Managers of billion-dollar hedge funds do not usually drive Hondas — except at Goldman Sachs, that is.
That Mr. [Raanan A.] Agus appears to be content to drive a Honda is a reminder that the relatively ascetic sensibility that marked his predecessors, like Robert E. Rubin, the former Treasury secretary, remains in place at Goldman, even in today’s gilded era.
It is the kind of conduct that John L. Weinberg, the former senior partner, and the driver of a Ford, would have approved. Some people grow and other people swell, he often said of those partners who became too enamored with their successes.
Goldman’s Elusive Hedge-Fund Star [NY Times]