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  1. 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...

  2. 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,...

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. September 9, 2009

    Friend of Jacob

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

  37. 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...

  38. June 8, 2009

    Cambridge endowments buoy Partners

    Partners Capital, a London-based wealth manager, has signed up three new Cambridge college endowments including St John's...

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