As Boston-based TA Associates celebrates more than 50 years of investing, managing partner Ajit Nedungadi talks to Selin Bucak about how the firm’s unique investing style flourishes in Europe. TA Associates managing partner Ajit Nedungadi says that having a single fund keeps the partnership together as “it means everyone is working together because they all benefit from the same profit pool”.
Julien Macdonald will take part in the Quintessentially Foundation Annual Charity Bike Ride which, as well as supporting the foundation, is this year in aid of The Felix Project. The Felix Project, at the heart of the Standard’s Food for London Campaign, takes 30 tonnes of surplus food from suppliers and re-distributes it to 250 charities a week in London. On Wednesday, 60 riders including the foundation’s founder Ben Elliot, will take on the Croatian route.
RPA CEO Melissa Berman noted, “We are pleased to be part of this landmark process of ensuring that the philanthropic intent of donors is coming to fruition, despite the conduct of bad actors.” RPA will ensure that the funding will serve patients in all 50 states, and will monitor, ensure compliance and provide detailed reporting for all grants awarded.
"The music business is a microcosm of the world economy", writes Peter R. Orszag, a Bloomberg Opinion columnist and ""chief executive officer of financial advisory at Lazard. "Most fundamentally, music embodies the 'paradox of value'. We spend a lot of time listening to music — an average of three to four hours a day — and doing so makes us significantly happier."
“We’re incredibly proud that a professional services firm with a global reputation like that of FTI Consulting has put their trust in us to deliver business-critical services for their finance organisation and a new enterprise software experience through our cloud services platform,” said Mike Ettling, Unit4 CEO.
By command of Her Majesty The Queen, Swarovski UK Limited has received a royal warrant as a manufacturer and supplier of crystals. Nadja Swarovski remarks: “This is a significant honor, which acknowledges the quality of our product and reflects the ongoing provision of crystal to the British Royal Family.”