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Lego replaces British chief after just eight months at helm image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of August 2017 06:51:57 PM
.... But by 2003 it was in trouble, with sales down 30% year on year and $800m (then £480m) of debt. Knudstorp led the turnaround, which included selling the company’s controlling stakes in its Legoland theme parks, expanding its franchise deals with Lego sets based on Hollywood films such as Star Wars, and introducing the Lego Friends range aimed at girls. ...
John Malone, the ‘swamp alligator’ chewing up the UK’s media market image
....Malone secretly built up a stake of about 18% in News Corp votes, becoming its second-largest shareholder and threatening the family’s cast-iron grip. After a two-year standoff he used the stake as leverage in an asset swap that won him Murdoch’s controlling stake in DirecTV, the largest satellite business in the US. ...
Rangers fraud trial: Craig Whyte found not guilty image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 12:26:41 PM
....". During the trial, jurors at the High Court of Glasgow were told how Mr Whyte struck a £1 deal to purchase Sir David Murray's controlling stake at Ibrox. ...
Selling up or selling out? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 11:18:14 PM
.... . He gives the example of Coca Cola, which in 2010 took a controlling stake in Innocent, the British smoothie-maker famed for its natural ingredients and quirky branding. ...
Isle of Wight Festival takeover bid by Live Nation investigated image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 09:47:24 AM
....It said it had asked Live Nation and the festival to operate separately until it had agreed any merger. Live Nation, which has refused to comment, moved to take up a controlling stake of the festival through LN-Gaiety - its UK joint venture with music mogul Denis Desmond's Gaiety Investments. ...
Luxury goods giant LVMH grabs full control of Christian Dior image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 10:15:06 AM
....The French luxury group LVMH, led by billionaire Bernard Arnault, is to take full control of Christian Dior, in a complex €12bn (£10bn) deal that reunites the fashion house with the perfume and other Dior brands. The Arnault family, which holds a controlling stake in LVMH, owns 74. ...
Jimmy Choo seeks well-heeled buyer image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 06:35:35 AM
.... . That's in addition to the controlling stakes it's already acquired in brands such as Keurig Green Mountain, Douwe Egberts, and doughnut maker Krispy Kreme. ...
Next boss misses out on annual bonus for first time in 18 years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 04:15:22 PM
....Chairman Frank Slevin said a new chief executive for House of Fraser, to replace Nigel Oddy who formally exits later this month, would be announced very soon. He said the group’s Chinese owner Sanpower, which bought a controlling stake in 2014, was committed to opening stores in its homeland despite rumours that it might have lost interest. ...
Mike Ashley firm buys lingerie firm Agent Provocateur image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 04:27:32 PM
....Mr Ashley appears keen to target more upmarket fashion retail, moving away from the cheaper end of the High Street. In February he acquired a 11% stake in fashion chain French Connection, and owns a controlling stake in the premium retailer Flannels, among other interests. ...
Weetabix warns it may raise prices due to fall in pound since Brexit vote image
....Unilever’s decision to raise the price of Marmite by 10% last October led to a dispute with Tesco and predictions of further price increases this year. Weetabix, an 85-year-old brand that includes cereals and breakfast drinks, was taken over by Bright Food in 2012, when the Chinese state-owned company bought a controlling stake from private equity firm Lion Capital. ...
Young, quick and very hip: Missguided and Pretty Little Thing hit the big time image
....Meet Boohoo, Pretty Little Thing and Missguided, the Manchester-based online companies threatening to take over fashion retailing with inexpensive, brash clothes that are more likely to have been inspired by a reality TV star’s clubbing outfit than the catwalk. Last week Boohoo bought a controlling stake in Pretty Little Thing, the startup founded by the sons of Boohoo’s co-founder, Mahmud Kamani. ...
Italy bank shares rise on bailout hopes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of December 2016 09:29:15 AM
....1bn) from the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) to help the Italian banking system. At the same time, Reuters quoted unnamed sources as saying that the government would take a €2bn controlling stake in Monte dei Paschi after the prospect of a private recapitalisation receded. ...
Lego saviour Jørgen Vig Knudstorp moves on to build global brand image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of December 2016 12:24:08 PM
....1bn) in 2015. Under his leadership, Lego sold controlling stakes in its Legoland theme parks, expanded its franchise deals with Lego sets based on Hollywood films such as Star Wars, and introduced the Lego Friends range, aimed at girls. ...
HK tycoon makes $5.4bn offer for Australian energy firm image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of December 2016 05:11:24 AM
....Earlier this year the Australian government rejected a $7. 4bn combined bid by CKI and China's State Grid Corp for a controlling stake of state-owned energy grid, Ausgrid, citing security concerns. ...
