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.

Friday 11 April 2014
CAMBIAN, the provider of specialist behavioural health services, yesterday priced its shares at the bottom of a range of between 225p-290p, valuing the group at around £400m.
Friday 11 April 2014
THIS was the week when a sudden reality check intervened in the new issues market. It came after a blissful start to the year that has seen share prices popping, books covered multiple times and investors cashing out most profitably.
Thursday 10 April 2014
GOLDMAN Sachs has failed to sell all the 24m shares in Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct it took onto its books on Monday afternoon.
Tuesday 08 April 2014
CAMBIAN, the provider of specialist behavioural health services, looks like having to settle for a valuation towards the lower end of the price range in its forthcoming flotation.
Monday 07 April 2014
SHARES in the Russian hypermarket chain Lenta have risen above their issue price in London for the first time since they were issued at the end of February after the group’s stock market debut was clouded by political turmoil in Ukraine.
Friday 04 April 2014
SHARES in Just Eat, the online food takeaway group, yesterday finished their first day of trading 23p above an already high issue price, to value a group with underlying earnings of £14m at an astonishing £1.6bn.
Friday 04 April 2014
JUST Eat shares got off to a very decent start in unconditional trading yesterday in a deal that has demolished some people’s reservations about the London new issues market for technology stocks.
Thursday 03 April 2014
LONDON’s appetite for highly-valued technology stocks will be fully tested today as conditional trading begins in the shares of Just Eat, the online takeaway food group.
Wednesday 02 April 2014
EXOVA, a laboratory-based testing company, has said its valuation might be as high as £650m, according to the advisers to its forthcoming London flotation.
Tuesday 01 April 2014
BRIT, the Lloyd’s of London insurer that has just listed on the stock market, has moved its headquarters back to London from the Netherlands in a boost to the Treasury’s plans to attract more companies to the UK.
Friday 28 March 2014
WHEN the venerable David Mayhew sold 50 per cent of Cazenove to JP Morgan 10 years ago, there were many who predicted the gradual demise of the influence of that august stockbroking house.
Friday 28 March 2014
SHARES in life science research tools supplier Horizon Discovery got off to a sparkling debut on the first day of dealings yesterday.
Thursday 27 March 2014
JUST-EAT, the online takeaway food group, is chasing a valuation of between £1.2bn and £1.47bn, it emerged yesterday.
Thursday 27 March 2014
IT WAS with a sweet symmetry that Just-Eat chose yesterday to become the first group to list on London’s High Growth Segment, the listing vehicle which many hope will persuade technology groups to choose the capital rather than New York for their
Wednesday 26 March 2014
PRIVATE equity firm Carlyle Group yesterday named as co-president and co-chief operating officer JP Morgan's Michael Cavanagh, who had been considered a leading contender to succeed the bank's CEO Jamie Dimon.
Friday 21 March 2014
@hellierd There’s a page on the Barclays website that directs customers to the joys of investing in new issues and flotations. It is headlined: “Access investments before they become available on the market.”
Tuesday 18 March 2014
BANKERS to Just-Eat, the London-based online food takeaway business, yesterday announced plans to float on the stock market in a deal that will exclude retail investors.
Tuesday 18 March 2014
JUST-EAT beefed up its boardroom yesterday with senior hires from BSkyB and Hammerson ahead of a float next month, adding to the swelling ranks of firms looking to list in London.
Friday 14 March 2014
CITY folk often have long memories and until very recently there was an average chance that if a private equity group tried to bring a company to market it would be hit by a barrage of cynicism.
Thursday 13 March 2014
THE immense popularity of the share listing for the discount retailer Poundland meant that, as with AO World last week, many funds received nothing from the allocation process.
Wednesday 12 March 2014
THE CO-OP was plunged deeper into chaos yesterday as chief Euan Sutherland sensationally quit after just 10 months, inflaming a divisive row over modernising the mutual that threatened to split the board.
Wednesday 12 March 2014
POUNDLAND is expected to sell shares in its stock market float at the peak price of £3 each today after a hotly contested battle to own a piece of the discount retailer.
Tuesday 11 March 2014
Ben Reid, the chief executive of the Midcounties Co-operative, is seen as the likely flag-bearer for the traditionalists in a battle for control of the Co-operative Group.
Tuesday 11 March 2014
INVESTORS will intensify their love affair with the new issues market today as high street stalwarts Pets at Home and Poundland close the books on their multi-million pound London floats.
Friday 07 March 2014
AO World’s blockbuster IPO was 18 months in the planning

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