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    1. May 12, 2013

      Entrepreneurism in Northern Ireland takes on a local flavour

      Mike Thomson stands at the cheese counter at Arcadia Delicatessen in Belfast surveying the shop’s extensive range of...

    2. September 17, 2012

      Canaccord appoint O’Malley to Asian unit

      Canaccord have appointed former HSBC banker Peter O’Malley as head of its Asian division as part of the Canadian...

    1. September 3, 2012

      Canaccord taps former Lehman banker

      Former Lehman Brothers banker Alexis de Rosnay is poised to take the top job at Canaccord in Europe, according to...

    2. beyondbrics

      May 1, 2012

      Barclays goes to Doha

      It’s one small step for Barclays but one giant leap for Qatar’s financial centre. The UK bank will be the first to base...

    3. March 20, 2012

      Canaccord and Collins Stewart to axe 100 jobs

      Nearly 100 staff will be made redundant on Thursday when Canaccord Financial completes its acquisition of Collins...

    4. FT Alphaville

      December 16, 2011

      Canaccord to acquire Collins Stewart

      Collins Stewart Hawkpoint, the London mid-cap stockbroker, has agreed to a £253.5m takeover by the Canadian...

    5. December 15, 2011

      Canaccord to acquire Collins Stewart

      Collins Stewart Hawkpoint, the London mid-cap stockbroker, has agreed to a £253.5m takeover by the Canadian bank...

    6. November 16, 2011

      London’s smaller brokers feel the squeeze

      It has taken 25 years, but the consolidation of London’s smaller brokers that was forecast at the time of the Big Bang...

    7. September 23, 2011

      Collins Stewart suffers market turbulence

      Shares in Collins Stewart Hawkpoint dropped nearly 9 per cent on Friday after the mid-cap broker said full-year profits...

    8. August 2, 2011

      Diversification lifts Collins Stewart profits

      Collins Stewart Hawkpoint’s advisory business turned in a strong performance during the first six months of the year,...

    9. March 15, 2011

      Collins Stewart results top expectations

      Collins Stewart reported a better than expected set of full-year results, helped by a strong performance from...

    10. December 20, 2010

      Hoare Govett’s legacy lives on in City

      Hoare Govett may be a shadow of its former self, nestled as it is in the embrace of the colossal Royal Bank of...

    11. October 24, 2010

      Bubble fear as rare earth prices soar

      Fears about Chinese supplies of vital rare earth elements have sent the shares of small mining companies soaring, a...

    12. October 21, 2010

      No-nonsense approach to being the boss

      He might be chief executive of a high profile stockbroker but Mark Brown dismisses talk of pressure at work: “Pressure...

    13. July 29, 2010

      Collins Stewart subdued at halfway

      Collins Stewart underscored the persistently tough conditions facing London’s stockbrokers with another subdued...

    14. March 19, 2010

      Collins Stewart returns to the black

      Terry Smith, the veteran City tycoon, plans to step down as chairman of Collins Stewart in a fortnight, marking the end...

    15. March 19, 2010

      Core focus behind return to the black at Collins Stewart

      Terry Smith, the veteran City tycoon, plans to step down as chairman of Collins Stewart in a fortnight, marking the end...

    16. November 2, 2009

      Mirabaud takes top Aim broker slot

      Mirabaud Securities, part of one of Switzerland’s oldest banking groups, has emerged as the unlikely leader in a league...

    17. November 2, 2009

      Swiss dynasty leads London brokers

      Mirabaud, one of Switzerland's oldest banking dynasties, has emerged as the unlikely leader in a league table of Aim...

    18. November 2, 2009

      Mirabaud takes top Aim broker slot

      Mirabaud Securities, part of one of Switzerland's oldest banking groups, has emerged as the unlikely leader in a...

    19. September 7, 2009

      BarCap plans wealth fund alliances to snap up natural resource assets

      Barclays Capital is planning to team up with sovereign wealth funds to buy natural resources assets including mines,...

    20. September 6, 2009

      BarCap eyes tie-ups to buy resource assets

      Barclays Capital is planning to team up with sovereign wealth funds to buy natural resources assets including mines,...

    21. September 2, 2009

      Brokers widen their horizons with new hires

      A fresh wave of new hires and changes in corporate brokerships yesterday highlighted the continuing shake-up of...

    22. September 1, 2009

      Brokers widen horizons with new hires

      A fresh wave of new hires and changes in corporate brokerships has highlighted the continuing shake-up of London’s...

    23. FT Alphaville

      August 12, 2009

      Collins Stewart signals optimism

      Collins Stewart struck a cautiously optimistic note about market conditions after announcing a first-half profit and a...

    24. August 12, 2009

      Collins Stewart signals optimism

      Collins Stewart struck a cautiously optimistic note about market conditions after posting a profit for the first half...

    25. August 11, 2009

      Collins Stewart signals optimism

      Collins Stewart struck a cautiously optimistic note about market conditions after announcing a first-half profit and a...

    26. July 1, 2009

      Lloyds Banking to cut more UK jobs

      Lloyds Banking Group revealed a further 2,113 job losses, bringing to more than 7,000 the number of jobs to be cut...

    27. July 1, 2009

      Lloyds reveals 2,100 jobs losses to bring the total to more than 7,000

      Lloyds Banking Group revealed a further 2,113 job losses, bringing to more than 7,000 the number of jobs to be cut...

    28. June 30, 2009

      Lloyds Banking to cut more UK jobs

      Lloyds Banking Group revealed a further 2,113 job losses, bringing to more than 7,000 the number of jobs to be cut...

    29. March 18, 2009

      Collins Stewart incurs £15.2m loss

      Collins Stewart will abandon its ambitions to become a global investment bank and focus on its core securities,...

    30. March 17, 2009

      Collins Stewart incurs £15.2m loss

      Collins Stewart will abandon its ambitions to become a global investment bank and focus on its core securities,...

    31. January 2, 2009

      Collins Stewart moves up into mid-cap clients

      A recently recruited team is helping Collins Stewart attract larger clients as it seeks to move away from the stricken...

    32. January 1, 2009

      Collins Stewart recruits to look beyond Aim

      A recently recruited team is to help Collins Stewart attract larger clients as it seeks to shift away from the stricken...

    33. FT Alphaville

      November 20, 2008

      Collins Stewart finance chief steps down

      Collins Stewart, the FTSE250 stockbroker, on Wednesday announced that David Lindsay, its finance director, is stepping...

    34. November 20, 2008

      Collins Stewart cuts staff amid mid-cap refocus

      Collins Stewart, the FTSE 250 stockbroker, yesterday announced that David Lindsay, its finance director, is stepping...

    35. November 19, 2008

      Collins Stewart finance chief steps down

      Collins Stewart, the FTSE 250 stockbroker, on Wednesday announced that David Lindsay, its finance director, is stepping...

    36. November 19, 2008

      Small cap cuts

      Amid the battle for the dusty ground of small and mid-cap broking there are casualties. Collins Stewart's new chief...

    37. October 11, 2007

      Playing fast and loose with tax system undermines stability and confidence

      From Mr Mark Brown. Sir, After 17 years in the relatively cosy world of mega banking, I took a risk. I took charge of...

    38. July 4, 2007

      Arbuthnot parent sees 45% jump

      Arbuthnot Banking, parent of stockbroker Arbuthnot Securities, expects first-half profit this year to rise 45 per cent...

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