New York got its Oscar party early as a star-filled Hollywood supper club took over Alice Tully Hall last night, with prime spots occupied by Madonna, Alibaba executive vice chairman Joe Tsai and Bank of America investment banking vice chairman Cary Thompson.
Sarah Jessica Parker left early for the opening of “The Normal Heart” on Broadway, but other guests stayed for the Brooklyn Museum’s “Brklyn Artists Ball” last night and then departed with table decorations.
Three Dutch women are raising their own private-equity fund with what they say is a unique strategy: investing in companies where at least a quarter of the management are women to tap under-appreciated talent.
Coty Inc., the seller of perfumes by Sarah Jessica Parker and Vera Wang, is close to buying nail-care company OPI Products Inc. for about $1 billion in cash, said two people with knowledge of the situation.
The day after Jim Messina quit his job as White House deputy chief of staff in January 2011, he caught a plane to Los Angeles, paid a brief visit to his girlfriend, and then commenced what may be the highest-wattage crash course in executive management ever undertaken.