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23rd December, 2012

The big story

Gun control in the US became a markets story last week when **Cerberus Capital**, the $20 billion private equity firm, said it would sell its controlling interest in Freedom Group, the gun manufacturer that makes the now-infamous Bushmaster rifle which Adam Lanza used to kill 26 people - mostly small children - in a Connecticut school nine days ago.

Cerberus was reacting to an ad hoc public pressure campaign to get pension schemes to...

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