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Sir Ronald Cohen

Contributors

Sir Ronald Cohen is a founder of the private-equity industry in Europe and one of the world’s leading private equity investors.  He is chairman of Bridges Ventures and The Portland Trust, which seek to provide private-sector, commercial solutions to problems of social deprivation in Britain and to conflict in the Middle East.  He has just launched a £500m Palestinian housing project to rehouse 90 000 people in the West Bank.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2008

Sunday, 2 March 2008

In his fascinating book, The Second Bounce of the Ball, Ronald Cohen argues that the entrepreneur’s challenge is to take advantage of situations of uncertainty and that this is where substantial gain can be made.  He discussed with John Kampfner his book, what makes a successful entrepreneur, his career building Apax Partners into the largest global private-equity firm based in Europe and the future of private equity.

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Video

 
David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.