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  1. June 14, 2011

    Wormsley clinches travelling deal

    Taking a well deserved break from the world of corporate finance, Citigroup rainmaker David Wormsley is on sabbatical,...

  2. June 6, 2011

    Terra Firma hires investor relations chief

    Terra Firma has hired a former senior Citigroup banker as head of investor relations in anticipation of its next...

  1. 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...

  2. May 20, 2011

    No vote for no show at the Pru

    Prudential chairman Harvey McGrath faced the biggest No vote at the annual meeting, but Keki Dadiseth, another director,...

  3. April 22, 2011

    Hands trims fundraising hopes after EMI saga

    Guy Hands has lowered Terra Firma’s fundraising expectations after losing £1.75bn on its doomed bet on EMI, the private...

  4. April 14, 2011

    Advisers poised to make $275m

    Glencore’s listing is set to generate a bumper pay check for capital markets bankers – estimated in the hundreds of millions...

  5. January 13, 2011

    Facing the music

    US lawyer David Boies, founder and chairman of Boies, Schiller & Flexner, has succeeded in persuading Terra Firma boss Guy...

  6. November 27, 2010

    Music to Citi bankers’ ears

    The EMI legal battle between Terra Firma chief Guy Hands and Citigroup’s David Wormsley is still fresh in the minds of music...

  7. November 5, 2010

    Citi banker’s relief over EMI verdict

    David Wormsley, the Citigroup investment banker who this week won a bitter courtroom battle with Terra Firma’s Guy Hands,...

  8. November 5, 2010

    Investing: Not so self assured

    A rueful smile spread across the face of EMI’s former chief executive, magnified on the screen of a New York courtroom this...

  9. FT Alphaville

    November 5, 2010

    Hands loses EMI case against Citi

    UK financier Guy Hands on Thursday lost the multibillion dollar battle of reputations he started when he sued Citigroup in...

  10. November 4, 2010

    Mauled in a case that should never have been

    delivered its damning verdict on the conduct of Guy Hands, the British private equity boss who sued his US lender over a...

  11. November 4, 2010

    Hands loses EMI case against Citigroup

    Guy Hands has lost the multibillion dollar battle of reputations he started when he sued Citigroup in December, claiming...

  12. November 4, 2010

    Strictly lawroom

    The EMI trial has sealed the reputation of Jed Rakoff as one of the most entertaining judges in New York Jed Rakoff, US...

  13. November 3, 2010

    Reputations on line as jury weighs up case

    In September 2007, after taking control of the company behind The Beatles and Katy Perry, Guy Hands said: “We’re just hoping...

  14. November 3, 2010

    Jury deliberates over EMI

    Guy Hands and David Wormsley were still waiting for a verdict on Thursday afternoon in the three-week trial on which their...

  15. November 2, 2010

    Test case explores effectiveness of Chinese walls

    Guy Hands’ lawsuit against Citigroup over his Terra Firma private equity group’s £4.2bn buy-out of EMI is being closely...

  16. November 2, 2010

    Juror removed in plot twist in EMI case

    Michael Moore and a former member of the Ringling Brothers circus troupe have thrown Guy Hands’ $2bn lawsuit against...

  17. November 2, 2010

    Terra Firma suffers fresh setback in EMI lawsuit

    Guy Hands has suffered a further setback in his attempt to recoup losses on his ill-fated £4.2bn ($6.7bn) EMI buy-out, after...

  18. November 2, 2010

    Citigroup feared EMI loss, court told

    Citigroup feared that it could take a “huge loss” on its loans to Guy Hands’s 2007 buy-out of EMI before the ill-fated...

  19. October 28, 2010

    Hands in court

    Guy Hands’ dyslexia is something that comes up in almost every profile of the Terra Firma boss, but if it explains why there...

  20. October 27, 2010

    Terra’s jealous Guy bewails bad bromance

    The following correspondence – in which Lombard acts as an agony aunt – is topical given the row between Guy Hands of Terra...

  21. October 26, 2010

    Hands told not to ‘play games’ on EMI bid

    David Wormsley, Guy Hands’ closest adviser at Citigroup, told the private equity boss not to “play games” on the price of...

  22. October 26, 2010

    Citi sought to woo Hands, court hears

    Citigroup courted Guy Hands with a string of e-mails reassuring him that his Terra Firma private equity group was one of its...

  23. October 23, 2010

    EMI e-mail trail

    The bundles of dry documents and jargon-filled e-mails that the jury in the Terra Firma-Citigroup lawsuit has been forced to...

  24. October 22, 2010

    Hands takes the stand in EMI suit

    Guy Hands did not raise his allegation that Citigroup had fraudulently misled his Terra Firma private equity group during...

  25. October 22, 2010

    Terra Firma puts stick into Citi dragon

    Proust had his madeleine, but for Guy Hands what stuck in his mind about the fateful weekend when his private equity firm...

  26. October 20, 2010

    ‘Two-thirds of Hands’ wealth’ tied up in EMI

    EMI before his private equity group’s £4.2bn ($6.6bn) buy-out of the British music company turned sour and precipitated a...

  27. FT Alphaville

    October 20, 2010

    Hands blames Citigroup for EMI bid

    Guy Hands’ Terra Firma private equity group would not have bid for EMI in a 2007 auction had it not been for the alleged...

  28. October 19, 2010

    Hands blames Citigroup for EMI bid

    Guy Hands’ Terra Firma private equity group would not have bid for EMI in a 2007 auction had it not been for the alleged...

  29. October 19, 2010

    Terra Firma / EMI

    “Let’s go all the way.” This suggestion from Katy Perry, an EMI artist, has been taken up by Guy Hands, whose Terra Firma...

  30. October 19, 2010

    Manhattan legal for Guy Hands

    The Manhattan courtroom drama that is Terra Firma boss Guy Hands versus Citigroup has put the spotlight on the lawyers...

  31. October 18, 2010

    Hands and Citi lock horns over EMI

    Guy Hands’ lawsuit against Citigroup over his Terra Firma private equity group’s £4.2bn ($6.7bn) buy-out of EMI has kicked...

  32. October 15, 2010

    Hands to have day in court over EMI deal

    Guy Hands, the founder of Terra Firma, could begin testifying as soon as Monday in a legal battle that may decide the fate...

  33. September 25, 2010

    Charitable media

    Media executives past and present gathered for an NSPCC dinner hosted by Claire Enders, recently in the spotlight for her...

  34. FT Alphaville

    September 24, 2010

    EMI court battle to resume October

    David Wormsley, head of Citigroup’s UK investment banking team, is heading for a US courtroom showdown with private equity...

  35. September 23, 2010

    EMI battle to resume in court in October

    David Wormsley, head of Citigroup’s UK investment banking team, is heading for a US courtroom showdown with private equity...

  36. September 23, 2010

    Terra Firma puts Citi’s relationship banking on trial

    The surprise is not that David Wormsley, Citigroup’s veteran dealmaker, will take the stand in New York next month, but that...

  37. September 15, 2010

    Terra Firma battle with Citi set for trial

    The battle between Citigroup and Guy Hands’ Terra Firma private equity group over the 2007 buyout of EMI will proceed to...

  38. September 9, 2010

    When bankers were gentlemen

    The era of former Schroders bankers at Citigroup is passing, with the departures of Sir Win Bischoff and Robert Swannell...

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