Woodford sounds out Middle East investors - reports

Spotted across the region

James Baxter-Derrington
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Neil Woodford has continued his attempt to return to the world of investing, with the disgraced fund manager now seeking capital in the Middle East, according to reports.

The manager has reportedly been spotted in the region, while business partner Craig Newman has supposedly set up shop in Dubai, trying to gauge investor interest in the slated WCM Partners venture, according to The Telegraph. Woodford himself was spotted in Riyadh, seeking to raise the profile of his new fund, and has also been speaking with City investors who "continue to sing his praises - but remain less than enthusiastic about now trusting him with their money". The former ‘Oracle of Oxford' first attempted to re-enter the industry in February of this year, when he publicly launch...

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