When you have no one to answer to, vendetta as investment strategy is as legitimate as anything.
In 2008, people who invested in hedge funds needed capital badly, but many of the funds would not return their money. However, I gave money back to any investor who requested it. It was the bottom of the market and a pretty tough time.
I enjoy the hunt much more than the 'good life' after the victory.
Don't go in and tell somebody else how to run their business.
I'm a cynic about corporate democracy and boards.
You learn in this business: It you want a friend, get a dog.
Anyone that makes me a quarter of a billion dollars, I like.
I like winning. There's also a certain joy in it. I feel fulfilled by it.
My wife watches me like a hawk.