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Four star general former CIA director David Petraeus may be making a move.
To Wall Street yes bring us the story so what are the plans for her -- turn out that a couple years ago John Mack did when he was -- CEO of Morgan Stanley -- or maybe we might be the chairman at the time -- do you.
Officially passed it off to James Gorman.
What General Petraeus into the boards and the trading floor to -- talked to the troops he thought he'd give them a rousing sort of explanation of what it's like to be embattled.
-- -- -- From what I understand very eloquently about the capital markets.
-- -- to raise money in the capital markets how important it is for for the country to have a vibrant capital markets were businesses turn to to basically expand and get capital.
And he really press people there.
-- we understand.
Right now the transition -- -- that General Petraeus is trying to make now is a private citizen is in Wall Street from we what we -- told that the Fox Business Network that several.
Major financial firms are talking two -- one firm he's in advanced talks with its KKR's -- and perhaps is private equity firm.
We have -- stand that he's very close and we -- we should point out that that's where John Mack.
He's right now these are described to us as advance negotiations.
They could fall apart this guy's a wanted man meaning a lot of people like his knowledge he has globe you know obviously knows everybody of course to grow -- Brilliant general -- all those people -- -- Yeah I mean that's -- area.
You look at Carlyle and you look at the makeup of the yet but -- this is normal to go get somebody but it's heat it's even more than normal because I think this guy brings apple Google and a little different experience do you look at his background I get a little I didn't notice about him.
Graduated fight top 5% of his classic at West Point.
He went on to get it I think -- masters and the Ph.D.
I mean and -- -- he had this incredible career as a public servant and as they head of the CIA general -- -- is peachy and you know much.
It was international relations with -- -- going by memory that would.
What I'm saying this this is an incredibly Smart guy the perfect guy I think for job at a private equity firm which is global.
-- you need to talk to clients globally anything -- need to think globally in terms of business development.
Particularly an opportunity and what makes sense right -- and this is the guy to do it not whether he doesn't steal I can tell you.
This thing leaked out about three or four weeks ago.
Where would they were talking about broad talks I can tell you right now -- -- and stand for people inside KKR.
He's a fairly advanced talks they could they could basically come extremely soon if they do come.
But did my only question here is like this is a guy that's wanted they there's all the players has written a bit so it's not ready she's run ability -- and he's not signed up.
Until he signs on the bottom line now in terms of reputation rebuild -- This is the -- entity every.
I don't look at that as something that he is the worry about penalty anyway -- -- would this is a mistake.
I don't it doesn't -- -- business -- -- -- -- to consult on his success in actual weapons ideal thing that makes a lot of -- you're asking me about you know a private affair I mean it was with a cut consenting adults if it happened I don't -- -- happened.
I but it raises the question of trust and if he's working for KKR and -- -- pat -- an error ratio money in general Contra traders -- haven't possibly an extramarital affair with a consenting adult.
He's not akin to something someone like.
Tell it Eliot Spitzer who had had sex in a processor in get anywhere near that I'm going to say that if you're gonna start like say neither to trust the guy.
What -- he made a mistake every one mistake.
Well he did lose his right position well I mean yeah but I'm just I position powerful one mistake I mean it's.
-- I don't I don't that -- clearly made many mistakes but I couldn't.
Did I do you know that that's like -- libelous statements.
And I thought -- -- Palin is I won't sue for libel is simply girlfriends.
Let's check the markets keep.
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