TEC, Bain Capital and Heavenly Returns

TEC, Bain Capital and Heavenly Returns

There are 1 comment on the www.virtueonline.org story from Sep 3, 2012, titled TEC, Bain Capital and Heavenly Returns. In it, www.virtueonline.org reports that:

During his acceptance speech in Tampa Thursday night, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said that he was risk-averse during the early years of establishing his private equity firm, Bain Capital. So he didn't approach his elders in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to ask them to invest a portion of their pension fund in the venture. But, he said, one of his partners snagged the Episcopal Church's pension fund, set up to fund the retirements of that denomination's clergy ...

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Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#1 Sep 3, 2012
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"... Though it hasn't fared quite as well over the last few years, the Episcopal Church's pension fund, with some $9.5 billion in assets as of March 31, 2012, is one of the best run and most successful around.

"That may come as something of a surprise to anyone who has heard many of the Mainline Protestant clergy preaching left-wing, anti-capitalist messages from their pulpits every Sunday. When masses of privileged college students and aging hippies pitched their tents in Zuccotti Park one year ago, for instance, prominent Episcopal parishes in New York ... threw their public support to the anti-establishment rabble ... even though they continued to hit up their well-heeled, Wall Street banker parishioners for money."

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