Quote of the Week: A Lyrical Look at PE


March 29, 2012

“This as strategy, the art of how we build until management in turn builds us, elegant the logic used. To draw out more than what is put in. Everyone wants beyond; even with the one last page. As exit plan it is the return that is watched and how we will be known. To end up where we start again, and to look as if we gained.”


Who said it: Sophie Cabot Black, an American prize-winning poet that teaches writing at Columbia University


Context: This may be the first time ever that the private equity business model is used as the metaphor in a poem about love.


Where we found it: The New Yorker

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