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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 artisan...

  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 broker’s...

  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 people...

  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 a...

  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 Stewart...

  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 bank Canaccord,...

  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 Canaccord,...

  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 is...

  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 were...

  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 Hawkpoint, its...

  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 Scotland. But...

  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 surge...

  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 is...

  13. July 29, 2010

    Collins Stewart subdued at halfway

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

  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 of...

  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 of...

  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 league...

  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, oil...

  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 London's...

  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 stock...

  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 round...

  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 of...

  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 round...

  26. 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 since it...

  27. 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 since it...

  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 since it...

  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, advisory...

  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, advisory and...

  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 Aim...

  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 Aim...

  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 down...

  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 down...

  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 down...

  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 a...

  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 to...

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