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    1. Fast FT

      February 4, 2016

      Nyrstar shares up despite knock to mining unit

      Shares in Belgium’s zinc producer Nyrstar are up nearly 2 per cent after it reported its core profit rose 8 per cent...

    2. February 2, 2016

      Emerging market turmoil takes heavy toll on Lazard

      Lazard’s mergers and acquisition advisory unit enjoyed a bumper 2015 due to a wave of mega deals but emerging markets...

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      Lenders are dealing with sweeping changes as investment banks change business models t...
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    1. January 22, 2016

      Barclays hires Lazard to sell Asia wealth business

      Barclays’ retreat from Asia is set to gather pace after it hired Lazard to advise on the planned sale of its wealth...

    2. Fast FT

      January 22, 2016

      Barclays hopes for $500m for Asia wealth unit

      Barclays’ retreat from Asia is set to gather pace after it hired Lazard to advise on the planned sale of its wealth...

    3. December 21, 2015

      Dealmakers claim 2015 boom is different

      After a record-shattering year for global dealmaking, there is more to come.  That is the overwhelming message from top...

    4. December 13, 2015

      Regulatory changes force investment banks into ‘capital light’ activities

      The wave of regulation that sprung from the financial crisis has pushed investment banks further and further away from...

    5. November 17, 2015

      Batteries start to compete for power grid

      The cost of batteries is falling to the point that they are becoming an increasingly viable option for uses such as...

    6. October 28, 2015

      Hyatt in advanced negotiations to acquire larger rival Starwood

      Hyatt is in late-stage negotiations to acquire its larger rival Starwood Hotels & Resorts in a deal that would add the...

    7. October 28, 2015

      AB InBev eyes US asset sale to seal SABMiller deal

      Anheuser-Busch InBev has hired bankers to explore a sale of US assets, in a move seen as crucial to winning regulatory...

    8. October 27, 2015

      Trio of top Greenhill bankers exit as boutique misses M&A boom

      Three Europe-based senior bankers have left deal advisory firm Greenhill & Co as troubles worsen for the Wall Street...

    9. October 13, 2015

      Public ownership of Royal Mail draws to close with share sale

      Royal Mail has started a new chapter after the government ended 499 years of public ownership of the venerable...

    10. October 11, 2015

      Italy to launch biggest privatisation in more than a decade

      Italy will this week launch its biggest privatisation in more than a decade with the partial sale of Poste Italiane —...

    11. September 20, 2015

      Former Nigerian finance minister takes up position with Lazard

      Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the former Nigerian finance minister, has announced she will be joining US investment bank...

    12. August 31, 2015

      Low crude price puts pressure on US banks over oil and gas loans

      The low crude price is putting US banks under pressure from regulators to move quickly in classifying oil and gas loans...

    13. August 13, 2015

      Rivals steal a march on drifting Starwood

      When the board of Starwood Hotels and Resorts met this week, the topic that almost certainly dominated discussions was...

    14. August 13, 2015

      Grainger to sell German business as activist circles

      Grainger, Britain’s largest listed residential landlord, is to sell its operations in Germany and shake up management...

    15. August 13, 2015

      China syndrome hits IPO market

      The ripple effects of a surprise devaluation of China’s currency have reached the US listings market, as boutique US...

    16. July 30, 2015

      IHG and Starwood have held early deal talks

      InterContinental Hotels Group has held early stage talks with Starwood Hotels & Resorts over a union to create the...

    17. July 23, 2015

      Hands-off owner hands over FT after 58 years

      The Financial Times has covered countless takeovers since its creation in 1888, and detailed waves of consolidation,...

    18. July 20, 2015

      Rhône Capital plans transatlantic push with hire of Sylvain Héfès

      Rhône Capital, one of the most guarded private equity groups, has appointed a Rothschild veteran to spearhead an...

    19. July 15, 2015

      ‘Golden parachutes’ under fire in US

      Opposition to “golden parachutes” is hardening among US Democrats on Capitol Hill, in the wake of a series of cases...

    20. June 4, 2015

      Worldpay readies for £6bn London float

      The owners of Worldpay have hired a roster of banks to float the payment-processing company on the London Stock...

    21. June 4, 2015

      Government to sell rest of Royal Mail

      Royal Mail is to be fully privatised with the sale of the government’s remaining 30 per cent stake due to begin this...

    22. April 29, 2015

      Starwood explores its options including sale

      Starwood, one of the best known names in the hotel industry, is considering a sale. The owner of high-end hotel brands,...

    23. April 26, 2015

      US banks face ‘golden parachutes’ challenge

      Investors are set to challenge some of Wall Street’s biggest banks on their “golden parachutes,” which can see top...

    24. April 23, 2015

      Lazard revenues ride dealmaking wave

      Lazard hit new highs in the first quarter of this year, as the independent investment bank profited from its advisory...

    25. April 21, 2015

      Lazard: next man up

      Replacing a legend is never easy. It is especially tough when the legend departs during a crisis. In the midst of the...

    26. April 9, 2015

      Robey Warshaw makes the big league with role in BG sale

      At the start of this week, a small London-based advisory firm run by two experienced dealmakers was nowhere to be found...

    27. FT Alphaville

      March 27, 2015

      HeinzKraft and the lack of leaks

      The Wednesday morning announcement that Heinz would buy Kraft was that rare thing, a big deal which didn’t leak. The...

    28. March 1, 2015

      Wood Mackenzie seeks £2bn listing

      Wood Mackenzie is preparing for a stock market listing in which the UK energy research consultancy would seek a...

    29. February 26, 2015

      Zuckerman seeks buyer for NY Daily News

      New York Daily News up for sale Mort Zuckerman, the billionaire real estate mogul, has hired Lazard to find a buyer for...

    30. February 5, 2015

      Lazard’s M&A advisory revenues top $1bn

      Lazard’s merger and acquisition advisory revenues topped $1bn for the first time in the US investment bank’s history in...

    31. January 12, 2015

      Lazard’s Antonio Weiss withdraws from Treasury role

      Senator Elizabeth Warren’s populist wing of the Democratic party has shown its clout by derailing the White House’s...

    32. January 4, 2015

      Index funds will be higher priority in future UK IPOs

      Passive index tracking funds should get a better deal in future UK privatisations, a government-commissioned review...

    33. December 30, 2014

      New year honours: Banker and arts fundraiser David Verey knighted

      David Verey, the City of London veteran who stepped down as chairman of the Arts Fund this summer after a decade in the...

    34. December 19, 2014

      What does Elizabeth Warren want?

      More than five years after the financial crisis ended, a band of progressive activists gathered outside Citigroup’s New...

    35. December 19, 2014

      US funds to stand by Russia despite losses

      Some of the fund managers most heavily exposed to Russian stocks are promising to stick with the country, despite...

    36. December 11, 2014

      Qataris appoint Ken Costa to Songbird Estates board

      Ken Costa, the City grandee and former Lazard and UBS banker, has been appointed to the board of Songbird Estates to...

    37. December 1, 2014

      Sky hires advisers amid battle for dominance of UK telecoms

      The battle for dominance of the British telecoms and media market has accelerated after Sky hired advisers to explore...

    38. November 13, 2014

      Lazard’s Antonio Weiss set to join US Treasury

      Antonio Weiss, a senior Lazard banker, has been nominated undersecretary for domestic finance to the US Treasury by...

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