Wilbur L. Ross Jr.

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Wilbur L. Ross Jr.
Occupation CEO & Chairman
Employer WL Ross & Co.
Location Atlanta, GA
Website WL Ross & Co.

Wilbur L. Ross Jr. is CEO & Chairman of WL Ross & Co., an investment company specializing in company turnarounds and operated under parent Invesco Ltd.[1]

Background[edit]

Ross founded WL Ross & Co. in 2000 after collecting $440 million in investor capital and putting together a new staff. Prior to this, he was Executive Managing Director of Rothschild Inc. for 24 years. He took up ownership of Rothschild's private equity partnerships in 2000.

Education[edit]

  • AB, Yale University
  • MBA, Harvard University

Latest News[edit]

In August 2011, Ross commented on both the U.S. debt ceiling agreement and on the true cause of market declines. He continued to purchase assets, saying that the global crisis was "driven by fear rather than economic reality."[2][3]

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