(Natural News) Opinion – On July 13, 2018, Dominion Voting was acquired by US Dominion, Inc. US Dominion, Inc.’s ownership is comprised of Staple Street Capital Management L.P. (“SSC”), which owns a controlling interest, as well as the Dominion Voting Systems, Inc. management team.
(Article by Natalie Dagenhardt republished from RightJournalism.com)
Founded in 2009, Staple Street Capital is a private equity firm based in New York, New York. The firm’s typical transaction types include management-led buyouts, corporate divestitures, acquisitions of family-owned businesses, take-private transactions, reorganizations and recapitalizations. It prefers to invest in automotive, business services, chemicals, media, technology, retail, logistics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing and financial services sectors.
We now know Dominion Voting Systems (DVS) is owned by Staple Street Capital.
Who owns Staple Street Capital?
Staple Street Capital has ties with Carlyle Group, which is also known for recruiting ex-politicians such as George Bush and James Baker, John Major, one-time World Bank treasurer Afsaneh Masheyekhi, and several south-east Asian powerbrokers. The company holds a number of different entities.
Carlyle Group is managed by a team of former US Gov personnel including its president Frank Carlucci, former deputy director of the CIA before becoming Defense Sec. His deputy is James Baker 3, who was US Sec of State under Bush sr.
6 days after officially quitting Pentagon, 1-6-89, Frank Carlucci became Carlyles Dir Gen. He brought lieutenants from CIA, State Dept, and the Defense Dept with him.
I found this to be rather interesting too.
Former Carlyle Group & Cerberus Cap execs now part of Staple Street Capital.
William E. Kennard is an Executive Board Member of Staple Street Capital, also worked for The Carlyle Group.
Kennard nominated as ambassador to the EU by Barack Obama in August 2009 and is a member of Secretary of State John Kerry’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board.He was a key force behind Obama’s decision in February 2013 to launch negotiations on the ambitious Transatlantic Trade.He was also chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission after being appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1997.
Director-Stephen D. Owen
(representing Staple Street Capital, joining as Director in 2019 after its investment in Dominion in 2018)
Stephen Owen is the co-founder of Staple Street Capital. More details will be introduced later.
Hootan Yaghoobzadeh is also co-founder of Staple Street Capital.
Benjamin Humphreys is listed as former
Operating Partner of Staple Street Capital. He has experienced in Canary Wharf as a Chief Financial Officer and
Managing Director of BlackRock Group Ltd and Managing Director/Partner
Cerberus Capital Management
For some odd reason, Staple Street Capital scrubbed their website all the way down to the executive team.
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