Figures compiled by the Ernst & Young European Investment Monitor
revealed that London currently attracts over 5.7% of all foreign direct
investment (FDI) into Europe, making it the most attractive European city for
According to E&Y, the number of investments increasing by over 15% to 177
in 2005, up from 153 in 2004.
The USA now accounts for the largest source of FDI into London, with Canada
and France overtaking India to become the second biggest investors into London.
Growth in investment from Brazil, Russia, India and China was also a
contributing factor to London’s success
The Financial Reporting Council has issued guidance regarding the annual reporting of 1,200 large and smaller listed companies. The letter highlighted the key issues and improvements that can be made in the 2016 reporting season
Baldwins Accountancy Group has continued investment in the north-east and appointed David Fish as a director in its corporate finance team
UK M&A activity bounced back strongly in July and August, according to analysis by the deals practice at PwC.
Smith & Williamson has added Jim Clark and Philip Marsden, of Marsden Clark Corporate Finance Limited, to its corporate finance team.