George Soros invests in ‘hyperfast’ internet firm

Soros investment vehicle Quantum Strategic Parters injects £50m in fibre-optic company HyperopticFinancier George Soros has led a £50m investment in fibre-optic company Hyperoptic, which lays high-speed lines direct to UK homes.The funding, from the Soros investment vehicle Quantum Strategic Parters, will help Hyperoptic reach its target of 500,000 homes within the next five years.Its “hyperfast” […]
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George Soros snaps up £12m stake in Lookers car dealership

Billionaire investor has bought a 4.5% shareholding in Manchester-based business, which is valued at £267.6mA car dealership with 69 sites has caught the eye of billionaire investor George Soros, who has bought a 4.5% stake in the business. The 82-year-old, famous for his £10bn bet against the exchange rate mechanism in 1992, acquired the shares […]
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Oxford University institute to focus on eurozone and global crises

New INET@Oxford centre will focus on halting future financial meltdowns, drawing on expertise of George Soros thinktankOxford University has opened a new economics research institute to help prevent future global financial meltdowns and eurozone debt crises.The INET@Oxford centre will be part of the Oxford Martin School, a research unit that seeks solutions to the world’s […]
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