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John Armitage, Source: Financial News

John Armitage is the co-founder of the hedge fund Egerton Capital, which he set up in 1994 with former chief executive William Bollinger who retired in 2005. Today Egerton holds around $8.7 billion in assets. [1]

EU Remain campaign backer

In 2016 Armitage emerged as a donor to Britain Stronger in Europe, the lead group campaigning for British voters to choose to remain in the European Union in a June 2016 referendum on the UK's membership. [2]

Armitage gave £15,000 on 21 April 2016. [3]

Donations

Recorded by the Electoral Commission:

Date Name of donor Amount Donated to
27/06/2014 Mr John C Armitage £15,000.00 Conservative and Unionist Party
26/08/2014 Mr John C Armitage £35,000.00 Conservative and Unionist Party
23/10/2014 Mr John C Armitage 235,000.00 Conservative and Unionist Party
17/03/2015 Mr John C Armitage £50,000.00 Conservative and Unionist Party
15/03/2016 John Armitage £20,000.00 The Rt Hon Frank Field MP
15/03/2016 John Armitage £10,000.00 The Rt Hon Frank Field MP
21/04/2016 Mr John Armitage £15,000.00 Britain Stronger in Europe
23/05/2016 Mr John Armitage £10,000.00 Britain Stronger in Europe
03/06/2016 Mr John Armitage £40,000.00 Britain Stronger in Europe
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Notes

  1. John Armitage forensic analysis pays off, Financial News, accessed 7 June 2016
  2. Sarah Gordon, Harriet Agnew 'Brexit campaigners out-fundraise their Remain rivals', 11 May 2016, Financial Times, accessed 18 May 2016
  3. Donor Search, accessed 16 May 2016
  4. Electoral Commission, John Armitage Donation Search, accessed 21 June 2016