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Jun 23, 2014

The Rotary Club of Milwaukee and the Milwaukee Press Club presented a joint breakfast program featuring Marc Lasry, new co-owner of the Milwaukee Bucks, on Monday, June 23. Lasry and business partner Wesley Edens recently acquired the Bucks from former U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl for $550 million. Lasry is the chairman, chief executive officer and a co-founder of Avenue Capital Group. Founded in 1995, Avenue is a global investment firm with over $13 billion of assets under management. Avenue maintains its headquarters in New York with offices in London, Luxembourg, Munich and throughout Asia.

Lasry was interviewed by a panel of Milwaukee journalists at the breakfast:

  • Lance Allan, Today‚Äôs TMJ-4
  • Don Walker, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Rich Kirchen, Milwaukee Business Journal