Crispin Odey

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Both major UK political parties are committed to leaving the EU in accordance with the 2016 referendum. Photograph: iStock

Two of the biggest donors to the Brexit campaign say they now believe the project they championed will eventually be abandoned by the government and (...)

The IFSC in Dublin. Marshall Wace has become the latest investment group to activate its Brexit contingency plan after receiving licences to run management companies in the Republic.

Marshall Wace, one of the UK’s biggest hedge funds and chaired by Brexit-supporting Paul Marshall, has bulked up its Dublin operation as a protective (...)

In 2013, analyst Tim Lee forecast that the Turkish lira, then trading at 1.9 to the US dollar, would collapse to 7.2. The 7 level was breached last month. Photograph: Murad Sezer/Reuters

A financial crisis is bad enough, but how would you feel if you were warned in advance but did nothing? How would you feel upon hearing those four dre(...)

Martin Sorrell attends a conference at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

Martin Sorrell’s new venture acquired Dutch digital agency MediaMonks Multimedia Holding BV, beating his former employer WPP in the auction and settin(...)

Martin Sorrell (73) was ousted as chief executive officer from WPP  earlier this year after an inquiry into alleged personal misconduct. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

Martin Sorrell has won financial backing from Crispin Odey, an influential London investor, for his new venture after leaving the world’s largest adve(...)

A Disney bid at £10.75 a share values all of Sky at £18.5 billion.

Walt Disney must make an offer for Sky if its $52.4 billion (€42.5 billion) purchase of most of 21st Century Fox succeeds, the UK Takeover Panel has r(...)

Is it wrong to say a fund manager has lost his touch just because he has lagged over a particular period? Or might it be the case that their original success was little more than luck, and they have now been found out?

Neil Woodford and Crispin Odey, two of the UK’s most successful money managers over the last three decades, are under serious pressure after enduring (...)

Comcast said it was offering £12.50 (€14.22) per Sky share, significantly more than the £10.75 (€12.23) per share agreed by Fox. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Comcast, the biggest cable operator in the United States, offered to pay $31 billion (€25.3 billion) to buy Sky, the European pay-TV group that Rupert(...)

Tullow Oil chief executive Aidan Heavey’s move to raise equity will help ease the group’s large debt burden. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

They may have been burned badly last year, but bearish betters against Tullow Oil’s stock are back out in force, after the group unveiled a £607 milli(...)

Aidan Heavey of Tullow Oil says a project in Ghana  will help the group start to generate free cash flow.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Aidan Heavey, whose Tullow Oil has been a plaything of hedge funds placing wagers against the stock this year, appears set to end 2016 with the last l(...)

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