Mitt Romney may have breached ethics laws through company linked to Paul Ryan’s brother

Photo: Garrett Jackson/Twitter The Republican presidential candidate appears to have profited from a marketing company that was contracted by the state of Massachusetts after receiving $5 million (£3.2 million) in financial backing from Bain Capital, Mr Romney’s investment firm. One of his vice-presidential candidate’s brothers, who is a former Bain consultant, was at the time […]

When Romney ran Bain Capital, his word was not his bond

ShareThis When Romney ran Bain Capital, his word was not his bond By William D. Cohan 13 Jan 2012 Make no mistake: Under Mitt Romney’s leadership in the 1980s and 1990s, Bain Capital was a top-performing private-equity fund. According to an internal 2000 estimate, the fund achieved annualized returns of an astounding 88 percent from […]