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    1. June 12, 2016

      The week: June 13

      • Greg Johnson, the chief executive and chairman of Franklin Resources, is predicting a wave of consolidation in the...

    2. June 7, 2016

      Hard times for Ashley as MPs put 21st century capitalism on trial

      This was no less than a trial of early 21st century capitalism. The jury and prosecutors were the MPs of the business...

    1. June 7, 2016

      Rothschild trust walks from Alliance Trust tie-up

      RIT Capital Partners, the investment trust of financier Jacob Rothschild, said on Tuesday that it had decided to walk...

    2. May 31, 2016

      Alliance Trust: not worth saving

      Last year, managers at Alliance Trust were embroiled in a spat with a US activist investor. This year, they face a...

    3. May 30, 2016

      Rothschild’s move is latest twist for Alliance Trust

      Jacob Rothschild’s informal approach to take over Alliance Trust marks yet another twist in the tale for one of the...

    4. Fast FT

      May 30, 2016

      Alliance Trust confirms Jacob Rothschild approach

      Alliance Trust has confirmed it has been approached with an “informal” merger proposal by the investment trust of...

    5. May 30, 2016

      Alliance Trust confirms approach by Jacob Rothschild

      Alliance Trust confirmed on Monday that it had received an approach from the investment trust of British financier...

    6. Fast FT

      March 1, 2016

      Lord Rothschild: we may be in 'eye of a storm'

      Lord Jacob Rothschild has become the latest finance grandee to warn of the considerable risks facing the global economy...

    7. June 8, 2015

      WPP needs to line up an heir and a spare

      Who would you rather pay £43m to be in charge of an empire? 650 British MPs paid £67,000 each or one Sir Martin...

    8. April 14, 2015

      Hargreaves Lansdown co-founder steps down

      Few people can match the impact on British wealth management of Peter Hargreaves, who on Tuesday announced that he...

    9. March 26, 2015

      Rival Rothschild branches face court battle over family name

      More than two centuries after the first Rothschild made his fortune in European banking, two branches of the dynasty...

    10. February 27, 2015

      City Insider: Bill Winters springs out of the shadows

      Bill Winters: A man for all seasons Headless times ahead for Renshaw Bay. Bill Winters’ move from shadow banking back...

    11. September 21, 2014

      Brazil’s BTG moves into London equities market

      BTG Pactual is building up an equities business in London as the Brazilian lender makes its latest foray into the...

    12. July 9, 2014

      Bharti Airtel to sell 3,100 telecom towers in infrastructure deal

      Bharti Airtel, the Indian telecoms group, will sell its towers network in four countries in Africa to Helios Towers,...

    13. May 21, 2014

      Helios Towers Africa seeks $500m for Bharti infrastructure sale

      Helios Towers Africa, the infrastructure company backed by funds of George Soros, Madeleine Albright and Jacob...

    14. August 16, 2013

      Shorting US government bonds boosts Rothschild’s fund

      Taking short positions in US government bonds helped boost net assets in the first half of the year at RIT Capital,...

    15. July 21, 2013

      Helios to buy Vodacom telecoms towers

      An African infrastructure company backed by funds managed by George Soros, Madeleine Albright and Jacob Rothschild will...

    16. June 27, 2013

      Private passions: Heart of brightness

      As a child in Zaire, now the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ariane de Rothschild did not have toys. Their absence was...

    17. March 22, 2013

      Ex-FSA chief to lead bid for RBS branches

      The former head of the Financial Services Authority is to front a bid to buy the 316 branches being sold by Royal Bank...

    18. March 11, 2013

      St James’s investors in the hands of Lloyds

      All shall come to he who waits. David Bellamy, chief executive of St James’s Place, joined the wealth manager when it...

    19. February 21, 2013

      Israel grants Golan exploration licence

      Israel has granted a US company a licence to explore for oil and gas in the occupied Golan Heights in a move likely to...

    20. December 9, 2012

      Rothschild buys into peer-to-peer lending

      Jacob Rothschild, scion of the eponymous banking dynasty, has bought a stake in a peer-to-peer lending company that...

    21. November 28, 2012

      RIT Capital suffers fall in net asset value

      RIT Capital Partners, Jacob Rothschild’s listed investment trust, was hit by a 4 per cent decline in its net asset...

    22. November 9, 2012

      Lunch with the FT: Conrad Black

      In Wiltons, a restaurant on Jermyn Street, London, that has been around in various forms since 1742, a man with a...

    23. September 28, 2012

      Rise of the mixed economy

      A London-based collector who is a regular at the Pavilion of Art+Design (PAD) fair, held annually in London’s Berkeley...

    24. June 1, 2012

      Rockefellers’ family office comes of age

      For decades, the Rockefeller billions were quietly run out of room 5600, a suite on the 56th floor of Rocke­feller...

    25. June 1, 2012

      ‘Rockchild’ deal signals US shift

      In the hall of Lord Jacob Rothschild’s Victorian office at the Waddesdon Dairy in Buckinghamshire, a cow plastered with...

    26. May 29, 2012

      Rockefellers and Rothschilds unite

      Two of the best-known business dynasties in Europe and the US will come together after Lord Jacob Rothschild’s listed...

    27. May 29, 2012

      Old money alliance will attract new wealth

      At 76, Lord Jacob Rothschild has not lost his eye for a deal. RIT Capital Partners, the investment trust that he...

    28. May 12, 2012

      Art, chez Rothschild

      As our car sweeps up the twisting driveway of Waddesdon Manor, all is as it should be on an April morning in the heart...

    29. April 3, 2012

      Cairn buys North Sea explorer for $450m

      Cairn Energy has agreed a cash and shares deal with the Rothschild family to acquire Agora Oil, an oil and gas...

    30. March 16, 2012

      Rothschilds in family tie-up

      RIT Capital Partners, Lord Jacob Rothschild’s listed investment trust, has launched an investment partnership with the...

    31. January 19, 2012

      Expediency requires business to heed the Greedbusters

      Dah, dah, dah, dum, dum! If there’s something strange in your neighbourhood – like morally ambiguous capitalism – who...

    32. January 13, 2012

      Directors unwilling to buy into their own funds

      Nineteen long-serving directors hold no shares in their own investment trusts, according to a new industry report –...

    33. November 29, 2011

      RIT Capital Partners’ assets suffer decline

      RIT Capital Partners, Lord Jacob Rothschild’s investment trust, has seen its assets under management decline as it...

    34. July 22, 2011

      Cushions, cushions everywhere

      Black sails do not traditionally presage good news. In Greek mythology, the sight of them on Theseus’s ship caused the...

    35. FT Alphaville

      July 21, 2011

      Rothschild to launch China offshore fund

      Lord Rothschild, chairman of London-listed RIT Capital Partners is working on a new private equity fund that will raise...

    36. July 20, 2011

      Rothschild Snr rivals networker Nat with China fund

      The travails of Fidelity’s Anthony Bolton show that China can be a tough market, even for City investment veterans. But...

    37. FT Alphaville

      February 17, 2011

      Winters returns to the City

      Bill Winters, the former number two at JPMorgan Chase, is set to re-enter the London financial scene with the launch of...

    38. February 16, 2011

      Winters returns with new funds venture

      Bill Winters, the former number two at JPMorgan Chase, is poised to resurface on the City of London financial scene...

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