Two American billionaire families are using Brexit to build a London property empire

FirethornTrust, a property investment firm run by two US billionaire families, is looking to invest heavily in London's Canary Wharf district.

  • FirethornTrust, a property investment firm run by two US billionaire families, is looking to invest heavily in London property.
  • The firm, run in tandem by two families, the Stephens and the Van Tuyls, is bucking the trend of delayed investments post-Brexit.
  • "Brexit in its current status causes uncertainty. The uncertainty causes volatility and the volatility causes opportunity," Peter Maher, one of the firm's founders, told Bloomberg.

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