"Carly Fiorina Is The New Mitt Romney": Fiorina Is About To Get Bained, An Assault She May Not Be Able To Withstand

Carly Fiorina has a Mitt Romney problem.

Fiorina, like Romney, is a wealthy former CEO from an affluent Republican family. Like Romney, she entered the Republican presidential contest assuming that her record running a large company would be one of her greatest assets. 2,272 more words

Mitt Romney

Romney, Fiorina, Trump: who did the most harm?

Last week a friend of mine wondered out loud who ruined more lives—Donald Trump, Carly Fiorina or Mitt Romney?

After doing a little Internet research, I would say—probably Mitt Romney, possibly Carly Fiorina, but not Donald Trump. 456 more words

Economy And Business

Worldpay, the UK payments processing giant, wants to raise $1.4 billion in IPO

Payments processing giant Worldpay announced Friday that it would raise around $1.4 billion for a proposed IPO on the London Stock Exchange.

The UK company is owned jointly by Advent International and Bain Capital. 200 more words


Vain Capital… But Know That I Call The shots

Will the party who controls the money always call the shots? Earlier this week Wall Street Journal released a statement to say that “Private-equity firm Bain Capital LLC is taking a minority stake in Sundial Brands LLC” and immediately Rihanna’s controversial single B*h Better Have My Money (BBHMM) seemed oddly relevant. 591 more words

Corporate Social Responsibility

A Protest Van

I never know what kind of protest I might come across when I go for a bike ride in D.C., but I can practically guarantee that I will see at least one protest.  263 more words


Lessons from Seoul’s Two Sharing Economies

As a Fulbright grantee, I spent part of the last year researching the sharing economy in Seoul. One of my main findings? Korea actually has two. 4,454 more words


Bain Capital Completes $2.4bn Blue Coat Acquisition

Blue Coat Systems today announced the completion of its previously reported acquisition by funds advised by Bain Capital, one of the world’s foremost private investment firms. 305 more words

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