Posts tagged: WM Morrison
Thursday, 21 February 2019, 9:59 pm
I see former The Sunday Times colleague, Simon Duke, is being rather mean to NM Rothschild banker Majid Ishaq in today's business diary in The Times.
Dukey gently mocks Ishaq, the man in charge of advising Asda on its merger with J Sainsbury, for a potential loss of a multi-million pound success fee after it became clear the CMA is likely to block the mega deal. Below is a link to Simon's piece:..
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Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 3:46 pm
I'm not sure I have ever seen such a comment - "not aware/unaware of any statement on Amazon chatter" - from a company spokesperson (see below) in reaction to a market tale.
Either the spokesperson got backed into a corner and blurted this out or this is the new way of issuing (non-denial?) denials by company spokespeople...
Thursday, 15 November 2018, 9:45 am
The answer is: a corporate broker (an English concept whereby a company retains an investment bank to be its "interface" with the stock market).
Yes, Betaville learned last night whilst out a top quality party packed with City grandees (such as Lord Myners, former chairman of Marks & Spencer), investment bankers and chief executives that Shore Capital had displaced Citigroup as corporate broker to Marks & Spencer...
Sunday, 29 April 2018, 11:50 am
So ... it turns out J Sainsbury is in merger talks with Walmart's Asda to create a £15 billion supermarket giant.
But who "broke" story, arguably one of the biggest UK deal scoops of the year?..
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Friday, 27 April 2018, 3:33 pm