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    1. September 12, 2014

      US investors lining up Tottenham Hotspur takeover bid

      A US investment group backed by Guggenheim Capital is weighing up a bid for north London football club Tottenham Hotspur –...

    2. May 23, 2013

      Mitchells & Butlers warns of subdued consumer confidence

      Mitchells & Butlers warned consumer confidence and discretionary income would remain subdued “for some time to come”, as the...

    1. September 10, 2012

      BarCap can do more with less for Barclays

      It feels thrillingly transgressive to express even grudging praise for BarCap. The investment bank is often blamed for the...

    2. September 10, 2012

      M&B raids rival Marston’s for new chief

      Mitchells & Butlers’ 18-month search for a permanent chief executive has come to an end after the pub and restaurant group...

    3. September 8, 2012

      Timeweave jumps after Lewis takeover offer

      Shares in Timeweave leapt 12.8 per cent to 22p after Joe Lewis, its 30 per cent shareholder, made a takeover offer for the...

    4. March 21, 2012

      Racing tycoons appoint M&B director

      The Irish racing tycoons who own the second-biggest shareholding in pub group Mitchells & Butlers have appointed their first...

    5. FT Alphaville

      February 22, 2012

      M&B homes in on chief executive

      Mitchells & Butlers has drawn up a shortlist of three candidates to be chief executive after the job was spurned by three...

    6. February 21, 2012

      Dominant shareholders create case for danger money

      Poor Bob Ivell. The Mitchells & Butlers chairman appears to be struggling to attract a high-calibre chief executive to the...

    7. February 21, 2012

      M&B homes in on chief executive

      Mitchells & Butlers has drawn up a shortlist of three candidates to be chief executive after the job was spurned by three...

    8. January 26, 2012

      M&B resists pressure to rush search for new chief

      Mitchells & Butlers, the pub and restaurant company, is resisting pressure to name a chief executive quickly despite ongoing...

    9. November 22, 2011

      New Piedmont offer for M&B not ruled out

      Piedmont, the largest shareholder in Mitchells & Butlers, has not ruled out making a fresh takeover offer for the pub...

    10. November 16, 2011

      No kicker for minorities

      Billionaire investor Joe Lewis has a couple of Picassos hanging in the state room of his superyacht. But he is keener to...

    11. November 16, 2011

      Spurs requests transfer out of Aim

      Tottenham Hotspur has followed in the footsteps of another London football club, Millwall, by announcing plans to quit the...

    12. October 27, 2011

      Fresh change at top of M&B

      The boardroom at Mitchells & Butlers has undergone another shift with Bob Ivell taking on the role of executive chairman,...

    13. October 13, 2011

      Elpida nominee could give M&B board balance

      On one level, it is welcome that Piedmont, the vehicle of Joe Lewis, has backed out of making a £941m low-ball offer for...

    14. October 13, 2011

      Joe Lewis withdraws M&B takeover offer

      Joe Lewis, the one-time currency trader and largest shareholder at Mitchells & Butlers, has dropped his attempted takeover...

    15. October 7, 2011

      Lewis sets sail as rivals eye M&B bid

      Shipping movements on the River Thames rarely provide a leading indicator of mergers and acquisitions activity in the City,...

    16. September 27, 2011

      M&B sales growth slows sharply

      Mitchells & Butlers reported a slowdown in trading on Tuesday, which analysts said would hasten a formal bid from Piedmont,...

    17. September 26, 2011

      Stakes in tangled M&B revealed

      The issue of potential concert parties in the tangled ownership saga at pub group Mitchells & Butlers resurfaced when two...

    18. September 18, 2011

      M&B’s acting chief distances himself from Lewis

      Jeremy Blood, the acting chief executive of Mitchells & Butlers, has sought to distance himself from Joe Lewis, the...

    19. September 16, 2011

      Lewis bid puts froth on M&B shares

      There is nothing like reports of a takeover bid by an activist shareholder to boost a share price, as pub group Mitchells &...

    20. September 14, 2011

      Piedmont keeps M&B in the frame

      On the walls of Joe Lewis’s superyacht, Aviva, currently moored by Tower Bridge, hang works by Picasso, Schiele and Klimt. A...

    21. September 14, 2011

      Piedmont unlikely to raise M&B offer

      Piedmont, the investment vehicle owned by the Bahamas-based currency trader Joe Lewis, is unlikely to raise its widely...

    22. September 13, 2011

      M&B investors should repel boarding party

      Mitchells & Butlers is not a Spanish galleon stuffed with doubloons. But investor Joe Lewis – who, appropriately, lives some...

    23. September 13, 2011

      Lewis takes closer look at M&B brands

      Aged 74, Joe Lewis shows no signs of settling for the peaceful life. Aviva, his seven-suite, 68m superyacht is moored along...

    24. September 13, 2011

      Standard Life blasts Piedmont over M&B offer

      Standard Life has accused Piedmont, the investment vehicle of the Bahamas-based currency trader Joe Lewis, of creating...

    25. September 12, 2011

      M&B rejects offer from Piedmont

      Mitchells & Butlers has rejected a takeover approach from Piedmont, the investment vehicle controlled by Joe Lewis, the...

    26. July 21, 2011

      M&B shares slip on grim trading update

      Shares in Mitchells & Butlers fell after the UK’s biggest managed pub company gave its grimmest trading update in several...

    27. July 14, 2011

      M&B loses fifth chairman in three years

      Mitchells & Butlers, the restaurants and pubs operator, will have its sixth chairman in three years after Simon Burke...

    28. March 16, 2011

      Executive success takes luck and chutzpah

      It is serendipitous that pubs company Mitchells & Butlers and InterContinental Hotels Group chose to announce the departure...

    29. March 16, 2011

      M&B chief executive Fowle calls time

      Mitchells & Butlers has ousted Adam Fowle, its chief executive for two years who rode out boardroom turmoil and a...

    30. March 16, 2011

      Fowle in surprise exit from M&B

      Time called: Adam Fowle survived last year’s boardroom turmoil and put in place a new strategy   Adam Fowle has been ousted...

    31. February 11, 2011

      M&B picks Burke to replace Lovering

      Mitchells & Butlers, the pub group long buffeted by boardroom turmoil, has chosen a replacement for outgoing chairman John...

    32. January 28, 2011

      Calling time on M&B

      John Lovering, M&B chairman It is last orders for Mitchells & Butlers chairman John Lovering, as he prepares to step down...

    33. January 27, 2011

      Investors vote down M&B AGM resolutions

      Shareholders in Mitchells & Butlers have voted down resolutions at the pub group’s annual meeting that would have made it...

    34. January 24, 2011

      M&B chairman to leave after a year in role

      John Lovering has called time on his role as chairman of Mitchells & Butlers after just a year in the job. The private...

    35. November 26, 2010

      M&B chief focuses on what its pubs do best

      Adam Fowle divides his work life into the things you can change and those you can’t. So the chief executive of Mitchells &...

    36. November 23, 2010

      M&B resists dividend despite new focus

      Increased demand for pub grub failed to persuade Mitchells & Butlers to reinstate its dividend in spite of a 26 per cent...

    37. November 19, 2010

      Indian group snaps up Blackburn Rovers

      The Premier League welcomed its first club owner from India after Venky’s, a poultry company listed on the Bombay Stock...

    38. October 16, 2010

      Pubs soap opera

      “It’s just such a great soap, isn’t it?” said one analyst on learning that Doug McMahon is to rejoin the Mitchells & Butlers...

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