Posts tagged: Daily Mail

And the winner is...Betaville, apparently

Friday, 16 March 2018, 7:57 am

Betaville has won its first award.

This week ADVFN, another financial website, named yours truly as financial blogger of the year. The news came as a bit of shock to Betaville as there had been no indication ADVFN was even considering Betaville for an award. In fact, Betaville has never even met anyone from ADVFN...

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Sky News: Polgyon pushes for £13.00 a share; Daily Mail/CBNC say Comcast is preparing a counter for Sky - part 3

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 8:05 am

So, the London market is buzzing as Comcast has made a £22 billion counterbid for Sky pitched at £12.50 a share.

Hat tip to the CNBC and Matt Oliver of the Daily Mail who both broke the story of a potential counterbid from Comcast for Sky back in early December last year. I have pasted a link to the Daily Mail's story below:..

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Those Ocado bid rumours...

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 6:42 pm

I see almost all of the business sections of the quality British newspapers ran with the Amazon-for-Ocado bid rumour today, with some publications even dedicating a whole page lead to the takeover speculation.

No surprises, there, I suppose. Amazon's sensational $13.7 billion move on Whole Foods in the US late last week has got tongues wagging in the Square Mile about how the American online retail giant plans to take on the British grocery market...

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Deal fees...

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 9:12 am

I see the lead item in today's Daily Mail city diary is about how leading investment banks missed out on a massive fee bonanza after the Kraft Heinz's $143 billion takeover approach for Unilever collapsed...

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