Nathaniel Philip Rothschild (born 12 July 1971) is the youngest of four children and only son of Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild and Serena Mary Dunn, whose grandfather was the Canadian financier and industrialist, Sir James Dunn.
As the son of a baron, he is entitled to be styled "The Honourable". He was educated at Colet Court (in the same year as George Osborne), Eton College and Wadham College, Oxford where he read history. Rothschild was a member of the Bullingdon Club as an undergraduate, at the same time as George Osborne, now Chancellor of the Exchequer.
Rothschild began his career in 1994 at Lazard Brothers Asset Management in London, before joining Gleacher Partners, the New York-based mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory firm founded by Eric Gl
eacher, former head of M&A at Morgan Stanley and Lehman Brothers.
Rothschild was the co-chairman (as well as a 50% owner) of Atticus Capital, an international investment management firm established in 1995, that had offices in New York and London. There he was instrumental in developing the business, using his extensive contacts to raise money and hire talent. After the dissolution of Atticus Capital in 2009 Rothschild became co-chairman of the hedge fund Attara Capital LP, the successor investment manager to the Atticus European Fund, which was previously managed by Atticus Capital.
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Nathaniel Philip Victor James Rothschild, also known as Nat, is a British-born financier with Swiss citizenship and a scion of the prominent Rothschild family. He is the Chairman of "JNR Limited", an investment advisory business primarily focused on emerging markets and the metals, mining and resources sector. Rothschild was Co-Chairman of the hedge fund Atticus Capital from 1996 until its dissolution in 2009. He has a wide range of international business interests.
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The Sunday Times estimated his wealth at UK£650million.