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Company Overview of Centerbridge Partners, L.P.

Company Overview

Centerbridge Partners, L.P. is a private equity firm specializing in leveraged buyouts, credit investing, and distressed debt securities opportunities. The firm makes investments in corporate partnerships and buildups. The firm seeks to invest in various sectors including restaurants. It typically invests in companies based in Europe and North America with a focus on United States. The firm seeks to make investments between $50 million and $300 million. Centerbridge Partners, L.P. was founded in 2005 and is based in New York, New York with an additional office in London, United Kingdom.

375 Park Avenue

12th Floor

New York, NY 10152-0002

United States

Founded in 2005





Key Executives for Centerbridge Partners, L.P.

Co-Founder and Managing Principal
Co-Founder and Managing Principal
Age: 57
Senior Managing Director
Senior Managing Director
Age: 52
Senior Managing Director
Age: 45
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Centerbridge Partners, L.P. Key Developments

Kenan Advantage Group Reportedly Explores Sale Or IPO

The majority owners of The Kenan Advantage Group, Inc., Goldman Sachs Group, Merchant Banking Division and Centerbridge Partners, L.P. are reportedly exploring a sale or initial public offering, according to people familiar with the matter. The sellers may as soon as next month begins soliciting bids for Kenan while simultaneously preparing it for an IPO, the people said. Kenan could fetch up to $2 billion, including debt, in a sale, they said.

Group Of Investors Reportedly Mulls Acquisition Of LightSquared

Harbinger Capital Partners LLC along with Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG), Centerbridge Partners, L.P. and Sheehan Insurance Service, Inc. is seeking to acquire LightSquared Inc. On January 20, 2015, Judge Shelley Chapman approved the disclosure statement to LightSquared Inc.'s reorganization plan. However, she urged the parties to "look around for loose change in the sofa cushions" and to continue talks ahead of a March hearing on the proposed Chapter 11 exit. Moelis & Co acted as financial advisor for LightSquared Inc.

Springleaf And Centerbridge Reportedly Plan Bid For OneMain Financial

Springleaf Holdings, LLC (NYSE:LEAF) and Centerbridge Partners, L.P. are among those separately weighing initial bids for OneMain Financial, Inc., owned by Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), ahead of a November 20, 2014, deadline, reported Wall Street Journal citing people familiar with the matter. Some of the people said that the sale process for OneMain Financial is in early stages and other bidders could emerge. The people added that in addition to Springleaf and Centerbridge, other private-equity firms have been eyeing OneMain, and some bidders could team up as they attempt to buy OneMain Financial. One person said that OneMain is expected to fetch more than $4 billion.

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