Posts tagged: IWG

2018 - a year of private equity tyre kicking...

Monday, 31 December 2018, 5:30 pm

On the cusp of the New Year Betaville thought looking backwards might be useful excercise to figure out what 2019 holds, especially for those bankers, lawyers and investors looking to get involved in dealmaking next year.

One thing that struck Betaville was the amount of attempted leveraged buy-outs of public companies, in particular UK-listed businesses, that failed to make it over the finishing line...

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Those IWG bid rumours...

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 10:00 am

Mark Dixon, the Monaco-based billionaire, last night sold over 27 million IWG (formerly Regus) shares at 345p a share, making himself almost £100 million.

I guess that puts paid to the idea that Dixon, the founder of IWG and largest shareholder, is currently in talks with various bidders, which is what was reported last week by little old Betaville's rivals...

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