Iceland government challenges retail chain Iceland over name use image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 07:05:03 PM
....It was founded in Oswestry in 1970 but does have historic links to its namesake country. Icelandic retail conglomerate Baugur bought a controlling stake in the grocer which it held until its collapse in 2009. ...
Premier League agrees major deal for Chinese TV rights image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 17th of November 2016 11:10:19 PM
.... . PPTV is owned by Chinese retailer Suning, which is already invested in European football after it bought a controlling stake in Italian club Inter Milan in June. ...
National Grid looks to benefit from Trump infrastructure plan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of November 2016 05:02:29 PM
....Pettigrew said while gas and electricity distribution were regulated at state level in the US, the Grid was likely to benefit from a “positive atmosphere” around energy infrastructure. Pettigrew was speaking as the company reported a 64% slump in pre-tax profit to £485m, largely due to the £700m cost of buying back debt to smooth the sale of a controlling stake in its gas distribution business. ...
Nintendo profits hit despite Pokemon Go popularity image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of October 2016 10:46:01 AM
.... . However, net profit more than trebled after Nintendo sold a controlling stake in a US baseball team. ...
Clydesdale 'makes an offer to RBS for Williams & Glyn' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of October 2016 06:12:07 PM
.... That makes it one of the UK's largest prospective "challenger" bank brands, with the potential to win market share in the small business banking sector from Lloyds and RBS itself. Clydesdale bank was floated on the London Stock Exchange in February by National Australia Bank, which still owns a controlling stake. ...
LVMH bags German luggage firm Rimowa image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of October 2016 09:42:29 AM
. Luxury brand group LVMH has bought a controlling stake in upmarket German luggage maker Rimowa for €640m (£560m). ...
Hinkley Point contract is signed image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of September 2016 12:43:26 AM
....But just weeks after taking office, Prime Minister Theresa May ordered a review of the deal, leading to questions over the UK's openness to foreign investment. Her government gave its approval two weeks ago on condition that it could prevent EDF from selling its controlling stake before completion of the project. ...
China’s Wanda extends Hollywood footprint with Sony alliance image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 23rd of September 2016 08:58:53 AM
....Wanda is the world's biggest movie theatre operator, led by China's richest man, Wang Jianlin. In January, Wanda bought a controlling stake in Hollywood film studio Legendary Entertainment - a deal valued at $3. ...
Hinkley Point: UK approves nuclear plant deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 15th of September 2016 06:07:25 AM
Mitsubishi to stop selling eight models in fuel scandal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of August 2016 11:06:40 AM
.... . Nissan subsequently bought a controlling stake in the company. ...
Apple tackles iPhone one-tap spyware flaws image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of August 2016 11:51:30 PM
.... . Pressure is also being put on Francisco Partners Ltd, the San Francisco-based venture capital firm that has a controlling stake in NSO Group. ...
Is protectionism at play in Australia? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of August 2016 03:30:00 AM
.... . China's State Grid corporation and Cheung Kong Infrastructure of Hong Kong are after a controlling stake. ...
Goldman and Bain take control of Korean beauty brand Carver image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 18th of July 2016 12:46:20 AM
. Goldman Sachs and private equity firm Bain Capital will acquire a controlling stake in cosmetics maker Carver Korea. ...
Time Out shares drop on first day of trading amid Brexit fears image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of June 2016 10:18:48 AM
.... It expanded into New York and other locations in the 1990s and published city guides. Elliott sold a controlling stake in Time Out to buyout firm Oakley Capital in 2010 though he kept 10%. ...
Tesco sells Giraffe to the 'Chicken King' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of June 2016 07:09:25 AM
....Tesco is also selling its 95. 5% controlling stake in the Kipa retailer in Turkey to Migros, the country’s biggest supermarket chain, for £30m. ...
Time Out owner hopes flotation will raise £90m to fund expansion image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 31st of May 2016 09:54:20 AM
.... From counter-cultural roots it grew to be the main lifestyle and listings magazine for London, then expanded into New York and other locations in the 1990s as well as publishing city guides. Elliott sold a controlling stake to Oakley in 2010 to ease financial pressures and raise funding for digital development but he still owns 10% of the company. ...
Mitsubishi president steps down over test-fixing scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 18th of May 2016 02:14:48 PM
.... The Japanese government ordered all carmakers to check their mileage tests and re-submit fuel economy readings on all their vehicles by Wednesday, after the Mitsubishi scandal broke in late April. Nissan, Japan’s second biggest carmaker after Toyota, moved in to take a controlling stake in Mitsubishi last week, and vowed to rebuild trust in the company. ...
Nissan buys 34% controlling share in scandal-hit Mitsubishi Motors image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of May 2016 11:59:39 AM
....Nissan will pay 237bn yen (£1. 5bn) for a 34% share, giving it a controlling stake in its smaller Japanese rival. ...
