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    1. February 16, 2015

      We are all victims now

      We live in the age of victimhood. Wherever you look there is someone with a grievance. The richer and more powerful they...

    2. February 13, 2015

      Lesson for Tories: you can have too many friends in high places

      For party managers, a row involving a wealthy political donor is always tricky to handle. It must have been nightmarishly...

    1. February 12, 2015

      Hedge fund ‘godfather’ reluctantly drawn into dogfight

      As he sat down to a curry lunch near the House of Commons on Wednesday, Stanley Fink, the Conservative peer, was digesting...

    2. February 12, 2015

      Lord Fink drops threat to sue Miliband in tax row

      Stanley Fink, the former Conservative treasurer and hedge fund chief, has backed away from a threat to sue Ed Miliband,...

    3. February 11, 2015

      Ed Miliband attacks David Cameron’s ‘dodgy donors’

      Ed Miliband has sought to enmesh the Conservatives in allegations that HSBC helped clients evade tax, calling David Cameron...

    4. February 11, 2015

      Fink tells Miliband to repeat tax attack outside Commons

      Lord Fink, the former Conservative party treasurer, has challenged Ed Miliband to repeat his attack on “dodgy” Tory donors...

    5. October 27, 2014

      Big hedge funds suffer brutal October

      Volatile markets and a series of large concentrated bets that went awry combined to make October a brutal month for some of...

    6. September 16, 2014

      ‘Trend-following’ algo funds back in fashion

      They are the fashion victims of the hedge funds world: funds that make money by copying exactly what everyone else has been...

    7. June 13, 2012

      Fink’s ISAM doubles assets to $1bn

      The hedge fund launched by Lord Fink, the former chief executive of Man Group, has seen its assets double to $1bn in the...

    8. November 27, 2011

      Winton’s head is a proud speculator

      From the eaves of a discreet mews house in Kensington, David Harding heads a $26bn hedge fund: Winton Capital Management. Mr...

    9. November 20, 2011

      ‘Godfather’ of hedge funds on pros of trading in commodities

      Stanley Fink, widely known as the “godfather” of the UK hedge fund industry, may now be in charge of a relatively small fund...

    10. October 14, 2011

      Liam Fox career timeline

      November 13 2005: Liam Fox, then shadow foreign secretary, backs David Cameron against rival David Davis in the Tory...

    11. FT Alphaville

      March 23, 2011

      Marex in £94.5m deal for Spectron

      Marex Financial, the commodities broker backed by a group of former Lehman Brothers bankers, has launched an expansion drive...

    12. March 22, 2011

      Marex Financial in £94.5m deal for Spectron

      Marex Financial, the commodities broker backed by a clutch of former Lehman Brothers bankers, has kick started an expansion...

    13. February 8, 2011

      Tory party sees surge in City donations

      David Cameron’s Conservative party has attracted a surge in donations from London’s Square Mile, with funding from...

    14. January 11, 2011

      ISAM hires two from Man Group

      ISAM, the London hedge fund manager set up by Stanley Fink, has hired two senior employees from Man Group, the FTSE 100...

    15. November 19, 2010

      PM accused of packing Lords with ‘cronies’

      Labour Chris Bryant, shadow minister for constitutional reform, said the prime minister had made a “bizarre” decision to...

    16. Westminster Blog

      November 19, 2010

      Full list of new peerages

      Notable names include: Fiona Shackleton (is this to make amends for Royal divorce business drying up?); Stewart Wood, the...

    17. November 18, 2010

      Businessmen set to swell ranks of Tory peers

      Sir Michael Bishop, former chairman of BMI, the airline, Robert Edmiston, head of car importer IM Group, and Stanley Fink,...

    18. August 21, 2010

      Costa del Sol for Saint Stanley

      “Saint Stanley” Fink, as he is referred to by one senior Tory businessman, has been taking summer holidays at his house near...

    19. August 19, 2010

      Tory treasurer quits before starting job

      A wealthy property investor hand-picked by David Cameron to become Conservative party treasurer tendered his resignation on...

    20. July 13, 2010

      Pease to Guy’s

      JO Hambro deputy chairman Nichola Pease is taking the place of hedge fund manager Stanley Fink as a trustee of Guy’s and St...

    21. June 26, 2010

      Top Tory donor becomes treasurer

      David Rowland, a financier who moved his business back to the UK last summer in order to become one of the Conservative...

    22. June 25, 2010

      Top Tory donor becomes treasurer

      David Rowland, a financier who moved his business back to the UK last summer in order to become one of the Conservative...

    23. May 19, 2010

      All change

      UBS has appointed Francois Gouws and Yassine Bouhara as joint global heads of equities to fill the place left by Daniel...

    24. May 15, 2010

      Hedge funds lost in paradise

      A woodland paradise with silver birch trees in the old Eurostar terminal at Waterloo station welcomed hedge fund managers...

    25. April 10, 2010

      Courchevel crowd

      Skiing financiers decamped from the City to the slopes, from Courchevel to Klosters, to enjoy abundant snow. A generous...

    26. April 7, 2010

      Global Party man

      Tory party co-treasurer Stanley Fink is making tentative plans for life after the election, when he has said he will step...

    27. March 3, 2010

      Red army march in the City

      Son of a Manchester lampshade maker, Stanley Fink is not yet part of the mooted bid at Manchester United, and remains...

    28. February 24, 2010

      Tories attract double the funds raised by Labour

      New figures released on Wednesday confirmed that the Conservative party is raising vastly more money than Labour in the...

    29. February 23, 2010

      Tories to lose both co-treasurers

      David Cameron is set to lose both his party's co-treasurers following this spring's general election, after Stanley Fink...

    30. FT Alphaville

      February 22, 2010

      Hite to link with manager Fink

      Larry Hite, the founder of systematic computer trading, is to return from retirement in a tie-up with one of the UK’s most...

    31. February 22, 2010

      Ex-chief of Man Group plans tie-up with Hite

      Stanley Fink, the former chief executive of Man Group who is known as the godfather of the UK hedge fund community, is set...

    32. February 22, 2010

      Wall Street moneymaker to link with Fink

      Larry Hite, one of Wall Street's most revered moneymakers and the founder of systematic computer trading, is to return from...

    33. February 21, 2010

      Hite set to link with UK manager Fink

      Larry Hite, one of Wall Street’s most revered moneymakers and the founder of systematic computer trading, is to return from...

    34. February 15, 2010

      Icap head will quit role as Tory treasurer in the autumn

      Michael Spencer, the chief executive of Icap, has assured investors that he will leave his post as Tory party treasurer in...

    35. February 14, 2010

      Icap head will quit role as Tory treasurer in the autumn

      Michael Spencer, the chief executive of Icap, has assured investors that he will leave his post as Tory party treasurer in...

    36. February 13, 2010

      Surge of City cash swells Tory war chest

      The Conservatives will fight the election on a surge of City cash, according to FT analysis that shows donations from the...

    37. February 12, 2010

      Surge of City cash swells Tory war chest

      The Conservatives will fight the election on a surge of City cash, according to Financial Times analysis that shows...

    38. February 6, 2010

      Tory tap dancers

      Tory Party chief executive Andrew Feldman had such a good start to the week. Shadow chancellor George Osborne 's Mansion...

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