Britain's Most Admired By Sector: Speciality & Other Finance

Mixed fortunes this year - Man Group climbs to eighth Most Admired, despite the shocking market conditions.

Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013

1 Man Group 67.6
2 3i 66.8
3 Icap 61.0
4 Intermediate Capital 60.6
5 Schroders 55.7

With almost $4bn of surplus capital, the hedge fund giant has the firepower to emerge from the recession with all guns blazing. Despite posting its first negative return for five years, PE group 3i is still hungry. It is pondering a consortium bid to buy Gatwick Airport and has broken into our overall top 10 for the first time. Inter-dealer broker Icap is down from sixth overall to 43rd. Founder Michael Spencer's stake halved in value to £550m following September's financial crisis. Mezzanine debt specialist Intermediate Capital debuts at 48th place overall.

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