TITLE

Flowers Weighs In

AUTHOR(S)
Rogers, Julie
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;5/4/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 18, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with J. Christopher Flowers, founder of J. C. Flowers & Co., is presented. When asked about the target rates of return in turbulent markets, he cites a return of 35 percent or higher on new investments. He describes the diversification of the company's portfolio. He also talks about his approach to staff at the company's portfolio companies.
ACCESSION #
44127839

 

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