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  1. February 8, 2013

    Lunch with the FT: Chris Hughes

    Anyone wanting to feel good about their achievements in life should probably not have lunch with Chris Hughes. With still...

  2. March 10, 2012

    Facebook co-founder buys New Republic

    Chris Hughes, one of the co-founders of Facebook, has bought The New Republic, the 98-year old liberal-leaning magazine,...

  1. August 16, 2011

    National Milk Records uncovers scam

    National Milk Records has uncovered a boiler-room scam operation seeking to sell fake share options to its investors. People...

  2. FT Tech Hub

    March 4, 2011

    Further reading: Facebook investments and the riddle over Twitter and JPMorgan

    Tech News from around the web: The value of Facebook is the subject of two news items on the web today. The New York Post...

  3. December 3, 2010

    The Inventory: Chris Hughes

    Chris Hughes, 27, co-founder of Facebook and director of online organising for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign,...

  4. November 14, 2008

    StanChart buys Cazenove Asia

    JPMorgan Cazenove, the UK-focused stockbroker and investment bank, has sold its Asian business to Standard Chartered, the...

  5. November 10, 2008

    No more easy money

    City under strain: outside the Bank of England in London’s Square Mile Late on Monday October 13, Canary Wharf played host...

  6. October 14, 2008

    Focus shifts from investment bank

    Investment banking's status as a strategic priority for Royal Bank of Scotland will be hard to sustain following its...

  7. October 13, 2008

    Handful of the old guard stay on to aid integration

    A handful of Lehman Brothers' key executives have agreed to stay on to assist in the integration of the bank's operations...

  8. October 11, 2008

    Troubled banks should scrap dividends, analysts say

    Western banks should scrap their dividends for this year and limit the amount of earnings they pay out next year, leading...

  9. October 2, 2008

    Bankers face fresh round of global job cuts

    UBS is to shed a further 10 per cent of its investment banking workforce in a fresh round of job losses that will cut...

  10. September 2, 2008

    Chance for RBS

    Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays are likely to be on the prowl for potential recruits among the 1,200 who are expected...

  11. August 13, 2008

    We need clarity on the influencing role of the PPF

    From Mr Martin O’Donovan. Sir, Lombard quite rightly highlights the worrying rise in the deficits existing across UK defined...

  12. FT Alphaville

    August 12, 2008

    Pink Picks

    Insight: Frank Partnoy: Credit redux How much of the current credit crisis is really new? Frank Partnoy, author of...

  13. July 29, 2008

    Cutting his teeth at the sharp end

    Naguib Kheraj cut his teeth at the sharp end of investment banking, joining Salomon Brothers, the US investment bank, in...

  14. July 5, 2008

    Aborted deal embarrasses Goldman Sachs

    The collapse of TPG Capital's rescue package for Bradford & Bingley is an embarrassment to Goldman Sachs, the Wall Street...

  15. FT Alphaville

    July 1, 2008

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Tuesday, - “Together we’ll add our mark to Citi’s storied history” – the Pandit memo to staff - Consolidation...

  16. June 19, 2008

    UBS executive takes new role

    Andre Esteves is leaving UBS just 18 months after selling his Brazilian investment banking boutique to the Swiss bank and a...

  17. May 26, 2008

    Merchant banking venture to expand into Netherlands and Spain

    Gerardo Braggiotti, one of Europe's most influential bankers, is preparing to expand his merchant banking venture into the...

  18. May 24, 2008

    Sale would be catalyst towards solidifying the future of investment bank laggards

    A sale of Deutsche Postbank would be a catalyst to resolve the future of Germany's investment banking laggards, Dresdner...

  19. May 22, 2008

    Credit Suisse: balancing upside and downside

    Credit Suisse, in common with almost all bulge-bracket banks, pays a higher proportion of bonuses in stock as the value of...

  20. May 21, 2008

    Vest practice: rewards that pay out over time

    Almost all Wall Street banks include an element of stock in bankers’ bonuses but, in spite of their claims that they pay...

  21. May 2, 2008

    Deeply discounted rights issues: it's really about fees

    From Mr Peter Montagnon. Sir, Chris Hughes (Lombard, May 1) is right to warn about the costs incurred by some banks with...

  22. April 2, 2008

    A tried and tested method

    UBS's plan to parcel its troubled subprime mortgage assets into a separate fund is a tried and tested method for...

  23. March 15, 2008

    Back-to-basics strategy begins to make headway

    Allianz has made progress in its back-to-basics strategy in investment banking, although this has been overshadowed by...

  24. March 4, 2008

    Strategy pay-off

    HSBC may have long struggled to make a success of investment banking, but it raised profits from the business last year at...

  25. FT Alphaville

    February 20, 2008

    Leveraged loans and credit losses: Investment banking's winners and losers

    Tuesday’s shock revelation of $2.85bn of credit losses at Credit Suisse has overturned a conventional wisdom in assessing...

  26. FT Alphaville

    February 11, 2008

    SocGen developments

    The lawyer for Jérôme Kerviel has accused Société Générale of complicity in the scandal that has cost the bank €4.9bn . “The...

  27. February 9, 2008

    Brokerage venture 'poised for growth and conquest' finds itself dragged into scandal

    When Newedge launched in a blaze of publicity on January 22, its chief executive said the new brokerage venture "could not...

  28. February 5, 2008

    Management rescues Orbis in 'pre-pack' sale

    The modern restructuring toolkit can take a company into and out of administration in the same day - a technique that...

  29. January 30, 2008

    SocGen to call on outside audit team for probe

    TheSociété Générale board is set to call in independent auditors to examine events leading to the biggest rogue trading...

  30. January 18, 2008

    Advisory talent eyes SWFs

    Sovereign wealth funds have been a valuable source of rescue capital for Western investment banks, reports Chris Hughes ....

  31. FT Alphaville

    January 15, 2008

    Bank bonus season -- better than you feared

    Some key investment banks are yet to report their latest quarterly results, but it increasingly looks as if the bonus pot...

  32. December 18, 2007

    New mission

    Orix's interest in Close Brothers and Nomura's in Collins Stewart are not the first instances of Japanese financial...

  33. December 11, 2007

    Top bonuses might still reflect the market rate

    Marcel Ospel, UBS chairman, says he neither expects nor desires a bonus for 2007, Chris Hughes reports. But the bank can...

  34. November 14, 2007

    Online brokers poised to face tougher questioning

    E-Trade's troubles may stem from its relatively unusual business model but they could nevertheless have a reputational...

  35. November 10, 2007

    Loose definition

    UK companies have some discretion in announcing sensitive information or responding to rumours, writes Chris Hughes . The...

  36. September 28, 2007

    Pearl considers Resolution move

    Pearl Assurance, the closed life fund group headed by Hugh Osmond, said it was considering an offer for Resolution, its...

  37. FT Alphaville

    September 25, 2007

    Homm (totally) redefines the fight for shareholder value

    The saga over Absolute Capital Management deepens, as the FT’s Chris Hughes notes in Tuesday’s Lombard column. Florian Homm,...

  38. FT Alphaville

    September 14, 2007

    Lombard: Pain in the UK mid-market -- only one way to go?

    It’s hardly a great time for mid-market brokers – not least in the UK, where consolidation might be one answer, notes the...

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