The Capitalist

Philip Clarke
Monday 21 July 2014
Tesco suppliers, celebrity chefs, an Eastenders actor and a British touring car racer all gathered in Old Billingsgate on Friday night for the decidedly unsexy-sounding Tesco Packaged Food Summer Ball.
Monday 21 July 2014
What better time to enjoy a corporate volleyball mash-up than the hottest day of the year?   
Daniel Freedman
Monday 21 July 2014
Co-founder of London & Capital Daniel Freedman
Thursday 17 July 2014
The cabinet reshuffle was still very much the topic of conversation at Hanover’s summer drinks on Westminster’s College Green last night, as the communications agency’s clients from the corporate world and the political quaffed champers in the sun
The Institute of Directors
Thursday 17 July 2014
  The Institute of Directors was bustling with activity last night as it hosted a handful of events in its hallowed halls, but boss Simon Walker only had eyes for one shindig – the Think Tank Awards.  
Duke of Edinburgh
Wednesday 16 July 2014
  We had a royal visitor in the City yesterday as the Duke of Edinburgh headed to Fishmongers’ Hall to congratulate the winner of the annual Race for Doggett’s Coat and Badge.
Mike Tindall
Wednesday 16 July 2014
  When UFXMarkets booked its sporting ambassador Mike Tindall to come and appear at its rebranding event in Canary Wharf, it had no idea about his plans to announce his retirement from rugby on the same day.   
Tuesday 15 July 2014
There's no need to get drunk at the office Christmas party to meet the guy or gal of your dreams these days – well, not if you work at Her Majesty’s Treasury, that is.
Monday 14 July 2014
  Clipper Round the World Yacht Race sailors were splashing the champagne about as they arrived back in London over the weekend after a 40,000 mile round the world race.  
Mike Coupe
Monday 14 July 2014
Chief executive of Sainsbury’s Mike Coupe 1 He describes himself as a “keen but average guitarist” and prepared for his new job by going to Glastonbury with his wife.
Geraint Anderson
Friday 11 July 2014
  Wolf of Wall Street and just plain Wall Street have created classic depictions of the financial industry’s New York seat, but what about a cinematic romp through the City of London?   
Justin King
Thursday 10 July 2014
Hundreds of Sainsbury’s shareholders gathered in Queen Elizabeth Hall yesterday for the Great Justin King Love-in, otherwise billed as the supermarket’s AGM.
The roundhouse interior
Thursday 10 July 2014
The Roundhouse in Camden forewent its usual crowd of thesps and music fans last night to welcome Labour and its wealthy friends and for a night of social spending.
Jenaro Garcia Martin
Wednesday 09 July 2014
JFK once said “when power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations”. Could these words have been swirling around Let’s Gowex founder Jenaro Garcia Martin’s mind when he turned to Kipling to apologise to staff on Tuesday?
Wednesday 09 July 2014
Coming up against a chess grandmaster must have been pretty nerve-wracking for Barclaycard Europe’s chief exec David Chan – lucky for him, however, he was allowed to blindfold the chess genius first.
Tuesday 08 July 2014
At approximately 3.30pm yesterday, work in the City and Canary Wharf came to a grinding halt as bankers shuffled out on to the streets to get an oh so fleeting glimpse at Le Tour.
Monday 07 July 2014
Property titan Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) held its annual charity triathlon on Friday at Dorney Lake near Windsor.
Rodney Schwartz
Monday 07 July 2014
  Chief executive of ClearlySo Rodney Schwartz
Justin King
Friday 04 July 2014
Some might think it’s odd to listen to “White Christmas” and eat Brussels sprouts on the hottest day of the year, but certainly not Sainsbury’s staff.
4th of July fireworks
Friday 04 July 2014
Silicon Valley Bank UK’s boss Phil Cox may hail from Cornwall rather than California, but he’s still keen for the bank’s British employees to celebrate the 4th of July in style.
Fiona Woolf
Friday 04 July 2014
  The Lord Mayor Fiona Woolf gets some cupcake decorating tips from Peter Sidwell, the ITV chef from Britain’s Best Bakery, ahead of next week’s Great Guildhall Bake-off.  
men drinking beer
Thursday 03 July 2014
Sculpture in the City won’t float everybody’s boat of course, and for those in that camp, there’s something on over in Guildhall Yard that might tickle your fancy - the City Beerfest is back today.
