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Take Pole position at battle of the scousers

Fancy being part of the great Liverpool FC comeback? After a slow start to the season the Reds are clearly waiting for one of the most important games of the campaign to strut their stuff – the Merseyside derby on September 27 – and you could be there to see it.

Two seats at Everton FC’s Goodison Park ground are being auctioned to support a race by Adrian Wells, brother of mortgage PR guru Julian Wells, to the North Pole for charity Youth Sport Trust . Bids start at £100.

The auction is part of a drive to raise £20,000 to fund a trip culminating in the race in March. Wells also wants corporate sponsorship and will drop a sponsor’s flag at the Pole.

So if you’re a red and want to see Stevie G and the boys show Everton who’s boss or a blue who likes losing, dig deep and bid by emailing


Fees glorious fees

Yesterday I spent most of the day at the Royal Bank of Scotland Roadshow in London where among the speakers were Grenville Turner, group chief executive of Countrywide and Phil Spencer of Location, Location,
Location fame.

Reverse takeover of Elephant foiled by crunch

David Peters, chief executive of se-cured loans network FT Partnership, has blamed the company’s decision to scrap plans for a reverse takeover of Elephant Loans & Mortgages on market conditions.A reverse takeover would normally see the acquisition of a public company by a private one.In such a takeover, the shareholders of a private company buy […]

Seeking quality in uncertain markets

By Ewan McAlpine, Senior Client Portfolio Manager In uncertain times, investors naturally seek safety. But in fixed income markets, what does that really mean? Ewan McAlpine outlines the approach RLAM’s Fixed Income Team will be adopting across its credit funds in response to potentially volatile markets this year. Click here for full article


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