Cantillon Capital’s William von Mueffling uses quantitative techniques and a value measure emphasizing return on equity to limit risk and pick stocks around the world. His results suggest he’s on to something.
It has never been easy to become a partner at Lazard. But it may be even harder to leave the investment banking firm once you become a partner, because the rewards of sharing in the spoils are potentially so great. William von Mueffling didn’t see it that way, however.