Posts tagged: The Sunday Telegraph

Frasers Group in talks to buy Matchesfashion, reveals Sky News

Saturday, 16 December 2023, 8:33 am

Mark "The Kleinmanator" Kleinman, City Editor of Sky News, is up early with a decent scoop about Mike Ashley's Frasers Group.

According to Kleiny - a former colleague during our time working on The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph - Frasers Group is in talks with private equity firm Apax about buying Matchesfashion, the online upmarket fashion retailer...


Sunday review on a Monday: Signify Health, CVS and Countryside Properties...

Monday, 5 September 2022, 9:20 am

Hat tip to James Warrington of The Sunday Telegraph.

Warrington appears to have dug out a clean scoop about housebuilder Vistry Group weighing a merger with Countryside Properties, which had previously received a takeover offer from its largest shareholder American firm In-Cap.

This morning the tale was confirmed, with Vistry and Countryside announcing a £1.25 billion cash and shares offer from the former for the latter. Below is the link:..


Sunday review on a Monday: Go-Ahead and FirstGroup

Monday, 25 October 2021, 10:33 am

Oliver Gill, the hotshot business hack on The Sunday Telegraph, dug out an interesting line on the weekend about Go-Ahead, the beleguered train operator.

Gill's piece claims Go-Ahead might become a takeover target for FirstGroup after its shares collapsed following news it had hidden £25 million of excess profits from the Treasury. Below is a link to Gill's piece:..