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Chris Hohn

Source: The Children’s Investment Fund Management

Chris Hohn is founder, managing partner and portfolio manager of The Children's Investment Fund Management, a U.K.-based global investment firm. TCI is a value-based, fundamental investment manager with a concentrated portfolio aiming to bring a long-term, owner-oriented philosophy to public markets. TCI may use activism to enhance value as appropriate.

Based in London, Hohn has more than 20 years of experience in the investment industry and has managed equity portfolios for over 15 years. He was the portfolio manager of the European event-driven investment strategy at Perry Capital from 1997 to 2003, employing capital in the main Perry Partners fund as well as the separate Perry Capital European Fund. Before that, Hohn was an associate at Apax Partners in London and previously had been a manager in the corporate finance division of Coopers & Lybrand in London.

Hohn graduated from Harvard Business School in 1993 with an MBA (high distinction) and from Southampton University in 1988 with a B.S. in accounting and business economics (first-class Honors). He is also co-founder of The Children's Investment Fund Foundation, a charity dedicated to improving the lives of children in poverty in developing countries.


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