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Betaville Intelligence

UNCOOKED ALERT: Cboe Global Markets Inc said to ... - Part 3

Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 12:58 pm

After this morning's UNCOOKED Alert a charming chap from Bloomberg got in touch to apologise for the mistake in aggregating Betaville content accurately.

And I understand Bloomberg has corrected its story from yesterday, which is very gracious of the global financial media outlet.

So, no hard feelings then from Betaville's end.

Now let's get back to competing for scoops and stories!..

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Gupta advisors calling in bids for Liberty Steel's engineering unit - sources

Monday, 26 April 2021, 7:58 pm

Sanjeev Gupta's advisers at PricewaterhouseCoopers have got in touch with potential acquirers of Liberty Steel's engineering division to formally begin the sale process of the unit.

Now, Betaville realises that perhaps this might be a bit of wrinkle on the running Gupta-Liberty Steel-Greensill-David Cameron story as it had already been flagged up that PWC was carrying out a 'strategic review' of Liberty Steel's engineering division...

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The telecoms giant, the bust up and the (potential) deal...

Monday, 8 March 2021, 10:28 pm

Betaville has been watching the goings on at BT Group with interest.

For readers unfamiliar with the situation, the company recently announced Jan Du Plessis, the chairman, was planning to retire but that announcement was swiftly followed up by a scoop from the Kleinmanator of Sky News about how Philip Jansen, BT's chief executive, gave boardroom colleagues an ultimatum over his own future that led to the departure...

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Cash calls - who is next? - Part 19

Wednesday, 11 November 2020, 7:10 am

Perhaps Betaville was being too optimistic (or, er, pessimistic) by predicting the next wave of cash calls from companies that have already tapped equity investors for capital will take place in early 2021.

In fact, it appears some businesses that have already raised funds from the equity market, such as cruise operator Carnival, are hitting the road again and asking investors for fresh funds...

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Bears start mauling Hiscox - Part 3

Thursday, 16 April 2020, 7:45 pm

One of Betaville's favourite business commentators today follows the theme I laid out yesterday about Hiscox but probably in a more eloquent style than myself.

I am off course referring to Alistair "acerbic" Osborne, a former boss and colleague from my days at The Daily Telegraph City desk, and his piece in today's The Times about Hiscox's refusal to pay out claims to small and medium-sized businesses. I have pasted the link below:..

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