Mitt Romney's record at Bain Capital, the company he founded in 1984, continues to be attacked by the campaign of President Barack Obama. Business Week reports Romney and Obama advisers took swipes at each other's campaigns Sunday on morning talk shows.
15: Years Romney ran Bain Capital. He resigned as CEO in 1999 to become the head of Salt Lake Organizing Committee for the 2002 Winter Olympics, according to the Deseret News.
210,000: Square feet Bain Capital's corporate headquarters occupies in the Hancock Tower in Boston. The Boston Globe reports the company has seven floors.
66 billion: Dollars Bain Capital is worth in assets. The company was founded with $37 million in seed money in 1984, according to the Wall Street Journal.
400: "Professionals" on staff with previous consulting experience. Bain Capital has completed over 250 investments since the company's founding.
88: Managing directors. The company terms these directors "senior professionals" on Bain Capital's website.
10: Offices worldwide.
3: People who co-founded Bain Capital as an offshoot of Bain & Company. Romney, T. Coleman Andrews III and Eric Kriss founded the investment firm that grew into a huge moneymaker for all three men.
William Browning is a research librarian specializing in U.S. politics. Born in St. Louis, Browning is active in local politics and served as a campaign volunteer for President Barack Obama and Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill.
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