Posts tagged: Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse hires Telegraph Media Group's business supremo...

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 12:16 pm

The journo/PR world has been trying to work out where James Quinn, head of the business section at my former employer The Daily Telegraph, was heading off to since he announced his departure on Twitter a couple of weeks ago.

Well, Betaville can reveal James Quinn - a jolly nice chap and former colleague during my time at the venerable newspaper - is joining Credit Suisse...

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The dealmaker, the bank and the missing skyscraper series - UPDATE

Friday, 18 August 2017, 7:55 am

Credit Suisse has failed to get a Norwegian tycoon's claim thrown out of the High Court court and could be heading for a messy trial with plenty of juicy disclosure.

Court moles have got in touch with Betaville to inform this website that on July 11, 2017 the Honourable Justice Teare dismissed Credit Suisse's attempt to "strike out" with summary judgement Brova's multi-million claim over the Hertsmere House fiasco...

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Revealed: Saudi Arabian diplomat takes legal action over £25 million for 'missing skyscraper' - part 2

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 3:00 pm

Tucked away on page 3 of the news pages of today's business section in The Sunday Times is a little item from one of my favourite hacks, the multi award winning Oliver Shah, about how Credit Suisse and a Saudi Arabian diplomat have settled a multi-million pound lawsuit over an investment in involving a skyscraper development in London's Docklands. Here is the link:..

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He has had a brace; now he is looking for a hat trick...

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 8:04 pm

That's Andrew Bracey, the former chief financial officer of Ocado and ex investment banker at Barclays, UBS and Credit Suisse.

Since leaving his job as chief financial officer at Michael Page the dealmaker has set up buy-out firm Midlothian Capital Partners, which has already done a couple of major deals. They include the £217 million purchase of garden centre group Dobbies from Tescos and the £103 million acquisition of Park Leisure, the caravan park and holiday homes group...

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The dealmaker, the bank and the missing skyscraper series returns - Credit Suisse hires one of London's top QCs as defence barrister ahead of trial

Friday, 3 February 2017, 3:15 pm

Remember the tale little old Betaville broke a couple of years ago about how investors are chasing Thomas Ryan, a mystery Irish property developer, and (ex) Credit Suisse private banker Hans-Olav Eldring in the commercial courts in London after the pair of scallywags concocted a scheme to build a £1 billion residential tower in Canary Wharf that eventually vanished into thin air?..

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Berukoff's Brexit boon

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 12:41 pm

It's not just international FTSE 100 companies that are benefiting from a Brexit bounce driven by investors seeking companies that generate earnings outside of Blighty.

I'm hearing certain gold mining stocks, such as Lion One Metals, that aren't reliant on sterling, US dollars and Euros are also seeing strong interest from London-based investors looking to diversify their portfolios away from Brexit impacted currencies ...

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Roche said to have rekindled interest in BioMarin Pharmaceutical - sources

Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 12:00 am

Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Roche has once again been studying a multi-billon dollar purchase of American rare disease specialist BioMarin Pharmaceutical, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

I understand that, so far, the majority of work and analysis on BioMarin has been carried out by Roche's own executives, led by Boris Zaitra, head of M&A...

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Bodycote in the market for new corporate brokers

Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 12:00 am

This isn't exactly earth shattering news but I did pick up over a sumptuous lunch yesterday that FTSE 250-listed Bodycote is looking to appoint new advisers.

Word is the 'thermal processing specialist' is carrying out a beauty parade for new corporate brokers, one of the few remnants of "gentlemany capitalism" from a bygone era of the City of London...

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