Who Owns British Companies?
Foreign ownership of British companies listed on the stock exchange has increased to over 50 per cent. Evan Davis and guests discuss why this has happened and whether it matters?
What has happened to Margaret Thatcher's dream of creating a nation of shareholders? Over the last decade there's been a big increase in the amount of foreign ownership. ONS figures show foreign investors now own over fifty per cent of shares listed on the stock exchange. Evan Davis and guests discuss why this has happened and whether it matters.
John Dawson, Founding Partner, Statera
Gillian Karran-Cumberlege, Founder, Fidelio Partners
Gervais Williams, Fund Manager, Miton Group.