Thomas H. Lee

  • Hillary Clinton, Thomas H. Lee

    Tommy Lee Hosts The Clintons

    Where did the Clintons go after it became clear they wouldn’t be headed to the White House next year? To the Hamptons, of course. Last week the Clintons too up residence in the bungalow of private equity titan Thomas H. Lee. Chelsea is said to have done a bit of shopping at J.Crew and A […]

    / Jun 25, 2008 at 8:55 AM
  • Bain Capital, Private Equity, Thomas H. Lee

    Carl Icahn Gives A Lesson On How To Deal With Texas Lawyer Joe Jamail
    It Helps To Pour Some Vodka Into Him

    Texas lawyer Joe Jamail is the lead lawyer for Clear Channel, which has sued the banks that are trying to back out of financing the acquisition of Clear Channel by a pair of private equity firms. Clear Channel claims the banks hesitation amounts to tortious interference with the acquisition agreement. Although there’s little—or perhaps no—precedent […]

    / Mar 28, 2008 at 3:26 PM
  • Bain Capital, Thomas H. Lee

    Clear Channel and PE Firms Sue Citi

    Clear Channel and the two private equity firms that planned to take it private, Bain Capital and Thomas H. Lee Partners, plan to sue Citibank and other lenders, The Deal Is reporting. Shares of Clear Channel dropped softly yesterday after The Wall Street Journal reported on its website that the banks and the buyers had […]

    / Mar 26, 2008 at 5:02 PM
  • CEO, Private Equity, Thomas H. Lee, Univision

    Who Will Run Univision?

    The bidding war for the Spanish-language television network Univision was one of the greatest private equity stories of last year. Now the winners of that auction–including, Thomas H. Lee Partners, Texas Pacific Group, Madison Dearborn Partners, Providence Equity Partners and media mogul Haim Saba–are on the hunt for a CEO. Choosing the right man to […]

    / Feb 21, 2007 at 9:04 AM
  • Hedge Funds, Planespotting, Private Equity, SAC Capital, Thomas H. Lee

    Planespotting

    A reader writers: I was indulging in some internet planespotting and noticed that at 8:49 AM MDT (this morning) a Gulfstream IV registered to Thomas H Lee Management arrived at Centennial, a small, general avation airport outside of Denver; less than two hours later at 10:44 a Gulfstream V registered in part to SAC Capital […]

    / May 9, 2006 at 11:55 AM
  • Merrill Lynch, Thomas H. Lee

    “There Was a Discrepancy With Reality”

    The Festus and Helen Stacy Foundation has filed a claim charging TH Lee Putnam Ventures and Merrill Lynch Alternative Investments with inflating the valuation of their portfolio in reports to limited partners: For example, even though 11 of the 37 companies that TH Lee Putnam had financed were shut down or had been written off […]

    / Apr 4, 2006 at 11:02 AM

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