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  1. July 17, 2014

    John Phizackerley to replace Terry Smith at Tullett Prebon

    Tullett Prebon has announced that John Phizackerley, the former Nomura and Lehman Brothers executive, will succeed Terry...

  2. July 30, 2013

    Internet analyst charged in SAC case

    A former internet research analyst with Collins Stewart was charged with conspiracy for allegedly telling an SAC Capital...

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  1. Mid Market Companies 2012

    PLC Awards winners: articles on all nine winners in the awards sponsored by PwC, from ...
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  1. May 22, 2013

    Senior executives set to exit Canaccord Genuity

    Several senior managers in the advisory business at Canaccord Genuity, the European arm of Canaccord Financial, are set to...

  2. May 1, 2013

    Oriel and Cenkos lead stockbroker push to offer advisory business

    London stockbroking companies, including Oriel Securities and Cenkos, are joining forces to compete with big banks for...

  3. March 11, 2013

    Canaccord eyes job pruning and expansion

    Sipping on pomegranate juice from a mini-fridge next to his desk, Alexis de Rosnay explains how he has been “pruning” staff...

  4. February 20, 2013

    Westhouse counts the cost of expansion

    There is a saying some observers have started applying to the City’s stockbroking sector: don’t judge a book by its cover. A...

  5. January 29, 2013

    Seymour Pierce seeks cash injection

    Seymour Pierce is approaching rivals about injecting money into or taking over the small-cap broker, people familiar with...

  6. January 27, 2013

    Westhouse fails to lead by example

    Westhouse must hope that its clients do what it says, not what it does. The stock broker makes its money persuading...

  7. December 27, 2012

    Brokers struggle in oversupplied market

    If there is one thing that London’s stockbrokers agree on, it is that there are simply too many of them, chasing too little...

  8. November 30, 2012

    Wealth firms scramble to lure foreign clients

    Wealth managers are rushing to set up tailored services for increasing numbers of foreign millionaires applying for investor...

  9. November 28, 2012

    Canaccord hires former UBS executive

    Canaccord has hired a former UBS executive to streamline its advisory and corporate broking businesses, as part of a...

  10. November 22, 2012

    Stockbrokers look at pooling back offices

    Several stockbrokers in London are in talks about merging back office operations, in a bid to cut costs and avoid becoming...

  11. October 29, 2012

    FinnCap overtakes Cenkos on Aim clients

    FinnCap has underlined its growing popularity as a small-cap broker by overtaking Cenkos Securities at the top of a ranking...

  12. September 17, 2012

    Canaccord appoint O’Malley to Asian unit

    Canaccord have appointed former HSBC banker Peter O’Malley as head of its Asian division as part of the Canadian broker’s...

  13. September 3, 2012

    Canaccord taps former Lehman banker

    Former Lehman Brothers banker Alexis de Rosnay is poised to take the top job at Canaccord in Europe, according to people...

  14. July 24, 2012

    Singer Capital and N+1 Brewin set to merge

    Stockbrokers Singer Capital Markets and N+1 Brewin are set to merge, in a further example of consolidation in the sector....

  15. July 22, 2012

    Competition heats up between trusts

    The UK’s array of closed-ended investment trusts have long been known to outperform, on average, their better known, and...

  16. June 28, 2012

    Mecom given go-ahead to sell Edda Media

    Norway’s second and third largest newspaper groups by revenue are set to come together after Mecom, the pan-European media...

  17. April 29, 2012

    Worldspreads may have misused funds

    Worldspreads had moved 80 per cent of its clients’ funds out of segregated accounts at the time of defunct spread betting...

  18. April 26, 2012

    Talks fail on Whately’s £9m Arden move

    Arden Partners has announced the termination of talks on a £9m takeover by its former chairman, after a month of...

  19. April 17, 2012

    Rival chief to head Panmure Gordon

    Panmure Gordon, the UK stockbroker, will on Wednesday announce the appointment of Philip Wale, currently head of rival...

  20. April 5, 2012

    Low-profile funds often offer high returns

    Investors are missing out on above average long-term returns from publicity-shy investment trusts, according to financial...

  21. April 3, 2012

    Cluff returns to his roots in North Sea

    Resource entrepreneur Algy Cluff steps down as non-executive chairman of Cluff Gold, the mining company he set up in 2003,...

  22. FT Alphaville

    March 21, 2012

    The 6am Cut London

    - A 7% tax on London properties selling for more than £2m will feature in Wednesday’s Budget. The top income tax rate will...

  23. March 20, 2012

    Canaccord and Collins Stewart to axe 100 jobs

    Nearly 100 staff will be made redundant on Thursday when Canaccord Financial completes its acquisition of Collins Stewart...

  24. March 19, 2012

    Berkeley buys £80m prime London sites

    Berkeley, the upmarket housebuilder, has continued to bet on the resilience of the London property market, investing a...

  25. March 16, 2012

    Seymour Pierce seeks capital injection

    Seymour Pierce, one of the leading small-cap stockbrokers by client numbers, is in talks with three foreign financial...

  26. March 8, 2012

    US disposal raises prospect of Panmure bid

    The odds of an acquisition of Panmure Gordon shortened on Thursday after the stockbroker announced the disposal of its...

  27. March 4, 2012

    Casualties mount as brokers are squeezed

    Last year’s tough markets brought a wave of consolidation among London’s independent stockbrokers, and senior brokers say...

  28. March 4, 2012

    City stockbrokers push up retainer fees

    London’s independent stockbrokers are pushing up retainer fees and competing increasingly fiercely for corporate clients as...

  29. March 2, 2012

    Risk-taking returns after tough year

    2011 will not be remembered as a vintage one for investors in mid-market companies. The eurozone crisis, fears of a...

  30. March 1, 2012

    FSA widens insider trading investigation

    One of the City regulator’s most high-profile investigations into insider trading is expanding, with the Financial Services...

  31. February 28, 2012

    Persimmon to return £1.9bn to shareholders

    Persimmon, the UK’s largest housebuilder by value, surprised investors on Tuesday by announcing plans to return £1.9bn to...

  32. February 24, 2012

    Open and closed case for fund investors

    Investment trusts have outperformed unit trusts in almost every sector over the past decade, according to a new analysis of...

  33. FT Alphaville

    February 17, 2012

    L&G employee arrested in trading probe

    A 44-year-old man employed at Legal & General Investment Management, one of the UK’s largest investment firms, has been...

  34. February 16, 2012

    L&G employee arrested in trading probe

    A 44-year-old man employed at Legal & General Investment Management, one of the UK’s largest investment firms, has been...

  35. February 15, 2012

    Domino’s sends out for Britons to run German stores

    Domino’s Pizza UK & Ireland is planning to import British franchisees to run its loss-making stores in Germany. Germany is...

  36. FT Alphaville

    February 10, 2012

    Canaccord and China plan $1bn resources fund

    Canaccord is to establish a $1bn fund with the state-owned Export-Import Bank of China to invest in Canadian natural...

  37. February 9, 2012

    Hargreaves warns on new business growth

    Hargreaves Lansdown reported strong earnings growth for the six months to December, but the retail investment broker warned...

  38. February 9, 2012

    Canaccord and China plan $1bn resources fund

    Canaccord is to establish a $1bn fund with the state-owned Export-Import Bank of China to invest in Canadian natural...

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