Our Investors


Legatum is a global partnership with a mission at its core. Meaning ‘legacy’ or ‘gift’ in Latin, Legatum seeks to tackle the big global challenges with the goal of improving the world for the next generation. Since its founding in 2006, Legatum’s ventures and humanitarian projects have positively impacted the lives of over 403 million people in more than 100 countries. Today, Legatum's portfolio comprises several organisations including:

  • The END Fund, which is on track to eliminate the world’s five most common neglected tropical diseases by 2030;
  • The Luminos Fund, which helps get children back into school after their exclusion due to poverty, war, or discrimination;
  • The Freedom Fund, which invests in community-led efforts to end modern slavery and human trafficking globally.
We invested in GB News because we believe that by respecting and listening to people, delivering trusted news, and engaging in courageous and wide-ranging debate, GB News aligns to our own mission to contribute to a more inclusive Britain
For more, visit www.legatum.com

Sir Paul Marshall

Paul Marshall is a businessman and philanthropist who is an investor in GB News in a personal capacity. He is a passionate believer in restoring prosperity and voice to Britain’s regions. His other media interests include UnHerd, which promotes new thinking in politics and he is also a published author and an occasional contributor to the Financial Times and other newspapers.

He is chairman and chief investment officer of Marshall Wace, a hedge fund with some £45bn under management. He is a co-founder and Chair of ARK Schools, a multi-academy trust of 38 schools and was knighted in 2016 for services to education and philanthropy.