Saving the City: London’s Finance District Plots Reboot as COVID Compounds Brexit | Investing News

By Sinead Cruise and Huw Jones

LONDON (Reuters) – For fintech entrepreneur Lewis Liu, no other city on earth could compare to London.

Chinese-born and New York-bred, the CEO and co-founder of Eigen Technologies had always dreamed of setting up business in the Square Mile, the historic heart of European finance and home to a global talent pool vital to companies like his.

But less than a year after opening his office within yards of the Bank of England, Liu’s happy-ever-after is under threat.

The City, as London’s financial district is known, has survived the Great Fire, the Black Death