Wednesday, 3 June 2015
Last updated 31 min ago
Jan 7 2011 | 9:06am ET
It seems Blackstone Group CFO Laurence Tosi prefers the world's largest private equity firm to its second-largest company.
Tosi turned down an offer to become CFO of Apple Inc., which is sitting on some $25.6 billion in cash and short-term investments. Tosi assured Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman that he plans to stick with the p.e. giant. Bloomberg News reports.
For its part, Apple denied that it is seeking a replacement for current CFO Peter Oppenheimer, who has held the post since 2004.
"Peter is not leaving Apple," a company spokesman, Steve Dowling, said. "We are not conducting a CFO search. He loves the company and is extremely happy in his role."
Apple, with a market capitalization of more than $300 billion, is second in that metric to Exxon Mobil on the list of the world's largest publicly-traded companies.
May 27 2015 | 2:15pm ET
Support Hedge Funds Care, also known as Help For Children (HFC), by participating in this year's raffle. All proceeds go to support HFC's mission of preventing and treating child abuse. Read more…