Nothing like a bit of irony to make me smile


I must admit to smiling just a little when I first learned of the $11.3 billion leveraged buyout of SunGard by the Silver Lake Partners-led consortium. You see, I am more then just a little bit partial to a touch of irony, especially when it spices up the financial services industry, albeit for only a day or two. During an interview that I conducted a couple of years ago with Jim Ashton, group chief executive of SunGard Trading and Risk Systems, I asked him whether he had any idea how many s

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a WatersTechnology account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: