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  1. February 10, 2013

    Iron will needed to keep Hornby on track

    Hornby may be old, but it is not just any old toy maker. The £33m group was founded in 1901 but, like any business whether...

  2. January 29, 2013

    Seymour Pierce seeks cash injection

    Seymour Pierce is approaching rivals about injecting money into or taking over the small-cap broker, people familiar with...

  1. February 20, 2012

    The public image: Giffgaff’s ‘free a chicken’ ad

    Client: Giffgaff Agency: Albion Territory: UK Verdict: 4/5 How does a mobile phone operator that doesn’t provide handsets...

  2. March 16, 2011

    Phillip Wale steps up at Seymour Pierce

    Seymour Pierce has appointed Phillip Wale, its head of equities, as its new chief executive as the UK stockbroker continues...

  3. March 1, 2011

    Sir Terry Leahy checks out

    Tesco has confirmed that Sir Terry Leahy’s last day with the retailer will be Wednesday. From then on, it will be new chief...

  4. February 25, 2011

    Seymour Pierce calls off Gerova Financial merger

    Seymour Pierce, the UK stockbroker, called off its announced merger with Gerova Financial on Friday following a dramatic...

  5. February 24, 2011

    NYSE halts trading in Gerova securities

    The New York Stock Exchange has halted trading in the securities of Gerova, the reinsurance company that is merging with UK...

  6. February 17, 2011

    Pelino backs out as Gerova’s chairman

    Less than a week after Gerova Financial, the financial services company that is merging with UK stockbroker Seymour Pierce,...

  7. February 16, 2011

    BHP buy-back portends slew of repurchases

    Companies devote much energy to persuading investors to buy their shares. So there is a contradiction implicit in share...

  8. February 11, 2011

    Seymour Pierce chief postpones Gerova move

    Keith Harris, chief executive of Seymour Pierce, has postponed his announced appointment to chairman and chief executive of...

  9. FT Alphaville

    December 7, 2010

    Seymour Pierce in merger talks

    Seymour Pierce is in advanced merger talks with a US financial group which could transform one of the City’s leading...

  10. December 6, 2010

    Seymour Pierce in merger talks with US group

    Seymour Pierce is in advanced merger talks with a US financial group which could transform one of the City’s top independent...

  11. June 25, 2010

    Alchemy nears Seymour Pierce deal

    Alchemy Partners is due to clinch a deal on Friday to sell its stake in Seymour Pierce, seven years after backing a...

  12. June 25, 2010

    Alchemy nears Seymour Pierce deal

    Alchemy Partners is due to clinch a deal today to sell its stake in Seymour Pierce, seven years after backing a management...

  13. March 6, 2010

    The Red Knights cannot restore United's innocence

    When Jim O'Neill isn't trying to take over Manchester United, he rules the currency market. In the late 1990s I was the FT's...

  14. March 6, 2010

    The big stories

    Thiam's gambleShares in Prudential tumbled at the start of the week after the insurer announced a $35.5bn deal to buy AIG's...

  15. March 6, 2010

    The Red Knights cannot restore United’s innocence

    When Jim O’Neill isn’t trying to take over Manchester United, he rules the currency market. In the late 1990s I was the...

  16. March 5, 2010

    United v City in unfriendly match

    The attempt to buy Manchester United by City figures led by Keith Harris, chairman of stockbroker Seymour Pierce, has drawn...

  17. March 4, 2010

    United v City in unfriendly match

    The attempt to buy Manchester United by City figures led by Keith Harris, chairman of stockbroker Seymour Pierce, has drawn...

  18. March 4, 2010

    Man United owners cry foul over Goldman economist's game plan

    The Glazer family, owners of Manchester United, are considering ending their relationship with Goldman Sachs because of the...

  19. March 3, 2010

    Manchester United owners set to cut Goldman ties

    The Glazer family, owners of Manchester United, is considering ending its relationship with Goldman Sachs because of the...

  20. March 3, 2010

    Dealmaker behind the Red Knights

    Seymour Pierce chairman Keith Harris, the dealmaker behind some of the Premier League's biggest takeovers, is the man...

  21. March 2, 2010

    Goldman's O'Neill works on plan to buy Man United

    Jim O'Neill, Goldman Sachs' chief economist, is drawing up a putative plan to wrest control of Manchester United, the club...

  22. March 1, 2010

    Jim O’Neill ponders move on Man Utd

    Jim O’Neill, Goldman Sachs’ chief economist, is drawing up a putative plan to wrest control of Manchester United, the club...

  23. January 6, 2010

    Seymour Pierce MD resigns

    The top corporate financier at Seymour Pierce, the broker, has resigned after an internal investigation found errors made in...

  24. January 5, 2010

    Seymour Pierce MD resigns

    The top corporate financier at Seymour Pierce, the broker, has resigned after an internal investigation found errors made in...

  25. December 12, 2009

    Seymour Pierce chief steps aside pending investigation

    The managing director of Seymour Pierce has stepped aside pending an investigation relating to concerns raised by the...

  26. October 6, 2009

    Football owners lined up for UK basketball plan

    Premier League club owners could set up professional basketball teams to play in a new British league under their football...

  27. October 6, 2009

    Football club owners targeted for UK basketball league

    Owners of UK Premier League football clubs could set up professional basketball teams to play in a new British league under...

  28. October 5, 2009

    Premier League owners courted for basketball

    Premier League club owners could set up professional basketball teams to play in a new British league under their football...

  29. FT Alphaville

    June 8, 2009

    admin@nufc.co.uk

    Ever wondered how you go about selling an ailing football club with a ruinously high wage bill that has been serially...

  30. November 15, 2008

    The dealmaker who sees riches beyond the silverware

    What does Keith Harris say when some billionaire comes to him wanting to buy an English football club? Harris reaches for...

  31. November 15, 2008

    Soccer's billion dollar brain

    What does Keith Harris say when some billionaire comes to him wanting to buy an English football club? Harris reaches for...

  32. November 14, 2008

    Dealmaker who sees beyond silverware

    What does Keith Harris say when some billionaire comes to him wanting to buy an English football club? Harris reaches for...

  33. November 5, 2008

    Two US bidders in play for Newcastle Utd

    Two US-based investors are left in the race to buy Mike Ashley's Newcastle United, both of them believed to be already...

  34. November 4, 2008

    US bidders in play for Newcastle Utd

    Two US-based investors are left in the race to buy Mike Ashley’s Newcastle United, both of them believed to be already...

  35. September 25, 2008

    Selling Newcastle

    Two years ago, Keith Harris had his hands over nearly every football deal going. The Seymour Pierce and former Football...

  36. October 25, 2007

    Hedge fund is bidder for Southampton

    Sisu Capital has emerged as the mystery bidder for Southampton Football Club. If the deal goes ahead, it could become the...

  37. FT Alphaville

    August 16, 2007

    UK’s Charlton FC hires Seymour Pierce

    Charlton Athletic, the UK football club, has hired City football specialists Seymour Pierce to advise it on funding options,...

  38. April 20, 2007

    Driven by his passion for a cruel mistress called football

    David Dein has only two passions, said one person who knows him reasonably well: football and Arsenal football club. So his...

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