Who's Buying up Britain? is a Business and Finance programme.


Who's Buying up Britain?

Iconic British companies and institutions have become investment targets for a new type of investor: the Sovereign Wealth Fund. Liverpool FC is the latest institution to be targeted by these super-rich funds which are owned and run by foreign governments. As the credit crunch continues to hit, Max Flint and The Money Programme team, travels from the Mersey to the Gulf to investigate these mysterious funds. He examines where their money comes from and asks if we should welcome or be worried by this new form of investment.

Genre: Business and Finance

Running Time: 30 minutes (approx)