Commentaries

Pandit buys time with Citi reshuffle

July 9, 2009

– Peter Thal Larsen is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own –

Bair on PE bank deals: “We will get this right.”

June 18, 2009

The idea of the strip-and-flip crowd a/k/a private equity firms buying distressed banks out of government receivership raises a lot of dicey issues. But with federal regulators approving three such transactions this year and more bank failures on the way, get used to the idea of PE banking.