The Eight Outsiders In One Chart

Someone very smart I know (who wishes to remain anonymous) put together this nice chart on the eight CEOs profiled in the now famous book by William Thorndike, Jr., The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success,

  • Tom Murphy – Capital Cities Broadcasting
  • Henry Singleton – Teledyne
  • Bill Anders – General Dynamics
  • John Malone – TCI
  • Katharine Graham – The Washington Post
  • Bill Stiritz – Ralston Purina
  • Dick Smith – General Cinema
  • Warren Buffett – Berkshire Hathaway

Dan Loeb’s Third Point Re To Merge After Years Of Losses

Nestle Dan Loeb Daniel Loeb third point capital hedge fund manager activist investor poison pen activism Yahoo corporate governance famous investorsLast week, Third Point Re insurance, which is backed by US hedge-fund manager Daniel Loeb, said it would merge with Sirius International Insurance Group in a cash-and-stock deal worth around $788 million. The deal comes at a pivotal time for both companies. Third Point Re To Merge After Years Of Losses Early last year, reports Read More