I did not really have a burning desire to join SABEW. To steal a page from Groucho Marx, I wouldn't want to join any club that would have SABEW members as members.
May 2, 2009
the evidence shows that Rocker Partners hedge fund first approached Bethany McLean about Fairfax on December 7, 2006. Bethany then met with Rocker Partners employee (and former SEC attorney) Richard Sauer 11 days later, and presumably began work on what would become her March 6, 2007 article The inside story of a Wall Street battle royal shortly thereafter.
December 21, 2008