parties

  • Daniel-Loeb11

    News

    Hollywood To Be Graced With Dan Loeb’s Presence At Sunday’s Oscar Parties

    But first, a brief history of Loeb v. The Movie Industry.

    / Feb 20, 2015 at 11:17 AM
  • Ready to party

    News

    Dick Fuld Ready To Hit The Party Circuit Again

    After keeping a fairly low profile over the past 6 years, following the whole implosion of Lehman Brothers situation, Fuld announced Monday night that he’s ready to rock. Text him the details of this weekend’s rager and he’s there, assuming the ole ball and chain doesn’t have other ideas.

    / Nov 12, 2014 at 12:14 PM
  • Steve Cohen

    News

    Steve Cohen Attends Party, Dresses Like A ‘Schlub': Bloomberg

    Something you probably know about Steve Cohen is that the last number of years have not been so kind to him. Almost a dozen of his employees have been charged with and convicted of securities fraud. The government won’t let him manage outside money. He had to rename his fund, rendering a warehouse full of […]

    / Jul 28, 2014 at 1:42 PM
  • Jackson Hole

    News

    Wall Street Economists Will Have To Get Their Annual “Ego Booster” Elsewhere This Year

    Next month in Jackson Hole, central bankers and various hangers on will assemble for the social event of the year, if you’re a person who likes to discuss monetary policy over canapés. This time around, though, economists from Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and other banks won’t be in attendance, because in a fit of oh […]

    / Jul 22, 2014 at 3:28 PM
  • chrischristie

    News

    Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner: Steve Cohen, Whether He Likes It Or Not

    [Steve] Cohen was among the roughly 2,400 people who attended Christie’s victory bash at the Asbury Park Convention Hall, as well as a private dinner Christie had with a handful of supporters, according to people close to Cohen with direct knowledge of the matter. Cohen was one of the few who received a personal invitation […]

    / Nov 14, 2013 at 4:15 PM
  • tuna

    News

    Steve Cohen Had No Choice But To Throw A Huge Party Two Days After His Firm Was Indicted

    Maybe you would have let thousands of dollars worth of tuna go to waste, but not this animal lover. That and the draconian cancellation policy of one East Hampton fishmonger, plus Damien Hirst’s inability to fly in and turn a potential ecological and financial disaster into a diamond-encrusted and/or Plexiglass-encased masterpiece meant the show had […]

    / Jul 29, 2013 at 10:59 AM
  • magnoliarestaurant

    News

    Jeffrey Gundlach Had A Little Party Last Night

    December 7, 1941. November 22, 1963. December 4, 2009. All dates of such historical and cultural significance that if you asked someone where they were that day, they’d surely be able to tell you. Because they weren’t just any old days; they were moments when everything changed. The bombing of Pearl Harbor; the assassination of JFK; and, perhaps most importantly, the firing of Jeffrey Gundlach from the TWC Group, which had taken issue with his decision to start his own firm, and choose to express that anger by first escorting him out of the building and second raiding his offices, where they found an amount of adult films and sexual devices that suggested Gundlach was operating an online wholesale sex shop distributor and keeping the inventory at work. TCW also sued its former employee and at the time, rather than roll over and take it which is something he would never do, Gundlach vowed to fight back and clear up the misconception that TCW was the victim in the situation. On the contrary, JG told people, the real victim was US taxpayers who were “promised” Gundlach’s services and had to settled for a subpar bond manager when his relationship with the firm was terminated. Gundlach ultimately emerged victorious* and perhaps even more satisfying to The Pope was the number of TCW employees and clients who followed him en masse to his new company, the aptly named DoubleLine Capital. We’re not sure how you celebrated last night’s hugely significant anniversary, but we do know how Gundlach did:

    / Dec 5, 2012 at 4:26 PM
  • News

    Sorry, AIG’s Not Sorry For Partying

    American International Group Inc, the insurer majority owned by the U.S. after a 2008 bailout, is hosting an event at a California facility that advertises “the amenities of an ultra luxury hotel.” The American General unit assembled about 65 people who distribute its products for a two-and-a-half-day stay this week at the Resort at Pelican […]

    / Oct 17, 2011 at 5:52 PM
  • Banks

    RBS Cancels Merriment Of Any Kind

    As you may have heard, the last several years have not been so hot for RBS. In the last 12 months alone, the bank beat expectation by posting “a bigger-than-estimated first quarter loss” (with a loss of 1.4 billion pounds for the first half), employees have gotten canned, management has already informed staff that 2011 […]

    / Oct 14, 2011 at 10:47 AM
  • News

    Munich Re Subsidiary Is Sorry About The Color-Coded Sex Parties

    Last month it was reported that in 2007, executives with Munich Re subsidiary Ergo Versicherungsgruppe came up with the idea to throw a party for top performing sales executives at a bathhouse, featuring a bunch of prostitutes for their consumption. Because such events have the potential to devolve into mass chaos, with buyers and sellers […]

    / Jun 29, 2011 at 5:19 PM
  • News

    Don’t Believe Nouriel Roubini Is Capable Of Predicting Anything But Doom?

    Get in the hot tub and let him prove you wrong.

