Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Jul 5 2007 | 1:26pm ET
Hounded by a Massachusetts hedge fund, Pomeroy IT Solutions said today that it has sacked president, CEO and namesake Stephen Pomeroy.
The firing came after a review by an independent counsel, and was attributed to “certain conduct and actions” by Pomeroy, according to a statement from the company, that did not involved financial impropriety or any illegality.
In April, Cambridge, Mass.-based Flagg Street Capital, which owns about 10% of Pomeroy IT, launched a proxy battle to oust Pomeroy and his father, David, who serves as chairman of the Hebron, Ky.-based computer hardware and consulting business.
“Under Stephen Pomeroy’s watch as CEO, the company performed miserably at a time when the rest of the IT industry thrived, restated its financial statements more than once due to accounting errors, and consistently missed guidance,” Flagg Street charged in an April Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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