Knowledge Identifier: +Stuart_Wheeler
Born in 1935.
Countries: United Kingdom (67%), Europe (17%), United States (8%)
Linked to: Conservative Party, United Kingdom Independence Party, Eton College, Bexhill and Battle
IG Group - The company was founded by Stuart Wheeler in 1974 as a spread betting business under the name "IG Index"
Although a successful businessman, Wheeler was not a well-known figure nationally until he donated £5m to the Conservative Party during the 2001 election campaign
By 2008 sales of his shares in IG Index has made Wheeler one of the 2,000 wealthiest people in the United Kingdom according to the "Sunday Times Rich List", with a fortune of £40m
On 29 March 2010, Wheeler announced that he was forming a new political party to be called The Trust Party and that he would run for the Bexhill and Battle seat