Associated Partners

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Associated Partners, LP is a private equity firm, managed by Bill and David Berkman and a "long standing core team of professionals." The company's website claims the "partnership continues our 28 year history of capturing attractive investment opportunities in infrastructure, telecommunications, internet/media and related technologies."[1] It specializes in "investments in infrastructure, telecommunications, internet, media, towers for wireless services, and related technologies."[2]

The firm, which is based in New York City, began in 1985 and is not publicly traded.[1]

Ties to Pete Peterson's "Fix the Debt"

The Campaign to Fix the Debt is the latest incarnation of a decades-long effort by former Nixon man turned Wall Street billionaire Pete Peterson to slash earned benefit programs such as Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid under the guise of fixing the nation's "debt problem."

This article is part of the Center for Media and Democracy's investigation of Pete Peterson's Campaign to "Fix the Debt." Please visit our main SourceWatch page on Fix the Debt.

About Fix the Debt
The Campaign to Fix the Debt is the latest incarnation of a decades-long effort by former Nixon man turned Wall Street billionaire Pete Peterson to slash earned benefit programs such as Social Security and Medicare under the guise of fixing the nation's "debt problem." Through a special report and new interactive wiki resource, the Center for Media and Democracy -- in partnership with the Nation magazine -- exposes the funding, the leaders, the partner groups, and the phony state "chapters" of this astroturf supergroup. Learn more at PetersonPyramid.org and in the Nation magazine.

Executive Management

As of February 2013: [3]

  • Rob Scherer
  • David J. Berkman, Managing Partner
  • Theodore H. Schell, Managing Director
  • Richard I. Goldstein, Managing Director
  • Scott G. Bruce, Managing Director

Contact Information

1230 Avenue of the Americas, #810
New York, NY 10020

Phone: (212) 301-2800
Fax: (212) 301-2811
Email: info AT agrp.com
www.associatedpartnerslp.com

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Associated Partners, LP Homepage Home Page Accessed 2/12/2013
  2. "Company Overview of Associated Partners, LP" BusinessWeek, accessed February 13, 2013
  3. "Company Overview of Associated Partners, LP" BusinessWeek, accessed February 13, 2013
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