Hugh Sloane

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Hugh Sloane
Born c. 1956
Alma mater University of Bristol
University of Oxford
Occupation Hedge fund manager
Net worth GBP £185 million[1]

Hugh Patrick Sloane (born March 1956) is a British hedge fund manager. He is the co-founder of Sloane Robinson, headquartered in the City of London.

Early life[edit]

Hugh Sloane was born circa 1956. He graduated from the University of Bristol with a degree in Economics and Politics.[2] He then received an MPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford.[2]

Career[edit]

Sloane started his career at GT Management (later merged with LGT Group) in Hong Kong in 1979.[2] By 1991, he was the Chairman of its European investment committee in London.[2]

In 1993, with George Robinson, he co-founded Sloane Robinson, a hedge fund headquartered in the City of London.[1]

As of 2015, he is worth an estimated GBP £185 million.[1]

Political activity[edit]

He made donations in excess of £600,000 to the Conservative Party from 2004 to 2015, including specific donations to MPs Charlotte Leslie, Angie Bray, Nicola Blackwood,[3] and Alan Mak.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Sunday Times Rich List". The Sunday Times (page 72). 26 April 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d Cerno Capital: Investment Advisory Committee
  3. ^ Oliver Wright, Charlotte Leslie: Tory MP’s sudden change of heart over tax-avoidance donor, The Independent, 17 February 2015