Hedge fund becomes largest Whitbread shareholder

April 16th, 20188:55 am @


Activist investor Elliott Advisors has become the largest shareholder in Whitbread, the listed business behind the Costa Coffee and Premier Inn brands.

Elliott Advisors (UK) notified Whitbread on Friday (13 April) that it held an economic interest in excess of 5 per cent of the leisure group. 

Elliott currently holds an interest in excess of 6 per cent and said it thought this made the investment firm believes the largest investor in Whitbread.

Whitbread is headquartered in Bedfordshire.

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