Jim Slater

guardian.co.uk  Nov 22  Comment 
Financier who built a reputation for ruthless asset stripping as head of investment group Slater Walker Jim Slater, who has died aged 86, was so successful for a few years during the 1960s financial bubble that he was nicknamed “the Master” by...
BBC News  Nov 20  Comment 
The life of Jim Slater, the buccaneering 1970s financier and asset stripper who has died aged 86, is a classic tale of boom to bust.
Financial Times  Nov 20  Comment 
Controversial figure who sought to overhaul UK industry in 1970s
Wall Street Sector Selector  Sep 15  Comment 
The Small Cap Trap Courtesy of Tim of The Psy-Fi Blog Rampaging Elephants The theory is that small capitalization stocks offer great rewards. After all, as Jim Slater pointed out in The Zulu Principle: “elephants don’t gallop”....
minesite.com  Jun 24  Comment 
It was always going to make sense for chief executive Brian Groves to change the name of his...


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A renowned investment author in Britain, who wrote a Sunday column in London's The Sunday Telegraph under the pen name "The Capitalist". Slater was also a major figure in corporate takeovers, and eventually turned his investment company into an investment bank. Following this, he established a career in financial writing and as an author of childrens' books. Slater is credited with inventing the price-earnings to earnings-growth ratio.

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