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    1. June 16, 2017

      Len Blavatnik knighted in Queen’s birthday honours

      A Ukrainian-born businessman who made billions from a turbulent partnership with BP in Russia has been awarded a...

    2. November 25, 2016

      Cod wars to brand battles: Iceland saga points to a happy ending

      Iceland (the country) merits just one proper mention in the autobiography of Malcolm Walker, founder and chief...

    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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. November 18, 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. December 18, 2008

      Iceland snowfight

      Malcolm Walker , chief executive of Iceland, the supermarket chain, and Jón Ásgeir Jóhannesson , boss of Baugur, were...

    33. November 30, 2008

      Potential buyers line up for possible Woolworths bid

      The Woolworths brand could be sold within a week as potential buyers including Theo Paphitis, the entrepreneur and...

    34. November 28, 2008

      Bidders warming to Woolies

      The repercussions of Woolworths' collapse washed across the high street yesterday as supermarkets scrambled to switch...

    35. November 27, 2008

      Bidders warming to Woolworths

      The repercussions of Woolworths’ collapse washed across the high street on Thursday as supermarkets scrambled to switch...

    36. November 8, 2008

      White Nile lifted by Sudan stake plan

      White Nile , the oil exploration company chaired by former England Test cricketer Phil Edmonds, was in demand. Its...

    37. September 17, 2008

      Woolworths plans job cuts to reduce costs

      Woolworths’ new chief executive plans to cut jobs and apply a “good dose of basic shopkeeping” to the variety store...

    38. September 5, 2008

      Walker holds talks over Woolworths

      Malcolm Walker, the chief executive of the Iceland supermarket chain, has met the leading shareholder in Woolworths to...

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