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    1. October 5, 2014

      Failed tennis pro steps on to centre court at F&C

      Life has served up its fair share of surprises for Richard Wilson. As a self-confessed “failed tour player” turned tennis...

    2. January 28, 2014

      BMO set to double funds with F&C deal

      BMO Financial Group said it planned to become a “globally significant money manager” after agreeing to buy F&C Asset...

    1. October 11, 2013

      How developers can benefit from early partnerships with artists

      There is nothing new under the sun, as Shakespeare reminds us, quoting Ecclesiastes and thereby proving the point. Everyone...

    2. September 26, 2013

      Video games developers warned over ‘unfair practices’

      A UK regulatory investigation into “free” video games that encourage young players to spend money on virtual goods has found...

    3. September 16, 2013

      1513: A Ships’ Opera, River Thames, London – review

      A few miles before reaching the Thames Barrier, the ship emitted several high-pitched wails. For those not in the know, this...

    4. August 25, 2013

      A Little Hotel on the Side, Theatre Royal, Bath, UK – review

      One of the best farcical scenes in drama, if played well, is the clumsy battle between the daft young lovers, lost in the...

    5. April 16, 2013

      Brussels deals blow to UK games makers

      George Osborne’s plan to give UK video games makers tax relief has been thrown into confusion after the European Commission...

    6. April 10, 2013

      Copper miners forecast years of surplus

      It is hard not to be impressed by Escondida’s scale. From one edge of the world’s largest copper mine, the huge trucks...

    7. March 17, 2013

      Asset managers set to go for growth

      The UK’s biggest money managers are starting to focus on growth and dividends in a sign of rising confidence about the...

    8. March 14, 2013

      F&C suffers from £13bn of outflows

      F&C Asset Management suffered multibillion pound outflows last year as the group struggled to attract new business amid...

    9. January 30, 2013

      F&C hit by outflows of cash

      It is clear that Edward Bramson, the activist investor, has more work to do at F&C Asset Management after the company he...

    10. January 3, 2013

      F&C’s Bramson lines up target with new fund

      Edward Bramson, the activist investor who is executive chairman of F&C Asset Management, is preparing to take on another...

    11. December 4, 2012

      F&C names insider Wilson as chief

      F&C Asset Management, the UK asset manager taken over last year by US activist shareholder Edward Bramson, has made company...

    12. October 29, 2012

      Chinese smelters eye copper exports

      Chinese smelters are in discussions to export copper under annual contracts for the first time, according to people familiar...

    13. September 3, 2012

      Games groups taxed by questions of culture

      More than three-quarters of the UK’s computer games developers plan to apply for the tax relief to be offered to the...

    14. May 21, 2012

      Games tax relief lures back Activision

      Activision Blizzard, the US-based games company behind titles such as Call of Duty and Guitar Hero, is planning to set up a...

    15. May 21, 2012

      Designs for Heathrow sculpture unveiled

      Designs for “the longest permanent sculpture in Europe” at Heathrow’s Terminal 2 were unveiled on Monday. Richard Wilson’s...

    16. March 21, 2012

      U-turn on video games tax relief

      The government has promised the computer games industry film-style tax breaks, a U-turn on a decision less than two years...

    17. February 15, 2012

      Video games sector pleads for tax breaks

      The UK’s computer games industry, whose hits include Grand Theft Auto, has appealed for government help to defend its market...

    18. April 28, 2011

      Independence day for Wade-Gery

      Laura Wade-Gery will be marking Independence Day with her long-awaited arrival at Marks and Spencer as she finally joins as...

    19. March 22, 2011

      Copper’s rise slowed by Chinese oversupply

      It would be easy to assume the world was about to run out of copper. The price of copper, a vital cog in the global economy...

    20. November 9, 2010

      Chile miners’ strike turns cost of copper red hot

      Miners continue to strike at Chile’s Collahuasi mine A strike at one of the world’s biggest copper mines in Chile is...

    21. August 18, 2010

      Dwindling mines mean hot times for copper

      Hedge funds are not the only ones that have been burned by their activities in commodity markets recently. This week a man...

    22. August 10, 2010

      UK games developers focus on iPhone

      Rolando has sold hundreds of thousands of copies British games developers are increasingly looking to produce titles for...

    23. Westminster Blog

      August 10, 2010

      Sir Gus O'Donnell wanted to quit after the election

      Channel 4 have the tale tonight that Sir Gus O’Donnell wanted to quit in May but the coalition persuaded him to stay to ease...

    24. June 23, 2010

      Computer games sector 'betrayed'

      The computer games industry yesterday said it had been "betrayed" by the decision to scrap planned tax breaks for the...

    25. June 22, 2010

      Games sector ‘betrayed’ by tax reversal

      UK computer games sector representatives on Tuesday said they felt “betrayed” by the government’s decision to scrap planned...

    26. FT Alphaville

      June 14, 2010

      Apax shakes up dealmaking team

      Apax Partners has become the latest buy-out group to reshuffle its top dealmaking team as Stephen Grabiner, head of its...

    27. June 14, 2010

      Apax shakes up top dealmaking team

      Apax Partners has become the latest private equity group to reshuffle its top dealmaking team as the head of its media...

    28. June 13, 2010

      Apax shakes up top dealmaking team

      Fresh look: Martin Halusa has overseen a rejuvenation of the firm’s sector teams, replacing some of the older partners with...

    29. May 17, 2010

      French MEP says only 'hoodlums' should fear his hedge fund reforms

      "Naked" short sellers and asset strippers beware, Jean-Paul Gauzès has you in his sights. But the French MEP insists most...

    30. May 16, 2010

      Hedge fund rules defended by French MEP

      “Naked” short sellers and asset strippers beware, Jean-Paul Gauzès has you in his sights. But the French MEP insists that...

    31. March 25, 2010

      Plug for brain drain pleases computer games developers

      Computer game developers hailed a breakthrough for the sector after Alistair Darling promised tax relief similar to measures...

    32. March 24, 2010

      Games industry wins film-style tax relief

      British computer games developers were celebrating on Wednesday after Alistair Darling promised the sector tax relief...

    33. January 22, 2010

      Tories’ new role for UK Film Council

      The UK Film Council could have its remit broadened to represent the computer games industry as well as cinema if a...

    34. December 21, 2009

      Guide Arts around the world

      Moscow Esmeralda On Christmas day, the Bolshoi premieres a new production of Esmeralda , from artistic director Yuri Burlaka...

    35. December 20, 2009

      Arts around the world

      MoscowEsmeralda Igor Tsvirko dances Quasimodo for the Bolshoi On Christmas day, the Bolshoi premieres a new production of...

    36. November 26, 2009

      Hedge funds guarded on Brussels limits

      Hedge fund and private equity fund managers yesterday gave a lukewarm and very conditional welcome to all-important proposed...

    37. November 25, 2009

      Hedge funds guarded on Brussels limits

      Hedge fund and private equity fund managers on Wednesday gave a lukewarm and very conditional welcome to all-important...

    38. FT Alphaville

      November 24, 2009

      Private equity chief in rallying call

      The new head of the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association has urged chief executives of private...

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