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Alexander Nelson Hood, 4th Viscount Bridport, 7th Duke of Bronté (b. 17 March 1948), known as Alex Bridport, is a British-born investment banker. He is a descendant of William Nelson, 1st Earl Nelson, elder brother of Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson

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Education

Hood was educated at Eton College, Eton, Berkshire, England, and at the Sorbonne, Paris, France.

Work

After the Sorbonne, Bridport joined the investment company Kleinwort Benson based in London, before going on to Chase Manhattan Bank and with it moved to Geneva in 1985 to be General Manager of Investment Banking. He was appointed Managing Director of Shearson Lehman Brothers, New York, in 1988. He set up Bridport & Cie S.A. with Thomas Bartholdi in 1991; they both remain Managing Partners.

Titles

Bridport is the son of Rowland Arthur Herbert Nelson Hood, 3rd Viscount Bridport of Cricket St. Thomas and Sheila Jeanne Agatha van Meurs.

On 25 July 1969, Hood succeeded to the titles of:

Family

He married Linda Jacqueline Paravicini on 5 January 1972; they were divorced in 1979.

He married Nina Lincoln on 5 December 1979; they were divorced in 1999.

  • Son: Hon. Anthony Nelson Hood (b. 7 Jan 1983)

Activities

Bridport lists as his activities: travel, snow skiing, and scuba diving.

References

Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Rowland Hood
Viscount Bridport
1969–present
Incumbent
Titles of nobility
Preceded by
Rowland Hood
Duke of Bronté
Kingdom of the Two Sicilies

1969–present
Succeeded by
Incumbient
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