Billionaire Leon Cooperman attributes the growth of his career to three major factors: attending Columbia Business School, accepting his first finance job at Goldman Sachs, and founding his firm Omega Advisors, a hugely successful hedge fund with $8.9 billion AUM. Today he has been named the #1 Portfolio Strategist on Institutional Investor’s All-America Research Team and in the Top 10 Overall Hedge Fund Managers according to Forbes. Yet Leon doesn’t think he owes all of his success to hard work, but also to many mistakes and a whole lot of luck.
Has including ESG become a necessity for investors?
ESG (environmental, social, governance) has become a hot topic in recent years, especially lately with the debate over whether pension funds should be able to factor in ESG when choosing investments. At Morningstar's recent conference, the firm argued that ESG has become a requirement for long-term investors. Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Read More