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    1. 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 domain of...

    2. 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, the...

    1. 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 Rothschild,...

    2. 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, Jacob...

    3. 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 buy...

    4. 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 not a...

    5. 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 of...

    6. 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 was...

    7. 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 stir...

    8. 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 allows...

    9. 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 value in...

    10. 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 hearing...

    11. 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...

    12. 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 Center in...

    13. 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 one...

    14. 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...

    15. 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 chairs, is...

    16. May 11, 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 of...

    17. 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 exploration...

    18. 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...

    19. 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 ya...

    20. 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 – raising...

    21. 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 announced...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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 Lord...

    25. 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 an...

    26. 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 with the...

    27. February 8, 2011

      Davis decides not to take up ABI role

      The incoming chief lobbyist at the Association of British Insurers has decided not to take up the role as planned, just...

    28. FT Alphaville

      February 7, 2011

      Myners to chair Autonomous

      Lord Myners is to take on another non-executive role in the City, as the former City minister seeks to rebuild a portfolio...

    29. February 6, 2011

      Autonomous to name Myners chairman

      Lord Myners is to take on another non-executive role in the City, as the former government minister seeks to rebuild a...

    30. October 18, 2010

      New head appointed for Five Arrows

      Lord Jacob Rothschild, the prominent investor and philanthropist, has appointed Jonathan Kestenbaum to replace him as...

    31. July 18, 2010

      Brazilian farmland group set for HK listing

      A farmland development group backed by Jacob Rothschild is hoping to become the first Brazilian company to list on the Hong...

    32. June 25, 2010

      Nat Rothschild launches mining venture

      Nat Rothschild, the financier, seeks to raise £600m by listing an empty “cash shell” on the London stock market to fund...

    33. May 4, 2010

      Measure should focus on those who really deserve it

      From Mr Dominic Gibbs. Sir, As a long-standing investor in the investment trust sector, Cayzer Trust concurs wholeheartedly...

    34. April 20, 2010

      Europe is getting it wrong on financial reform

      Sometimes the most opaquely-named measures can carry great significance. This is the case with the European Union’s proposed...

    35. April 16, 2010

      Lunch with the FT: Jacob Rothschild

      Idon’t, you know, usually give interviews. So if you decide to write anything, I’d rather it wasn’t about me.” With this...

    36. September 19, 2009

      Banquet tradition

      In a week of retrospection on the anniversary of the Lehman collapse, City minister Lord Myners and Northern Rock chairman...

    37. September 9, 2009

      Friend of Jacob

      Spencer House Partners - an advisory and investment management business backed by Lord Jacob Rothschild - has hired former...

    38. July 24, 2009

      Bluebloods AGM

      It was a banner day for blueblood families holding their investment company meetings in St James's, as Lord Jacob...

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