A “public” take on a Private Equity affair

I met a friend recently whom I had helped earlier get a job as a Trader. Hellos led to coffee and a general discussion about our experiences working with Hedge Fund &

The colour purple

This isn’t going to be an article about Prince, its about the power of people like him. The colour purple Since I was 12, my favourite colour has been purple. I played

Let’s talk about tax, baby

This part of the industry isn’t much discussed, people don’t like talking about it, it’s taboo. But I think it’s one of those things, which we need to talk about. Because often,

A vision of success

When I went for my last appointment my usual hairdresser wasn’t available, so I was attended to by her mum, the salon owner and a great hairdresser. On arriving, I noticed a

New site launches for the Funds & Asset Management Industry

As you know, I’ve written a blog online for the last couple of years, often inspired by the way exceptional companies, or people think, it has become a widely followed in the

We can be Heroes

It was a strange start to 2016. On the 11th January, a rather famous British pop star passed away. It took me a while to post this, not because it took long

The joy of giving

I wasn’t planning to post anything on Christmas Eve. But I’m in Myanmar (Burma) on my holidays, and the extreme jet lag and that this post has been buzzing around in my

Beauty and the beast

This takes me back to an existential lecture I attended at University when I was about 19. Not much of what I learned back then about Descartes stayed with me, but a

The Luxembourg RAIF – Luxembourg to be a brave pioneer again

Luxembourg is about to surprise the international alternative investments arena by discussing and (most probably) launching a new investment vehicle dedicated to a limitless range of investment classes: the Reserved Alternative Investment

The truth about lying

I nearly chocked on my breakfast last week. My partner was telling me about the VW story. I’d heard a bit of the news earlier in the week, but it wasn’t until he explained

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