Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Riverstone Holdings LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Riverstone Holdings
Penalty: 
$30,000,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
June 11, 2009
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
investor protection violation
Violation Description: 

The New York Attorney General announced an agreement with private equity firm Riverstone Holdings LLC to reform the public pension fund investment system and to resolve Riverstone's role in an investigation of corruption involving the New York State Common Retirement Fund (CRF). Riverstone agreed to adopt the AG's Public Pension Fund Code of Conduct and pay $30 million in restitution to the CRF.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
New York Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
New York
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
Specific Industry of Parent: 
private equity (including portfolio companies)
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Parent company note: 
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