Nick Leslau is the chairman of Prestbury Investment Holdings Limited
Leslau has previously worked been the CEO of Burford Group; the owner of Chartsearch; and founder of Maybeat Limited, investment vehicle Edenhawk and Max Property Group. A number of his businesses have merged with Prestbury Group plc, Knutsford plc and Blackstone.
He is currently the chairman of Prestbury Investment Holdings Limited, who have a £4 billion property portfolio, including four of the UK's largest entertainment complexes Alton Towers, Thorpe Park, Warwick Castle and Madame Tussauds.
Letter to the Telegraph
On 1 April 2015 Leslau was one of 103 business leaders who wrote to the Telegraph praising the British Conservative Party's economic policies and claiming a Labour government would 'threaten jobs and deter investment' in the UK.
Recorded by the Electoral Commission:
|Date||Name of donor||Amount||Donated to||Subsidiary (parties only)|
|13/11/2009||Nick Leslau||£12,500.00||The Rt Hon William Hague MP|
|10/08/2011||Nick Leslau||£2,000.00||Mr Michael Gove MP|
|24/01/2012||Nicholas Leslau||£10,000.00||Conservative Party||Central Party|
- Kenny Kemp How the Westway was won by tycoon Sunday Herald, 10 February 2002, accessed 3 April 2015.
- Nick Leslau Nick Leslau: 'I'm rich, but does anyone like me?' Telegraph, 19 Aug 2008, accessed 3 April 2015.
- Kasmira Jefford Nick Leslau sells Max Property Group to Blackstone for £448m City AM, 23 July 2014, accessed 3 April 2015.
- David Prosser Merlin sells Alton Towers in £622m deal Independent, 18 July 2007, accessed 3 April 2015.
- Peter Dominiczak, 100 business chiefs: Labour threatens Britain's recovery, Telegraph, 3 April 2015.
- Electoral Commission, Donation Search, accessed 3 April 2015.