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  1. February 28, 2014

    Brady Dougan, marathon man who ran to the top of Swiss banking

    Unlike some of the showmen among his counterparts on Wall Street, Brady Dougan could hardly be accused of courting a place...

  2. September 8, 2013

    Women at Business School – Wandy Yeap Hoh

    Wandy Yeap Hoh is co-founder of MeeGenius, a children’s ebook app, and an MBA graduate of Columbia Business School in the...

  1. September 1, 2013

    Interview: opportunism keeps Cube leader on upward course

    Myanmar has seemingly swung from being a martial communist state to a semi-democratic capitalist darling, with foreign...

  2. August 30, 2013

    Microsoft cedes board seat to ValueAct

    Microsoft has bowed to pressure from an activist investor, ceding a board seat to ValueAct Capital as it tries to quell...

  3. August 18, 2013

    Canary Wharf workforce quadruples in a decade

    Employment in London’s Canary Wharf financial district has almost quadrupled in the past decade, with the number of workers...

  4. March 26, 2013

    Brussels includes ISDA in antitrust probe

    The body that represents the world’s biggest banks that trade financial derivatives was dragged into an EU-wide antitrust...

  5. December 20, 2012

    Warner Music brings in dealmaker

    Warner Music has appointed Rob Wiesenthal, a Sony executive known as a music industry dealmaker, to a new role designed to...

  6. November 20, 2012

    Scrutiny spreads from Wall St to Cambridge

    Before any merger documents were signed, Hewlett-Packard’s disastrous acquisition of Autonomy was analysed, vetted and...

  7. November 14, 2012

    Jennings sells RenCap to Prokhorov

    Stephen Jennings, the veteran Moscow-based financier, is giving up control of Renaissance Capital, the investment bank he...

  8. October 2, 2012

    Boutiques take growing slice of M&A work

    The largest-ever defence deal – EADS’s proposed €38bn takeover of BAE Systems – is an example of the prominent role that...

  9. September 28, 2012

    Brussels steps up probe into CDS trading

    Brussels is stepping up a probe into allegations that the biggest investment banks are blocking rivals from establishing...

  10. March 8, 2012

    US Treasury reduces AIG stake to 70 per cent

    The US Treasury has sold 206m AIG shares at $29 apiece, lowering its stake from 77 to 70 per cent and touting the recovery...

  11. February 14, 2012

    Foundation to sell Monte dei Paschi stake

    The banking foundation behind Monte dei Paschi di Siena has decided to divest a stake of about 15 per cent in Italy’s...

  12. February 7, 2012

    Bulgari family sells LVMH shares

    Shares in LVMH lost 3.5 per cent after shareholders Paolo Bulgari, Nicola Bulgari and Francesco Trapani sold a €558m stake...

  13. December 21, 2011

    Credit Suisse buys HSBC’s Japan private bank

    Credit Suisse has made a first push in its plans to increase earnings from its core private banking operations by agreeing...

  14. FT Alphaville

    November 22, 2011

    Randomness and the lost lesson of Bill Miller

    In “The Drunkard’s Walk”, Caltech physicist Leonard Mlodinow’s book about how people misunderstand the amount of randomness...

  15. September 24, 2011

    East German orphan who headed two Swiss banks

    Oswald Grübel’s departure from UBS brings to an end five decades in banking in which an orphaned east German refugee became...

  16. July 14, 2011

    LCH hires new CIO amid shake-up

    LCH.Clearnet has hired a former Bank of America Merrill Lynch banker, Tom Zschach, as group chief information officer in one...

  17. June 15, 2011

    Burger King to beef up Brazil network

    Burger King, the Miami-based private equity-controlled fast-food group, has announced a 10-fold expansion plan for its...

  18. January 27, 2011

    Statements trump results as clue to recovery

    If after a serious accident injured survivors leave hospital at about the same time, their common recovery can obscure their...

  19. January 21, 2011

    Climbing the property ladder

    Timon Drakesmith, Hammerson FD Timon Drakesmith, the well-regarded finance director of Great Portland Estates, is stepping...

  20. January 11, 2011

    Caz reshuffles as Harman exits

    JPMorgan Cazenove has announced a reshuffle as its head of UK investment banking Charlie Harman sets his sights on central...

  21. December 7, 2010

    Swiss connection

    The City of London Investment Trust – part of the Henderson stable – is replacing one former BZW and CSFB man as chairman...

  22. FT Alphaville

    November 30, 2010

    Guest editing for the day...

    FT Alphaville is being taken over! From midnight London time on Tuesday, Jonathan Wilmot, the chief global strategist at...

  23. October 14, 2010

    No snowdrops on this finance director

    Standard Chartered’s Richard Meddings Richard Meddings, StanChart FD “Project snowdrop” – the £3.3bn Standard Chartered...

  24. September 24, 2010

    How ‘Wall Street’ changed Wall Street

    Michael Douglas as Gordon Gekko in ‘Wall Street’ (1987) In late 1987, Frank Partnoy, then a maths student at the University...

  25. September 7, 2010

    Barclays’ success comes at a price

    The date was October 4 1997 and Martin Taylor, Barclays’ then chief executive, had just announced that the bank was to sell...

  26. September 2, 2010

    Burger King approves 3G Capital’s bid

    The board of Burger King has agreed for the Miami-based fast-food chain to be taken private for the second time in its...

  27. July 14, 2010

    Trading investment banks

    Dixit Joshi, Deutsche Bank The sudden change of banks by Dixit Joshi, the man responsible for the hiring spree at Barclays...

  28. June 28, 2010

    Avista to set up London division

    Fears that rising taxes and regulation could trigger a private equity exodus from the UK will be eased on Monday as Avista...

  29. May 27, 2010

    Juggling at the Takeover Panel

    Life is anything but dull for Philip Remnant since he left banking for public service.He now adds a second stint running the...

  30. May 14, 2010

    Europe: pen portraits

    Thomas Besson Thomas Besson is a senior director in the European equity research department at Bank of America Merrill...

  31. April 6, 2010

    Two men and a baby business

    When Marc Lore and Vinit Bharara launched Diapers.com, a US e-commerce website selling nappies and a few other baby products...

  32. February 24, 2010

    Morgan Stanley lawyer to step down

    Gary Lynch will step down as Morgan Stanley’s senior in-house lawyer, becoming the latest executive to change posts since...

  33. February 24, 2010

    Morgan Stanley lawyer steps down

    Gary Lynch will step down as Morgan Stanley's senior in-house lawyer, becoming the latest executive to change posts since...

  34. December 13, 2009

    Distressed US debt offers a pay off

    “ They say nobody rings a bell at the top or the bottom of a market, but for credit, there was a bell rung last Christmas...

  35. December 12, 2009

    US distressed debt sector is still providing attractive returns

    'They say nobody rings a bell at the top or the bottom of a market, but for credit, there was a bell rung last Christmas...

  36. December 4, 2009

    Banking advice

    Credit Suisse senior adviser Mark Seligman will offer banking advice to Sir Bob Wilson as he joins the board of BG Group....

  37. FT Alphaville

    December 1, 2009

    Guest editing for the day...

    We FT Alphavillers are (partially) writing ourselves out of the script for a day. On Tuesday from 7am London time, Jonathan...

  38. November 2, 2009

    The quiet man with a big voice

    Brady Dougan, the chief executive of Credit Suisse and the first American to run a top Swiss bank, is surprisingly...

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