Looking back on Ray Dalio’s radical truth and Peloton’s prostration

February 28, 2012   Rob Copeland

AR also revisits the salad days of Renaissance’s equities fund.

One year ago
»» Ray Dalio, founder of $76 billion Bridgewater Associates, stepped out from the shadows for an AR cover story in which he professed that his firm had grown bigger than the man who started it. "It’s not about me," he said.

AR readers were among the first to learn fresh details about the Westport, Conn. firm’s enigmatic culture. Soon after, Bridgewater found itself in the spotlight as New York Magazine and the New Yorker followed with their own pieces, and Dalio sat for interviews with CNBC and Charlie Rose, among others. This month, Bridgewater made news when it sold a non-voting equity stake in the firm to the Teachers’ Retirement System of Texas for $250 million.

Meanwhile, Bridgewater continues to post...


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