The big PE news today was obviously the FDIC and private equity’s investments in failed banks. You can find our coverage of that here.
Fortune’s Take on it: Regulators cleaning up after bank failures showed Wednesday how far they’re willing to reach out for help. (Fortune)
How to Give a Lousy Presentation: Fifteen ways to make a bad impression. Some of these are totally obvious, but number 11 or 9 always seem to get overlooked. (BusinessWeek)
Big Questions: What good does private equity do? (My answer: They create value, duh.) (Economist)
Results: NB Private Equity earnings rose this quarter. (WSJ)
PE Interview: “The era of highly leveraged, high-priced private equity deals is being replaced in Germany by smaller acquisitions focused on long-term growth,” according to Lewin Berner. (WSJ)