JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Worried your wealth’s under fire? Try my bargains for investment Bravehearts 

These are difficult days. At times, it feels like the world is shuddering to a halt. There are fewer people as I wind my way to and from work every day and night on public transport.  The high street where I work is quieter than it has been for a long time and local restaurants … Read more JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Worried your wealth’s under fire? Try my bargains for investment Bravehearts 

Break-up begins at Four Seasons with £100m sale 

Break-up begins at Four Seasons with £100m sale By Ben Harrington, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 23:45 GMT, 7 March 2020 | Updated: 23:45 GMT, 7 March 2020 Britain’s second largest care home operator is being broken up with the sale of a group of hospitals for up to £100million. Four Seasons collapsed last year … Read more Break-up begins at Four Seasons with £100m sale 

JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Hargreaves Lansdown needs to fix its best-buy lists

Nero fiddled, while Rome burned. Or to put the expression in a modern day investment context, Christopher Hill (chief executive of Hargreaves Lansdown) fiddles while investors get burnt. There is no more appropriate way, I would say, to describe Mr Hill’s lack of action over reform of his company’s ‘Wealth 50’ list since the Woodford … Read more JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Hargreaves Lansdown needs to fix its best-buy lists

Lens maker for cataracts, Rayner Surgical Group, on market for £400million

Lens maker for cataracts, Rayner Surgical Group, on market for £400million By Ben Harrington, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 23:46 GMT, 7 March 2020 | Updated: 23:46 GMT, 7 March 2020 A company that makes replacement lenses for cataract patients has been put up for sale by its private equity owners with a price tag … Read more Lens maker for cataracts, Rayner Surgical Group, on market for £400million

Sunak ‘can’t afford big giveaways’ 

Sunak ‘can’t afford big giveaways’ By Neil Craven, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 23:46 GMT, 7 March 2020 | Updated: 23:46 GMT, 7 March 2020 Rishni Sunak could have little room for major tax giveaways in this week’s Budget, according to a group of influential economic analysts. The ITEM Club forecast a surplus of just £5billion … Read more Sunak ‘can’t afford big giveaways’ 

Amanda Staveley, the top City dealmaker who’s suing Barclays for £1.6 Billion

Every shelf, desk and tabletop in Amanda Staveley’s townhouse office in Mayfair, West London, is decorated like a shrine to the people who have helped catapult her to the very top of British business. Alongside photos of her husband, children and wedding day are pictures of the glamorous financier with Sir Alex Ferguson and David … Read more Amanda Staveley, the top City dealmaker who’s suing Barclays for £1.6 Billion

Wall Street firm to walk off with Dr Martens for £300million

Wall Street firm to walk off with Dr Martens for £300million By Ben Harrington, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 23:46 GMT, 7 March 2020 | Updated: 23:46 GMT, 7 March 2020 Iconic boots maker Dr Martens is poised to fall into the clutches of one of Wall Street’s most powerful private equity firms for more … Read more Wall Street firm to walk off with Dr Martens for £300million

He’s back… Woodford plots £500million fund 

He’s back… Woodford plots £500million fund By Harriet Dennys, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 23:46 GMT, 7 March 2020 | Updated: 23:46 GMT, 7 March 2020 Disgraced fund manager Neil Woodford is in talks about making a spectacular comeback just months after being sacked in one of the City’s biggest investment scandals. Woodford has been … Read more He’s back… Woodford plots £500million fund