Macquarie-led consortium finally lands UK Green Investment Bank

Some deals are worth waiting for. Today’s announcement brings an end to 22 months of speculation after a Macquarie-led consortium, which includes additional investments from Universities Superannuation Scheme, the UK’s private pension scheme for universities and other higher education institutions, agreed a deal for UK Green Investment Bank with the UK government.

US law makers gearing up for a real scrap with dealmakers!

The recent publication of the Panama papers, combined with the US government calling off the USD 160bn Pfizer/Allegan deal amid tax inversion rule changes, mean dealmakers look likely to face a number of small term challenges.

George Osbourne, the "Thin Controller" to sell off Government stake in Eurostar

George Osbourne's announcement that a sale of the government's Eurostar stake could be on the cards is raising concern among rival politicians.

Another low blow for the flying kangaroo

Australian airline Qantas announced record losses in its latest set of financial results, but is looking ahead to a brighter future

Lloyds Banking Group moves from a trot to a gallop back towards reprivatisation

The UK government kicks off the first phase of the sale of its stake in Lloyds Banking Group