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Hedge Fund Rescued Theme Park as Co-Founder Built Property Dream

  • Money management firm told investors this month it’s closing
  • Amusement park is now deemed one of its harder-to-sell assets
Dreamland Margate

Dreamland Margate

Photographer: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

It hosted World War II troops and the Rolling Stones. Retro rides and a roller disco. There was even a public campaign to turn it into a heritage site.

But it’s the dealings of a veteran hedge fund manager that’s drawing new attention to Britain’s oldest surviving amusement park.