"They've been trying to find someone for 2 years."
Nov. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Hayman Capital's Kyle Bass discusses his choice for the next U.S. Treasury secretary. He speaks with Stephanie Ruhle.
Bass lobbies for Frank Brosens.
Taconic Capital Advisors is a multi-strategy hedge fund with about $9 billion in total assets under management co-managed by Frank Brosens and Kenneth Brody. Brosens is a former Goldman Sachs partner where he served as head of risk arbitrage. He has presented at the World Economic Forum and the Council on Foreign Relations and is a graduate of Princeton University.
There's more. Brosens almost went to work for Geithner in 2009.
WASHINGTON -- The leading candidate to run the Treasury Department's $700 billion bailout program has withdrawn his name from consideration, according to people familiar with the matter. Frank Brosens, a hedge-fund manager and big Democratic donor, was considered the top contender to run the Treasury's TARP.