New wave of privatisation of French State’s sale of non-strategic assets? A matter of symbols


Sale or privatisation operations rely as much on symbolism as on economics and finance, and so communication will play an essential role.

Changing Places: The growing opportunities for financial centres in Europe


How are globalisation and breath-taking advances in technology determining what happens to the EU’s highly attractive market?

Signed, sealed, delivered: Article 50 activated

Public policy

And they’re off. Theresa May has officially notified Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, that Britain is leaving the European Union.

Budget 2017

Politics,Public policy

Correctly predicting what’s going to be in the Budget is akin to completing the football pools or picking the lottery numbers, given the variables and levers that a Chancellor has to pull at any one time.

Brexit and chill


Search for Brexit on Google and you can expect 165,000,000 (and counting) hits in just 0.33 seconds which is some achievement for a term that was first coined in June 2012, according to the online MacMillan Dictionary…

Manchester, North West of … Beijing


The northern metropolis that Citigate Dewe Rogerson Manchester is proud to serve has caught the eye of investors from the East, with levels of investment from China on the up. Despite continued investment being put under pressure and increased scrutiny by Britain voting to leave the EU, the Northern Powerhouse has more than one rallying…

Will a post-EU Britain still have access to the single market?


It depends who you talk to. Boris Johnson wrote in his Daily Telegraph column on Monday that there will be continued access. By contrast Wolfgang Schäuble, the German finance minister, has said there will not, as has Philip Hammond, the British foreign secretary. This is a matter that will be absolutely key to the exit…

Research shows that markets are recovering their mojo

Financial Markets

Research published by S&P Capital IQ, the financial data and analytics provider, gives a perceptive insight into how far financial markets have moved on from the uncertainty and fear that have overshadowed them over the last five years. Data from the global sovereign credit default swaps market in Q1 2014, which is a barometer of…

Citigate appointed for MegaFon IPO

Financial PR and Investor Relations

MegaFon, one of Russia’s major mobile operators, has brought in Citigate Dewe Rogerson to manage communications around its expected IPO, due to be one of the largest in Europe this year. A leader in the fast growing mobile data sector, MegaFon’s major shareholders are Telecominvest, a Russian investment group, and TeliaSonera, the Nordic telecoms operator.