The Pillars of Finance

The Misalignment of Finance Theory and Investment Practice

Authors: Fraser-Sampson, G.

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  • Fraser-Sampson is a regular writer on finance topics and is regularly quoted in the media. He is author of the best selling Private Equity as an Asset Class, and spent many years as an industry practitioner and conference speaker
  • This book challenges many of the 'conventions' of modern finance making it of real interest to anyone involved in or researching the industry today
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Written by bestselling finance author Guy Fraser-Sampson, this is a provocative account of the severe limitations of modern finance, advocating a bold new way forward for the finance industry. The Pillars of Finance is a lively and provocative read, challenging some of the core beliefs of modern finance.

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Guy Fraser-Sampson is a Senior Fellow at Cass Business School in the City of London, UK where he creates and teaches post-graduate investment modules as well as supervising various research projects. He is a longstanding senior-level investment professional, including a period working in the Middle East as Investment Controller with the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (reputedly the largest investor in the world), and subsequently running for several years the international operations of a leading fund manager. He is the author of several books on finance and economics including Multi Asset Class Investment Strategy and Alternative Assets: Investments for a Post-Crisis World. His best-selling Private Equity as an Asset Class has been translated into various languages and adopted as the standard text on the subject by business schools worldwide. In addition to his teaching, writing, and investment activities he has for some years also conducted consultancy and high level executive training sessions helping investors to set their activities within a strategic framework and to develop the necessary systems and processes to allow this to function properly. He is a frequent commentator on both television and radio and a well-known public speaker. Most recently his book The Mess We're In: Why Politicians Can't Fix Financial Crises has been widely covered in the media, discussed at university and think tank events, and nominated for the Orwell Prize.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Pillars of Finance
Book Subtitle
The Misalignment of Finance Theory and Investment Practice
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-26406-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137264060
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-26405-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-44286-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 260
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