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    1. June 14, 2016

      Takata highlights the decline of keiretsu

      Takata may be reeling from the largest vehicle recall in automotive history, but the components maker’s search for a...

    2. Fast FT

      June 3, 2016

      Takata shares rise 11.9% on bid rumours

      Shares in Takata rose as much as 11.9 per cent to ¥479 in early trading on Friday, following media reports that the...

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    1. June 2, 2016

      M&A back on the table as ‘big pharma’ targets smaller rivals

      After a start to the year marred by an accounting scandal at Valeant, the collapse of Pfizer’s $160bn merger with...

    2. May 27, 2016

      Greece’s debt deal is not a game-changer

      On Wednesday, Greece’s creditors agreed to release more than €10bn in bailout money and to consider ways of...

    3. Fast FT

      May 11, 2016

      Credit Suisse taps Haidee Lee in M&A hire

      Credit Suisse has tapped Haidee Lee to be its head of sell side M&A Americas in the investment banking and capital...

    4. Fast FT

      May 3, 2016

      Panmure Gordon names new chairman

      Stockbroker and investment bank Panmure Gordon has appointed Andrew Adcock to the position of non-executive chairman,...

    5. Fast FT

      April 26, 2016

      Tribune accuses Gannett of 'playing games'

      Bring out the popcorn. Tribune Publishing has accused Gannett, the publisher of USA Today, which on Monday put forward...

    6. March 11, 2016

      Thomas Piquemal: Boxing fan whose feint backfired

      Thomas Piquemal grew up playing rugby in Lavelanet, his small home town in south-west France, but it was only when he...

    7. February 24, 2016

      Peter Orszag leaves Citigroup for Lazard

      Lazard has hired Peter Orszag, a former budget director in Barack Obama’s White House, to bolster the New York...

    8. Fast FT

      February 10, 2016

      Natixis buys majority stake in Peter J Solomon

      French investment bank Natixis has agreed to buy a majority stake in advisory boutique Peter J. Solomon in a bid to...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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 —...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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,...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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,...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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