A Private-Equity Boss In Four-Inch Stilettos : Planet Money On today's podcast, we visit with Lynn Tilton, head of a $7 billion private-equity fund. And we go inside Spiegel, the catalog company Tilton's firm bought last year.
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A Private-Equity Boss In Four-Inch Stilettos

A Private-Equity Boss In Four-Inch Stilettos

Lynn Tilton

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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.

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