1. Abu Dhabi-backed Carlyle Group returns to profit in Q2
2. Carlyle profit misses estimates; prospects for U.S. deals poor
Guess which one it ran on behalf of One Carlyle, now up to $180.4 billion in management. If you chose #1 you have some understanding of how the PEU game is played. The journalist who wrote #2 diminished his chances of getting an interview with a Carlyle co-founder or a hot PEU lead from their image obsessed PR people.