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  1. June 30, 2014

    Airports: how to stay grounded

    Light the blue touch paper and stand well clear. Heathrow boss John Holland-Kaye proposes increasing landing charges by an...

  2. June 30, 2014

    Belgian publisher De Persgroep buys Mecom for £200m

    Mecom Group is to be acquired by a European rival in a deal that draws a line under years of struggles for the media group...

  1. October 15, 2013

    Mecom shares jump 50% as chief executive resigns

    Mecom, the struggling European newspaper publisher, said its chief executive would step down this month and sharply upgraded...

  2. May 15, 2013

    Banker to chair Mecom as investor pressure to sell assets grows

    Mecom, the struggling European newspaper publisher, is preparing to appoint a veteran investment banker as its chairman as...

  3. January 11, 2013

    Mecom in talks to sell three divisions

    Mecom, the struggling European newspaper publisher, revealed it had begun talks to sell its Dutch, Danish and Polish...

  4. November 21, 2012

    DMGT agrees Northcliffe newspaper arm sale

    A consortium led by a former chief executive of Mecom has agreed a deal to buy Northcliffe Media, the regional newspaper arm...

  5. October 25, 2012

    Interview: Ambition and work ethic lead to boss’s seat

    At school she was “the girl with the funny name”. Today Zillah Byng-Maddick is more concerned that she does not live up to...

  6. July 25, 2012

    Mecom profits fall on lower ad revenues

    Mecom, the struggling European newspaper publisher, suffered an 8 per cent fall in revenue, to €492m, in the first half –...

  7. July 20, 2012

    Small-cap week: Falkland oil explorers suffer

    Falkland oil explorers proved among the week’s worst small-cap investments. Borders & Southern Petroleum slumped 68.7 per...

  8. July 19, 2012

    Mecom chief executive to step down

    Tom Toumazis, chief executive of struggling European newspaper publisher Mecom, is to step down after less than a year amid...

  9. 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...

  10. June 8, 2012

    Small-caps: Mecom falls on profit warning

    Mecom hit a record low this week, dropping 46.5 per cent after its second profit warning in six weeks. The newspaper...

  11. June 6, 2012

    Mecom shares tumble after profit warning

    Shares in Mecom more than halved after the lossmaking European newspaper group warned that the decline in advertising...

  12. April 26, 2012

    Mecom warns on ad revenue decline

    Advertising revenues have further declined at Mecom, prompting the lossmaking European newspaper publisher to cut full-year...

  13. April 25, 2012

    Watchdog threatens Mecom unit sell-off

    Norway’s media regulator has threatened to block Mecom’s sale of its subsidiary Edda Media after raising concerns over...

  14. March 14, 2012

    Mecom narrows full-year losses

    Mecom narrowed its losses in 2011 despite dwindling advertising revenues, as the pan-European newspaper publisher pushed...

  15. March 12, 2012

    Small-caps: Game plunges on share warning

    Game Group plunges 63.5 per cent to 1.3p on Monday after the struggling retailer said its shares could well be worthless....

  16. February 3, 2012

    Regulators probe sale of Mecom’s Norway business

    Mecom’s proposed sale of its Norwegian media business is under scrutiny from the country’s regulators and could be held up...

  17. January 24, 2012

    Mecom looks to digital pay models after review

    Mecom, the pan-European newspaper publisher, has laid out plans to introduce a digital pay model across its best-selling...

  18. January 8, 2012

    Mecom seeks sale of Polish business

    Mecom, the pan-European newspaper publisher, is looking to offload its Polish business in a move that highlights...

  19. December 5, 2011

    Small caps: Treatt profits soured by forecast

    Treatt , the ingredients supplier to the flavour and fragrance industries, dropped 8.3 per cent to 316½p after warning that...

  20. December 5, 2011

    Mecom sells Norwegian business for €222m

    Heralding the type of consolidation that other European countries are likely to see in coming months and years, Norway’s...

  21. December 1, 2011

    Mecom review faces investor scrutiny

    Several weeks before Tom Toumazis joined Mecom as chief executive, his first job running a company and first encounter with...

  22. November 21, 2011

    Touchstone Gold rises on Colombia results

    Touchstone Gold , the latest vehicle of Kinross Gold Corporation founder Robert Buchan, added 7.2 per cent to 22¼p on the...

  23. July 30, 2011

    Risers led by targets

    Takeover approaches provided the week’s biggest risers. Hansen Transmissions soared by 91 per cent after German engineer ZF...

  24. July 27, 2011

    Mecom to pay dividend after cost-cutting

    Mecom, the European newspaper group, which has reported narrowing interim losses partly as a result of cost-cutting...

  25. beyondbrics

    July 4, 2011

    Poland: another man who thinks he can make money from newspapers

    No matter how bad the results of media companies – and Polish newspapers and magazines are no exception to the global trend...

  26. May 25, 2011

    In between flower show hedges

    Many of the corporate directors gathered to listen to a breakfast talk given by Lord Sharman on Tuesday seemed a bit...

  27. May 24, 2011

    Mecom picks Endemol commercial head for chief

    Tom Toumazis, the chief commercial officer of television production company Endemol has been appointed head of Mecom, the...

  28. April 7, 2011

    Mecom rejects approach by Dutch banks

    The board of Mecom has rejected an informal approach from a consortium of Dutch banks proposing to take a controlling stake...

  29. March 17, 2011

    Mecom to pay dividend as losses narrow

    Mecom, the European newspaper group, has narrowed its full-year losses on the back of a restructuring and promised to pay...

  30. FT Alphaville

    January 31, 2011

    Weekend catch-up

    In case you missed these stories, weekend headlines from the FT and other UK media:* From the Financial Times -       Alpha...

  31. January 29, 2011

    Davidson replaces Locke as Mecom head

    The board of Mecom has ousted its chairman, Alasdair Locke, in a move to clear the decks at the European media group after...

  32. January 15, 2011

    Unlikely triumph as Merlin agreement remains in sight

    And then there were four. The decision by Ana Botín, Santander UK’s new chief executive, to extricate the bank from industry...

  33. January 14, 2011

    Montgomery steps down from Mecom board

    Mecom’s board has surprised the market by announcing the immediate departure of David Montgomery, chief executive, without...

  34. January 13, 2011

    Mecom shares rise on proposed maiden pay-out

    David Montgomery will leave Mecom by January 31 Shares in Mecom rose nearly 11 per cent after the European newspaper group...

  35. January 12, 2011

    Mecom to give update on effort to find chief

    Mecom is due to inform investors of its progress in finding a new chief executive on Thursday as the European newspaper...

  36. January 12, 2011

    Mecom rebuffs Trinity Mirror over merger

    Trinity Mirror, the owner of the Daily Mirror, approached the European media group Mecom over a potential merger, it has...

  37. January 8, 2011

    Tight deadline

    Who will be the next chief executive of Mecom? Anticipation is growing in the run-up to the European newspaper publisher’s...

  38. December 23, 2010

    Mecom’s succession plans hit a hitch

    A former managing director at News International who held discussions about taking the top job at Mecom, has ruled himself...

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