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Ties to Romney ’08 Helped Fuel Equity Firm – NYTimes.com

Ties to Romney ’08 Helped Fuel an Equity Firm

Cheryl Senter for The New York Times

About a month after Mitt Romney ended his bid for the Republican presidential nomination in February 2008, his eldest son, Tagg, and Spencer Zwick, the campaign’s top fund-raiser, met with a beef company executive who had been a major campaign donor over dinner at the posh Torrey Pines resort in San Diego.

This meeting, however, was not about politics. Instead, the younger Romney, who had been a senior adviser to his father, and Mr. Zwick presented the executive, John R. Miller, with a business proposition: the opportunity to invest in a private equity fund they were starting, Solamere Capital.

via Ties to Romney ’08 Helped Fuel Equity Firm – NYTimes.com.

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