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    1. Fast FT

      July 22, 2016

      Electra appoints a CFO as shake-up continues

      Activist shareholder Edward Bramson continues his campaign to shake-up Electra Private Equity, the UK listed investment...

    2. June 20, 2016

      Electra directors quit after activist takes over

      Two high-profile directors have resigned from the board of Electra Private Equity, less than one month after activist...

    1. Fast FT

      June 20, 2016

      Opening Quote: sparkly sterling; Electra shake-up; Majestic Wine

      Sterling and markets are surging as sentiment swings back towards a Remain vote in the UK’s EU referendum. FT Opening...

    2. FT Alphaville

      June 20, 2016

      FT Opening Quote

      Sterling and markets are surging as sentiment swings back towards a Remain vote in the UK’s EU referendum. FT Opening...

    3. Fast FT

      June 20, 2016

      Two directors quit Electra board after latest shake-up

      Two heavy-hitting directors, including Dame Kate Barker, have resigned from the board of Electra Private Equity shortly...

    4. May 26, 2016

      Electra and its investment manager prepare for parting of ways

      Newly installed as the interim chief executive of Electra Private Equity, activist investor Edward Bramson is better...

    5. May 26, 2016

      Activist investor Edward Bramson shakes up Electra

      Electra Private Equity ended a 40-year relationship with the manager of its investments, escalating a campaign by...

    6. May 26, 2016

      Bramson ‘the Trump of private equity’

      He does not have hair like the prow of an aircraft carrier. He has not had a row with London mayor Sadiq Khan. Yet...

    7. Fast FT

      May 26, 2016

      Electra serves notice to investment manager

      There is never a dull moment these days at Electra, the British private equity group. Fresh from a governance tussle...

    8. Fast FT

      May 26, 2016

      Opening Quote: Edward Bramson; Dong Energy

      Electra has a new activist CEO, Tate & Lyle profits have recovered, Brent crude is back above $50 a barrel. FT Opening...

    9. FT Alphaville

      May 26, 2016

      FT Opening Quote

      Electra has a new activist CEO, Tate & Lyle profits have recovered, Brent crude is back above $50 a barrel. FT Opening...

    10. May 4, 2016

      Electra defends record as it reports robust half-year returns

      The investment manager of Electra Private Equity, the London-listed buyout investor, has defended its 10-year record as...

    11. January 25, 2016

      Flimsiness of rival Brexit claims leave voters to focus on sovereignty

      It is a pity the Brexit debate cannot be settled by a nerd-to-nerd combat of the kind that broke out on Monday. The...

    12. January 25, 2016

      Electra to review strategy and investment structure

      Electra Private Equity, the UK-listed group that was last year forced to shake up its board following a campaign from...

    13. Fast FT

      January 25, 2016

      Electra reviews strategy in wake of Bramson battle

      Electra Private Equity, the UK-listed group that was last year forced to shake up its board following a campaign from...

    14. November 5, 2015

      Electra chairman quits as Edward Bramson wins board battle

      Edward Bramson, the activist investor, has won his battle to secure a seat on the board of Electra after shareholders...

    15. October 30, 2015

      Electra spat to reach climax with vote on November 5

      It is fitting that a crunch vote on overhauling London-listed private equity group Electra will take place on November...

    16. October 26, 2015

      Electra posts ‘strong’ results ahead of face-off with Bramson

      Electra, the London-listed private equity group, has published figures that it claims demonstrate an “extremely strong”...

    17. October 21, 2015

      Electra confronts criticism from investor Bramson

      UK private equity group Electra has warned activist investor Edward Bramson to back off in his attempt to take control,...

    18. October 16, 2015

      Edward Bramson steps up pressure for shake-up at Electra

      Activist investor Edward Bramson is stepping up his campaign to overhaul the board of private equity group Electra. Mr...

    19. FT Alphaville

      October 16, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - Bramson jumps on Electra expenses

      Moaning becomes Electra investors, with New York activist Edward Bramson publishing a lengthy letter to shareholders...

    20. October 8, 2015

      Mourning will not become Electra if Bramson vote ends in tragedy

      The hallmark of Greek tragedy is the inevitability of disruptive events. It is preordained that Electra will mastermind...

    21. October 8, 2015

      Electra hits back at activist investor Edward Bramson

      Electra has hit back at activist investor Edward Bramson, who last month launched a second bid to shake up the publicly...

    22. September 18, 2015

      Edward Bramson makes second bid to join Electra board

      Electra, the publicly-traded British private equity group, is heading for another governance tussle with its major...

    23. FT Alphaville

      September 18, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - Bramson's second bid to board Electra

      Activists Edward Bramson and Worldview are stirring things up again with Electra and Petroceltic this morning. FT...

    24. July 15, 2015

      Barclays rows on without Rake as the tide turns for BarCap

      Jolly ousting weather for the Henley Regatta earlier this month. John McFarlane, incoming chairman of Barclays, was...

    25. May 24, 2015

      The week: May 25

      • Hong Kong’s securities regulator was forced to defend its policing of the market last week after three companies lost...

    26. May 21, 2015

      Electra prepares for rematch with Bramson’s Sherborne

      Electra is enjoying a purple patch. The listed British private equity group’s investments are rising fast in value and...

    27. February 11, 2015

      Electra uses cash to strike back at activist Sherborne

      Electra, the listed British private equity group fighting off an activist campaign led by Sherborne Investors, is to...

    28. February 11, 2015

      Lonmin was never a good fit for Ivan

      There was a time when Glencore took a close interest in Lonmin. Remarkably, it was less than 18 months ago that the...

    29. October 6, 2014

      Board make-up leaves Tesco with no food for thought

      How many board members can you fit into Tesco’s new Gulfstream 550 corporate jet#? All 14, and there still wouldn’t be...

    30. October 6, 2014

      Bramson fails to convince Electra investors

      New York activist investor Edward Bramson failed in his attempt to put himself on the board of London-listed trust...

    31. September 22, 2014

      Electra dismisses Edward Bramson’s pledge to raise trust’s value

      Electra Private Equity has described activist investor Edward Bramson’s plan to lead a strategic overhaul of the...

    32. September 18, 2014

      Escalating fines make banks red line countries that need money most

      Dangerous stuff, money. People can do literally anything with it, from building hospitals to blowing them up. Safer to...

    33. September 17, 2014

      Edward Bramson pledges to more than double value of Electra

      Edward Bramson, the activist investor with a 20 per cent stake in Electra Private Equity, has pledged he will at least...

    34. September 12, 2014

      Electra rallies against activist

      Electra Private Equity, the London listed trust targeted by Edward Bramson, has called on shareholders to reject...

    35. September 8, 2014

      Why Scottish capital is taking  flight to beautiful south

      “We’re doomed!” was the catchphrase of gloomy Scotsman Private Frazer in TV sitcom Dad’s Army. It always worked best as...

    36. FT Alphaville

      August 22, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Buiter on helicoptor drops: David clocks a new paper from Citi’s Willem Buiter, on...

    37. August 22, 2014

      Activist Edward Bramson steps up pressure to join Electra board

      Activist investor Edward Bramson has requested Electra Private Equity calls a general meeting to appoint himself and...

    38. July 29, 2014

      Electra rejects Edward Bramson’s board seat demand

      Electra Private Equity, a London listed trust, has rejected a request by UK-born activist hedge fund manager Edward...

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