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A Private-Equity Boss In Four-Inch Stilettos

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A Private-Equity Boss In Four-Inch Stilettos

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A Private-Equity Boss In Four-Inch Stilettos

Lynn Tilton

A Private-Equity Boss In Four-Inch Stilettos

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That's Lynn Tilton up there. She runs a $7 billion private equity firm called Patriarch Partners that specializes in scooping up companies teetering on the brink of bankruptcy.

On today's podcast, we visit with Tilton. And we go inside Spiegel, the catalog company Patriarch bought last year.

Download the podcast, or subscribe. Music: Lily Allen's "Take What You Take." Find us: Twitter/ Facebook/ Flickr.