No Holds Barred Birthday Bash for Bonderman

Happy 70th David Bonderman

No matter that the private equity industry might not be bringing in the bucks the way it used to be. With returns down-turning, fund raising hair-raising, and tax increases about to fall off the cliff, you might think some belt-tightening might be in order.

But for David Bonderman, one of the private equity industry’s super-duper stars, turning 70 is not a small matter, and it should be celebrated appropriately, no matter the state of the economy or marketplace. And that is why Bonderman invited about 700 of his bestest friends to a celebration hard to top.

Held at the famed Las Vegas Wynn resort, in-house entertainment included none other than a two hour performance by fellow septuagenarian Paul McCartney. Also helping ease the pain of turning the big “Seven-Oh” was comedian Robin Williams and rock-artist John Fogerty.

“We rocked the Wynn,” wrote Charlotte Moss, a New York interior designer who attended the party, on her Twitter feed after the show.

David Bonderman is a founding partner of TPG, one of the world’s largest private equity firms with US offices in New York, Austin, Fort Worth, and San Francisco.

Janice Marks

Janice Marks – A retired nurse and home health care professional, Janice has written prolifically about the American health care system. As a writer for Left Justified focused on the current changes in the health care community, she weaves her professional background and expertise into her evaluation of the current health care issues facing the American government and people. Contact Janice at janicemarks(at)

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