Eddie Lampert, ESL Partners founder and Sears Holdings chairman; David Bonderman, Texas Pacific Group founding partner; and Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group chairman & CEO, were all on CBNC today discussing the economy and the impact of Richard Rainwater on the investing scene. For those who do not know Richard Rainwater I highly recommend looking him up as he is quite the investor. I personally found the third video the most insightful.
The first video has Barry Sternlicht describing who Richard Rainwater is and how he and others got to know him.
The second video is Todd Rainwater (Richard's son) discussing their family foundation and his current father's health.
The third video is Eddie Lampert, David Bonderman,and Barry Sternlicht and they discuss their history with Richard Rainwater and how they worked with him and he essentailly helped jump start their careers:
The fourth video Jim Cramer talks about Richard Rainwater's legacy: