NEW YORK: The Goldman Sachs husband and how to divorce him

How to divorce the Goldman Sachs husband: Goldmanshacking is my portmanteau for shacking up with or being married to someone who works for Goldman Sachs – front office, of course. And, I guess, Goldmansmacking is the opposite – getting divorced from a Goldmansachser. Clever, eh?

Diary of Asha Pabla day three: OH MY GOD JESUS HELP US!

Dear Diary, Raj refuses to get out of bed and he refuses to eat all weekend. Today he has to go over to the office to talk to his employees. He is not very eager to do it. But he will. I know he will. My Raj is strong. He is as strong as a … Continue reading “Diary of Asha Pabla day three: OH MY GOD JESUS HELP US!”

NEW YORK: 3 times divorced 4 times married Bruce Wasserstein dies and leaves 4th wife Angela Chao disinherited?

Angela Chao does not need Bruce Wasserstein’s money. She’s got plenty. But his untimely death in New York a few days ago raises some legal questions. Well, first of all, rest in peace, Mr. Wasserstein. But there are some questions about the state of his affairs and it makes me wonder about his surviving spouse … Continue reading “NEW YORK: 3 times divorced 4 times married Bruce Wasserstein dies and leaves 4th wife Angela Chao disinherited?”

CONNECTICUT: Billionaire Peter Brant & supermodel Stephanie Seymour’s divorce gets sweaty

[GSMITHBOOK] So, what happens when a billionaire horsebreeder and a supermodel get married and then get divorced? Well, according to the New York Post, ugly things. For one, Peter Brant, a Connecticut billionaire, is accusing his wife Stephanie, a former Victoria’s Secret model of being a high-spending clothes horse who spent upwards of $50,000 per … Continue reading “CONNECTICUT: Billionaire Peter Brant & supermodel Stephanie Seymour’s divorce gets sweaty”

The 3 Broke Divorce Musketeers of the Month: Marc Leder, Denny Hecker & UK’s Scot Young

The three divorce Musketeers of the Month are Marc Leder and Denny Hecker of the United States and UK’s Scot Young. Each of these bad boys are (or were) filthy rich. That is right up until the time to divorce, that is. Let’s start with Marc Leder. He was a private equity guy who was … Continue reading “The 3 Broke Divorce Musketeers of the Month: Marc Leder, Denny Hecker & UK’s Scot Young”

Jane Iwanowski, Wall Street trophy wife, busted for DWI; is the marriage on the rocks?

Says the New York Post: It’s been a rough year for Ray and Jane Iwanowski. The couple was flying high last year, with Ray, 42, running the Global Alpha hedge fund for Goldman Sachs. In September, they bought a 4,184-square-foot, nine-room apartment at 823 Park Ave. for $13.5 million. But then, in March, Ray and … Continue reading “Jane Iwanowski, Wall Street trophy wife, busted for DWI; is the marriage on the rocks?”

FLORIDA: Lisa Leder on why being a cougar has nothing to do with getting half the marital assets when you divorce

She’s an alleged cougar who “went off the reservation” (George David quote about his wife Marie Douglas and I thought it was really original so I’m using it now), and now some people feel that Lisa Leder should not get half the marital assets as a divorce settlement from her mogul husband, Marc Leder, equity … Continue reading “FLORIDA: Lisa Leder on why being a cougar has nothing to do with getting half the marital assets when you divorce”

Lisa Leder on divorce & business valuation for dummies

Business Valuation for dummies. Let’s ask Lisa Leder (she’s no dummy) to help us analyze how much her equitable share of Sun Capital Partners is worth. Divorce Saloon: Lisa, in your estimation, what is the value of Marc’s company and what should you get as an equitable share in the divorce settlement? Lisa Leder: The VALUATION … Continue reading “Lisa Leder on divorce & business valuation for dummies”

FLORIDA: Sun Capital Partners is equity firm of the year, 2009 but will Lisa Leder (Marc Leder’s wife) get an equity stake in the divorce?

Sure Sun Capital Partners was the hottest firm in Boca Raton in the 90’s but they’ve been laying off people and having serious cash flow problems. That makes me worry for Lisa Leder wife of Marc Leder who holds 50% equity stake in the company. Lisa says the company is worth in the hundreds of … Continue reading “FLORIDA: Sun Capital Partners is equity firm of the year, 2009 but will Lisa Leder (Marc Leder’s wife) get an equity stake in the divorce?”

Hey, Elaine Wynn: Did you work for your spouse and are unemployed after the divorce?

Elaine Wynn won’t have to cry about money for the rest of her life. The woman sits on the board of directors of Wynn Resorts, Ltd, and owns 50% shares in the company that are valued at nearly half a billion dollars- at least when the economy was flowing. Now, if the divorce goes through, … Continue reading “Hey, Elaine Wynn: Did you work for your spouse and are unemployed after the divorce?”

Billionaire Brit Slavica Ecclestone a self-made divorcee

Across the pond, folks know how to celebrate divorce with panache. Just ask Slavica Ecclestone, ex wife of Formula One billionaire Bernie Ecclestone. She just purchased a 35 million pound gulf stream jet (reportedly bigger than her husband’s if you believe John Bolch of Family Lore Blog) so that she can jet to her favorite … Continue reading “Billionaire Brit Slavica Ecclestone a self-made divorcee”

FLORIDA: Sun Capital CEO Marc J. Leder and his wife Lisa Leder in divorce battle in Palm Beach

Bernie Madoff wrecks another marriage. That of Marc J Leder and his wife Lisa Leder….just kidding. The mogul was invested with Bernard Madoff according to the Palm Beach Post, but his losses were “insignificant.” So let’s not blame poor Bernie for everything. The reason the couple who have been married 22 years is divorcing is … Continue reading “FLORIDA: Sun Capital CEO Marc J. Leder and his wife Lisa Leder in divorce battle in Palm Beach”

HARTFORD, CT: George David and Marie Douglas settle their divorce case for $50M! Do they read my blog???

July 17, 2009: Oh My Word! They settled for $50 million!!! I can’t believe it. That is exactly what I thought they should have done from the beginning. That is exactly what I said here. oh wait. that was the wrong link. It’s here. I must be psychic. I knew that was the magic number … Continue reading “HARTFORD, CT: George David and Marie Douglas settle their divorce case for $50M! Do they read my blog???”

Soon to be divorcee Marie Douglas David comes under fire for her court room fashions

Marie Douglas David Coat pics. http://www.divorcesaloon.com/index.php?s=Marie+douglas Can you believe this? I mean, even for me this criticism about Marie’s coat is just too damned vapid. What is wrong with people that they would criticize this woman who they call claim is a gold digger, for wearing the same coat twice in a row? It defies … Continue reading “Soon to be divorcee Marie Douglas David comes under fire for her court room fashions”

To Marie Douglas David: Was it “provincial” Avon Connecticut that caused your divorce?

I read somewhere that Swedish Countess Marie Douglas David found Avon Connecticut “provincial” and so she often remained in New York with friends rather than go out to stay with her husband UTC chairman George David who seemed to prefer the country life than the city slicker lifestyle Marie craved. (One of the items Marie … Continue reading “To Marie Douglas David: Was it “provincial” Avon Connecticut that caused your divorce?”