Occupy Tour of Mayfair: Shadow banking and where the financial meltdown started


This Saturday join the Occupy Tour of Mayfair, where the hedge fund managers

You will know it as the most expensive spot on the Monopoly board. But did you know that this upmarket area of west London has the highest concentration of hedge funds and private equity firms in Europe?

This tour takes you into the mysterious world of ‘shadow banking’ and shows the links between unregulated finance and our politics: from enigmatic Tory funders to Mitt Romney’s private equity firm, from ‘The Office of Tony Blair’ to the company which lists ex-presidents and prime ministers on its payroll. Includes a visit to ‘hedge fund alley’ – not for the faint-hearted…

Tours start outside Green Park tube and last two hours. Visit www.occupytours.org for more info.

Green Park

Ritz and the Aura Bar.

Burlington Arcade

5 Savile Row: Blackfish Capital
Blackfish Capital Management Ltd is a private company categorized under Management Investment Open-End and located in London, United Kingdom.

Hedge Fund is akin to describing a monster. There are no legal definitions of a Hedge Fund: Shadow Banking, Short selling and Credit Default Swaps
Paulson Europe.
Glencore etc.

9 Grosvenor Square: Tony Blair’s residence.


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