Romney’s fundraising host doesn’t pay his fair share
Surprised that this angle of the Romney fundraising story hasn’t gotten more attention. The host of the fundraiser, Marc Leder, is co-CEO at Sun Capital, a PE firm that converts its fees into carried interest. Sun Capital has been underperforming as a PE firm, and laying off staff, but they aren’t lowering fees for their LPs.
In a tie that links two recent controversies, the private-equity executive who hosted the secretly videotaped Romney fundraising event is separately caught up in an investigation of industry tax practices by New York state’s attorney general.
Here’s more on Sun Capital.