Carlyle Group's Rubenstein buys Magna Carta for $21.3 Million

December 19, 2007 (BLOOMBERG) — David Rubenstein, co-founder of the private-equity firm Carlyle Group, last night bought a 1297 copy of the Magna Carta, an English royal document and symbol of freedom, for $21.3 million including commission at Sotheby’s in New York. Full Report