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Financial Times appoints Robert Shrimsley Editorial Director

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Financial Times launches M&A newsletter Due Diligence

April 13, 2017: The Financial Times today announces the launch of Due Diligence, a newsletter for premium subscribers that will cover the biggest news and topics in the world of mergers and acquisitions.

Written by a team of FT reporters based in London, New York and Hong Kong, Due Diligence is delivered to readers Tuesday to Friday by email at 5am UK time each morning. The writing is led by the FT’s M&A correspondents Arash Massoudi and James Fontanella-Khan, who together with our global network of corporate reporters have broken a number of the biggest deal stories of the last few years. Read more >>

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FT marketing campaign prompts readers to seek trusted journalism in a complex world


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FT and Statista name Europe’s fastest growing companies



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FT.com and How to Spend It honoured at 2017 newsawards

FT.com remains one of the fastest news sites in the world, loading in 1.5 seconds on desktop and 2.1 on mobile. The judges said the “standard of journalism across FT’s editorial spectrum was of the highest standard” and when “coupled with it’s improved speedier site, makes it a gold standard website.”

Bede McCarthy, director of product at the FT, said: “We are delighted that FT.com has been globally recognised at both the newsawards and Press Awards in the past month. The site’s success is testament to the incredible commitment and tight integration of our research, UX, design, engineering and product management teams, and close collaboration with our editorial colleagues”. Read more >>

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Financial times and McKinsey & Company invite submissions for the Business Book of the Year Award 2017

London, 3rd April 2017: The Financial Times and McKinsey & Company invite submissions for the 2017 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award.

Lionel Barber, Editor, Financial Times, will chair the distinguished panel of judges for the Business Book of the Year Award. Read more >>

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Financial Times 2016 annual results


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