for? Go to and order a copy, right now.
Does anyone else have an opinion on's account of the or ?