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Pierre-Yves Rahari

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Pierre-Yves Rahari

You must have come across the numerous articles about Bill Gross' retirement. I was lucky enough to be associated for a long period with the investment organisation he founded, PIMCO, and work under his leadership - and that of many other outstanding PIMCO Partners and colleagues (which the articles seems to forget to mention). So I am reading these articles with much interest ... and emotion. What I find interesting is how today's press seems to be respectful of the leader and investor he has been, relating his ups-and-downs (there were much of both in his life and career) in quite a fair manner, without too strong a bias. I like that. It makes Bill Gross appear more human than how used to be portrayed (and venerated) in the past. Even if, clearly, he will make it to the Pantheon of great investors ...

 

Who else would you see join Bill Gross in that Pantheon of great leaders or investors in the asset management industry?

 

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