Coatue hosts Apple CFO despite dumping shares


Philippe Laffont interviewed Peter Oppenheimer at firm's annual investor meeting; iPad minis for attendees.

 Peter Oppenheimer (Photo: Apple)
Philippe Laffont's Coatue Management may have dumped Apple shares in the fourth quarter, but the firm gave the tech company a prime time slot at its annual investor meeting.

The event, held yesterday at Lincoln Center in Manhattan with nearly 300 attendees, featured a so-called fireside chat between Laffont and Peter Oppenheimer, Apple's senior vice president and chief financial officer. According to people in attendance, Oppenheimer discussed his history at Apple and the company's plans.

Coatue, a longtime Apple investor, distributed iPad minis to attendees. The devices cost