Time Out plans £200m stock market flotation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 29th of April 2016 04:16:25 PM
....Time Out, the lifestyle and listing magazine turned international digital media business, is planning a stock market flotation later this year. Oakley Capital, which acquired a controlling stake in Tony Elliott’s 48-year-old Time Out in 2010, intends to float the company on London’s AIM market in June. ...
Softbank reveals record share buyback image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of February 2016 01:54:15 AM
....3bn yen. The telecoms giant has been trying to turn around the flagging US wireless firm Sprint - in which it has a controlling stake. ...
Findel offloads Kitbag and ditches search for CEO image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of February 2016 09:33:36 AM
.... . Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley owns a controlling stake in Sports Direct  Photo: GETTY IMAGES . ...
Daily Mail publisher turns to price rise to counter advertising slump image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 28th of January 2016 11:35:08 AM
.... . Across DMGT, which also owns business publishing and events units, as well as a controlling stake in Euromoney, underlying revenues were up on the first quarter by 1pc to £500m. ...
Grindr sells 60% stake to Chinese gaming company image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 12th of January 2016 06:13:59 PM
....4m (£68. 4m) for a 60% controlling stake in Grindr, valuing the California-based business at $155m. ...
China's Wanda buys Hollywood studio image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 12th of January 2016 03:23:57 AM
. China's Dalian Wanda Group is to buy a controlling stake in Hollywood film studio Legendary Entertainment in a deal valued at $3. ...
China's largest bank buys huge 1,500-tonne gold vault in London image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 8th of January 2016 06:43:44 PM
.... . ICBC Standard Bank, which took a controlling stake in London-based Global Markets business last year, has also applied to become a clearing member of the London gold and silver over-the-counter business. ...
Chinese conglomerate in talks to buy majority stake in Legendary film studio image
. Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda is reportedly in talks to buy a controlling stake in US film studio Legendary, providing the Communist party-linked company with a key anchor in Hollywood. ...
Drug company taken over by Martin Shkreli seeks bankruptcy protection image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of December 2015 04:44:19 PM
.... Under Shkreli, Turing raised the price of the drug Daraprim 50-fold, but that is a private company. So when it was revealed that Shkreli had acquired a controlling stake in publicly traded Kalobios, a failing drug developer doing research on cancer treatments, its shares soared 20% in a day. ...
City news: Carpetright, Starbucks, Royal Mail and Aveva group image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of December 2015 08:15:00 PM
....3billion industrial software deal with France’s Schneider Electric “by mutual consent”. The tie-up announced in July would have given Schneider a controlling stake in the FTSE 250 company, which develops software for building ships, nuclear power stations and oil rigs. ...
ICBC Standard Bank agrees deferred prosecution settlement with SFO image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 27th of November 2015 04:58:47 PM
....Standard Bank Group told investors any agreed payment is not expected to exceed $40m. Industrial and Commercial Bank of China took a 60% controlling stake in the London division in February this year, though it agreed any penalty relating to matters under SFO investigation would be borne by the South African lender. ...
John Malone: the mystery method behind a media empire  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of November 2015 09:02:56 PM
.... For now though, rivals and Maloneologists are watching the empire’s content ambitions most closely. Through Liberty Global and Discovery, in which he has a large but not controlling stake, he is building up an arsenal of influence over the programming consumed via his vast distribution network. ...
Bond and Star Wars fever squeezes Entertainment One film business image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 17th of November 2015 12:38:30 PM
.... . The long-term fund brought “deep pockets”, he added, which helped fund the acquisition of a controlling stake in the producer of Peppa Pig. ...
VW scandal hits Porsche profits image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of November 2015 02:45:23 PM
. Profits at Porsche, which owns a controlling stake in Volkswagen, have plunged in the wake of the emissions scandal at the VW car group. ...
Forbes family sues Hong Kong investors image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of November 2015 10:44:29 AM
.... . Forbes Media was owned by the Forbes family for 97 years until the family sold a controlling stake to IWM for an undisclosed amount in July 2014. ...
How to invest like the Rothschild dynasty  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 31st of October 2015 07:37:05 AM
.... . Throughout the rest of the 19th century the family established its pre-eminence, helping Britain to buy a controlling stake in the Suez Canal as well as buying large holdings in future giants such as mining company Rio Tinto and diamond firm De Beers. ...
Equiniti prices shares at bottom of range for stock market debut image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of October 2015 07:43:12 AM
.... It is also the second largest pensions administration provider in the UK, with eight million scheme members. Equiniti embarked on a major expansion of that side of its business last year when it acquired a controlling stake in the administrator of civil service pensions. ...
