2012 was the year it rained, save for those few brief weeks when London hosted the Olympic Games. However, for the investment community the year is remembered for the awakening of investor disquiet through the annual general meeting season, the Shareholder Spring.
After £450,000 worth of shares in London-based football team Tottenham Hotspur were traded on 21 April, at their highest price since the club de-listed from the stock market, a market capitalisation of £426m was achieved.
Shareholders in London-based football team Tottenham Hotspur have been able to release the value of their holdings for the first time since the team was last listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) in 2012.
Having grown its revenues to £81.1m as a private company, Hotel Chocolat has announced it will list on London’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM) to fuel further expansion.
Alisher Usmanov has strengthened his position as the second biggest shareholder at London football team Arsenal by acquiring the remaining stake of his business partner.
Legal expert Melanie Wadsworth uses the example of one of the UK's oldest construction companies to examine what family businesses should consider if looking to float and how it is possible to maintain unique family business characteristics whilst still answering to shareholders.
European bank share prices have been under significant pressure, with weak investor sentiment being accentuated by the Bank of Japan's decision to apply negative interest rates on excess reserves.
Should a FTSE 100 company like Sports Direct grant personal favours from the boardroom to controlling shareholder Mike Ashley?
A federal judge has certified two shareholder class action lawsuits accusing Facebook of hiding concerns about growth forecasts prior to the social media company's initial public offering in 2012.
According to new research from the Robert Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, family business CEOs not only see the world differently to non-family firm bosses, but also pursue different strategies.
In the latest in our new series of legal features, Russell Hallam, managing partner at Turbervilles Solicitors, writes about the importance of safeguarding one’s business and finances should adversity strike.
The board of Yahoo! is reportedly planning a series of meetings to consider selling off the company’s core Internet business, as well as how to make the most of its stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.