Trian at GE

At $2.5 billion, Trian Partner’s investment in General Electric was a big one. As well as being a high-conviction bet on a major turnaround programme, the campaign will be an interesting test of the friendship between GE’s CEO, Jeff Immelt, and Ed Garden, a Partner at Trian. So far, the activist is on friendly terms with management, but it has also made clear it won’t be indulgent with its clients’ money.

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