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  1. January 29, 2014

    CPS drops case against Iceland ‘skippers’

    The Crown Prosecution Service has dropped its case against three men who were accused of taking food from a bin outside an...

  2. November 10, 2013

    Malcolm Walker, Iceland’s frozen food evangelist

    There is a great deal of snobbery surrounding Iceland, the frozen food emporium started by Malcolm Walker more than four...

  1. June 7, 2013

    Iceland to expand faster after £1.5bn management buyout

    Iceland Foods is to expand more quickly than forecast after “good progress” in its first full year since a £1.5bn management...

  2. August 21, 2012

    Should a founder try to regain control?

    THE PROBLEM Richard Schulze, founder and former chairman of Best Buy, the US retailer, wants to take back control of the...

  3. June 22, 2012

    Iceland warms to 20% rise in net profit

    Malcolm Walker’s £1.5bn management buyout of Iceland Foods appears to be paying off, after full year net profits jumped...

  4. March 9, 2012

    Iceland Foods lieutenant set for windfall

    Andy Pritchard, the managing director of Iceland Foods, is poised to walk away with more than £120m from the sale of his...

  5. February 16, 2012

    BAE signals high-liability results season

    BAE Systems produces enough high-tech weaponry to overwhelm a confederacy of banana republics. But none of its missiles can...

  6. February 16, 2012

    Walker lines up backing for Iceland Foods bid

    Malcolm Walker, the founder and chief executive of Iceland Foods, has lined up financing from three backers for his...

  7. FT Alphaville

    February 16, 2012

    Walker poised to buy Iceland Foods

    Malcolm Walker, the founder and chief executive of Iceland Foods, is poised to acquire the frozen food specialist for about...

  8. February 16, 2012

    Walker poised to buy Iceland Foods

    Malcolm Walker, the founder and chief executive of Iceland Foods, is poised to acquire the frozen food specialist for about...

  9. January 27, 2012

    Two-horse race in Iceland Foods sale battle

    BC Partners and Bain Capital, the private equity groups, may be the only serious contenders for Iceland Foods when...

  10. November 17, 2011

    Auction of Iceland Foods facing delays

    The auction of Iceland Foods, the frozen food retailer, is facing unexpected delays, with second-round bids now not expected...

  11. October 19, 2011

    Iceland Foods auction attracts supermarkets

    The auction of Iceland Foods got off to a strong start after big private equity groups and supermarkets submitted...

  12. October 14, 2011

    Warm interest shown in Iceland Foods

    Wm Morrison, Asda and several private equity groups are expected to express an interest in bidding for all or part of...

  13. October 10, 2011

    Disposals may strain Iceland Foods auction

    Britain’s big four supermarkets would have to dispose of over 20 per cent of Iceland Foods stores if they were to acquire...

  14. October 3, 2011

    Give prisoners better chance to find work, say company chiefs

    Britain’s businesses should offer more jobs to former prisoners and those still in jail, eight of the country’s most...

  15. September 17, 2011

    Countdown to Iceland Foods auction

    The auction of Iceland Foods, the frozen food specialist, is poised to begin next week, with sales information to be sent to...

  16. August 15, 2011

    Asda plays down Iceland bid talk

    Asda has played down the prospect of a bid for Iceland Foods, hinting instead that Britain’s second-biggest supermarket by...

  17. August 11, 2011

    Morrison to seek Suisse advice on Iceland bid

    Wm Morrison is close to appointing Credit Suisse to advise the supermarket chain on whether to join the bidding for Iceland...

  18. July 8, 2011

    Wm Morrison hopes to shop around for Iceland Foods stores

    Wm Morrison has cast doubt over any bid for the entire Iceland Foods chain, hinting that it may instead just cherry-pick...

  19. June 10, 2011

    Iceland chief secures funds for buy-out offer

    Malcolm Walker, the founder and chief executive of Iceland Foods, underlined his intention to buy the frozen food specialist...

  20. June 6, 2011

    Asda takes steps for Iceland Foods buy

    Asda has taken its first steps in entering a bidding war for Iceland Foods, as competition mounts to seize control of the...

  21. May 26, 2011

    Iceland Foods founder in move for stake

    Malcolm Walker, chief executive and founder of Iceland Foods, has kicked off his bid to buy a majority stake in the chain....

  22. FT Alphaville

    May 23, 2011

    Morrisons eyes Iceland Foods

    Wm Morrison, the UK”s fourth-biggest grocer, will look into buying Iceland Foods as an auction for a controlling stake in...

  23. May 20, 2011

    Iceland Foods sale expected to raise up to £2bn

    The Resolution Committee of Landsbanki, the failed Icelandic bank, is to launch a formal sales process for its majority...

  24. May 10, 2011

    Advisers named for Iceland Foods stake sale

    The Resolution Committee of Landsbanki, the failed Icelandic bank, has appointed Merrill Lynch and UBS as financial advisers...

  25. May 10, 2011

    The Emerald Isle keeps Ondra busy

    From banking to biotechnology, boutique advisory Ondra Partners has been busy in Ireland recently. Co-founder Michael Tory...

  26. May 5, 2011

    Big hurdles threaten viability of green group’s placing

    The good news is that a UK company with an 18-year record, more than 370 employees and ambitions to expand is planning to...

  27. April 28, 2011

    Investors take Aim for cheap deals

    The dearth of Aim flotations so far this year looks set to continue into the summer, so it is discouraging to see further...

  28. April 25, 2011

    Auction looms for final piece of food retailing jigsaw

    Landsbanki, the failed Icelandic bank, is poised to kick off the process of selling its majority stake in Iceland Foods. If...

  29. April 25, 2011

    Supermarket rivals line up for Iceland sale

    Some of Britain’s biggest retailers are preparing to look over Iceland Foods, if the sale of a majority stake in the frozen...

  30. April 12, 2011

    Happy fee-paying clients

    Good news for folks in equity capital markets, as Sir John Vickers’ banking commission report decided to drop a possible...

  31. April 6, 2011

    Bank eyes sale of Iceland Foods stake

    The Resolution Committee of Landsbanki, one of the failed Icelandic banks, has given the clearest signal yet that it intends...

  32. February 25, 2011

    JPMorgan loses top Caz banker

    One of JPMorgan Cazenove’s highly regarded bankers is leaving the bank. Alan Carruthers, regarded as one of the top bankers...

  33. February 24, 2011

    Iceland plans £100m dividend after 3-year gap

    Iceland Foods is poised to pay a £100m dividend to its management, including founder and chief executive Malcolm Walker, and...

  34. February 17, 2011

    Comeback kings need flexibility to adapt

    When Steve Morgan, chairman of Redrow, the group he founded with a £5,000 loan from his father, stepped down in 2000, the...

  35. FT Alphaville

    December 13, 2010

    Gulf investors in Iceland food talks

    Frozen food retailer Iceland could become the subject of a bidding war after investors from the Middle East began talks to...

  36. June 8, 2010

    Growth in frozen food sales helps lift Iceland

    The popularity of frozen food and the acquisition of former Woolworths stores have boosted profits at Iceland Foods Group,...

  37. June 7, 2010

    Growth in frozen food sales lift Iceland

    The popularity of frozen food and the acquisition of former Woolworths stores have boosted profits at Iceland Foods Group,...

  38. June 12, 2009

    Iceland to create 3,500 new jobs

    Iceland Foods expects to create 3,500 jobs across the UK through the planned opening of 20 new stores this year and the...

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