Wilbur Ross

Wilbur Ross

Last Update: 2014-08-14

Number of Stocks: 9
Number of New Stocks: 0

Total Value: $1,282 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 17%

Countries: USA
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Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. is the founder of private equity firm WL Ross & Co. He is known for distressed investing and restructuring failed companies in industries such as steel, coal, telecommunications, foreign investment and textiles. He specializes in leveraged buyouts. In 2005, Forbes magazine listed Ross as one of the world's billionaires for the first time. He was ranked #346 the Forbes list of the 400 richest Americans, with an estimated net worth of $1.7B.

He earned a B.A. from Yale College, his M.B.A. at Harvard Business School.

Web Page:https://www.institutional.invesco.com/portal/site/invescoinst/home/

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Wilbur Ross Still Has High Conviction on Natural Gas Turnaround Bet after 62% Loss
Wilbur Ross, quintessential distressed asset investor, has poured more than 40% of his portfolio into two assets: EXCO Resources (XCO) and Bank of Ireland (IRE). Both, like many of his other investments, are investments in recoveries: one in natural gas prices and one in the economy of Ireland. So far, on paper he has lost a considerable amount on EXCO and still has a thin profit on Bank of Ireland. Read more...
Will You Follow Fairfax's Prem Watsa Into Bank of Ireland (IRE)?
During GuruFocus’ interview with Fairfax CEO Prem Watsa in September, GuruFocus asked him if he sees investment opportunities in Europe. He commented on his investment in Bank of Ireland (IRE): Read more...
Prem Watsa and Wilbur Ross Save Bank of Ireland
Prem Watsa, CEO and chairman of Fairfax Financial, has taken a lead stake in the beleaguered Bank of Ireland (IRE). Watsa got involved in the deal through Kennedy Wilson’s William McMorrow. McMorrow himself purchased Bank of Ireland’s real estate management arm a few months ago and told Watsa he’d been "very impressed" with Bank of Ireland’s management team. Read more...
Wilbur Ross Buys Air Lease, Exco Resources, Assured Guaranty Ltd., Sells Greenbrier Cos., Hanesbrands, Plains Exploration & Production Co.
Wilbur Ross is the founder of private equity firm WL Ross & Co. He is best known for restructuring failed companies in industries such as steel, coal, telecommunications, foreign investment, and textiles and turning them into profitable investments. He also specializes in leveraged buyouts and distressed businesses. His portfolio is generally highly concentrated in a few stocks. Read more...
Distressed Investor Wilbur Ross Readies to Buy European Banks with New Investment Vehicle
Wilbur Ross Jr., CEO and chairman of WL Ross & Co. and connoisseur of verge-of-death investment opportunities, has been drawn recently to the carnage in Europe. His first foray, into Bank of Ireland, has thus far been profitable. A purchase of a shell company, NBNK Investments Plc (NBNK), suggests he may hope for more of the same around the fragile European financial sector. Read more...
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Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross: Cyprus, The Next One to Really Turn Around Wilbur Ross - Billionaire Investor Wilbur Ross: Cyprus, The Next One To Really Turn Around
Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross (Trades, Portfolio) spoke with FOX Business Network’s (FBN) Maria Bartiromo during Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo about investing in the Bank of Cyprus. Ross said, “Cyprus, we think is going to be the next one to really turn around” and that “there has been a very big upsurge in Russian tourism to Cyprus.” When asked about whether he thinks Europe has recovered financially Ross said, “I think it is a selective recovery” and that “we’ve been buying a lot in Europe.” More...

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I'm selling 6 times more than buying: Wilbur Ross Wilbur Ross - I'm Selling 6 Times More Than Buying: Wilbur Ross
Wilbur Ross (Trades, Portfolio) on CNBC: I'm selling 6 times more than buying. More...

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Wilbur Ross on Euro Investments, Rate Cuts, New SPAC Wilbur Ross - Wilbur Ross On Euro Investments, Rate Cuts, New SPAC
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Wilbur Ross Discusses Where He Is Seeing Value Today
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Wilbur Ross - Keynote Speech 2014 Value Investing Conference
Wilbur Ross (Trades, Portfolio) has successfully practiced distressed investing in a variety of industries including steel, coal, shipping and others. More...

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Prem Watsa, Wilbur Ross Invest Almost Half a Billion in Greece's Eurobank Prem Watsa,Wilbur Ross - Prem Watsa, Wilbur Ross Invest Almost Half A Billion In Greece's Eurobank
After a profitable investment in Bank of Ireland (IRE), Prem Watsa (Trades, Portfolio) and Wilbur Ross (Trades, Portfolio) have joined forces to lead a cash infusion into another of Europe’s stricken financial institutions, Eurobank Ergasias S.A. (FRA:EFGC)(ATH:EUROB). The two investors are coming to the bank’s aid as it raises money to meet new recapitalization requirements set by the Greek Parliament, effective March 30. More...

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Seeking Undervalued Southern European Stocks with Wilbur Ross Wilbur Ross - Seeking Undervalued Southern European Stocks With Wilbur Ross
Wilbur Ross (Trades, Portfolio) is a bankruptcy expert who launched his own company, $7 billion WL Ross & Co. LLC, in 2000, to identify and restructure distressed companies. After his recent success investing in the Bank of Ireland (IRE), Ross told Reuters that as his next venture he is eyeing assets in southern Europe, particularly Greece, Spain, Portugal and Italy, “because they’re still having some difficulties,” he said. More...

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Where Is Wilbur Ross Seeing Value Today? European Real Estate
Where there is a collapse in asset prices you will find distressed asset investor Wilbur Ross (Trades, Portfolio) digging for opportunities. More...

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Wilbur Ross Talks Commodities, China
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Wilbur Ross on investing like a billionaire Wilbur Ross - Wilbur Ross On Investing Like A Billionaire
Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross (Trades, Portfolio) on tripling an investment in the Bank of Ireland. More...

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Distressed Asset Guru Wilbur Ross Sees the Best Opportunities as Being in Europe
Wilbur Ross (Trades, Portfolio) thinks that the United States is not the best place to be investing right now. More...

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Wilbur Ross - 'I Share Some of the Pessimism of the Congressional Budget Office'
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Wilbur Ross Announces Major Position in Navigator, Exit of Callidus Software Wilbur Ross - Wilbur Ross Announces Major Position In Navigator, Exit Of Callidus Software
Wilbur Ross (Trades, Portfolio) has grown his fortune primarily by investing in distressed companies and restructuring them into profitable entities. His private equity firm, WL Ross & Co., holds just 10 stocks, which are valued at $1.5 billion. In the fourth quarter, Ross announced the existence of a major stake in a company called Navigator Holdings Ltd. (NVGS) worth 41.8% of the portfolio. More...

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Wilbur Ross: Crisis in China's Banking System Overblown
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Wilbur Ross Boosts EXCO Stake by 60% Wilbur Ross - Wilbur Ross Boosts EXCO Stake By 60%
EXCO Resources (XCO), an oil and gas company, has attracted large investments from a number of noted investors, including Oaktree’s Howard Marks (Trades, Portfolio) and Fairfax Financial (TSX:FFH)’s Prem Watsa (Trades, Portfolio). Last week, according to GuruFocus Real Time Picks, Invesco Private Capital (Trades, Portfolio)’s Wilbur Ross (Trades, Portfolio) More...

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Billionaire Investor Wilbur Ross Says Rising Interest Rates Beneficial for Small Banks
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The Art of the Turnaround - Wilbur Ross Review of Low P/E Stocks
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