Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> July 10, 2000

Duncan Soukup – Acquisitor Plc (aco.l)

DUNCAN SOUKUP is Managing Director of Acquisitor, Plc. He is also president and chief executive officer of Lionheart Group, Inc. a US based financial services holding company that he founded in 1994. Subsidiaries of Lionheart Group manage or advise a number of hedge funds as well as a number of (long-only) US Pension Fund accounts. From 1988 to 1994 Mr. Soukup served as a managing director of Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. where he established and ran the company's foreign Equity Research and Sales department. Profile
TWST: Could you start us off with an introduction to Acquisitor,

relevant history, some scene-setting context?

Mr. Soukup: Acquisitor is a publicly quoted acquisition company, a

hybrid LBO