Rubenstein, co-founder of the Carlyle Group and host of a show on Bloomberg TV, said it’s hard to admire anyone more right now than Bezos. The relationship between Rubenstein’s Carlyle Group – one of the world’s largest private equity firms – and Amazon dates back to Amazon’s early days.

Seattle Biz Journal
In Amazon's early days, Bezos told David Rubenstein, 'I'll never be that rich'