Feinberg preys on pain


Cerberus creates a hybrid group designed to capture distressed deal flow

When Oliver Stone and Stanley Weiser, writers of the 1987 blockbuster film 'Wall Street', put the words "greed is good" in the mouth of the fictional buyout baron Gordon Gekko, played by Michael Douglas, they probably thought they had created the perfect characterization of a new type of capitalist emerging from the ranks of junk-bond empires, like Michael Milken at Drexel Burnham Lambert. After all, they were pulling much of their material from the headlines of the day.

But even these writers of contemporary business history probably wouldn't have