Long-Term Capitalism - why big investors are crucial to ending short-termism

Thu, Nov 17, 2016, 4:30 pm

Jean-Hugues J. Monier, Senior Partner with the Corporate Finance & Strategy practice at McKinsey & Company will give a talk on the crucial role that big investors must play to end the plague of short-termism - the exclusive focus on quarterly returns and relentless shareholder pressures.  The discussion will be facilitated by JC de Swaan from Princeton University.

Mr. Monier advises CEOs of large global companies and organization on strategy related issues, growth strategy, capital market, portfolio restructuring and organisation of their finance function. He is a regular speaker at CEO and industry conference around the world. He’s a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, a regular attendee of the World Economic Forum in Davos. He received a Master of Engineering and a Master of Science from Ecole Centrale and PhD in Economics from University of Paris Sorbonne. He is a Knight of the French National Order of Merit granted by the French Government to recognize his civilian achievement.

JC de Swaan is a lecturer in the economics department at Princeton University.  He teaches courses on ethics in finance and on Asian capital markets.  He also teaches at the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge. Separately, JC de Swaan is a Partner at Cornwall Capital, a multi-strategy global investment fund based in New York.  

Bendheim Center for Finance Library - 26 Prospect Ave.
Princeton faculty and students