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Gross says Pimco fired him after proposing smaller role - Bloomberg

Jan 13, 2015    

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bill Gross has acknowledged publicly for the first time that he was fired from Pacific Investment Management Co, the firm he co-founded in 1971, largely confirming news reports of the internal turmoil.Gross, in an interview with Bloomberg View, said he offered to step down from Pimco's executive committee and compensation committee and oversee closed-end funds after differences with management over his personality and Pimco's business direction."For some reason still unbeknownst to me they didn't think that was a good idea and they did fire me," Gross said in the...

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