David Hellier

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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Friday 27 February 2015
Bill Winters is understood to be looking to sell his stake in giant asset manager Renshaw Bay as he prepares to take over as chief executive of Standard Chartered.
Tuesday 24 February 2015
DFS, THE latest company to brave an Initial Public Offering (IPO) in the prickly London market, is quite rightly not taking too many risks when it comes to pricing its issue.
Tuesday 17 February 2015
Clive Bannister is a very companionable dinner guest, rightly proud of his achievements in business and of his father Roger, who became the first person to run a mile in less than four minutes.
Monday 16 February 2015
Former private banking boss at HSBC Clive Bannister has come under pressure from the chairman of Phoenix Group, the insurance company he now runs, to explain his role at HSBC, after revelations that the bank’s Swiss arm helped some clients evade
Wednesday 11 February 2015
THIS was the auction that Sky dared not lose.
Tuesday 10 February 2015
INTERVIEW Labour’s shadow chancellor Ed Balls discusses markets, exports and business backing with David Hellier
Ed Balls
Monday 09 February 2015
  It's been a bit of a bruising few days for those in the Labour Party charged with finessing its relationship with the UK’s top business leaders.   
Thursday 05 February 2015
After a cracking 2014 in London’s new issues market, this year was always going to be tricky, with expectations higher than usual.
Wednesday 04 February 2015
Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna pleaded with business leaders to lay off from making personal attacks on Labour leader Ed Miliband as the
Wednesday 04 February 2015
THE NEW York-based private equity group CD&R last night launched a deal to sell up to 120m shares in B&M, the retail discount chain to raise around £370m.
Wednesday 28 January 2015
Martin Wheatley evokes a lot of hostility, rather than respect, from many of the senior figures in the London’s financial community.
Friday 23 January 2015
KKR’s decision to buy up TheTrainline.com robs the financial markets in London of their first opportunity to test the new issues market in 2015.
Wednesday 21 January 2015
Public companies are rightly criticised whenever they turn down a takeover bid point blank, leaving no room for negotiation.
Tuesday 13 January 2015
After a year of being virtually ignored by those organising fund-raisings on the London stock market, the retail investor is heading back to the stock market.
Tuesday 06 January 2015
Football is a funny old game, and a funny old business too.
Thursday 18 December 2014
We regularly bring you stories about individuals in this amazing City who do extraordinary things to raise funds to help others.
Wednesday 17 December 2014
Roberto Quarta has told the industrial group IMI that he will step down as chairman by the middle of next year in order to take up a similar role at WPP, the marketing services giant.
Thursday 11 December 2014
John Griffith-Jones, the chair­man of the FCA, said last night that the regulator’s botched briefing to one media organ­isation, which went disastrously wrong and resulted in causing mayhem on the stock market last March, was well-intended.
Wednesday 10 December 2014
Martin Wheatley, head of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), is expected to face questions over his future today after the publication of a report into the regulator’s leak of price sensitive information concerning life insurers.
Wednesday 10 December 2014
By the time the last of the chocolates have been foraged from the Advent Calendar, or thereabouts, WPP, the giant advertising group run by Sir Martin Sorrell, will very likely have chosen a new chair for the company’s board.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
A drastic shakeup of top positions at the City’s main financial watchdog was announced yesterday, ahead of tomorrow’s release of a damning report on failings at the regulator.
Monday 08 December 2014
Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond last night made a bold play for a seat around the Number 10 cabinet table, announcing he will stand to become an MP in 2015 and won’t rule out a coalition with Labour if he is elected.
Friday 05 December 2014
Some of the City’s most senior insurance executives last night expressed their dismay at the departure of Clive Adamson from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Thursday 04 December 2014
George Osborne is the consummate tactician. With 153 days to go to the election, there’s only one thing on his mind, and that’s how to breeze past opposition parties on the journey back to Downing Street. And who can blame him?

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