Today's string of deals include the long awaited sale of Vodafone's Spanish unit to Zegona Communications for £4.3 billion. Below is a link to the announcement:
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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:..
John Malone's Liberty Global has just bought a stake in Vodafone, the FTSE 100-listed telecoms giant.
Liberty Global now has 5pc of Vodafone, with Mike Fries saying the stake is an "opportunistic and financial investment". Below is a link to today's press release...
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:..
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."..
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:..
FTSE 100 giants Vodafone, Unilever and Reckitt Benckiser are potential takeover targets for predators, report Bloomberg
Bloomberg is suggesting Vodafone may now be a takeover target following its chief executive's decision to step down and poor share price performance.
Below is the link the Bloomie piece by former The Sunday Times hack Sabah Meddings...
Perhaps there isn't a deal for Sam Bankman-Fried's crytpo exchange FTX after all!
Binance, a rival crypto exchange led by Changpeng Zhao, has now backed out and it's not looking good for Bankman-Fried, FTX and their clients. Below is a link to the latest on that sorry affair:
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"...
French telecoms tycoon Xavier Niel, founder of Iliad, has built a 2.5pc stake in FTSE 100-listed Vodafone. Below is a link to this morning's statement.