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    1. November 18, 2010

      Walter Energy bids $3.3bn for Western Coal

      Walter Energy’s $3.3bn bid for Canadian mining group Western Coal has netted London hedge fund Audley Capital more than...

    2. July 17, 2010

      Myerson feels pain of Takeover Panel’s ban

      Brian Myerson, the activist investor who this week was formally cold-shouldered by the Takeover Panel, is beginning to feel...

    1. FT Alphaville

      July 15, 2010

      You cannot be Sirius

      So this is what it means to be given the ‘cold shoulder’ in the City of London. From RNS: Sirius Real Estate Limited...

    2. July 15, 2010

      The Steyn Cup

      Lord Steyn, the Takeover Panel appeal board chairman, patently did not have the year’s biggest sporting event in mind when...

    3. July 14, 2010

      Activist investor was a pioneer – and a corporate battler

      Brian Myerson, the controversial “pioneer” activist investor, has fought a few corporate battles in his 30-year career.Now...

    4. July 14, 2010

      Myerson ostracised by cold shoulder

      Cold shouldering sounds like something out a school playground but it is enormously serious for any individual hoping to...

    5. July 14, 2010

      Modern era tests the Panel’s Victorian-style penalty

      Snooker at Boodle’s, a South African activist, a hotel-owning philanthropist, a Swiss private bank: the Takeover Panel’s...

    6. FT Alphaville

      July 14, 2010

      Cold shouldered by the Takeover Panel

      Things you probably didn’t know about the City of London. The first in an irregular series starts with Wednesday’s news that...

    7. July 14, 2010

      Cold-shoulder ban for investors

      One of the UK’s most high-profile activist investors was banned from undertaking merger-related activity in the country for...

    8. May 26, 2010

      Mission in talks with D1 over all-share bid

      London-listed D1 Oils is in talks with Mission NewEnergy, the renewable energy provider, about an all-share offer by Mission...

    9. May 13, 2010

      D1 Oils under shareholder pressure

      Principle Capital, the biggest shareholder in D1 Oils, has requisitioned a meeting to remove all directors of the biofuels...

    10. May 13, 2010

      North Sea hopes lift Xcite

      Xcite Energy , which is looking to exploit reserves of heavy oil in the North Sea, added 18 per cent to 78½p on the back of...

    11. March 16, 2010

      Gulf Keystone raises £16m

      Gulf Keystone Petroleum fell 4 per cent to 83¾p after completing a stopgap fundraising, which was delayed this month after...

    12. March 13, 2010

      Putting a price on Liberty

      And so with one bound, Richard Balfour-Lynn was free. Or nearly. The sale of Liberty and its landmark London store would go...

    13. March 5, 2010

      Can I change divorce settlement to help pay tax?

      I am a UK entrepreneur living mainly abroad since my divorce in 2005. But I still have property and social interests in the...

    14. January 5, 2010

      Principle in court threat to Sapro

      Principle Capital, the company run by Brian Myerson, the activist investor, has threatened legal action unless a South...

    15. January 5, 2010

      Principle in court threat to Sapro

      Principle Capital, the company run by Brian Myerson, the activist investor, has threatened legal action unless a South...

    16. FT Alphaville

      June 30, 2009

      Principle Capital battle nears end

      The battle among shareholders over Principle Capital Investment Trust, the specialist investment company founded by Brian...

    17. June 29, 2009

      Principle Capital battle nears end

      The battle among shareholders over Principle Capital Investment Trust, the specialist investment company founded by Brian...

    18. May 8, 2009

      A forensic eye on divorce

      Brian Myerson, the activist investor who made his fortune by taking stakes in undervalued companies, made an unfortunate...

    19. May 7, 2009

      Forensic eye on divorce

      Brian Myerson, the activist investor who made his fortune by taking stakes in undervalued companies, made an unfortunate...

    20. April 25, 2009

      Myerson returns to PCIT boardroom

      Brian Myerson, the activist investor, staged a comeback yesterday by getting himself reappointed as manager of the...

    21. April 7, 2009

      Out but not down

      Brian Myerson is not one to take defeat lying down. The activist fund manager, who is trying to appeal to the House of...

    22. FT Alphaville

      April 2, 2009

      Fund manager stuck with divorce deal

      Cash-strapped financiers have been warned they will not be able to renegotiate hefty divorce payouts because of depleted...

    23. April 2, 2009

      Court blow for credit-crunched divorcees

      Credit-crunched financiers have been warned that they will not be able to renegotiate hefty divorce payouts because of...

    24. April 2, 2009

      Case is warning on spoils division

      The Myerson case is a cautionary tale about the wisdom of choosing investments over cash when dividing the spoils of a...

    25. April 2, 2009

      Laugh through the tears

      This chestnut may console Brian Myerson, whose attempt to use the credit crunch as a reason to scrap his £11m divorce deal...

    26. April 2, 2009

      UK court upholds £11m divorce despite recession

      Credit-crunched financiers have been warned that they will not be able to renegotiate hefty UK divorce pay-outs because of...

    27. April 1, 2009

      Fund manager loses bid to scrap divorce deal

      Credit-crunched financiers have been warned that they will not be able to renegotiate hefty divorce payouts because of...

    28. March 27, 2009

      Afren rises on oil reserves boost

      Afren , the oil and gas company focused on west Africa, continued its recent good run, up another 8.4 per cent to a...

    29. March 27, 2009

      Principle shareholders oust Myerson

      Corporate activism came back to bite Brian Myerson yesterday as a group of shareholders threw out the veteran agitator as...

    30. March 26, 2009

      Principle shareholders oust Myerson

      Corporate activism came back to bite Brian Myerson on Thursday as a group of shareholders threw out the veteran agitator as...

    31. March 13, 2009

      Trial separation

      Divorced financiers are hoping Brian Myerson, the activist investor, gets court approval to scrap his divorce settlement,...

    32. March 12, 2009

      Investor seeks to break divorce deal

      Divorced financiers across the City are bracing themselves for a landmark court ruling on whether they can use the credit...

    33. March 11, 2009

      Investor seeks to break divorce deal

      Divorced financiers across the City are bracing for a landmark court ruling on whether they can use the credit crunch to...

    34. October 3, 2008

      Pursuit up on Babcock deal

      Pursuit Dynamics rose 7.5 per cent to 155p on con-firmation of a breakthrough agreement to install its grain-to-ethanol...

    35. August 12, 2008

      Myerson buys Dawnay Day out of property fund

      Brian Myerson, the activist investor, has bought property investor Dawnay Day out of the management business of an...

    36. June 25, 2008

      Cutting questions at Moss Bros meeting

      The dysfunctional forces at the heart of Moss Bros were given free rein at the men’s wear retailer’s annual meeting on...

    37. December 22, 2007

      Ashley given turnround route for Blacks

      Neil Gillis, the new chief executive of Blacks Leisure, has held talks with Mike Ashley, Blacks’ biggest shareholder and the...

    38. December 11, 2007

      Principle Capital seeks biofuel domination with $70m fundraising

      Principle Capital, the London-based activist fund manager, has raised $70m (£34.5m) from a group of hedge funds to seed a...

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