Wilbur Ross Profile, Biography, About


  • Wilbur Ross on European Opportunities     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 7:07 AM ET

    Wilbur Ross, WL Ross & Co. chairman & CEO, weighs in on fiscal improvement in Europe, and continuing problems plaguing Greece.

  • Big Question for Greece is What Now: Wilbur Ross Sunday, 17 Jun 2012 | 7:21 PM ET

    Wilbur Ross, the billionaire investor and Chairman of private equity firm, WL Ross & Co., says the real question facing Greece is what policies the new government will implement after the pro-bailout New Democracy party won the most votes in Sunday’s vote.

  • Wilbur Ross: Greece Should Sell State Assets     Sunday, 17 Jun 2012 | 6:05 PM ET

    Wilbur Ross, Chairman of WL Ross & Co says the real question for Greece after the elections is what happens now. He says Greece should privatize state assets and improve tax collection.

  • Wilbur Ross, WL Ross & Co. chairman & CEO, expects natural gas and Europe to bounce back.

  • Buy a US House, Get a 3-Year Visa: Sen. Schumer Monday, 5 Dec 2011 | 12:14 PM ET

    A new Senate bill would help spur demand in U.S. housing by offering foreign investors a three-year "homeowners visa" if they invest half a million dollars cash and stay in the house for 180 days, co-sponsor Charles Schumer told CNBC Monday.

  • Banking on Northern Rock     Monday, 5 Dec 2011 | 8:21 AM ET

    Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder & chairman, discusses his joint venture with Wilbur Ross to buy failed bank Northern Rock.

  • Legendary Deal Makers on Euro Crisis     Monday, 5 Dec 2011 | 7:00 AM ET

    Discussing whether the IMF will become the "ultimate funder" to a troubled EU, with Richard LeFrak, The LeFrak Organization, and Wilbur Ross & Co., WL Ross, and the Squawk Box crew.

  • Northern Rock Deal Shows Markets Healing: Ross Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 8:38 AM ET

    The sale of Northern Rock bank to a group led by vulture investors Wilbur Ross and Richard Branson is part of a market return to more rational behavior, Ross told CNBC.

  • Japan's the Way to Play Emerging Markets: Wilbur Ross Monday, 31 Oct 2011 | 11:12 AM ET
    Ginza district in Tokyo, Japan

    Japan, the third-largest economy in the world, is a "very good and very cheap way" to invest in emerging markets, investor Wilbur Ross told CNBC Monday.

  • Markets Are Over Their Fears for Europe: Wilbur Ross Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 7:41 AM ET

    Markets are over their fears that the worst will happen in the world economy as investors hope that Europe will finally find some solution to the debt crisis, Wilbur Ross, WL Ross chairman and CEO, told CNBC Friday.

  • CEOs Weigh In On Making Obama Jobs Plan Better Monday, 12 Sep 2011 | 1:44 PM ET
    Barack Obama

    President Obama's jobs plan is a start, but many chief executives told CNBC it doesn't go far enough.

  • Volatile Week 'Not the End of the World': Wilbur Ross Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 5:54 PM ET

    Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross told CNBC Tuesday he was not perturbed by last week's volatile market swings.

  • Moody's Downgrade Punishes Ireland: Wilbur Ross Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 10:29 AM ET

    Moody's is punishing the wrong EU member by downgrading Ireland, Wilbur Ross Jr., CEO of WL Ross & Co., told CNBC Wednesday. If Moody's "downgrades enough people recklessly, nobody will be able to access the public markets in 2013. I think it's a ridiculous idea."

  • Irish Bank Liquidity and Wilbur Ross Deal Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 12:46 PM ET

    With Ireland's bank stress test results coming out on March 31st, the announcement of a possible European Central Bank liquidity chess move has the markets bracing for bad news.

  • States Likely to Head Off Major Bond Defaults: Ross Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 8:37 AM ET

    Faced with the threat of massive bond defaults, state and local governments have taken proactive steps to deal with their problems and are thus likely to avoid disaster, investor Wilbur Ross told CNBC.

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