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    1. December 31, 2011

      Corporate figures dominate honours list

      A hedge fund tycoon who controversially took short positions in Northern Rock and HBOS at the height of the credit crunch is...

    2. September 25, 2011

      Intertek lines up David Reid as chairman

      Intertek, the FTSE 100 product testing specialist, is lining up David Reid, the outgoing chairman of Tesco, as its new...

    1. May 23, 2011

      Blustery weather takes shine off Chelsea

      Sir Philip Green of retailer Arcadia arrives at the Chelsea Flower Show Glencore chief Ivan Glasenberg made his Chelsea...

    2. February 15, 2011

      Three’s company in a boardroom

      With Lord Davies’ inquiry on women in the boardroom likely to reject statutory quotas for female directors, the 30% Club of...

    3. October 23, 2010

      Mervyn mentors

      Mervyn King may have been looking for hints on how to dilute the all-male monetary policy committee, as the Bank of England...

    4. October 8, 2010

      Betfair big gun

      After advising two disappointing floats – Promethean World and Ocado – Goldman Sachs is bringing out the big guns for the...

    5. September 11, 2010

      Farewell Fayed

      Farewell speeches at a party for Mohammed al-Fayed at Harrods hosted by his daughter Camilla were interrupted by a thud of...

    6. June 12, 2010

      Lords for jobs

      Leading job market candidate and former City minister Lord Myners made a notable appearance at search firm Korn Ferry/...

    7. November 28, 2009

      Sir Victor puts his pads on

      Former Lloyds Banking Group chairman Sir Victor Blank was determined to show he wasn't down and he wasn't out, in a week...

    8. October 13, 2009

      ITV's quandary

      While names such as former Channel 4 chairman Vanni Treves and ex-Vodafone boss Sir Chris Gent are being bandied about for...

    9. August 27, 2009

      End of Treves era

      A sense of closure for Vanni Treves , not only because the Big Brother show that the ex-Channel Four chairman had called to...

    10. July 7, 2009

      Treves's soapbox

      Facing calls from Equitable policyholders to stand as an independent MP is Vanni Treves , who steps down as the insurer's...

    11. June 13, 2009

      Korn/Ferry scalps

      While headhunters at Korn/Ferry in the US were finalising terms on the Whitehead Mann takeover with owners Och Ziff, the UK...

    12. May 27, 2009

      Brainstorming for Britain

      Amid calls for institutional investors to be more vocal, FTSE 100 chairmen will be having their say when they meet Sir...

    13. May 12, 2009

      Treves announces Equitable departure

      Vanni Treves will step down as chairman of Equitable Life this year once the group has found a replacement for Charles...

    14. March 7, 2009

      Bashed bankers huddle together

      Under-pressure bank chairmen Sir Victor Blank of Lloyds Banking Group and Marcus Agius of Barclays seemed to have a lot to...

    15. March 1, 2009

      Thomson to leave Equitable after eight years

      Charles Thomson is to step down from his position as chief executive of Equitable Life after eight years at the top of...

    16. January 16, 2009

      Equitable victims allege 'dirty tricks'

      Victims of the Equitable Life debacle yesterday accused the government of "dirty tricks" and threatened a legal challenge...

    17. January 15, 2009

      Equitable victims decry government ‘tricks’

      Victims of the Equitable Life debacle on Thursday accused the government of “dirty tricks” and threatened a legal challenge...

    18. December 13, 2008

      Rothschild travels

      The 72-year-old Lord (Jacob) Rothschild warned investors in his recent Rothschild Investment Trust report of "a...

    19. December 12, 2008

      Equitable payout decision on hold

      More than a million policyholders who lost billions of pounds in the Equitable Life debacle must wait until the new year to...

    20. FT Alphaville

      November 28, 2008

      Equitable calls off sale of £6bn fund

      Equitable Life has called off the sale of its £6bn with-profit fund citing financial markets turmoil, halting efforts to...

    21. November 27, 2008

      Equitable calls off sale of £6bn with-profit fund

      Equitable Life has called off the sale of its £6bn with-profit fund as turmoil in financial markets made it impossible for...

    22. October 11, 2008

      Sir Martin sups

      Market turmoil did not deter WPP chief Sir Martin Sorrell from hosting a cosy dinner at Cipriani's in Mayfair for his...

    23. September 27, 2008

      Hunted heads

      Despite the market turmoil, the drinks party midweek marking the third birthday for headhunter Jan Hall's JCA saw a strong...

    24. July 10, 2008

      Upheaval at oldest mutual assurer

      Equitable Life is Britain's oldest mutual life assurer, but it has become known for the billions of pounds of losses it has...

    25. April 1, 2008

      Private lives that cause public disasters

      One of the more extraordinary official statements I’ve read recently was published on the suspected suicide of Michael Todd,...

    26. March 28, 2008

      Equitable Life at with-profit fund crossroads

      Equitable Life is close to kicking off the auction of its £6.8bn with-profit fund, in a move that will help it decide this...

    27. March 28, 2008

      Equitable Life at with-profit fund crossroads

      Equitable Life is close to kicking off the auction of its £6.8bn ($13.6bn) with-profit fund in a move that will help it...

    28. January 3, 2008

      Equitable transfer deal boosts options

      The transfer of £1.7bn worth of with-profits annuities to Prudential has paved the way for Equitable Life to sell its £7bn...

    29. January 3, 2008

      Equitable transfer deal boosts options

      The transfer of £1.7bn ($3.4bn) worth of with-profits annuities to Prudential has paved the way for Equitable Life to sell...

    30. December 21, 2007

      Equitable eyes £7bn fund sale

      Equitable Life is poised to examine the future of its £7bn with-profit fund, in a move that could see the troubled mutual's...

    31. September 28, 2007

      Equitable proposes £1.8bn annuity sale to Pru

      Equitable Life took another step towards a sale of its remaining business this week when it sent its members details of the...

    32. May 25, 2007

      Treves defends Equitable deal

      Vanni Treves, Equitable Life chairman, has defended the proposal to transfer its £1.8bn of with-profits annuity policies to...

    33. March 16, 2007

      Equitable red-letter day

      As chairman of Equitable Life, Vanni Treves has had some bad days, as indicated by his dry observation that the lack of...

    34. May 20, 2006

      THE WEEK

      BANKS John Varley, chief executive of Barclays, played down the need for large acquisitions at the banking group, which is...

    35. May 18, 2006

      Equitable members attack bill

      Angry members of Equitable Life called for the resignation of Vanni Treves, chairman, and Charles Thomson, chief executive,...

    36. May 17, 2006

      AGM BRIEFING

      What will be the talking points today? Equitable's annual meetings are usually stormy affairs and this year's promises to...

    37. May 12, 2006

      Pressure remains despite Canada Life move

      Equitable Life has taken a step closer to a break-up with confirmation that itis transferring £4.6bn of annuities to Canada...

    38. May 12, 2006

      Equitable transfers annuity book

      Equitable Life has moved closer to breaking itself up with the transfer of a £4.6bn annuity book to Canada Life. Charles...

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