Robert Miller and Wife -The American-born hedgie owns the staggering 36,000-acre Gunnerside shooting estate in Yorkshire
From Across The Pond – Britain’s richest hedge fund managers have increased their joint wealth to an eye-watering £18bn over the past year. Michael Platt of Belgravia-based BlueCrest Capital remains top of the pile with £3.7bn after his wealth ballooned by more than £700m in the last 12 months. The Preston-born 51-year-old, who began to dabble in stocks as a teenager when his grandmother bought him £500 worth of shares, widened the gap over his rival hedgies who all, except two, swelled their wealth.
But the list lays bare a distinct lack of women occupying the most well-paid industry jobs at a time when gender equality in the City is under increased scrutiny.