Posts tagged: Exane BNP Paribas

Negotiating the value of equity research for the post Mifid II regime - part 2

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 4:50 pm

Poor old Michael Burt. Rival media organisations were being rather mean to him today after Exane BNP Paribas analyst published an "underperform" research note at 6:00am on Intu Properties, which suggested a takeover is highly unlikely. An hour later Hammerson announces the £3.4 billion purchase of Intu. Betaville, though, knows how difficult it is to land accurate M&A stories, so will refrain from making fun of Burt...

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Flag pole alert - the series is back

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 9:41 am

Shares in Imperial Brands are enjoying a little bounce today. The stock is up around 3pc because Japan Tobacco's new chief executive, Mitsuomi Koizumi, has said:

"If there is a good M&A opportunity, company will pursue regardless of size."

So, naturally speculators are putting 2 and 2 together and coming up with...well, I have pasted a note below from Exane BNP Paribas so you can see what the broker thinks...

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Exane BNP Paribas's "rumour du jour": Megabrew - part 2

Friday, 30 September 2016, 9:46 am

It's only been a couple of days since shareholders voted to approve Anheuser-Busch Inbev's $100 billion takeover of FTSE 100-listed SAB Miller but already the market has moved onto pastures new, speculating about the next massive beer deal.

Yesterday, French stockbroker Exane BNP Paribas published a massive note about the latest "rumour du jour" - talk of Heineken, now the world's second largest brewer, having a crack at purchasing US-listed Molson Coors...

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