- Rathbone Brothers
company_name = Rathbone Brothers
company_type = Public (lse|RAT)
key_people = Mark Powell, Chairman
revenue = £198.6 million (
operating_income = £52.2 million (
net_income = £37.4 million (
homepage = [http://www.rathbones.co.uk www.rathbones.co.uk]
Rathbone Brothers (lse|RAT) is a leading British-based
investment managementbusiness. It is headquartered in Londonand is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.
The business was founded by
William Rathbone IIin 1742as a Liverpool-based timbertrading business. In the 19th century it became a leading trader in cotton from the United Statesand in 1841it became the Liverpoolagent for the East India Company. In the early 20th century it abandoned its trading operations and focused on financial management, initially for the Rathbone family, but subsequently for the general public. It was first listed on the London Stock Exchangein 1984.
The Group is organised as follows:
* Investment management
* Tax and trusts
* Unit trusts
It manages £12.4bn of funds. [ [http://www.accountancyage.com/accountancyage/news/2216513/stockton-join-rathbone-brothers Accountancy Age] ]
The Rathbone Society was founded by the Rathbone family.
* [http://www.rathbones.co.uk Official site]
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