Wes Edens: the raider who snapped up Morrisons
Profiles Wes Edens is already well known in Birmingham for rescuing the city’s Aston Villa football club from disaster. Can he pull a similar trick with a flagging supermarket chain?
Morrisons takeover bid: supermarket is an attractive target for private-equity buyers
News A private-equity group has made an offer for Morrisons, Britain’s fourth-largest supermarket. Other bids are likely to emerge. Matthew Partridge reports.
By Dr Matthew Partridge Last updatedNews
Morrisons is just the start – get ready for a private equity feeding frenzy
Analysis The bid to buy the Morrisons supermarket chain is the latest example of UK listed companies being snapped up by private equity groups. It won’t be the last, says John Stepek – we could well see a feeding frenzy before this is all over.
By John Stepek PublishedAnalysis
Morrisons back from the brink
Features The supermarket chain has made a strong recovery from a near-death experience. How did CEO David Potts do it? Alice Gråhns reports.
By Alice Gråhns PublishedFeatures
Amazon chews up the grocery market
Features If you hold supermarket shares, watch out, says Alex Williams. Amazon plans to shake up the grocery sector.
By Alex Williams PublishedFeatures
Glimmers of hope for Morrisons
News Supermarket Morrisons enjoyed better-than-expected sales over Christmas.
By Andrew Van Sickle PublishedNews
The ten most-hated shares in the FTSE
Features These are London’s ten most-hated shares, judged by the percentage of stock being shorted.
By Andrew Van Sickle PublishedFeatures
Shares in focus: How our tips have fared this year
Features It's been a tough year for stocks. Phil Oakley looks back over the share tips he made in 2014 to see how they have fared, and what investors should do next.
By Phil Oakley PublishedFeatures
It’s time for an orderly retreat in the supermarket wars
Features The big four supermarkets could spend billions taking on the discounters. But the City should not allow them to, says Matthew Lynn.
By Matthew Lynn PublishedFeatures
Shares in focus: Who to back in the supermarket wars
Tutorials Morrisons has declared a price war on its supermarket rivals. Will there be any winners, and who should you back? Phil Oakley investigates.
By Phil Oakley PublishedTutorials