Guy Hands
Founder and Chairman of private equity group Terra Firma

Entries by Guy Hands

Why German Fears of a Housing Bubble Are Overdone

(0) Comments | Posted 28 October 2014 | (10:31)

No matter what our views on the European Union, we like to pretend in Britain that we are different from our continental neighbours. This certainly includes a belief that our housing market is somehow unique whether it is our attachment of owning our own homes or our concerns about rising...

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Why Unions Must Be Part of Our Long-Term Economic Solution

(14) Comments | Posted 11 September 2013 | (01:00)

The Trade Union Congress, like a Seventies revival band, rolled into Bournemouth this week. There will, I predict, be few surprises. From the conference floor, we will hear all the old hits replayed with industrial action threatened, government failure and employer callousness slammed by a succession of speakers. In response,...

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Why We Should All Hope America Steps Back From the Fiscal Cliff

(13) Comments | Posted 28 December 2012 | (00:00)

The manoeuvrings in Washington over the fiscal cliff are being viewed with a mixture of disbelief or outright distaste by non-Americans. With the stakes so high, there is genuine bewilderment at the daily twists and turns of the negotiations, the backroom dealing and the brinkmanship.


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