Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Nov 4 2013 | 11:11am ET
The Children's Investment Fund has found itself in an unusual position with regard to the European Aeronautic, Defense and Space Co.: full-throated support for its management.
TCI took a 1% stake in the Airbus parent this summer, pushing it to rid itself of its 46% stake in Dassault Aviation. EADS is thought to want to do so, but is currently blocked from divesting itself of Dassault under a warehousing agreement with the French government.
Despite that potential setback, TCI chief Christopher Hohn last week offered lavish praise for EADS CEO Thomas Enders and his "aggressive" cost-cutting plans.
"We believe the company is in the process of doubling and tripling its profitability," Hohn told the Ira Sohn Conference in London.
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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