CWC’s talks could signal a new era of cable industry deals image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 24th of October 2015 03:55:54 PM
.... . In circular fashion, in the 1990s it acquired a controlling stake in a roll-up of the country’s early cable operators, which was later sold to NTL, which merged with Telewest to create Virgin Media, which is now Liberty’s Global’s biggest operating company. ...
Airbus and Bombardier tie-up talks stall  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of October 2015 10:34:15 AM
.... . Under the proposed tie-up, Airbus would have helped Bombardier - which has been trying to bolster its shrinking cash reserves for months - complete development of the troubled aircraft in exchange for a controlling stake in the programme, according to a report from Reuters. ...
Share registrar Equiniti lines up for float image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 2nd of October 2015 08:23:36 AM
.... . Last year Equiniti purchased a controlling stake in the administrator of civil service pensions, a sale which the Cabinet Office said resulted in "an excellent return for the taxpayer". ...
Volkswagen director says staff acted criminally over emissions tests image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of September 2015 09:05:19 AM
. A Volkswagen board director who represents the state of Lower Saxony, which has a controlling stake in the carmaker, has said some some staff acted criminally in cheating emissions tests. ...
Bild owner to buy Business Insider image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of September 2015 05:07:43 PM
. German publisher, Axel Springer, has agreed to buy a controlling stake in the US news website Business Insider. ...
Renault sign letter of intent to buy controlling stake in Lotus F1 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 28th of September 2015 08:59:29 AM
. Renault have signed a letter of intent to buy a controlling stake in Lotus to create a new Formula 1 team for 2016. ...
Source : Independent [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of September 2015 12:02:39 AM
F1 revs up borrowing to hand $1bn prize to shareholders image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 7th of September 2015 11:01:20 PM
.... The jump in profits and sales is likely to help improve F1’s appeal to suitors, including Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund and RSE ventures, owner of the Miami Dolphins NFL team. The duo is understood to have made an approach to buy a controlling stake this year. ...
Pearson turns page on The Economist image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Thursday 13th of August 2015 12:51:27 AM
....The Agnellis already have a hand in several media and publishing businesses including Bantham Books, Random House, Le Monde, RCS MediaGroup, Italiana Editrice and Banijay Group. But the family’s reach extends beyond publishing, as it also owns the property agent Cushman & Wakefield; the Turin football club Juventus; Almacantar, the owner of London’s Centre Point; and a controlling stake in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. ...
Meet the biggest winner in the history of Formula One: CVC Capital Partners image
.... However, behind the scenes the bidding war for F1 is much less clear-cut, with the latest names to enter the fray being Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund and RSE Ventures, owner of the Miami Dolphins NFL team. They have made a joint approach to buy the 35% controlling stake in Formula One’s parent company owned by the private equity firm CVC. ...
Iran's oil could help Mark Carney win interest rates battle image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 17th of July 2015 03:16:56 PM
.... . Just weeks before the start of the conflict that would see millions die in Europe, Churchill secured a controlling stake in the Anglo-Persian Oil Company for £2. ...
Spire Healthcare sells 29.9pc stake to Johannesburg rival image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 22nd of June 2015 10:04:14 AM
.... The business is controlled by his son Johann Peter Rupert, estimated to be worth $7. 7bn according to Forbes, who also owns a controlling stake in Richemont, the Swiss-based luxury group. ...
Vedanta merger with cash-rich Cairn gets green light image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 15th of June 2015 07:32:45 AM
What next for Mike Ashley and Sports Direct? image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 6th of June 2015 04:00:46 PM
.... . Shares in Sports Direct have fallen by more than 20pc from their highs of April 2014, and Ashley moved a controlling stake in Sports Direct, of more than £2bn, to a new vehicle, Mash Beta. ...
Alan Bond, villain and hero of Australian business, dies image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 5th of June 2015 09:46:59 AM
....Bond is remembered by some as the man who brought glory to Western Australia when he financed the country’s America’s Cup win in 1983. Others remember him as a villain for syphoning £900million from Bell Resources, a company in which he had a controlling stake to shore up his own ailing Bond Corporation. ...
Israel PM attacks Orange over deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 4th of June 2015 04:47:12 PM
....Benjamin Netanyahu criticised what he called Mr Richard's "miserable statement". Partner controls close to 28% of Israel's mobile market and while Orange has a licensing deal with Partner, allowing it to use the Orange brand name, it does not have a controlling stake in the company. ...
Caledonia in talks to buy Seven Investment Management image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of June 2015 05:32:42 PM
.... . The Cayzer family investment trust is understood to be in advanced talks with Seven IM to acquire the controlling stake held by Zurich Insurance and the Netherlands-based insurer Aegon. ...
Take a look at what Silvio Berlusconi is posting on his new Instagram account image
.... . He remains the leader of the centre-right party Forza Italia and is the controlling stakeholder of country's largest commercial broadcaster, Mediaset. ...

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