NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Wilbur Ross, CEO and Chairman of private equity firm W.L. Ross & Co., is known as a bottom-fishing investor.
His firm, part of fund giant Invesco (IVZ) has taken stakes in companies in a range of industries, from steel to autos to shipping to banking. Ross has been a particularly active investor of late.
Just this week his firm announced the purchase of Deutsche Bank Berkshire Mortgage, a residential real estate lender, from Deutsche Bank (DB) and a $50 million infusion into New York's Amalgated Bank. Other investments by Ross in recent weeks include Diamond S Shipping Group and Bank of Ireland (IRE). TheStreet caught up with Ross Tuesday at the Bloomberg Dealmakers Summit.
This interview has been edited for clarity.TheStreet: Many dealmakers at this conference don't want to buy anything right now until they get more certainty about what will happen in Europe. You just got off a panel where
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