BP’s management has been under intense pressure since the Gulf oil spill began in April, but the shareholders will be the ones picking up the tab for the tens of billions in damages and cleanup costs. British owners hold 40 percent of the shares of the company formerly called British Petroleum, but .
Just who are those American owners?
NYTimes’ , with asset management firm BlackRock at the top as the company’s single largest shareholder with the equivalent of 1 billion shares. But The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is on the list too. Read More »