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  1. August 23, 2013

    War of words

    The Roar of the Lion: The Untold Story of Churchill’s World War II Speeches, by Richard Toye, OUP, RRP£25, 309 pages Winston...

  2. June 14, 2013

    Class and country

    Modernity Britain: Opening the Box, 1957-59, by David Kynaston, Bloomsbury RRP£25/RRP$40, 432 pages As we read about Britain...

  1. June 5, 2013

    Libor land grab is an augury of conflicts

    La perfide Europe! As if historic (though possibly apocryphal) plans to control the curvature of UK-sold bananas had not...

  2. March 24, 2013

    ‘If we do a good job, money will come’

    With a wave of his hand, Emmanuel “Manny” Roman, the new chief executive of Man Group, dismisses the rumours that he played...

  3. March 18, 2013

    Man to limit cash bonuses permanently

    Man Group, the world’s second-largest hedge fund manager, is to limit cash bonuses for its top executives to 250 per cent of...

  4. March 15, 2013

    Man Group drops executive bonuses

    The Man Group, London’s biggest hedge fund, has scrapped bonuses for its top executives, in the first sign that the City...

  5. February 27, 2013

    Expectations high as Roman takes reins

    City wags have a new name for the world’s second-largest hedge fund: the Manny Group. It is just over two months since...

  6. February 17, 2013

    Man Group set for management shake-up

    Man Group’s incoming chief is poised to announce a sweeping management shake-up of the world’s largest listed hedge fund....

  7. January 8, 2013

    Policy shift for Man investment strategy

    Man Group, the world’s second largest hedge fund by assets, on Tuesday announced a big shift in investment strategy as it...

  8. December 13, 2012

    Man Group faces heavy GLG write-off

    Man Group is weighing up significant accounting write-offs next year relating to its 2010 acquisition of GLG Partners, a...

  9. December 11, 2012

    Man celebrates Roman triumph

    When Man Group acquired rival hedge fund GLG Partners in 2010, few had any doubt as to who the winners from the transaction...

  10. December 10, 2012

    ‘Manny’ must bring an ascent for Man Group

    Hedge funds are supposed to produce returns to investors that are uncorrelated to markets. But in the case of Man Group,...

  11. December 10, 2012

    Clarke to step down from Man Group

    Man Group, the world’s second largest hedge fund manager by assets, said its chief executive would step down in February...

  12. December 9, 2012

    Man Group chief under pressure

    The odds that Peter Clarke will step down soon as the chief executive of Man Group have shortened as reports from insiders...

  13. October 18, 2012

    Barclays’ ethical makeover marred by PPI

    It’s not the ideal start to winning back public confidence. Just as the chairmen of the big five British banks stopped...

  14. October 18, 2012

    Clients pull more money from Man Group

    Shares in the Man Group, the world’s second largest hedge fund manager, slumped 10 per cent on Thursday after the company...

  15. October 14, 2012

    GLG trio sit on $220m Man loss

    Three principals of hedge fund GLG Partners are sitting on a $220m paper loss two years on from their firm’s acquisition by...

  16. October 14, 2012

    Man Group reordered if not restructured

    Sweeping post-takeover cost-cuts or not, some things at the Mayfair headquarters of GLG Partners, the hedge fund that in...

  17. July 24, 2012

    Man held back by wind against its flagship

    The eurozone crisis and the “RoRo” – risk on, risk off – markets that accompany it make these difficult times for even the...

  18. June 18, 2012

    Quixote should reveal angle of cocos tilt

    It’s public-spirited of Chris Hohn, managing partner of The Children’s Investment Fund Management, to alert us to possible...

  19. June 18, 2012

    Man Group appoints new finance director

    Man Group has replaced its finance director as the world’s second-largest hedge fund manager by assets seeks to remedy...

  20. May 25, 2012

    A mighty pen

    Mr Churchill’s Profession: The Statesman as Author and the Book that Defined the ‘Special Relationship’, by Peter Clarke,...

  21. May 22, 2012

    Leveson turns to Labour’s Murdoch links

    After a string of revelations about the close relationship between News International and Conservative politicians, the...

  22. May 1, 2012

    Man Group hit by pay revolt

    Man Group, the world’s second-largest hedge fund by assets under management, has seen 15 per cent of shareholders fail to...

  23. April 27, 2012

    Angry investors must face bigger questions

    It is annual meeting season in the UK, when shareholders gather to eat free biscuits and listen to board members...

  24. April 26, 2012

    Futile for Man chief to rage against machine

    The door of a computer room crashes open. In steps Peter Clarke, chief executive of hedge fund manager Man Group, owner of...

  25. April 26, 2012

    Investors turn heat on Man chief

    Leading shareholders of Man Group, Europe’s biggest hedge fund manager, have warned Peter Clarke, chief executive, he must...

  26. April 26, 2012

    Man Group’s strategy under microscope

    The City of London’s Swan Lane has a notable financial history: in 1997, Barclays de Zoete Wedd, the investment bank based...

  27. March 23, 2012

    Latest bumper pay awards criticised

    London-based Man Group, the second-largest hedge fund manager in the world by assets, revealed a $7m pay award for Peter...

  28. March 20, 2012

    Man chief Peter Clarke awarded $7m

    Peter Clarke, the chief executive of the FTSE-listed Man Group, has been awarded a $7m pay package for 2011, in spite of...

  29. March 1, 2012

    Sun defence editor held in bribery probe

    The defence editor of The Sun has been arrested by police investigating alleged bribery of public officials. Virginia...

  30. March 1, 2012

    Man scraps ‘progressive’ dividend policy

    Man Group, the world’s second largest hedge fund manager by assets, has announced plans to ditch its commitment to a...

  31. January 19, 2012

    No bad news is good news for Man Group

    Funds under management have dropped – again – job cuts are on the cards and further market turmoil promises thin profits,...

  32. January 18, 2012

    Man Group funds down 9% as AHL struggles

    Man Group suffered a 9 per cent quarterly drop in funds under management after AHL, its computer-driven trading arm,...

  33. December 23, 2011

    Prop traders will live or die by their record

    From Mr Peter Clarke. Sir, Simon Gleeson (Letters, December 21) doubts whether ringfencing banks’ activities can achieve its...

  34. December 16, 2011

    Churchill is a poor lodestar for Cameron’s isolationism

    Nearly everyone agrees that the crisis in Britain’s relations with the European Union has a historic dimension. Some...

  35. December 2, 2011

    Past imperfect

     The Right Kind of History, by David Cannadine, Jenny Keating and Nicola Sheldon, Palgrave Macmillan, RRP£14.99, 320 pages...

  36. November 3, 2011

    Asset managers suffer as investors flee

    A month ago, Man Group, the world’s second largest hedge fund manager be assets, gave some indication of just how bad the...

  37. November 3, 2011

    Man Group profits beat lowered expectations

    A late surge in performance fees helped Man Group report a smaller than forecast decline in first-half pre-tax profits on...

  38. September 28, 2011

    Man shares tumble as assets shrink

    Shares in Man Group tumbled on Wednesday in their biggest one-day fall since the collapse of Lehman Brothers after the...

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