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.


Thursday 23 April 2015
One of London’s best-known investment bankers is bowing out after 18 years at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Monday 13 April 2015
  As we enter the final days of the election, we have decided to ask a select group of business leaders what would make them vote for one of the parties.  
Monday 13 April 2015
Venture capitalist Edi Truell has hired investment bankers to advise him on the possible sale of Tracker Network. Truell hopes the vehicle tracking firm, which has sales of around £20m per year, would be worth around £100m.
Wednesday 08 April 2015
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has announced a takeover of BG Group, in a deal valuing gas producer BG at £47bn.
Thursday 02 April 2015
A SENIOR business figure is under growing pressure after signing a public political letter at the same time as seeking the presidency of a politically neutral business organisation.
Jim Ratcliffe and Calum MacLean
Wednesday 01 April 2015
Billionaire industrialist and Ineos chairman Jim Ratcliffe is to sue his former lieutenant Calum MacLean in a multi-million pound dispute, City A.M. understands.
Tuesday 31 March 2015
Those who read the business press as opposed to only the sports pages might have already adjusted themselves to the fact that Premier League football clubs can occasionally make profits, especially now that new financial fair play rules have begun
heron tower
Wednesday 25 March 2015
Chelsea Football Club has ripped up its partnership agreement with a firm that was raided by the police’s fraud squad earlier this month, City A.M. understands.
Wednesday 25 March 2015
"I am facing very different challenges to those he faces,” says the Ukrainian finance minister hours after meeting George Osborne, the UK chancellor.
Wednesday 18 March 2015
Former City lawyer David Lammy has secured fresh financial backing as he steps up his campaign to be the next Mayor of London.
Tuesday 17 March 2015
When it comes to the furore over directors’ pay deals, it is often hard to determine whether a board has acted correctly or not in agreeing a remuneration package.
Stamford Bridge
Wednesday 11 March 2015
I'll be heading off to Stamford Bridge tonight with a spring in my step. Over the past decade or so, European nights have often brought out the best in Chelsea.
Monday 09 March 2015
Clive Adamson, who quit the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as director of supervision ahead of a critical report into its conduct before Christmas, is joining the Prudential, two sources have told City A.M.
Monday 02 March 2015
Sir John Peace is widely admired in the City and until recently held positions as chair of both the emerging markets bank Standard Chartered and the fashion group Burberry.
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.