Heron International Ltd. will seek 18 million pounds ($30 million) for a penthouse in its residential skyscraper in the City of London financial district, a person with knowledge of the matter said. A sale at that price would be a record for the neighborhood, according to broker Savills Plc.
Charterhouse Capital Partners LLP, Britain’s oldest buyout firm, posted some of the industry’s biggest returns after spinning out of HSBC Holdings Plc. Handing off that legacy to the new generation is proving harder.
Carlyle Group LP, the second-biggest private-equity firm by assets, won local-government approval to develop offices, shops and apartments in nine buildings on the south bank of the River Thames opposite St. Paul’s Cathedral.
Occupy London protesters who camped outside St. Paul’s Cathedral for more than four months cost City of London Police more than 911,000 pounds ($1.5 million) to monitor, according to their response to a Freedom of Information request.
The city of Venice, which has been overrun by cruise-ship traffic and tourists, and New Jersey’s Hudson River Palisades are among 67 sites that need to be preserved, the World Monuments Fund said today.
Occupy London protesters who camped outside St. Paul’s Cathedral for more than four months cost the City of London and its police authority more than 1.06 million pounds ($1.7 million) in legal and monitoring costs, according to their response to a Freedom of Information request.