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Bloomberg Businessweek March 15 2010 The End of Life, Inside Ron Burkle's Empire, Homebuilders On a Land Spree

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As I sought to answer that question for myself, in conversations with dozens of current and onetime Clinton aides, many of whom I have known all these years (Clinton himself declined to be interviewed), I realized just how much about the former president is not known, and not knowable, at the moment, mostly because of his unapologetic stonewalling. Virtually no one, except Ron Burkle, knows just what Clinton put into Burkle’s investment business, or just what he has done since to earn millions of dollars, with the prospect of reaping millions more. Most of the names of the donors who have contributed some $500 million to Clinton’s library and foundation over the past decade are not known, either. Virtually no one, except his doctors and family, knows the precise state of Clinton’s health. Virtually no one really knows what strategic role he has played in his wife’s campaign.

Penguins co-owner Ron Burkle's net worth plunged by almost $1 billion since he helped orchestrate a deal that gave the hockey franchise a new arena and exclusive rights to develop land where the old arena stood.


Ron Burkle Lists New York City Penthouse | Variety

Prominent businessman Ron Burkle, who had long been expected to be a large part of the new ownership group trying to keep the Sacramento Kings in Sacramento, due to various other business investments -- although he's still expected to contribute to the bid to keep the Kings in other ways.