In the wake of December's Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, investors may choose to be more socially responsible in their investments, says Angela Raitzin, an investment adviser at Morton Capital Management, who says it doesn't have to be either/or when talking about financial returns and common responsibility.

Raitzin spoke with Mergers & Acquisitions about pension review and the decision private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management LP made to sell off gun-maker Freedom Group Inc. Raitzin also defines and discusses the concept of socially responsible investing.

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