Is TEC a Bain Capital Investor?
Last night many Episcopalians were shocked to hear Mitt Romney said that 'The Episcopal Church' was an initial investor in Bain Capital ...
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Since: May 08
#1 Sep 1, 2012
"Second, even if it is the case that the financial arm of the Episcopal Church, the independent Church Pension Group, did invest when Bain Capital when it was formed in 1984, that doesnt mean that they continue to hold that investment within the firms nearly $9.5 billion portfolio. CPGs 2012 annual report does not list individual investment holdings. But, with executive staff and trustees (who are elected by delegates and bishops at the Episcopal Churchs triennial General Convention) with deep ties to the investment community that has certainly lived well outside of the ethical standards one would expect for a Church-affiliated financial organization, its certainly fair for Episcopalians to demand more specifics in terms of investment history, current holdings, and, perhaps more important, the ethical principles that guide what many would assume, but which is nowhere stated on the CPG website or in the annual report, are socially responsible investing practices."
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