Private equity firms have a ‘fair amount of dry powder,’ Carlyle Group co-founder says


The co-founder of one of the biggest players in private equity said the industry is in “reasonably good shape” and there will be opportunities to buy companies in the coming months. 

David Rubenstein, a co-founder of the Carlyle Group, said on CNBC’s “Closing Bell” that his firm and other private equity companies are waiting on the right opportunities as the economic impact of the pandemic puts stress on companies around the world. 

“We have a fair amount dry powder, as do the other large private equity firms. We see a lot of opportunities,” Rubenstein said. “But we don’t think that,

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