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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. September 4, 2011

    Agrifirma in venture with private equity group

    Agrifirma, the Brazilian farmland investment company backed by financier Lord Rothschild, corporate raider Jim Slater and...

  4. July 20, 2011

    Offering succour to the Murdochs

    Lord Rothschild, a long-term friend of Rupert Murdoch and one-time BSkyB director, has come out in support of his fellow...

  5. July 20, 2011

    Rothschild drawn to outbound Chinese funds

    For decades foreign investors have poured into China, but today the flow of funds in the other direction – Chinese money...

  6. May 28, 2011

    Pension Corporation in talks to raise £500m

    Pension Corporation, the specialist insurer set up by Edi Truell, is in exclusive talks to raise up to £500m in fresh...

  7. May 11, 2011

    Blue glow at Paternoster Square

    There was mild bemusement at the London Stock Exchange on Tuesday when chancellor George Osborne launched its new daily...

  8. May 6, 2011

    Rothschild links to Glencore

    From Nat Rothschild’s investment in Glencore’s convertible bonds to his friendship with chairman Simon Murray, the...

  9. February 20, 2011

    Movers & shakers: Feb 21

    ● Bill Winters, formerly co-chief executive of JPMorgan Investment Bank, has teamed up with RIT Capital Partners, chaired by...

  10. February 18, 2011

    Winters lands in bay of plenty

    Former JPMorgan Chase executive Bill Winters, who has set up his new fund management venture Renshaw Bay, has not had to...

  11. 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...

  12. January 21, 2011

    Spencer demise

    Boutique fund manager Spencer House Capital, backed by Lord Rothschild, is winding down after a turbulent few years. The...

  13. December 3, 2010

    Rothschild ties

    Lord Rothschild has turned to his French relative in choosing a new board member for RIT Capital Partners. RIT has appointed...

  14. October 2, 2010

    Defending the vilified bunch

    A who’s who of the City, Treasury and diplomatic circles, as well as a contingent of Tory knights, provided a largely...

  15. September 6, 2010

    HayFin receives €450m capital injection

    The gap in the market for lending to small and medium-sized businesses has tempted Sir Ronald Cohen, Lord Rothschild and...

  16. July 23, 2010

    Inside Lord Rothschild’s private garden

    Susan Dickinson, Lord Rothschild’s head gardener In Lord Rothschild’s private walled garden, 1,000 hand-planted cabbages...

  17. June 26, 2010

    Financier Rothschild in mining IPO move

    Nat Rothschild, the financier, is seeking to raise £600m by listing a "cash shell" on the London stock market to fund...

  18. June 22, 2010

    Blue-blood money

    The coterie of blue bloods on the board of Lord Rothschild's listed investment vehicle RIT Capital Partners will be adorned...

  19. June 17, 2010

    Rothschild in gold

    Lord Rothschild has returned to equity markets for higher rates of return, through his RIT Capital investment vehicle.But...

  20. June 5, 2010

    Banking relations

    Veteran financiers including JPMorgan Cazenove chairman David Mayhew and Lord Rothschild provided an appreciative audience...

  21. May 4, 2010

    EU directive could hobble UK investment trusts

    From Mr Tim Ingram. Sir, Jacob Rothschild’s article “Europe is getting it wrong on financial reform” (April 21), on the...

  22. May 1, 2010

    Revival leader

    Blackstone boss Stephen Schwarzman spent time with his European advisory board members and investors this week as the group...

  23. April 1, 2010

    Wace busy signal

    Lord Rothschild has no shortage of directors at his listed RIT Capital Partners investment fund, allowing hedge fund manager...

  24. January 21, 2010

    Rothschild buys

    It's always intriguing to see where Lord Rothschild invests, as his Rothschild Investment Trust puts its toe back into the...

  25. October 10, 2009

    Nat Rothschild's samba in Rio

    Banking family scion Nat Rothschild is expanding into Brazilian property, just as Rio de Janeiro wins the Olympics. Mr...

  26. September 14, 2009

    The Gilbert collection: Ups and downs of a move across town

    The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Galleries of fabulous gold boxes, Italian mosaics, magnificent silver and gold and portrait...

  27. September 9, 2009

    Friend of Jacob

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

  28. August 29, 2009

    The Diary: Francis Wheen

    It’s closing time in the playgrounds of the west: no more house-parties in the Dordogne or lazy afternoons in the Campo at...

  29. 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...

  30. June 9, 2009

    Rothschild buys

    The 73-year-old Lord Rothschild is tipping a resurgence of inflation and a rocky economic road, although his RIT Capital...

  31. April 1, 2009

    Atticus signals halt to D Börse siege by selling most of stake

    The hedge fund siege of Deutsche Börse lifted yesterday when Atticus Capital, one of two funds that have run on-off...

  32. March 31, 2009

    Atticus signals halt to Deutsche Börse siege

    The hedge fund siege of Deutsche Börse lifted on Tuesday when Atticus Capital, one of two funds that have run on-off...

  33. March 10, 2009

    Rothschild and Slater farm firm scraps hedge fund-style fees

    Agrifirma Brazil, a farm fund backed by Lord Rothschild and Jim Slater, the former corporate raider, is scrapping its hedge...

  34. March 9, 2009

    Agrifirma scraps hedge fund-style fees

    Agrifirma Brazil, a farm fund backed by Lord Rothschild and Jim Slater, the former corporate raider, is scrapping its hedge...

  35. November 5, 2008

    Stars and stripes

    Nervous watchers of the contest for next leader of the free world were various expat McCain supporters in the City led by...

  36. November 4, 2008

    Kilt-wearers unite

    Chatter in Scottish financial circles yesterday was dominated by whether or not the Fife-based Jim Spowart's attempts to...

  37. September 9, 2008

    Rothschild review

    Lord Rothschild seems to be hunkering down in tougher times, first reshuffling the board and the portfolios of Rothschild...

  38. August 28, 2008

    Into Sky future

    BSkyB will bid farewell to Lord Rothschild at the next annual meeting, five years after he joined as the senior independent...

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