Lehman Died Because There Weren't Enough Women In The Boardroom

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Welcome to Naissance Capital, a socially-responsible Swiss hedge fund that invests in companies which have a high representation of women in the boardroom.

Why?

Well sure it helps promote women as business leaders, but it’s also because having more women in a company leads to better investment performance!

For example, women help prevent the ‘The Julius Caesar Problem’ whereby an ‘Alpha Male CEO’ ‘bends the rules, cheats if necessary’ and ‘eventually causes the company’s destruction.’ They even claim that gender diversity ‘can guard against six sigma events, ie. AIG, Lehman.’

Despite the noble cause, this fund seems to be leaning a bit on women as a marketing gimmick. Sure it can help to promote women as executives, but at the same time they’re using our good-intentions towards gender rights as a marketing tactic to stand out from the competition. They also charge a 1.5% management fee, and 10-20% performance fee, so it’s not like they are doing this work out of the good of their hearts.

Now see why women generate better investment returns than men >>>

A women's rights fund... sounds good so far...

If companies had followed our beliefs, we could have prevented the AIG and Lehman disasters!

See, women understand how to buy things... like groceries... better.

This generates higher profits and valuations...

Even over the long-term.

Here's Naissance Capital's big intellectual leap. Poor Dick Fuld.

They're kind of like a charity...

And sort of like activists...

Yet they'll make millions in fees!

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