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It Wasn't Me: Steven Rattner's Life Made Hell By Other Steven Rattner's Affair

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Until today, there was only one Steven Rattner most people on Wall Street knew about. He had been hailed as one of the most important investment bankers of his generation when he was with Lazard Frères & Co. in the 1990s. In 2000 he left to join three other Lazard alums to form the Quadrangle Group, which quickly became a private equity powerhouse.
And now he's fielding calls because another Wall Streeter named Steven Rattner is splashed across the business pages of the New York Times in a story about how his extra-marital affair with a married woman resulted in an internet smear campaign by the jilted husband and, eventually, cost him his job, according to Andrew Ross Sorkin of the New York Times.
"I've gotten people calling up in a panic," he tells Sorkin. "I had to tell them it wasn't me."
It wasn't me. Spoken like a true player.
Quadrangle's Steve Rattner: I'm Not The Guy Who Had The Affair With The Wife Of That Crazy Man [Alley Insider]