The New Tycoons: Inside the Trillion Dollar Private Equity Industry That Owns Everything by Jason Kelly


  1. An in-depth overview of the private equity industry

Key Takeaways

  1. The role, size, influence, and impact that the private equity industry has been on a steady upward trend for decades now. Many of the biggest firms now have 1m+ people working for them through their portfolio companies. The numbers and size are quite staggering

What I got out of it

  1. A good history on some of the major PE firms – KKR, Carlyle, TPG, Blackstone, etc – and some of the major deals they’ve done