David Hellier

David Hellier
David Hellier

Deputy Editor David Hellier has been at City A.M. since October 2005 when he joined as news editor from the Independent. David has worked at a host of papers, including the Daily and Sunday Express and the Evening Standard.

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Thursday 02 October 2014
Virgin Money, which is planning a London float that will value the challenger bank at between £1.5-2bn, has decided against offering the shares to the public despite some institutions and advisers pushing hard for this.
Stamford Bridge
Wednesday 01 October 2014
The increasing likelihood that Chelsea might remain at Stamford Bridge, the club's home since 1905, is wildly comforting to me as a supporter since the late sixties.  
Sir Mike Rake
Wednesday 24 September 2014
RAC, the roadside recovery group that has been preparing itself for a £2bn flotation in London, is un­der­stood to be in takeover talks with GIC, the Singapore sovereign wealth fund.
Antony Jenkins
Wednesday 24 September 2014
Another day, and another fine for Barclays. The FCA’s £38m fine on the bank for failing to protect its clients from the risk of loss will not substantially weaken Barclays financially.
Tuesday 23 September 2014
RAC, the roadside recovery group, has yet to set a date for its hoped-for initial public offering (IPO), leading some to argue the group is more likely to plump for a trade sale to a new private equity owner.
Thursday 18 September 2014
There have surely been better political campaigns than the Better Together one that has been arguing the case for Scotland remaining in the United Kingdom, 307 years since the 1707 Act of Union.
Monday 08 September 2014
I have great pleasure in introducing the first of our shortlists for the annual City A.M. awards.
Perform Group website
Tuesday 02 September 2014
The non-executive directors of the media group Perform, who include the sports broadcaster Gaby Logan and the former DMGT finance director Peter Williams, have a tough job on their hands in deciding whether to recommend the 260p per share offer fo
Monday 28 July 2014
Say what you like about Standard Chartered chief executive Peter Sands, and many people have in the past few days, he deserves credit for facing his critics.
Thursday 24 July 2014
STANDARD Chartered Bank, which recently produced its worst results in more than 12 years, said last night it stood behind its beleaguered chairman and chief executive.
Wednesday 23 July 2014
WHEN BSkyB reports its results tomorrow, most expect them to be well received.
Friday 18 July 2014
I was sitting with an investment banker from one of the City’s bulge bracket banks yesterday who was describing the performance of London’s new issues this year as “broadly positive”. Of course, this statement is true, as far as it goes.
Monday 14 July 2014
SIR John Peace, Burberry’s beleaguered chairman, did not return my telephone call yesterday to discuss his failure to convince the luxury group’s investors to back the controversial £20m pay package for its chief executive Chris Bailey.
Kelvin MacKenzie
Wednesday 09 July 2014
Kelvin MacKenzie, the former chief executive of Talksport, the radio group, has made £5m from selling his stake in his son’s video aggregation business where he was founding chairman.
Wednesday 09 July 2014
Ed Miliband is expecting Labour grandees to splash some serious cash at the party’s election gala dinner tonight, with auction lots from artists Antony Gormley, Anish Kapoor and Grayson Perry featuring a combined reserve price of £140,000.
Wednesday 09 July 2014
ED MILIBAND is expecting Labour grandees to splash the cash at the party’s election gala dinner tonight, with auction lots from artists Antony Gormley, Anish Kapoor and Grayson Perry featuring a combined reserve price of £140,000.
Monday 07 July 2014
Chief executive Jeremy Darroch tells David Hellier how he is bent on encouraging even more people to fall in love with Sky   
Thursday 03 July 2014
THERE was always an inevitability to what is currently happening in London’s new issues market.
Wednesday 02 July 2014
Oil-rig contractor Shelf Drilling is to pull its plan to float on the London Stock Exchange today, citing insufficient interest to justify proceeding with the sale.
Wednesday 02 July 2014
EUROPEAN banks are still in the market for raising equity to strengthen ravaged balance sheets, with Portuguese bank BCP the latest to join the queue last week.
Oil rig
Tuesday 01 July 2014
Oil-rig contractor Shelf Drilling is to pull its plan to float on the London Stock Exchange, citing insufficient interest to justify proceeding with the sale.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
BANKERS on the £1bn plus flotation of the food concessions group SSP said last night they were confident of getting the issue away at a healthy price. Books were covered on the full deal size late on Friday, the day it launched bookbuilding.
Banco Espirito Santo
Tuesday 01 July 2014
Shares in Banco Espirito Santo, one of Portugal’s two biggest publicly traded banks, fell 17 per cent yesterday after Bank of America downgraded the lender’s bonds. The shares have lost nearly half their value in a few weeks.
Antony Jenkins
Monday 30 June 2014
On the day that Barclays felt the full brunt of allegations about its so-called “dark pools” from a New York attorney general, its corporate finance arm in Europe was reporting a significant success.
Thursday 26 June 2014
Simon Champion, the chief executive of EasyHotel group, hasn’t had an easy time raising money for his growing group. “There’s no doubt investors are busy and stressed about the amount of IPOs in the market at the moment,” he told me yesterday.

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