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Private-equity titan Guy Hands describes how losing billions made him ‘a better person’

Rupert Steiner
Private-equity titan Guy Hands describes how losing billions made him ‘a better person’

Guy Hands, a European private-equity pioneer, says his confidence is still shaken more than 10 years after a prominent deal collapse. And although the 59-year-old businessman said he may never recapture his mojo, he believes his past stumbles have made him better.