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  1. July 7, 2014

    Billionaire fails to keep divorce case private

    A hedge fund billionaire has failed to prevent the media from reporting details of his $1.3bn divorce case, which is thought...

  2. June 18, 2014

    Hedge fund tycoon fights divorce claim

    Sir Chris Hohn, the hedge-fund tycoon and founder of The Children’s Investment Fund, is fighting his ex-wife’s claim to half...

  1. May 20, 2014

    TCI presses Tokyo to sell its Japan Tobacco stake

    UK-based activist hedge fund The Children’s Investment Fund has escalated its campaign against Japan Tobacco, calling for...

  2. October 23, 2013

    Royal Mail sell-off to be probed by National Audit Office

    The National Audit Office is to carry out a value for money examination of the Government’s privatisation of the Royal Mail....

  3. October 22, 2013

    TCI fans flames over Royal Mail price

    One of the world’s most aggressive hedge fund activists has taken a 5 per cent stake in Royal Mail, fanning the flames of a...

  4. September 30, 2013

    Hedge funds move out of shorts with eyes on bull run in markets

    Hedge funds’ bets on falling share prices have dropped to their lowest level in years as traders predict an extended bull...

  5. September 30, 2013

    Boom year for hedge fund equity bulls

    For all the nervousness over Washington’s budget wrangling and the political crisis in Italy, hedge funds have rarely been...

  6. September 25, 2013

    Hiesinger faces challenge to recast Germany’s ThyssenKrupp

    ThyssenKrupp: under pressure A famous chapter in ThyssenKrupp’s history will draw to a close on Thursday when Germany’s...

  7. September 16, 2013

    TCI hedge fund ups pressure on EADS over Dassault Aviation stake

    The activist hedge fund TCI has asked the board of EADS to transfer its €4bn stake in Dassault Aviation directly to...

  8. August 9, 2013

    Week in Review, August 10

    A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Corporate person in the news: Mark...

  9. August 5, 2013

    Hedge fund challenge to EADS puts Paris on the spot

    When an activist hedge fund wrote to Tom Enders urging the EADS chief to sell the aerospace group’s big stake in Dassault...

  10. August 4, 2013

    TCI pushes EADS to ditch Dassault stake

    TCI, the activist hedge fund, has written to the chief executive of EADS to demand it sell one of its most sensitive assets...

  11. June 2, 2013

    Japan embraces more cordial approach to investor relations

    At Japan Tobacco’s annual shareholder meeting this month in a Tokyo hotel, four proposals from The Children’s Investment...

  12. March 29, 2013

    Amin quits Theleme to set up own venture

    Snehal Amin, the number two at Theleme Partners, one of the most successful hedge fund start-ups of recent years, is leaving...

  13. March 20, 2013

    US heartland offers visions of cable’s future

    It is 600 miles from Olathe, Kansas, to Englewood, Colorado, and both towns can seem a million miles from the media hubs of...

  14. March 17, 2013

    Hedge fund newcomer’s assets double

    One of the most successful new hedge funds of 2012 has closed to new investors after doubling its assets and bucking the...

  15. March 1, 2013

    Film rights tax shelter shut down

    HM Revenue & Customs has won a victory against a prominent hedge fund manager who attempted to shelter millions of pounds...

  16. January 1, 2013

    Hedge fund industry loses out again

    Bearish hedge fund managers have lost out in 2012, with the $2tn industry suffering another year of disappointing returns as...

  17. October 13, 2012

    TCI turns up heat in Coal India dispute

    The Children’s Investment Fund, the UK-based hedge fund, launched the latest stage in its campaign against Coal India, by...

  18. October 9, 2012

    Safran under fire from rebel investor

    The Children’s Investment Fund, the hedge fund controlled by Christopher Hohn, has launched a fierce attack on Safran,...

  19. August 1, 2012

    TCI files suit against Indian government

    The Children’s Investment Fund, the UK-based hedge fund, has escalated its battle with Coal India, the state-backed energy...

  20. July 31, 2012

    Equity hedge funds brave eurozone storm

    It is hardly the most electrifying of hedge fund strategies: keep calm and carry on. But amid the sometimes violent,...

  21. June 23, 2012

    Children’s Investment Fund puts pressure on Lloyds

    It had been a while since The Children’s Investment Fund popped up on the radar in Europe. The activist hedge fund run by...

  22. June 19, 2012

    Hohn demands consistency on ‘cocos’

    Christopher Hohn is widely viewed as a shrewd investor. But his logic is simple enough. Mr Hohn and his hedge fund, The...

  23. FT Alphaville

    June 18, 2012

    A CoCo critique, Lloyds edition

    It comes from a hedge fund activist par excellence: That’s a letter (hat-tip to Bloomberg) from Christopher Hohn, managing...

  24. June 18, 2012

    TCI pushes for £10bn Lloyds ‘coco’ conversion

    The Children’s Investment Fund, the activist hedge fund manager, has called on regulators to force Lloyds Banking Group to...

  25. May 17, 2012

    Investor success as CP heads step down

    Activist investors secured their biggest victory at one of the seven large North American railway operators on Thursday as...

  26. April 26, 2012

    JT rebuffs calls for dividend increase

    Japan Tobacco rebuffed calls by activist investor The Children’s Investment Fund, for increased dividends and share...

  27. April 17, 2012

    TCI Fund welcomes Coal India action

    The Children’s Investment Fund welcomed moves by Coal India to reduce the impact of a recent government directive forcing...

  28. April 4, 2012

    New Delhi heaps pressure on Coal India

    The battle between India and a UK activist hedge fund over political interference in Coal India is set to intensify after...

  29. beyondbrics

    April 4, 2012

    TCI/Coal India: is it worth it?

    embed1 Indian power companies rejoiced on Wednesday after the government issued a rare decree forcing state-controlled Coal...

  30. March 27, 2012

    TCI initiates legal action against India

    The Children’s Investment Fund has initiated legal action against the Indian government for alleged breaches of...

  31. beyondbrics

    March 15, 2012

    Guest post: investor activism in India

    By Shriram Subramanian of InGovern The letter sent by The Children’s Investment Fund (TCI) to Coal India is a wakeup call...

  32. March 15, 2012

    TCI fund clashes with Indian deference

    The Children’s Investment Fund is an unusually vocal investor. But in India, a country unused to even a modicum of...

  33. March 14, 2012

    TCI/Coal India: legal threat

    The Children’s Investment Fund sounds like the cuddliest toy in the nursery. As executives at Japan Tobacco and railroad...

  34. March 13, 2012

    TCI in legal threat against Coal India

    The Children’s Investment Fund, the UK-based hedge fund, has threatened legal action against Coal India, the state-backed...

  35. February 12, 2012

    Activism benefits Japan Tobacco investors

    Shareholder activism is widely frowned upon in Japan but the Japanese public is nevertheless set to reap the benefits of a...

  36. February 8, 2012

    TCI goes where other funds fear to tread

    Before 2008, the one thing The Children’s Investment Fund was not known for was its quietude. The world largest activist...

  37. February 6, 2012

    Ex-TCI star emerges at rival

    The Children’s Investment Fund has lost another of its stars to rival hedge fund Thélème Partners in a sign of tensions...

  38. June 23, 2011

    Japanese investors start to flex their muscles

    When shareholders of Keyence poured into the Gendai Theatre in Takatsuki, Osaka prefecture, few would have expected any...

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