St Martins, the U.K.-based real estate investment vehicle of Kuwait’s government, bought a London commercial property development for about 1.7 billion pounds ($2.8 billion), according to a person familiar with the transaction.
I was the first non-German since 1933 to head Coca-Cola in stoic, sophisticated West Germany, which was then vying with Japan to be the company’s largest international division. As division president of Central Europe, I also had Switzerland and Austria under my auspices. But Germany was the focus.
Simon Rogan, one of the U.K.’s most exciting chefs, will host a pop-up restaurant for a single night in London next week in aid of Action Against Hunger . Rogan’s parent venue L’Enclume , in the Lake District, is Best U.K. Restaurant in the coming annual BMW Square Meal Awards.
Jeffrey Archer’s flair for storytelling has made him one of the best-selling authors of all time. It’s also landed him in hot water, most notoriously in 2001 when he was jailed for perjury and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.