Howard Shore is executive chairman of Shore Capital Group Ltd., which he founded in 1985. The firm is one of London's leading independent investment groups specializing in principal finance, equity capital market activities and alternative asset management. Shore subsequently founded Puma Brandenburg Holdings Ltd. and Spectrum Investments Ltd. Puma Brandenburg is a family-controlled entity that owns real estate throughout Germany, including multifamily apartment buildings in Berlin, retail food stores and hotels. Spectrum Investments owns a national and regional 3.5-GHz spectrum license in Germany. Shore holds an M.A. in economics from the University of Cambridge.