    / Jun 28, 2011 at 11:39 AM
  • News

    Munich Re Cancels Upcoming No-Holds-Barred Sex Party, May Ban Them Indefinitely

    Last week it was reported that in 2007, executives with Munich Re subsidiary Ergo Versicherungsgruppe came up with the idea to throw a party for top performing sales executives at a bathhouse, featuring a bunch of prostitutes for their consumption. Because such events have the potential to devolve into mass chaos, with buyers and sellers […]

    / May 25, 2011 at 9:47 AM
  • News

    Bonus Watch ’11: UBS Management Is Throwing A Party To Celebrate Bonus Day

    While it’s not yet clear if people will be in a celebratory mood, UBS has just invited to New York and Stamford staff to get down in honor of bonus day.

    / Feb 16, 2011 at 10:35 AM
  • News

    You’re Invited: Celebrate With AIG

    Say what you will about 70 Pine Street– the headquarters of AIG, the most majestic insurance company/hedge fund in all the land, but we’ve all had some good times there, whether directly or as the indirect beneficiaries of stuff that went down. It’s incredibly emotional even just to think about the fact that the company […]

    / Oct 26, 2010 at 3:57 PM
  • News

    Billionaire Vernon Hill Pioneering Customer Service, Pet Insurance

    Are you a man or woman of refined taste based in the UK? Have you been looking for a new bank and require the following: * A grand opening that involve waitresses toting giant trays of ice cream, batons, “dancers sporting vermilion fright wigs parading on stilts,” white balloons embossed with the legend JOIN THE […]

    / Sep 15, 2010 at 2:48 PM
  • News

    Steve Cohen Talks GOP Strategizing Over Chips ‘N Dip

    This is the moment we’ve been waiting for. The Big Guy is running for office. No, just fucking with you (for now…). The SAC Capital founder just had some buddies over the other nights- among them, Caxton Associates’ Bruce Kovner, Elliot’s Paul Singer, Daniel Senor of Rosemont Capital and “various GOP operatives”- to discuss “how […]

    / Aug 27, 2010 at 11:20 AM
  • News

    Vikram Pandit’s Social Calendar Totally Open To Attend Obama’s Financial Reg Signing

    Jamie and Lloyd weren’t invited (not that they’d slum it at something like this anyway), and James Gorman, Robert Wolf, Brian Moynihan and Bob Diamond declined to attend having other plans but Vikram will be there, Mr. President! With bells on!

    / Jul 20, 2010 at 6:00 PM
  • News

    Nouriel Roubini, Larry Gagosian Consider The Eiffel Tower

    Dr. Doom gets down at Roman Abramovich’s New Year’s Eve party.

    / Jan 6, 2010 at 5:31 PM
  • News

    JPMorgan Brings Christmas Back

    The holiday party was canceled last year but unlike certain other banks, terrified at the backlash that would result from the sight of their employees enjoying themselves over shrimp puffs, JPM is up to get down with Christ and corporate groping. A few employees are miffed at the fact that they were informed the investment […]

    / Nov 19, 2009 at 4:00 PM
  • News

    RBS Has A New Revenue Generating Plan (And It Involves Schnapps, Karaoke, And Maybe Lap Dances)

    A couple weeks ago RBS announced that it would be accepting a few more billion in bailout funds from the UK government. Some employees wondered why this was necessary and today we have an answer. The Telegraph reports that the bank needs the money for booze, a karaoke machine, and dancing girls. Why? First, if […]

    / Nov 13, 2009 at 1:57 PM
  • News

    Goldman Sachs Officially Cancels Christmas This Year

    Given that the bank is flush with cash and doesn’t much care what the public thinks of them (except when it comes to kittens), this obviously has nothing to do with fear of populist outcry or certain pissant Rolling Stone writers with vivid imaginations. Rather, this is coming from the top, as in The Big […]

    / Nov 13, 2009 at 10:35 AM
  • News

    Goldman Sachs Employees Will Have Their Festivus Whether Lloyd Blankfein Likes It Or Not!

    Unlike Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs is yet to give official word whether or not their annual Hannukah Hoedown will be happening this year. Obviously they’ve got the cash on hand to throw the thing, but wouldn’t want to give certain Rolling Stone scribes the satisfaction of crashing and writing that “the punch tasted suspiciously like […]

    / Oct 30, 2009 at 4:34 PM
  • News

    Bank Of America Cancels Christmas?

    Or just Christmas for legacy Merrill employees? We just received the following tip: No Christmas parties this year for ML offices.

    / Oct 29, 2009 at 11:12 AM
  • News

    Meredith Whitney Not Fan of Dollar Dominatrix Nickname, John Mack “Not Retiring” But Possibly Starring In Own Biopic

    I told her that it was intended to be a compliment à la you’re the Money Honey but powerful and in leather and carrying a whip but I don’t think it helped much. MDubs did concede, however, that “it could be worse” and that her mother “loves” the moniker which really? Is all we’re after […]

    / Oct 21, 2009 at 11:14 AM
  • News

    To Do: Attend UBS-Sponsored Cougar Hunt Or Watch From The Comfort Of Your Home

    Even if you claim to have no interest in quitting your job before you eventually get fired and continuing to live the sweet Murray Hill lifestyle you’ve grown accustomed to by being made the kept boy of a rich older woman, surely you can admit that there’s some entertainment value in watching others go down […]

    / Aug 26, 2008 at 3:21 PM
  • Royal Bank of Scotland

    RBS Is Pissed

    But not in the British sense of the word (oh yeah, bit of a linguist here). At left, we’ve got Alexandre Graham, one of the organizers of last Saturday’s “Circle Line Party,” a soiree held to commemorate the final hours of legal drinking on the Tube before London Mayor Boris Johnson’s alcohol ban on public […]

    / Jun 3, 2008 at 12:00 PM

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