An interview and Q&A with billionaire private equity investor and philanthropist, David Rubenstein. In this interview David discusses being at the creation of private equity and changing its course by introducing multiple funds. David also talks about his early life and going to Duke.
Value Partners Asia ex-Japan Equity Fund has delivered a 60.7% return since its inception three years ago. In comparison, the MSCI All Counties Asia (ex-Japan) index has returned just 34% over the same period. The fund, which targets what it calls the best-in-class companies in "growth-like" areas of the market, such as information technology and Read More
3:50 The kennedy center
7:54 How you came to go to Duke?
10:20 Working in the Carter administration
14:15 Starting Carlyle
15:55 Changing private equity
17:54 Is international investment the future?
20:15 We are in a contraction, not a recession
23:32 If you were young again, what would you found?
25:42 Philanthropy has a new life in the modern economy
31:18 University and philanthropy
37:35 Opinions of the basketball team
42:12 Start of Q&A
42:39 How did you learn from failure and will the US become a manufacturing nation again?
46:04 How does the US not become a submerging economy?
48:04 If you could invest domestically to create jobs in the US, where would it be?