RBS faces shareholder rebellion over chief executive’s pension

Investor groups raise red flags over CEO receiving annual payments worth 35% of salaryA shareholder rebellion is brewing before Royal Bank of Scotland’s annual general meeting as investor groups raise red flags over a pay policy that involves the chief…

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Aston Martin share crash shows valuing a dream takes adjustment | Nils Pratley

Buyers at float have been reminded why you shouldn’t buy if private equity is sellingAston Martin Lagonda has just enjoyed an “outstanding” year, said chief executive Andy Palmer, and the mere act of arriving on the London Stock Exchange “demonstrated …

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The best investment of the past 35 years? Sadly, it was cigarettes

British American Tobacco has made big gains but RBS has stayed flat, new analysis revealsThis month the FTSE 100 is 35 years old. When it launched in 1984 it was a true barometer of UK commercial and industrial talent, but now only 30 of the original n…

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Superdry co-founder ramps up comeback campaign as shares plunge

Julian Dunkerton urges shareholders to help him take back control of brand after fresh profits warningThe co-founder of Superdry has said he needs to be back running the fashion chain within weeks if it is to be turned around by next Christmas – and ha…

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