Posts tagged: Ocado

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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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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