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  1. March 7, 2014

    Boardroom trades March 8

    HSBC may be in a different league from crisis-hit state-backed lenders, but investors have still lost money in the past year...

  2. November 26, 2013

    Cool reception from business for an independent Scotland

    Two archetypes define the battle for the soul of Scotland in the run-up to next year’s independence referendum. On one side...

  1. July 11, 2013

    UK directors’ deals: Numis, Betfair, Imagination Technologies and Euromoney

    Stockbroker Numis returned to the black in recent months, posting a 40 per cent increase in revenues and profits of £9m for...

  2. July 9, 2013

    Regulator approves shelved Britvic tie-up with AG Barr

    The Competition Commission has approved the merger of Britvic with Scottish rival AG Barr, even though Britvic has already...

  3. June 11, 2013

    Lombard: IAG fails to electrify with promise of jam tomorrow

    “O’er the wires the electric message came – he is no better, he is much the same!” The words of rotten Victorian poet Alfred...

  4. June 11, 2013

    Britvic cools on £1.4bn drinks merger

    Britvic is backing away from its planned £1.4bn tie-up with fellow soft drinks manufacturer AG Barr even after antitrust...

  5. April 22, 2013

    Lombard: PwC’s grounds to feel anxious

    You can see why PwC might feel nervous about Bumi, the Indonesian coal miner and FTSE 250 constituent. The accountant signed...

  6. April 22, 2013

    CVC to maintain pursuit of Betfair

    CVC Capital Partners intends to keep pursuing talks with shareholders of Betfair after the online gambling group rejected...

  7. April 15, 2013

    Lombard: Executive exits and avoiding ENRC

    Never a dull moment at Eurasian Natural Resources, which last week parted company with chief commercial officer Jim...

  8. February 15, 2013

    OFT will take the fizz out of Britvic merger

    “If this is industrial policy, I’m a Frenchman.” Gerald Corbett is seldom short of something to say, but it’s hard to...

  9. February 13, 2013

    Britvic criticises watchdog after failed deal

    Britvic, the soft drinks company, has slammed Britain’s antitrust watchdog after its proposed £1.4bn tie-up with Scottish...

  10. September 7, 2012

    Supporters toast AG Barr chief’s ambitions

    Judged by some of the comments on Facebook on Friday, Roger White is the biggest traitor to come out of Scotland since the...

  11. March 6, 2012

    Betfair boosted by iPhone punters

    Mobile gamblers have boosted third-quarter revenue at Betfair by 11 per cent as the online gambling exchange said it would...

  12. FT Alphaville

    March 6, 2012

    Snap news

    Breaking pre-market news on Tuesday, – Peugeot rights issue looks to raise €1bn – Bloomberg – Profits dip at Tullett Prebon...

  13. December 11, 2011

    Betfair puts its faith in high rollers

    Betfair will attempt to convince investors that it is making up on ground lost since its flotation last year by reporting...

  14. April 12, 2010

    With action will come confidence

    From Mr Gerald Corbett. Sir, Gerry Grimstone is a top flight corporate adviser with many years’ experience assisting...

  15. May 4, 2009

    Numis names Arculus as chairman

    Numis, the UK-listed smaller companies stockbroker, has appointed Sir David Arculus, the former media executive, as...

  16. May 3, 2009

    Numis names Arculus as chairman

    Numis, the UK-listed stockbroker for smaller companies, has appointed Sir David Arculus, the former media executive, as...

  17. December 18, 2008

    Entrepreneurs and PLC executives just can't compare

    Welcome to Entrepreneursupermarket.com, which compares listed companies where founders still hold a large stake. Our search...

  18. December 18, 2008

    Moneysupermarket founder steps aside as profit fall likely

    Moneysupermarket.com's founder and chief executive is to stand aside as the price comparison website said it expected...

  19. December 17, 2008

    Entrepreneurs and PLC executives just can’t compare

    Welcome to Entrepreneursupermarket.com, which compares listed companies where founders still hold a large stake. Our search...

  20. December 17, 2008

    Moneysupermarket founder steps aside as profit fall likely

    Moneysupermarket.com’s founder and chief executive is to stand aside as the price comparison website said it expected...

  21. July 25, 2008

    Happy endings

    Condoms and foot treatment sales are proving recession-resistant, and a tanned Gerald Corbett appeared pleased yesterday to...

  22. June 19, 2008

    Woolies and chief executive agree exit

    Trevor Bish-Jones has been asked to step down as chief executive of Woolworths after more than six years at the helm of the...

  23. June 18, 2008

    Bish-Jones steps down at Woolworths

    Trevor Bish-Jones has been asked to step down as chief executive of Woolworths after more than six years at the helm of the...

  24. May 20, 2008

    Spread the fertiliser, Merv

    Gloom in the financial markets matched the dark skies over the Chelsea Flower Show where Lloyds TSB chairman Sir Victor...

  25. April 17, 2008

    And finally . . .

    Deutsche Bank has named Rich Byrne , from the Americas, and Ivor Dunbar , from the European side, as co-heads of global...

  26. April 16, 2008

    On the move . . .

    Morgan Stanley has joined the stampede to the Middle East to cover rich sovereign wealth funds, The bank is deploying a...

  27. June 29, 2007

    Moneysupermarket unveils plans to float

    Moneysupermarket.com on Friday announced its intention to list on the London Stock Exchange to fund the price comparison...

  28. June 7, 2007

    Corbett tells of 'challenge' for Woolworths

    Gerald Corbett, the outgoing chairman of Woolworths, said the struggling variety store retailer and entertainment products...

  29. June 6, 2007

    Woolworths says conditions ‘challenging’

    Gerald Corbett, the outgoing chairman of Woolworths Group on Wednesday said the struggling variety store retailer and...

  30. April 11, 2007

    Baugur blasts Woolworths team

    Woolworths was facing mounting pressure for radical change yesterday after Baugur, its largest shareholder, for the first...

  31. April 10, 2007

    Baugur blasts Woolworths leadership

    Woolworths was facing mounting pressure for radical change on Tuesday after Baugur, its largest shareholder, for the first...

  32. March 2, 2007

    Charles Pretzlik: Corbett leaving Woolworths

    It is an unusually busy Friday for news, led by Gerald Corbett saying he will step down as chairman of Woolworths at the...

  33. December 20, 2006

    Permira retraces its roots and springs a surprise Britvic under pressure after stake-building

    Permira's purchase of an 11 per cent block of Britvic shares is a display of unusual aggression for a buy-out firm. Talks...

  34. December 20, 2006

    Permira tries to reassure Britvic of friendly aims

    Permira, the private equity group tried to reassure Britvic that its sudden arrival as the soft drinkgroup's equal largest...

  35. December 19, 2006

    Permira retraces roots and springs surprise

    Britvic under pressure after stake-building Permira’s purchase of an 11 per cent block of Britvic shares is a display of...

  36. September 13, 2006

    Woolies' strategy smoked out

    Gerald Corbett, chairman of Woolworths, once fell foul of the retailer's anti-smoking policy after he was caught in the...

  37. September 12, 2006

    Woolies’ strategy smoked out

    Woolies’ strategy smoked out Gerald Corbett, chairman of Woolworths, once fell foul of the retailer’s anti-smoking policy...

  38. March 2, 2006

    March 2: Britvic loses its fizz

    Britvic shares are down 23 per cent after the group said the soft drinks market was the most difficult it had ever...

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