Skip to main content
Table of Contents:VOL. 157, NO. 11 - May 26, 2008
COVER STORY
The biggest deal ever Bagging Bell Canada put Providence Equity into the top tier. Jonathan Nelson has to keep it there. more
The private equity firms that will thrive in the year ahead are those that know how to profit from others' misfortunes. more
Thirty-five giants that operate outside the public markets. more
Fortune's tout sheet of the biggest buyout shops. By Katie Benner, Telis Demos, and Jia Lynn Yang more
Big donors on campus: a portfolio of buildings given by hedgies and private equity fund owners. more
FEATURES
Where does Google go next? It's still a great place to work. So why are so many people leaving? more
Team building in paradise Inside Eco Seagate: extreme corporate bonding at the bottom of the world. more
FIRST
Apple and Eve Revealed: The heroine of Pixar's new release, Wall-E, was born from an iPod. more
Pushing potash
Used as fertilizer around the globe, potash is the mineral of the moment. By Ryan Derousseau 
A pint-sized populist is Oregon's Democratic front-runner. more
After pulling out of embargoed Sudan, the oil services company donates its equipment to an effort to drill water. more
TECHNOLOGY
Finding cracks in Facebook The social-networking site is taking flak from users, developers, and advertisers. more
You've seen the blowout earnings numbers. Here's a look at why growth remains strong. more
LIFE AT THE TOP
Best new business hotels Does your business travel routine need an upgrade? Check out these top new spots in dealmaking hubs around the globe. more
RECENT ISSUES
All magazine archives: 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007| 2008
FEATURES
As the virtual currency goes mainstream, many of the reasons why investors embrace bitcoin could go away |more|