The Capitalist

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.   
Friday 20 June 2014
City A.M. entertains at Royal Ascot, at Michelin-starred Atul Kochhar’s Panoramic restaurant.
Wednesday 18 June 2014
It's not very often that an award winner gets his name read out by a cartoon character, but guests at yesterday’s Thomson Reuters Extel Survey Awards (dubbed the City’s Oscars) were treated to that very s
Pierre Lagrange and Roubi L'Roubi at the launch
Tuesday 17 June 2014
The menswear version of fashion week, London Collections: Men SS 2015 was rocking Savile Row last night – pulling the capital’s chicest crowds, including the hedge fund industry’s most fashionable figure, Pierre Legrange.   
Monday 16 June 2014
The bad luck associated with Friday 13th steered clear of The Dorchester for the recent Women in Banking and Finance (WIBF) annual awards ­– with winners Marion Leslie, a managing director of Thomson Reuters, Helen Cooper, senior manager at KPMG a
Monday 16 June 2014
Cycling from Melbourne to Sydney with the match ball between the Lions’ 2nd and 3rd test matches last year wasn’t quite enough for the team behind Ride of the Lions – the intrepid crew of ex-Lions rugby players wanted to do it again this year (but
Monday 16 June 2014
Chief executive of Level39 Eric Van der Kleij 1 He invented the online process of “web call back”, leaving your number on a website for someone to call you back, while struggling to buy flowers for his wife online.
Sam Smith
Friday 13 June 2014
“It’s a refreshing change to look out at a room full of women,” Katja Hall, deputy director- general of the CBI, told the crowd at the Lloyds-sponsored First Women Awards last night.
Friday 13 June 2014
Mark Carney’s adventurous side came out at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet for Bankers last night in Mansion House.
Thursday 12 June 2014
The City descended on legendary music den The 100 Club last night for the second annual Finance Rocks fundraising gig.
Thursday 12 June 2014
London is full of themed restaurants but County Hall might have just become the site of the weirdest one –Izakaya Boris – a casual Japanese eatery for which BoJo is the mascot.
Wednesday 11 June 2014
HAILO may be embroiled in today’s anti-Uber taxi strike but there was no place for app-bashing at last night’s Europas Awards, the annual gong-giving bash for Europe’s tech start-ups.
Wednesday 11 June 2014
Ex-England star John Barnes flew in from Singapore yesterday to perform a very special task for Southwark Underground station.
Wednesday 11 June 2014
You might think the son of high flying City name Ashley Silverton, divisional director at wealth management firm Brewin Dolphin, would follow in his father’s footsteps into the City – but it seems 21-year-old Ollie Silverton has got other ideas an
Wednesday 11 June 2014
THE mayor of London and former mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani put their heads together at Tower 42 yesterday, where they both met with the winners of London Count on Us primary school maths challenge.
Tuesday 10 June 2014
IT WAS a night of epic entrances at the EY Global Entrepreneur of the Year Awards at the weekend, with each country’s entrepreneur strutting to the stage to their own personal entrance song (all 60 of them).
The welcometothe.uk sign at Heathrow
Tuesday 10 June 2014
Flyers arriving at Heathrow who’ve been wondering if someone’s made a rather giant typo will today find out why a massive “welcometothe.uk” sign greets them on Heathrow’s lawn, as .uk becomes a domain.   
Monday 09 June 2014
AN UNLIKELY velodrome sprang up around Smithfield’s meat market on Friday night as the area prepared for its annual Nocturne races, sponsored by Jupiter.
Monday 09 June 2014
PwC UK head of insurance Jonathan Howe
Monday 09 June 2014
GLORIOUS weather added to the joys of finals day at Chestertons Polo in the Park – drawing a record crowd at Hurlingham on Sunday. While City A.M.’s own Team London didn’t make the finals, it was a thrilling finish.

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