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    1. May 10, 2016

      Saudi Aramco — more mirage than IPO

      The Saudis have not entirely got the hang of this initial public offering caper. If a US or UK private equity group...

    2. Fast FT

      May 10, 2016

      Opening Quote: EasyJet lifts dividend

      EasyJet is boosting payouts to shareholders, Hiscox has made a “very good start” to the year, Hotel Chocolat has...

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    1. FT Alphaville

      May 10, 2016

      FT Opening Quote

      EasyJet is boosting payouts to shareholders, Hiscox has made a “very good start” to the year, Hotel Chocolat has...

    2. May 4, 2016

      Foundations: The easy way to charity

      Last month, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou hosted a cocktail party, funded by his philanthropic foundation, at his London...

    3. March 18, 2016

      Fastjet shares fall as row with Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou escalates

      Fastjet shares plunged on Friday after a row between Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and the pan-African low-cost airline...

    4. Fast FT

      March 18, 2016

      FastJet's board consults lawyers amid spat with shareholder

      A spat between Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, the founder of easyJet, and FastJet, the African low cost airline in which he...

    5. March 7, 2016

      Fastjet shares plunge after third profit warning in a year

      Fastjet shares plunged on Monday after the pan-African low-cost airline warned profits would be “materially lower” than...

    6. Fast FT

      March 7, 2016

      FastJet shares drop 45% after profit warning

      Shares in FastJet, the low cost African airline, have slumped 45 per cent in early morning trading on Monday after it...

    7. Fast FT

      March 7, 2016

      Fastjet warns over results amid grim market conditions

      Low-cost African airline Fastjet is sounding glum. Already facing heat from easyJet founder and shareholder Sir Stelios...

    8. February 29, 2016

      EasyJet founder turns up heat on Fastjet

      Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou has called for the immediate dismissal of the chief executive of Fastjet as he turns up the...

    9. February 9, 2016

      EasyJet founder demands higher dividend payout

      Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, founder of easyJet and its largest shareholder, is turning up the heat on the budget airline...

    10. FT Alphaville

      November 17, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - easyJet profits soar 18%

      Low-cost airlines continue to thrive, British Land’s land and property have risen 7.5 per cent in value. FT Opening...

    11. October 7, 2015

      EasyHotel books in costs but sales rise

      Shares in easyHotel fell 7 per cent on Wednesday after the “super budget” accommodation chain — set up by easyJet...

    12. September 27, 2015

      Easy brand homes in on residential sales

      Airlines, hotels, gyms — and now estate agents. EasyProperty, the latest venture backed by entrepreneur Sir Stelios...

    13. November 20, 2014

      Younger generation moves away from owning a vehicle

      From next March, Londoners will be able to book electric cars using mobile phones and smart cards. The “car sharing”...

    14. September 26, 2014

      Get set for the estate agency revolution

      John Gardner, a reader, wrote in after my last column on the potentially disruptive effects that new technology could...

    15. June 27, 2014

      Not all AGM protests are centred on executive pay

      Exactly a year ago, Li Ruigang was one of the most unpopular directors at any FTSE 100 company – at least as far as...

    16. June 25, 2014

      Time to end WPP’s traditional summer grudge match

      The annual knockabout between WPP and shareholders is as much a seasonal fixture as Wimbledon. This year, 27 per cent...

    17. June 25, 2014

      EasyHotel IPO raises £30m, half the initial goal

      EasyHotel, the sister brand of the easyJet budget airline, has raised only half the amount it set out to achieve in its...

    18. May 13, 2014

      EasyJet first-half losses better than forecast at £53m

      EasyJet on Tuesday posted a smaller loss than had been forecast, helped by measures from cost-cutting to attracting...

    19. April 17, 2014

      Boardroom trades April 19

      Shares in life sciences group Abcam were marked down in March after lower than expected sales in Japan impaired profits...

    20. February 16, 2014

      ‘Say on pay’ pioneers make it safely over the first hurdle

      The sense of relief from EasyJet that it had successfully navigated its annual meeting on Thursday was almost tangible....

    21. February 9, 2014

      Sir Stelios to vote down easyJet chief’s £6.4m pay package

      Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, easyJet’s founder and largest shareholder, is expected to vote against plans to award chief...

    22. November 19, 2013

      EasyJet chief says: vive la différence

      Carolyn McCall, easyJet chief executive, sees her airline as distinctly different to other low-cost carriers. “We don’t...

    23. September 10, 2013

      Cash return hopes send easyJet soaring

      Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, easyJet ’s malcontent founder, has already seen the value of his stake rise 142 per cent over...

    24. September 1, 2013

      The Academic Week Ahead: Sept 2 – 8

      Monday – September 2 Study business strategy online The University of Virginia Darden School of Business launches...

    25. August 5, 2013

      EasyJet founder to open supermarket chain

      Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou is poised to add supermarkets to his stable of Easy-branded businesses, which spans hotels to...

    26. July 24, 2013

      EasyJet shares lifted by improved profits outlook

      EasyJet said on Wednesday that its full-year profit would beat market expectations, giving the airline a fresh boost in...

    27. July 11, 2013

      EasyJet shareholders approve fleet expansion

      EasyJet investors have voted by a large majority to back a multibillion-dollar deal to expand its fleet, despite the...

    28. July 1, 2013

      EasyJet investors set to back jet order

      EasyJet investors are planning to line up against Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, the company’s largest shareholder, and back...

    29. June 18, 2013

      EasyJet agrees deal for 135 aircraft from Airbus

      EasyJet has decided to risk incurring the wrath of Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, its founder, by agreeing to buy 135 planes...

    30. June 14, 2013

      Fastjet ready for Tanzania take-off

      Fastjet has moved closer to achieving its ambition of becoming the first pan-African budget airline, having gained...

    31. May 15, 2013

      EasyJet makes case for buying more aircraft

      EasyJet made its pitch to investors for placing a large aircraft order, insisting there was a solid growth case for the...

    32. May 5, 2013

      Top institutional investors back EasyJet expansion

      Leading institutional investors at EasyJet are backing a new growth phase at the budget airline with an aircraft deal...

    33. April 17, 2013

      EasyJet goes to Next for new chairman

      EasyJet has appointed John Barton to be its new chairman, as Europe’s second-largest low-cost carrier by revenue closes...

    34. April 16, 2013

      EasyJet shortlists Barton for chairman role

      John Barton, Next chairman, is a strong contender to be the next chairman of easyJet. The board of Europe’s...

    35. beyondbrics

      March 15, 2013

      SA budget airlines: bumpy ride ahead?

      1time it flew South Africa’s domestic air travel should be one of Africa’s most lucrative aviation patches. But with a...

    36. February 21, 2013

      EasyJet resists move to oust chairman

      A majority of easyJet shareholders have backed Sir Mike Rake as chairman despite a campaign by Sir Stelios...

    37. February 18, 2013

      EasyJet considers all-Boeing fleet

      EasyJet is weighing an aircraft order that would eventually return its fleet to one composed entirely of Boeing jets, a...

    38. February 18, 2013

      McCall flies high at easyJet

      When Carolyn McCall joined easyJet as chief executive in the summer of 2010, the most urgent problem she faced had...

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