Posts tagged: Ascential
This week's round of dealmaking in the UK kicks off with Ascential's £1.4 billion sale of two bits of the group to marketing giant Omnicom and Apax.
This morning Ascential, the FTSE 250-listed business information and events group, announced a deal to sell its Digital Commerce unit to Omnicom for £741 million and also the sale of its product design unit (called WGSN) to buy out house Apax for £700 million...
The old Mark "The Kleinmanator" Kleinman of Sky News is being rather hyperactive at the moment.
Yesterday, Kleiny landed the scoop about Vodafone trying to buy part of Talk Talk and this morning he has just published a tale about London-listed Ascential weighing a break up that could see events and exhibitions company list some of its operations in the US...
Hyve Group, the London-listed events and exhibitions company, has finally launched its heavily discounted £120 million rights issue, confirming Betaville's from scoop several weeks ago.
Below is the link to the Hyve Group statement:..
I see Hyve Group has this morning confirmed my report on this website and in the Mail on Sunday about a potential equity capital raising. Below is the link:
Oh look - ITE has announced it is buying Ascential's exhibitions business for £300 million. Below is the press release: