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Adam Schwab

Adam Schwab —

Business director and commentator

Bear market trap will snare investors

Bear market trap will snare investors

Much of the good news which has spurred the latest market rally is not really good news at all.

Teflon Rod could be cast asunder at Rio

Teflon Rod could be cast asunder at Rio

Rio Tinto shareholders should send a message next week to Rod Eddington that repeated failures to act in their interests will not be tolerated.

Meet BrisConnections' unlikely new player -- a charitable trust

Meet BrisConnections' unlikely new player -- a charitable trust

It has emerged that the Julie Anne Barrow Charitable Trust has amassed a sizable stake in BrisConnections, believed to be almost 5% of the units.

Bolton's greenmail could turn brown

Bolton's greenmail could turn brown

Yesterday's farcical shenanigans at the BrisConnections unit-holders meeting could be the beginning of the end for renegade shareholder Nick Bolton.

Brisconnections and Macbank is no David and Goliath

Brisconnections and Macbank is no David and Goliath

The plot of the BrisConnections fiasco resembles that of a poorly written stage-play. A prose full of twists and turns, with no heroes, but plenty of villains.

David Leckie's lucky Seven sell-off

David Leckie's lucky Seven sell-off

The David Leckie share sell-off is a neat example of why equity incentive plans can fail to align with shareholder and executive interests, writes Adam Schwab.

Investment banker: this industry is sick

Investment banker: this industry is sick

An investment banking insider has dumped all over his profession, despite sucking millions out of the industry himself.