Hargreaves Lansdown co-founder
Stephen Lansdown is the co-founder of UK financial services firm Hargreaves Lansdown, and is an English-born Guernsey billionaire. Lansdown and Peter Hargreaves started Hargreaves Lansdown from a bedroom in 1981.
He is also a founder of Bristol Sport and majority shareholder of Bristol Rugby, Bristol Flyers basketball club, and Bristol City Football Club. In April 2009, he sold 4.7% of Hargreaves Lansdown for £47.2m, which he put towards building Bristol City's new football stadium. In May 2017, his net worth was reported to be in the region of £1.48bn.
Lansdown was appointed a CBE in the 2017 Birthday Honours for services to business and the community in Bristol.
Offloads £160m stake
Crispin Odey, Terry Smith, Andy Bell fare well
Purchased for undisclosed sum
'Opportunities to refer each other'
42nd on The Sunday Times Rich List
Backed by Stephen Lansdown
Targeting sustainable UK businesses
Investor demand for precious metals
FCA launched Platform Review in July