Posts tagged: Sir Simon Robey

Brexit, a City grandee and a deal...

Friday, 14 December 2018, 6:29 pm

Here is an idea. Why doesn't a British uber-dealmaker-City-grandee type step up and volunteer his/her services to negotiate a Brexit deal?

Betaville has had plenty dealmakers whinging about how badly the British government is doing with its talks with the EU over Brexit and that it's having a huge impact on UK M&A.

Indeed, Betaville knows of at least one large deal that's just been torpedoed because of the "Brexit uncertainty"...

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Is Comcast's adviser preparing to become a media mogul himself?

Saturday, 22 September 2018, 12:32 pm

The reason Betaville posits such a question in the headline is that yesterday it was suggested in The Times that Ian Osborne - a former adviser to former British Prime Minister David Cameron - is trying to buy Fortune magazine from publisher Meridith via his advisory firm/investment vehicle Connaught, which counts Sir Simon Robey as a director. Below is a link to yesterday's piece in The Times:..

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