Friday, 19 September 2014
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Feb 28 2013 | 10:56am ET
3i Group CEO Simon Borrows has built himself a tidy stake in his private equity firm.
Borrows, who took over at the London-based firm in May, bought up 2.5 million 3i shares between Feb. 22 and Feb. 26, according to a regulatory filing. The purchases give Borrows 8.2 million shares in 3i, or a 0.8% stake.
Borrows became CEO amidst shareholder frustration over 3i's poor results. Shortly after he took over, he spent nearly £7 million buying up shares, and has been handsomely rewarded, with the stock rising more than 80% since then. He's also received shares as part of his incentive scheme.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
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