Lord Farmer

Lord Farmer is a Conservative Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 15 October 2014. His full title is The Lord Farmer, and his given name is Michael Stahel Farmer.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Lord Farmer.

The Register is updated continuously throughout each sitting day and at regular intervals on other days.

Category 1: Directorships

Director, HFZ Capital Management Limited (investment adviser) (interest ceased 29 July 2020)
HFZ Limited (Bermuda) (strategic adviser) (interest ceased 31 December 2019)
HFZ Limited (strategic adviser)
HFZ Management Limited (management company)
Hong Feng Zheng (Master) Limited (fund investment company)
Hong Feng Zheng Limited (fund investment company)
Red Kite Compass Fund Limited (fund investment company) (interest ceased 31 December 2019)
Red Kite Compass Master Fund Limited (fund investment company) (interest ceased 21 February 2020)
Red Kite Management Limited (investment holding company) (interest ceased 3 March 2020)
Red Kite Master Fund Limited (dormant fund investment company)
Red Kite Metals Fund Limited (fund investment company) (interest ceased 31 December 2019)
Red Kite Partners Limited (investment holding company)
Red Kite Trinity Fund Limited (fund investment company)
Red Kite Trinity Master Fund Limited (fund investment company)
RK Mine Finance Fund I Limited (fund investment company)
RK Mine Finance Master Fund I Limited (fund investment company)
RK Trinity Limited (strategic adviser)
RKX Services Limited (service company) (dormant)
RKY Services (US) Inc (service company)
RKY Services Limited (dormant service company)

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Farmer-White Contracting (agriculture)
Red Kite Capital Management LLP (investment manager)
RK Capital Management LLP (service company)

Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)

HFZ Capital Management Limited (see category 1)
HFZ Limited (see category 1)
Red Kite Capital Management LLP (see category 2)
RK Capital Management LLP (see category 2)
RK Trinity Limited (see category 1)
RKX Services Limited (see category 1) (dormant)
RKY Services Limited (see category 1) (dormant)
The Cross Trust

Category 4: Shareholdings (a)

HFZ Limited (Bermuda) (see category 1)
New Barn Farm Estate (farming)
Red Kite Capital Management LLP (investment manager)
Red Kite Management Limited (see category 1) (interest ceased 3 March 2020)
RK Capital Management LLP (service company)
RKX Services Limited (service company) (dormant)
RKY Services Limited (dormant service company)

Category 4: Shareholdings (b)

