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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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