Some one posted TPG had 40% when the deal was struck. I don't think he had the other big 3 funds in that 40%. The last 48 hours of negotiations would have given him the 50% they needed, but it would have cost him more control in the company. I think TPG did it without the Carlyle group, riverstone, or fairfax, by cutting a deal with TW.
gveehess--you need to reread all the press releases..he lost. after the tpg investigation if they find a conflict of interest Tom gets "nothing"...read,read,read......Even if he stays he's surrounded by tpg board members not his buddies...HE LOST!