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  1. October 31, 2011

    Trade talks with Europe are further test for Noda

    From David Martin MEP. Sir, Mure Dickie is right to point out in his article (“Japan grapples with indecision in debate over...

  2. April 19, 2011

    Deutsche Bahn Arriva eyes £2bn spending spree

    Deutsche Bahn Arriva has amassed a £2bn war chest to invest in bus and rail contracts and acquisitions over the next three...

  1. January 17, 2011

    Restraint towards China is a sign of US’s weakness

    From Mr David Martin. Sir, With reference to your editorial “Stealth, snubs and the art of surprise” and Philip Stephens’...

  2. October 14, 2010

    David Martin takes JP Morgan OTC clearing post

    JP Morgan has appointed David Martin, a one-time floor trader on the London International Financial Futures Exchange, as...

  3. April 23, 2010

    International vision just the ticket

    Arriva chief executive and transport industry veteran David Martin must be feeling vindicated by Deutsche Bahn's £1.6bn...

  4. April 22, 2010

    Deutsche Bahn buys Arriva for £1.5bn

    “We are placing our hopes in Sunderland,” declared Deutsche Bahn’s chief executive Rüdiger Grube on Thursday, after the...

  5. March 20, 2010

    Weekend briefing

    Say hello, wave goodbyeAdam Crozier, incoming ITV chief executive, is to receive a £620,000 golden hello for taking up his...

  6. March 18, 2010

    Boardroom route planner

    Sir Richard Broadbent has survived an intense financial crisis as Barclays' senior director to find himself now at the...

  7. March 4, 2010

    Arriva eyeing foreign travel

    Arriva has outlined an ambitious expansion strategy that will see it play a lead role in the privatisation of bus and rail...

  8. March 4, 2010

    Arriva eyeing foreign travel

    Arriva has outlined an ambitious expansion strategy that will see it play a lead role in the privatisation of bus and rail...

  9. November 30, 2009

    Buying time

    This is a tantalising time for corporate executives. They know from past recessions that the recovery will throw up...

  10. November 29, 2009

    Promethean plans IPO to drive expansion

    Promethean, the UK-based maker of interactive whiteboards, is planning an initial public offering valuing it at £400m-£500m...

  11. August 28, 2009

    National Express cash call after bid rejection

    National Express is expected to press ahead with a £350m rights issue after rejecting a £696m cash takeover proposal from a...

  12. August 28, 2009

    Arriva cautious on rail industry

    Arriva yesterday became the latest company to paint a gloomy picture of the UK rail industry after it warned revenue growth...

  13. August 27, 2009

    Arriva cautious on rail industry

    Arriva on Thursday became the latest company to paint a gloomy picture of the UK rail industry after it warned revenue...

  14. August 12, 2009

    IEA warning over oil trade rules distortion

    Regulators in the US and the UK risk distorting the world’s two largest oil markets if they do not agree the same rules for...

  15. August 12, 2009

    Oil refiners opt for long-term strategy

    Oil refining is tough at the best of times. Operators contend with narrow profit margins, volatile markets and the...

  16. July 1, 2009

    Sharp fall in revenue growth hurts Arriva

    The impact of the recession on Britain's rail market is deepening, Arriva indicated, as revenue growth from ticket sales on...

  17. June 30, 2009

    Slowing UK rail growth hits Arriva

    The impact of the recession on Britain’s rail market is deepening, Arriva indicated, as revenue growth from ticket sales on...

  18. June 8, 2009

    SNP celebrates European victory in Scotland

    The Scottish National party was on Monday celebrating winning the largest share of the European election vote in Scotland....

  19. April 30, 2009

    Leaving Twitter

    Tech blog (David Gelles): The incessant media focus on Twitter (we're guilty, too), coupled with a parade of celebrity...

  20. FT Tech Hub

    April 28, 2009

    Twitter's low retention rate could limit growth

    The incessant media focus on Twitter (we’re guilty, too), coupled with a parade of celebrity endorsers (from Oprah to Lance)...

  21. April 22, 2009

    Arriva route struggles to maintain profitability

    Passenger revenue growth on one of Arriva’s key routes has dipped sharply over the past three months, heightening fears of a...

  22. March 6, 2009

    Added franchise helps drive growth at Arriva

    The addition of the Aberdeen to Penzance CrossCountry rail franchise helped Arriva, operator of the UK's longest train...

  23. March 6, 2009

    Bus companies face OFT inquiry

    Britain's biggest bus companies are being investigated over claims that a perceived lack of competition has inflated ticket...

  24. March 5, 2009

    Arriva’s profits boosted by new rail route

    The addition of the Aberdeen to Penzance CrossCountry rail franchise helped Arriva, operator of the UK’s longest train...

  25. August 22, 2008

    Arriva profits motor higher

    Arriva, a large European transport group delivering more than a billion passenger journeys each year, had a steaming start...

  26. August 1, 2008

    Top athletes gear up for competition with smog

    Anyone wondering how convinced athletes are by Beijing's efforts to clear its smoggy air for the Olympics need only check...

  27. April 6, 2008

    All minds focus on the urgent issue of risk

    Four-letter words have undoubtedly been in use at firms suffering significant subprime losses, but the one most in vogue is...

  28. March 7, 2008

    Arriva eyes European acquisitions

    Arriva, the bus and train operator, expects to make further acquisitions in mainland Europe this year as part of its plan to...

  29. March 7, 2008

    Arriva eyes acquisitions to double European footprint

    Arriva, the bus and train operator, expects to make further acquisitions in mainland Europe this year as part of its plan...

  30. January 4, 2008

    High oil costs must spur fuel efficiency, says IEA

    Oil at $100 a barrel should remind consuming countries of the need to improve fuel efficiency, the International Energy...

  31. January 4, 2008

    High oil costs must spur fuel efficiency, says IEA

    Oil at $100 a barrel should remind consuming countries of the need to improve fuel efficiency, the International Energy...

  32. January 3, 2008

    High oil costs must spur fuel efficiency, says IEA

    Oil at $100 a barrel should remind consuming countries of the need to improve fuel efficiency, the International Energy...

  33. November 28, 2007

    Spotlight fails to give clear view of donor

    By unlawfully channelling more than £600,000 ($1,240,000, €830,000) to the Labour party via four associates, David Abrahams...

  34. November 28, 2007

    Spotlight fails to give clear view of donor

    By unlawfully channelling more than £600,000 to the Labour party via four associates, David Abrahams has become the focus...

  35. September 8, 2007

    Rail sector darling gains momentum

    For a company with its name emblazoned across London buses and Welsh trains, Arriva has a deceptively small focus on its...

  36. April 18, 2007

    Arriva

    *What will be the talking point? The recently completed acquisition of OHE, an important regional German bus and rail...

  37. FT Alphaville

    March 22, 2007

    People: UBS/JPMorgan, Vulcan Bankers, ABN Amro/CIBC Markets, Dimensional Fund Advisors/Janus Capital

    The latest top executive to depart from the US business of UBS this month is Eric Warmstein, a managing director in the...

  38. December 7, 2006

    EU trade partners have to keep high labour standards

    From David Martin MEP. Sir, It was good news for workers worldwide that, as Peter Mandelson revealed in a speech on...

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