Ex-official David Loglisci's guilty plea advances N.Y. state pension probe
March 11, 2010 -- Washington Post
Cooperating witnesses are valuable to prosecutors trying to build cases, but they can be attacked on issues of reliability, Steven Feldman says. Feldman, a former federal prosecutor, made his remarks in this story about how New York State's chief investment officer's guilty plea and willingness to cooperate might affect Steven Rattner and his private equity firm Quadrangle.
Private equity's bad bet on retail
January 25, 2009 -- The Record of Hackensack
Gary Eisenberg identifies a perfect storm among retailers that sold to private equity firms: retailers that went private incurred more debt and need robust sales and cash flow to meet the debt service, all at a time when an overall economic slowdown has caused diminished retail sales activity. The likely result, Eisenberg predicts: more bankruptcies among retailers.
Dubai Fund to Back Clean Energy
December 5, 2007 -- Financial Times
This story discusses a $150 million investment by a Dubai-based sovereign wealth fund into a newly formed private equity fund managed by Herrick, Feinstein client Sindicatum Carbon Capital.
IMG: Company Not Up For Sale
April 23, 2007 -- Sports Business Journal
Irwin Kishner is quoted on private equity's role in the professional sports industry.