Posts tagged: Reuters

Glencore 'studying' an approach for Anglo American, reveals Reuters

Thursday, 2 May 2024, 8:33 pm

Reuters have gone early with the Anglo American counter bid story, suggesting Glencore is 'studying' the possiblity of submitting a rival approach for Anglo American.

The Reuters story follows some well timed comment piece by little old Betaville's chum Oliver "Shahsy" Shah of The Sunday Times, who suggested Glencore was the most lilely counter bidder

Below is a link to the Reuters piece:..


Google owner said to be weighing $35 billion plus takeover bid for HubSpot Inc, according to Reuters

Thursday, 4 April 2024, 2:55 pm

Rivals at Reuters have landed a bit of mega scoop that little old Betaville also happened to be chasing down.

The news agency has just revealed that Alphabet, the US technology giant that owns Google, is in talks with advisers about buying HubsSpot, the US-listed American developer and marketer of software products for marketing, sales, and customer service. Below is a link to the story: ..


Permira weighs takeover of France-listed Exclusive Networks, reveals Reuters

Friday, 15 March 2024, 7:23 am

Hat tip to Amy-Jo Crowley.

The intrepid Reuters hacks dug out a decent deal scoop yesterday that little old Betaville happened to be chasing down, too.

According to Crowley's report, private equity house Permira is looking at taking private the French cyber security company Exclusive Networks after approaches from rivals about a deal. Below is a link to Amy-Jo's whole report:..


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UNCOOKED ALERT: Believe SA said to ... - Part 2

Friday, 12 January 2024, 8:08 am

Hat tip to Amy-Jo Crowley of Reuters for digging out a new line on the Believe takeover tale that little old Betaville discovered last month.

Loyal readers might recall that late last year little old Betaville published an UNCOOKED Alert about the France-listed music services company. Below is the link:


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UNCOOKED ALERT: Alteryx Inc said to ... - Part 4

Wednesday, 6 September 2023, 7:27 pm

It's taken almost two years for rivals at Reuters to follow up little old Betaville's UNCOOKED Alerts about US-listed Alteryx Inc but the global news agency got there in the end.

Just now Reuters reported that the data analytics software firm is working with advisory firm Qatalyst Partners after receiving takeover interest, possibly from private equity firms. Below is a link to the Reuters piece:..


Veritas Capital makes bid for BlackBerry, reports Reuters and Bloomberg

Friday, 25 August 2023, 6:38 pm

It was once held by every self respecting investment banker in the City of London, Wall Street and most other global financial districts.

But along came Apple's iPhone, so out went the BlackBerry for many dealmakers.

Now, though, Reuters and Bloomberg have just broken news about a potential takeover of the Canadian technology and software company that once used to make the BlackBerry device...