Ben Griffiths



DURING these dark times of austerity and bank bashing, those halcyon days of lavish corporate hospitality have come to seem like [...]

1 July

THE need to restructure corporate debt and find new sources of financing is germinating a new breed of so-called “equity solutions” [...]

24 June

SMALL businesses were given a boost by the chancellor yesterday with the news that controversial IR35 tax rules for entrepreneurs [...]

23 June

WITH continued volatility in world markets expected to continue for at least the next two years, many companies are going to [...]

10 June

MIDDLE-market companies are facing a refinancing gap unprecedented in modern times as they struggle to raise much-needed capital [...]

3 June

BEING a mergers and acquisitions (M&A) banker in one of the bulge bracket banks used to be a fast-track way to find yourself [...]

27 May

AN invitation side comprising fund managers, traders and brokers yesterday won the annual City Sevens rugby tournament in Richmond, [...]

24 May

SITUATED on what used to be fiercely fought over territory separating Maine from Anjou, the Fléchois region was for centuries [...]

24 May

CONFIRMATION that the UK is slipping down the list of the world’s most competitive countries comes as no surprise but is a [...]

20 May

PRUDENTIAL’S clumsy attempts to raise $21bn (£14.3bn) to part-finance a planned acquisition of Asian insurer AIA have lurched [...]

14 May

CLYDESDALE and Yorkshire Banks yesterday posted an 11 per cent surge in underlying first-half profits to £264m and said they [...]

7 May

ELECTRONIC trading technology has come a long way in a short space of time. It is now crucial to the broking business and, according [...]

7 May

IT is not all doom and gloom for private equity. That’s how one senior private equity partner described the current outlook [...]

29 April

PRIVATE client investment managers and stockbrokers have had a good recession but challenges remain as they seek to strengthen [...]

22 April

WHILE the cloud of Icelandic ash has kept most of Europe’s airliners firmly on the ground, anyone with an interest in flying [...]

20 April