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RARE ALERT: Redrow said to ... - Part 3

Wednesday, 7 February 2024, 7:46 am

Sometimes it takes a few hours and sometimes it takes a few weeks for little old Betaville's alerts to be confirmed.

With Redrow, though, it took two and a half years.

Loyal readers might recall that back in the summer 2021 little old Betaville published a RARE Alert about the takeover rumours surrounding FTSE 250-listed housebuilder Redrow, whose founder Steve Morgan is the largest shareholder...


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UNCOOKED ALERT: Continental AG said to ... - Part 2

Wednesday, 18 October 2023, 7:30 am

Arch rivals at Bloomberg have finally followed up little old Betaville's UNCOOKED Alert about the rumours surrounding Continental AG, the German car pars manufacturing giant.

Late yesterday Bloomberg reported that Continental AG is studying the sale of automotive assets including its autonomous mobility business. Below is a link to the Bloomberg piece:..


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UNCOOKED ALERT: Aviva said to ... - Part 4

Monday, 9 October 2023, 10:34 am

I must apologise - it would appear little old Betaville completely missed the fact that The Guardian also followed up last week's UNCOOKED Alert and were kind enough to give this website a mention.

Moreover, The Guardian seems to have spoken to its own proprietary sources and dug out an interesting line, which I have pasted below:

"A City source told the Guardian there had been some discussions with suitors."..


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UNCOOKED ALERT: Euronav said to ... - Part 4

Thursday, 5 October 2023, 8:34 pm

It took three stories but Euronav NV, the Belgian shipping company, finally confirmed little old Betaville's series of UNCOOKED alerts.

In case you don't recall, little old Betaville published its first UNCOOKED alert about the takeover rumours surrounding Euronav in June. Below are the links:


Aussies launch £636 million takeover bid for waste management firm Renewi

Thursday, 28 September 2023, 12:02 pm

Little old Betaville reads everyday in the newspaper business sections how there has been a drop off in dealmaking but it does seem to quite tally with whats happening on the ground in the London market.

Today, for example, Macquarie - the Australian infrastructure investor - has just announced it wants to buy London-listed waste management company Renewi for 775p a share. Below is a link to the press release:..


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UNCOOKED ALERT: Alfa Financial Software Holdings said to ... - Part 5

Wednesday, 27 September 2023, 6:16 pm

Another day, another confirmation for little old Betaville.

In case you missed it this morning Alfa Financial Software Holdings, the London-listed asset finance software company, confirmed little old Betaville's earlier UNCOOKED alert. Below is the link:


Weekend review: BP and, er, that's it...

Monday, 18 September 2023, 12:59 pm

There weren't too many deal stories in the British Sunday newspaper sections this weekend but there was one piece that caught little old Betaville's eye in the Saturday business section of The Times.

Emma Powell, who writes the Tempus column in the The Times, suggested BP, which last week saw its chief executive Bernard Looney step down amid allegations, could now be vulnerable to a takeover bid. Below is a link to her piece:..


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UNCOOKED ALERT: Alteryx Inc said to ... - Part 4

Wednesday, 6 September 2023, 7:27 pm

It's taken almost two years for rivals at Reuters to follow up little old Betaville's UNCOOKED Alerts about US-listed Alteryx Inc but the global news agency got there in the end.

Just now Reuters reported that the data analytics software firm is working with advisory firm Qatalyst Partners after receiving takeover interest, possibly from private equity firms. Below is a link to the Reuters piece:..