Veteran City columnist Alex Brummer has this morning dedicated most of his column in the Daily Mail to the BT Group bid rumour that been circulating the London market for the last four years (at least)...
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The echo chamber went into overdrive last week, with both the Daily Mail and The Times following up little old Betaville's UNCOOKED Alerts about Aviva.
In case you missed them, below are the links to those reports and little old Betaville's original alert:
I see Alex Brummer, veteran City hack and business commentator at the Daily Mail, is also jumping onto the BP could be vulnerable to a bid thesis.
And Brummer adds a line into his column about how leaderless BP might now be of interest to Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway vehicle. Below is a link to Brummer's column:..
Chums on the Daily Mail picked an intriguing tale about American private equity firm Thoma Bravo, which is currently in the process of talks to buy Darktrace, the FTSE 250-listed cybersecurity company.
According to Mark "Shappers" Shapland, Thoma Bravo is opening up an office for Europe in London. Below is a link to Shappers's piece:..
There has been plenty of coverage over the last few days about Elon Musk's stakebuilding in Twitter and what it could mean for the micro-blogging website.
Several newspapers, including the Daily Mail, even went so far to report rumours that he may interested in launching a hostile takeover. Below are the links to their articles:..
You know the rumours about a potential sale of Chelsea FC are serious when the venerable Wall Street Journal finally decides to get on the story.
The WSJ has just published a piece claiming Roman Abramovich is seeking takeover bids for Chelsea FC, which has won the European champions league twice, ahead of the Russian tycoon being hit by financial sanctions. Below is the link:..
Lord Rothermere's announcement about the departure of Geordie Greig as editor of the Daily Mail wasn't the only big media industry news story announced yesterday.
The super talented Izabella Kaminska, the editor of FT Alphaville, announced on Twitter her formal departure from the venerable Financial Times, thereby confirming a tale on, er, little Betaville from a couple of weeks ago. Below is the link if you don't recall:..
Barely a day goes by during this dealmaking boom without a City broking analyst theorising on which company might be the next takeover target.
Indeed, William Woods of Alliance Bernstein is the latest and perhaps come up with the most audacious takeover pick yet. ..
Intrepid Daily Mail hackette Francesca Washtell has landed a line about a possible takeover of Babcock International, Britain's largest defence contractor.
Washtell reports in her market report column that there are rumours two private equity groups are "sniffing around" Babcock and that's the reason why the company's shares have been performing so well recently. Below is a link to Washtell's excellent column:..
The Daily Mail's campaign against private equity industry clearly isn't putting off the buy-out barons from buying yet another UK-listed company...