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Restructurer: 'I Have Had Stones Thrown At Me'

The Rolling Stones

We are meeting one winter morning in a juice bar near Bank, in the heart of the old City. He is an affable man in his mid-20s, English and well dressed. He is tired from a trip early that morning. Later that day he will have to travel again.

Shareholder Rebels With A Cause

Bernie Madoff 50 Pound

Call it Thunderous Thursday: 54% of shareholder votes were cast against Aviva's pay report; at the Swiss bank UBS, 37% voted against pay proposals; and the satellite firm Inmarsat suffered a 40% revolt. Shareholders – after years of supine behaviour – are sending a loud message that the soaraway boardroom pay at underperforming companies must be confronted.