Tory Summer Ball guests
Thursday 03 July 2014
The Tory Summer Ball got underway last night at the Hurlingham private members’ club, with many of the City’s Conservative donors expected to make an appearance.
fireworks
Thursday 03 July 2014
StarMine, one of the more analytical of the analysts gongs, has revealed its top names for 2014 exclusively in City A.M.
Helena Morrissey
Wednesday 02 July 2014
Robert Swannell was feeling his age last night at the 30% Club seminar, held in Goldman Sachs’ Fleet Street den.
Andrew McNally
Wednesday 02 July 2014
So it’s goodbye to the brainy Andrew McNally, who is leaving the private bank Berenberg after 12 years and only six months after being promoted to become its UK head.  
Cyclus by Vasko Lipovac
Wednesday 02 July 2014
In celebration of the Tour de France, which will be furiously pedalling its way through London on Monday, Broadgate is shipping in this sculpture by Croatian artist Vasko Lipovac for one day only. The lifesize piece is called Cyclus.
David Willetts
Tuesday 01 July 2014
It was a remarkably wintery night at for the Institute of Directors’ summer party on the Parliament Terrace Pavilion yesterday evening but it certainly did not stop play.
school children
Monday 30 June 2014
Twitter was awash with supportive messages for JP Morgan account manager James Haymore yesterday, following the revelation he will go to court to defend his right to take his children out of school in term time.   
Monday 30 June 2014
There will be a few well-bitten finger nails in the City this morning.
Monday 30 June 2014
The London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival got underway yesterday with teams from PwC, EY, ABP Investment (pictured, far left), Lycamobile (pictured, middle) and Bank of East Asia (pictured, right) all competi
Friday 27 June 2014
Two City legends were decorated at the annual Stock Exchange Vets dinner in The Grange Hotel last night.
Handbags
Friday 27 June 2014
RBS’ atrium became a flurry of activity last night as it hosted the annual Bag Ladies event, which saw handbags from the likes of Anya Hindmarch, Victoria Beckham and Burberry go under the hammer in aid of the British Association for Adoption and
Justin King
Thursday 26 June 2014
Speculation about what Justin King, chief exec of Sainsbury’s, will do after he steps down next month has been rife – will he replace Ecclestone? Will he step into Bolland’s shoes? Will he go back to selling Haagen-Dazs?
Thursday 26 June 2014
Sir Ian McKellen was the guest of honour at the London Pride Gala Dinner at Mansion House last night where he was joined by Lord Mayor Fiona Woolf, singer Will Young, TV presenter Claire Balding and headline sponsors Citi and Baker & McKenzi
Nicola Mendelsohn
Wednesday 25 June 2014
Some of the world’s most influential women descended on Holborn yesterday for the Fortune Most Powerful Women Conference in the Rosewood Hotel.
David Laws
Wednesday 25 June 2014
Vince Cable’s glaring career irony of having written in 2004 that the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills should be scrapped was dragged up again yesterday at the Orange Book: 10th Anniversary conference.
London Salesforce Tower
Tuesday 24 June 2014
The renaming process of Heron Tow... we mean Salesforce Tower, reached an important milestone last night, with the renaming ceremony taking place on its 26th floor.
Bowler Hat venue, City of London Festival
Tuesday 24 June 2014
Stock market ceremonies vary from place to place, there are bells, buzzers and countdown orbs, but we’d wager none have ever kicked off a day’s trading with a song – until yesterday.
Bowler Hat venue, City of London Festival
Monday 23 June 2014
Anyone walking through Paternoster Square this morning, be not afraid of the giant millinery planted in the middle.
Gerard Grech
Monday 23 June 2014
Chief executive of Tech City UK Gerard Grech 1 His passion has always been the fusion of art and technology and he was part of the team that launched one of the world’s first smartphones – the Orange SPV – in 2002 .
Friday 20 June 2014
When will they learn? Political parties and Twitter are not comfortable bedmates, unless widespread mockery sends them off to sleep effortlessly.   

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