Carlyle Majority Owner Of Company At Center Of NSA Leak Case

Jun 11 2013 | 12:09pm ET

Booz Allen Hamilton has been a profitable investment for the Carlyle Group, but in the wake of an intelligence leak scandal, it may prove a headache.

Shares of the government consultancy fell after an employee, Edward Snowden, came forward as the source of documents showing that the National Security Agency was tracking Verizon phone records in the U.S. Booz Allen fired Snowden today.

Carlyle bought Booz Allen's government contracting business in 2008 and has made some $2 billion on it since. The private-equity firm still owns 67% of the company, which went public in 2010.


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