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Ten Years After Barings - Where Are They Now ?

It is coming up to the 10th anniversary of when Nick Leeson bust the bank that was Barings. The Observer has had a quick look at what happened to the few who enjoyed their 15 minutes of fame as a result of the scandal.

Ron Atkinson - Some Of His More Amusing Sayings

65 year-old football commentator Ron Atkinson is a living legend. One of the game's last great characters. But his 'gaff' last week when talking about a black player at a time when Ron thought he was off air could signal the end of his long involvement with football. While recognising that what Atkinson said about one of Chelsea's star players was wrong, CityNews thought it appropriate to look at some of the more amusing 'Big Ron' sayings.

So Who Are The Top Euro M&A Bankers ?

The Sunday Telegraph reports that Mergermarket.com has provided M&A data for the last three years which shows exactly who has been bringing home the bacon for their firms in the European M&A market. It will come as no surprise that 8 of the Top 10 bankers work for US firms. And the top 2 are brothers.

Global M&A Deals League Table - 2005 To Date

Thomson Financial has just released a worldwide announced advisory league table. This table is based on the number of deals firms' have worked on this year to 17th March. The table excludes equity carveouts, withdrawn deals and open market repurchases.

Glencore - The Facts

Reuters reports that commodity trader Glencore has confirmed its IPO price at 530 pence a share, valuing the company at around $60bn. The IPO is said to have been 'significantly oversubcribed'.

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