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Private equity giant Guy Hands: Bouncing back after EMI

Edwin Smith talks to Guy Hands, the financiar and investor, and founder of Terra Firma capital partners one of the largest private equity firms in Europe.

 

They discuss the highs and lows of his career, the fall out of the failed investment in EMI, the value of a good mentor and why he’ll never enter politics.

 

 

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