Write-Offs: 07.24.14

$$$ UBS Lashes Out at French Prosecutors [Dealbook]

$$$ KKR’s Quarterly Profit Surges [WSJ]

$$$ Schwartz, 32, looks much as he did when he was a student on the dean’s list at Cornell University, all the way back in the Aughts. He had no experience in fast food before going to Burger King; he spent almost a decade on Wall Street after college. And he’s surrounded himself with a similarly eager and fresh-faced inner circle. Josh Kobza, the chief financial officer, is 28. He and Schwartz are usually joined on conference calls by Alexandre Macedo, Burger King’s ancient 36-year-old president for North American operations, and Sami Siddiqui, the head of investor relations, who’s 29. Only one of the four saw a day of the Seventies. [BusinessWeek]

$$$ Bank of America Knew How to Sell a Basketball Team [BloombergView/Matt]

$$$ Judge tells Baldwin he’s a fan and to ‘be a good boy’ [NYP]

$$$ Yellen Settles for a Slingshot Instead of a Shotgun [Dealbook]

$$$ U.S. judge won’t overturn convictions of five ex-Madoff employees [Reuters]

$$$ Tinder Is Full of Robot Prostitutes [ValleyWag]

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  1. Guest says:

    For a moment there, I red it as "UBS Lashes Out at French Prostitutos".