• Buyout baron Hands eyes German packaging group
    on 23/06/2019 at 5:39 pm

    The buyout baron Guy Hands is in talks to buy a German packaging group in a deal that will test his new approach to funding takeover deals. […]

  • Five held in Patisserie Valerie serious fraud...
    on 23/06/2019 at 12:19 pm

    Five people have been arrested as part of a fraud investigation into the Patisserie Valerie chain. […]

  • French giant wades into British Steel auction
    on 22/06/2019 at 12:28 pm

    A French engineering giant has joined the battle for control of the UK's second-biggest steel producer with an approach to buy ‎part of the ailing company that is attracting scrutiny from pensions watchdogs. […]

  • RBS eyes bid for £3.7bn Tesco Bank...
    on 21/06/2019 at 12:59 pm

    The ‎state-backed Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is pursuing its biggest acquisition since the financial crisis by tabling a bid for Tesco Bank's £3.7bn book of mortgages. […]

  • Unsettling, but Mansion House was not a violent...
    on 21/06/2019 at 11:12 am

    As I joined the 350 or so guests arriving at the Lord Mayor of London's residence, at the Mansion House last night, there was little inkling of the disruption that was to come. […]

  • Ex-Barclays boss Varley cleared over 2008...
    on 21/06/2019 at 11:04 am

    The former chief executive of Barclays, John Varley, has been acquitted of fraud charges linked to the bank's 2008 fundraising. […]

  • Vulture fund Hilco plots swoop on Bathstore
    on 21/06/2019 at 9:09 am

    A vulture fund which has swooped on a string of retailers including Homebase and HMV is plotting a move to take over Bathstore as it hovers on the brink of collapse. […]

  • FCA issues £45.5m fine over HBOS Reading...
    on 21/06/2019 at 8:40 am

    Bank of Scotland (BoS) has been fined £45.5m by the City regulator for failures to disclose suspicions of fraud at its scandal-hit Reading branch. […]

  • Failed energy suppliers 'could leave...
    on 20/06/2019 at 7:09 pm

    Households could face a potential total bill of £172m from energy suppliers that have collapsed since the start of last year, according to calculations from Citizens Advice. […]

  • Carney and Hammond look to future in Mansion...
    on 20/06/2019 at 5:38 pm

    This year's Mansion House dinner - the traditional event in which the chancellor and Bank of England governor address the 'bankers and merchants of the City of London' at the Lord Mayor's official residence - looks like being something of a landmark. […]