Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Last updated 27 min ago
Mar 22 2013 | 10:57am ET
Hedge fund manager Edward Lampert will remain Sears Holding Corp.'s CEO.
The ESL Investments founder signed a three-year contract with the retailer, effective the beginning of last month. He'll earn only $1 a year in salary, but will get $4.5 million annually in Sears stock and will participate in an incentive program that could get him $2 million per year.
Lampert became CEO in January on the departure of Lou D'Ambrosio. His hedge fund has controlled the company since 2005.
Sears has been struggling with weak sales for almost six years and last month reported a larger-than-expected fourth-quarter loss.
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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