2011 Milken Institute Summit
Executive Chairman, Shore Capital
Howard Shore is the 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 also founded Puma Hotels PLC in 2004, Puma Brandenburg Holdings Ltd. in 2006 and Spectrum Investments Ltd. in 2011. Puma Hotels owns 20 four-star hotels with 2,800 guest rooms throughout the U.K. Puma Brandenburg owns real estate throughout Germany, including multifamily apartment buildings in Berlin, food retail stores and hotels. Spectrum Investments owns a 3.5-GHz spectrum license throughout Germany as well as a separate regional operation. Shore started his career in discretionary fund management with Grieveson Grant and Co., and subsequently became one of the first financial futures brokers when the LIFFE market was established in 1982. He holds an M.A. in economics from Cambridge University.