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    1. October 14, 2014

      TCI invited on board Spain airports sell-off

      Spain has invited one of the world’s most active of investors to become a key shareholder in the country’s state-owned...

    2. October 14, 2014

      Activist TCI drops Coal India campaign and sells stake

      The Children’s Investment Fund, the UK-based hedge fund known for high-profile shareholder interventions, has abandoned its...

    1. FT Alphaville

      July 8, 2014

      The 6am London Cut

      Creditors offer Argentina breathing room in debt restructuring dispute: Holdout investors who rejected Argentina’s debt...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. November 1, 2013

      Hedge fund wisdom, cut to the bone

      I flew from Scotland to London with my children on Thursday. Everyone was in a remarkably good mood – possibly because they...

    5. FT Alphaville

      October 23, 2013

      Locusts and high costs, taxpayer edition

      I am shining a harsh light into the murky world of corporate behaviour. Why should good companies be destroyed by short-term...

    6. FT Alphaville

      October 23, 2013

      The 6am London Cut

      Markets: Asia-Pacific equity markets were following US bourses higher after the weak US jobs report propelled hopes that...

    7. 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...

    8. October 22, 2013

      TCI adds to Osborne’s woes by checking into Hotel RM

      The banks that handled the Royal Mail float were supposed to give it a private shareholder base dominated by easy-going...

    9. 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...

    10. May 14, 2013

      Activist makes his point to Sony

      There used to be few surer ways of losing money in the investing world than undertaking an activist campaign in Japan. On...

    11. 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...

    12. November 20, 2012

      Short seller with Olam in his sights

      It was a pitch perfect delivery to a dangerously influential audience: on Monday afternoon, in the bowels of the Marriott...

    13. June 18, 2012

      Quixote should reveal angle of cocos tilt

      It’s public-spirited of Chris Hohn, managing partner of The Children’s Investment Fund Management, to alert us to possible...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. February 29, 2012

      Attara Capital to liquidate operations

      Attara Capital, the hedge fund co-chaired and founded by Nat Rothschild and the successor to the now-defunct activist fund...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. October 20, 2011

      G4S deal ‘too risky’, says top shareholder

      One of G4S’s top five shareholders, Parvus Asset Management, has come out in public opposition of the security group’s...

    20. April 20, 2011

      Parco president quits amid investor pressure

      Shareholder activism in Japan has won a rare victory after Parco’s president, Hidekazu Hirano, resigned following pressure...

    21. April 18, 2011

      Elliott needs fresh scalps to bolster bragging rights

      For a business operating within the supposedly secretive world of hedge funds, Elliott Management of the US is gaining...

    22. FT Alphaville

      October 25, 2010

      Star analyst’s new fund raises $700m

      Patrick Degorce, an ex-Merrill Lynch banker who co-founded activist manager The Childrens’ Investment Fund with Chris Hohn,...

    23. October 25, 2010

      Star analyst’s new fund raises $700m

      Patrick Degorce, the ex-Merrill Lynch banker who co-founded activist manager The Childrens’ Investment Fund with Chris Hohn,...

    24. November 3, 2009

      TCI founding member launches fund

      Patrick Degorce, a former leading light at The Children's Investment Fund, has launched his new hedge fund, called Theleme...

    25. November 2, 2009

      TCI founding member launches fund

      Patrick Degorce, a former leading light at The Children’s Investment Fund, has launched his new hedge fund, called Theleme...

    26. August 31, 2009

      Activist funds find going tough

      Activist funds have failed to shake off many of the troubles of 2008 in spite of record performances and large inflows of...

    27. August 30, 2009

      Activist funds find going tough

      Activist funds have failed to shake off many of the troubles of 2008 in spite of record performances and large inflows of...

    28. July 29, 2009

      Hedgie protege

      The activist's apprentice may be starting to outshine his master. Davide Serra, semi-pro volleyball player turned Morgan...

    29. July 29, 2009

      Voda rings divvie payment changes

      Voda rings divvie payment changes It may have been a slip of the tongue when Vodafone chairman Sir John Bond mentioned HSBCA...

    30. July 3, 2009

      Hohn account

      Hedge fund manager Chris Hohn made the most of 2008, according to the accounts lodged for his TCI partnership. He allocated...

    31. April 27, 2009

      TCI quits fight for CSX with share sale

      The Children’s Investment Fund, the controversial activist investor, has pulled out of the last of the companies where it...

    32. FT Alphaville

      April 16, 2009

      TCI’s Asia director resigns

      The Children’s Investment Fund, the activist hedge fund, has suffered another setback with the resignation of John Ho, its...

    33. April 16, 2009

      Troubled TCI rocked by resignation of director

      The Children's Investment Fund, the activist hedge fund, has suffered another setback with the resignation of John Ho,...

    34. April 16, 2009

      Bitter clash over J-Power proved end of a saga

      The decision by John Ho to resign as director of The Children Investment Fund's Asian operations closes a controversial...

    35. April 15, 2009

      TCI rocked by resignation of Asia director

      The Children’s Investment Fund, the activist hedge fund, has suffered another setback with the resignation of John Ho,...

    36. April 15, 2009

      Ho leaves TCI after ill-fated J-Power deal

      The decision by John Ho to resign as director of The Children Investment Fund’s Asian operations closes a controversial...

    37. April 3, 2009

      TCI bets on falling share prices in Japan

      The Children's Investment Fund, the $9.5bn London hedge fund, is betting heavily on falling share prices in Japan by taking...

    38. April 2, 2009

      TCI bets big on falls in Japan

      The Children’s Investment Fund, the $9.5bn London hedge fund, is betting heavily on falling share prices in Japan by taking...

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