Posts tagged: vodafone

Deals, Deals, Deals ... in a bear market - Part 38

Thursday, 9 March 2023, 9:53 pm

There are plenty of gloomy dealmakers out there as deal volumes are generally down compared with the previous two years.

Still, that doesn't there is nothing going on.

FTSE 100-listed Informa, for example, today annouced the $940 million purchase of rival Tarsus from super secretive private equity firm Charterhouse. Below is the link to the press release:..


Etisalat buys 10pc stake in Vodafone ... - Part 2

Wednesday, 18 January 2023, 7:38 pm

This morning Vodafone disclosed that Etisalat now owns 12pc of the FTSE 100-listed telecoms giant.

Well, it wasn't exactly Abu Dhabi-based Etisalat carrying out the Vodafone share buying but Emirates Investment Authority vehicles, such as Atlas 2022 Holdings, connected to Etisalat. Below is the link to the announcement:..


Canaccord Genuity's Quest bullish about takeover deals ... - Part 4

Wednesday, 11 January 2023, 2:14 pm

It's that time of the year when scribblers at Canaccord Genuity's Quest release a note with their UK M&A takeover tips - all 94 of them.

Graham Simpson who compiled this list of of potential takeover targets, writes: "UK companies continue to look materially undervalued, potentially making them takeover targets for both private equity and international corporates."..


Weekend review: Vodafone, Superdry and Asos...

Sunday, 11 December 2022, 1:01 pm

Chums on The Sunday Times had a decent haul this weekend.

Jamie "Nimmers" Nimmo landed the splash (lead item) in the business section about FTSE 100 giant Vodafone and his tale seemed to suggest activist investor Cevian may be looking to re-build a shareholding in the business following the departure of Nick Reid, the chief executive. Below is a link to Nimmers's story:..


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UNCOOKED ALERT: Vodafone said to ... - Part 7

Thursday, 22 September 2022, 9:08 am

Ben Marlow of The Daily Telegraph, little old Betaville's former employer, has written a lengthy opinion piece on Vodafone.

Let me sum it up for you: if Vodafone doesn't do something quickly to arrest its flagging share price (down almost 50pc over the last five years) it could well easily become a takeover target for one of the "wealthy American telecom giants"...