Activision Blizzard Inc (games publisher) (interest ceased 30 June 2020)
Aena SME SA (manages general interest airports and heliports)
American Express Company (financial services)
Amgen Inc (biopharmaceuticals) (interest ceased 31 December 2019)
Aptiv plc (automotive parts technology) (interest ceased 31 March 2020)
Arcelormittal SA (steel production)
Bandai Namco Holdings Inc (toys, video games, amusement arcades/parks) (interest ceased 31 December 2019)
Barclays plc (banking)
Barratt Developments plc (residential property development)
Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class B (multinational conglomerate holding company)
BHP Group plc (mining) (interest ceased 31 March 2020)
BP plc (oil and gas)
BP plc (oil and gas) (interest ceased 30 June 2020)
Bristol-Myers Squibb (pharmaceuticals)
British Land Company plc (real estate) (interest ceased 30 June 2020)
Capstone Foster Care Ltd (foster care)
Celgene Corporation (biotechnology) (interest ceased 31 December 2019)
Centene Corporation (healthcare)
Charles Schwab Corporation (multinational financial services)
Cora Gold (gold exploration)
Dai-Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd (interest ceased 31 December 2019)
Dixons Carphone plc (electrical and telecommunications)
Dixons Carphone plc (electrical and telecommunications) (interest ceased 31 March 2020)
eHealth (healthcare)
Estover Energy (biomass energy)
Exxon Mobil Corp Com NPV (oil and gas) (interest ceased 31 March 2020)
Facebook Inc (social networking) (interest ceased 30 June 2020)
Foot Locker Inc (sportswear and footwear retailer) (interest ceased 30 June 2020)
Freeport-McMoRan Inc (mining) (interest ceased 31 March 2020)
Fujitsu Ltd (information technology equipment and services) (interest ceased 31 March 2020)
FWD: JPY Vs. GBP 15/12/2014 (Forward Foreign Exchange)
FWD: USD Vs. GBP 17/07/2015 (forward foreign exchange)
Geist Three Limited (art (sculpture) and media)
General Dynamics Corp (aerospace and defense)
General Motors Company (automotive)
Hennes & Mauritz AB (clothing retail) (interest ceased 31 March 2020)
Hetz Ventures LP
Hoya Corporation (optical products)
Humana Inc (health insurance) (interest ceased 31 March 2020)
InfraSalience Limited (green chemicals manufacturer)
International Business Machines
International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (Anglo-Spanish multinational airline holding company) (interest ceased 31 March 2020)
iShares Physical Gold ETC
ITV plc (broadcasting)
ITV plc (media)
Japan Real Estate REIT
Lamb’s Passage Holding Limited (holding company for UK-based bank)
Land Securities Group plc (property) (interest ceased 30 June 2020)
LF Ruffer Equity & General Inc (Fund)
Livent (lithium products and solutions)
Lloyds Banking Group plc (banking)
Man Group plc (fund management) (interest ceased 30 June 2020)
Market Vectors Jr Gold Miners ETF New (Junior Gold Miners ETF)
Marks and Spencer Group (retail)
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (electronics and electrical equipment)
Mitsubishi Estate NPV
Mitsui Fudosan Co (housing, office buildings, and commercial facilities)
MOMO Group Ltd (telecommunications)
National Oilwell Varco Inc (oil and gas equipment and components) (interest ceased 31 March 2020)
Ocado Group plc (online grocery)
Pembroke VCT (venture capital) (interest ceased 30 September 2020)
Pembroke VCT B shares (venture capital)
Qualcomm Inc (next-generation mobile technologies)
Rohm Semiconductor (electronic parts manufacturer)
Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (banking)
Royal Dutch Shell (oil and gas)
Royal Dutch Shell plc (oil & gas)
Ruffer Illiquid Multi Strategies Fund 2015 Limited (credit and illiquid strategies fund)
Ruffer Multi Strategies Fund Limited (fund)
Ruffer Protection Strategies International Z EUR (fund) (interest ceased 31 March 2020)
Ruffer Protection Strategies International Z GBP (options fund)
Sony Corporation (multinational conglomerate) (interest ceased 31 March 2020)
Sophos Group plc (security software and hardware company) (interest ceased 31 December 2019)
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (interest ceased 31 March 2020)
Tesco plc (supermarkets)
The Core Collective Health Limited (gym business)
The following collective investment vehicles: Ruffer Illiquid Strategies Fund 2011 Ltd (Credit & Illiquid Strategies Fund) (interest ceased 31 March 2020); Ruffer SICAV Fixed Income Z (GBP Cap Non Sterling Index Linked Bond Fund); Ruffer SICAV UK Mid & Smaller Companies Z (GBP Dis UK Equity Fund)
The following collective investment vehicles: LF Ruffer Gold C Acc (Gold and Precious Metals Fund); LF Ruffer Equity & General C Acc (Global Equity Fund); LF Ruffer Equity & General I Acc (Global Equity Fund); LF Ruffer European C Acc (European Equity Fund); LF Ruffer European I Acc (European Equity Fund); LF Ruffer Japanese C Acc (Japanese Equity Fund); LF Ruffer Japanese I Acc (Japanese Equity Fund); LF Ruffer Pacific C Acc (Asian Equity Fund); LF Ruffer Pacific I Acc (Asian Equity Fund); LF Ruffer Gold I Acc
Tokamak (commercialisation of fusion energy)
Valaris plc (offshore drilling) (interest ceased 31 March 2020)
Vinci SA (concessions and construction company)
Vivendi SA EUR5.50 (mass media) (interest ceased 31 March 2020)
Volkswagen (automaker)
Walt Disney Company (entertainment)
Whitbread plc (food and drink/leisure) (interest ceased 30 June 2020)
Yara International ASA (chemicals company) (interest ceased 31 March 2020)

Category 5: Land and property

Farm in Hampshire
Flat in Pimlico, London SW1
Forestry in Scotland

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

Director and Trustee, The Conservative Party Foundation Limited

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

Associate Governor, ARK All Saints Academy, Camberwell, London SE5

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Co-founder, The Family Hubs Network
Deputy Chair, Council for Christians and Jews
Director and Trustee, The Cross Trust