Posts tagged: Reuters

Betaville Intelligence

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:


Betaville Intelligence

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...


Betaville Intelligence

UNCOOKED ALERT: Infrastruturre Wireless Italiane SpA said to ... - Part 2

Wednesday, 22 March 2023, 9:43 pm

Apologies for the tardy posting Betavillers; little old Betaville was out last night with a few old colleagues down the Market Porter (a pub in the Borough Market area of London) with a few other financial hacks known as the "Dream Team".

That has meant it's taken little old Betaville a bit longer than normal (because a fair few ales were consumed yesterday evening) to catch up with today's events...


Cybersecurity firm Rapid7 explores sale, reveals Reuters

Wednesday, 1 February 2023, 6:25 pm

Hat tip to the intrepid hack at Reuters for digging out the Rapid7 takeover tale.

According to Milana Vinn, US Rapid7 is working with bankers at Goldman Sachs on "strategic options" after attracting takeover interest. Below is the link to the scoop, which has sent the shares over 20pc higher:..


Deals, Deals, Deals ... in a bear market - Part 36

Thursday, 22 December 2022, 6:35 pm

Quite a few of little old Betaville's competitors are rolling out their deal prediction pieces for 2023 ahead the holiday period.

Reuters, in particular, has been very enthusiastic publishing a piece about a slowdown in dealmaking whilst two days earlier suggesting there could be a boom in pharmaceutical deals in 2023. Below are the links:..