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John Malone, the ‘swamp alligator’ chewing up the UK’s media market image
....Malone could look to marshal his forces to provide a rival to Sky and BT in the £5bn-plus auction of Premier League rights due to kick off at the end of the year. Before the last auction David Zaslav, Discovery chief executive, said that he had held talks with potential partners over joint bids for premium sports rights such as football. ...
Qatar and the UK image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of June 2017 04:51:11 AM
.... . Earlier this year, it made what it called a "joint bid" with Atlas Merchant Capital - the private equity firm of former Barclays boss Bob Diamond - to "take Panmure Gordon private and reposition the company as a key boutique investment bank in the UK market". ...
Australia's Gina Rinehart raises offer for Kidman estate image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of October 2016 07:14:47 AM
....Previous Chinese-led bids have been blocked over national security issues. Though Australian-led, the joint bid by Rinehart's Hancock Prospecting and Shanghai CRED would still need approval from Australia's foreign investment board. ...
William Hill rejects Rank and 888's £3.16bn bid image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of August 2016 03:28:17 PM
....7bn. William Hill shares have risen 22% to 334p since 888 said last month that it was considering a joint bid with Rank. ...
Fiery crash kills billionaire oil executive day after Justice Department charges image
....“The charge that has been filed against me today is wrong and unprecedented,” he said in a statement late on Tuesday night. “I have been singled out as the only person in the oil and gas industry in over 110 years … to have been accused of this crime in relation to joint bidding on leasehold. ...
Rolls-Royce would be wise to welcome ‘white hat’ ValueAct image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of February 2016 07:10:43 PM
.... In 2007 Ubben took a stake in stuttering financial software firm Misys, and a board seat, and arguably turned it around. He even went so far as acting as a “stalking-horse” bidder when rival Swiss firm Temenos came knocking and engineered an interloper joint bid with private equity firm CVC. ...
Questor share tip: Severn Trent enjoys good start image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of February 2016 04:54:31 PM
.... The regulatory environment may be tougher, but the ability to generate cash and profits from an infrastructure network has not escaped the notice of overseas investors. Canadian group Borealis Infrastructure launched a joint bid for Severn Trent at £22 per share more than two years ago. ...
Stagecoach issues sales warning as Paris attacks discourage passengers image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of December 2015 08:46:44 AM
.... Worries about the growth prospects of the company’s rail business also rattled investors. Not only did Stagecoach lose out today to FirstGroup for the Transpennine franchise, but it also announced that it had pulled out of its joint bid with Dutch state company Abellio for the next East Anglia rail contract. ...
Questor share tip: Severn Trent dividend income comes at a price image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 26th of November 2015 07:43:35 PM
.... . These features have not escaped the notice of overseas investors, such as Canadian group Borealis Infrastructure, which launched a joint bid for Severn Trent at £22 per share two years ago. ...
London residents to bid for Mount Pleasant site to stop £1bn development image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 17th of September 2015 06:00:04 AM
....Local residents who were branded “bourgeois nimbys” by London mayor Boris Johnson for opposing a £1bn luxury apartment complex are set to try to seize control of the development and build their own community-approved housing. A group of people living near the Royal Mail’s Mount Pleasant sorting office have secured the backing of one of Britain’s biggest investors, Legal and General, and a major housing association to launch a joint bid for the land. ...
Nokia sells maps business HERE to German car giants for £2bn image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 3rd of August 2015 06:59:18 AM
....8 billion (£2 billion) deal on Monday morning after months of speculation surround a diverse group of bidders. As well as the German consortium, a joint bid between taxi-hailing app Uber and the Chinese search engine Baidu had been rumoured as had mapping company Navinfo. ...
GVC stock up in Bwin bid ploy image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of July 2015 10:01:00 PM
....GVC had been prepared to pay £906. 5million in a joint bid with Canada’s Amaya, which owns PokerStars, but this was seen as a more complicated and higher risk deal than 888’s offer. ...
Weight Watchers 'faces takeover bid' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 6th of July 2015 05:17:17 PM
....3bn), saw profit fall 52% last year. The hedge fund has reportedly bought Weight Watchers loans, due for repayment in April next year, and is now talking to potential partners about a possible joint bid. ...
Center Parcs sold to Canadian property giant image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of June 2015 08:17:29 AM
.... . It is understood that a joint bid by Canadian pension fund CPP and KSL Capital Partners and an offer from CVC’s strategic opportunities fund also made it through to the second round of the sales process, but were seen off by Brookfield. ...
Three bidders to battle for East Anglia rail franchise image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of June 2015 07:05:17 AM
.... . Stagecoach’s decision to link up with Abellio and take a minority position in their joint bid has surprised industry experts. ...
Canadians close in on Center Parcs takeover deal image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 31st of May 2015 03:29:15 PM
.... . Brookfield recently took control of Canary Wharf in a joint bid with Qatar’s Investment Authority (Photo: Alamy) . ...
Pure Gym buys rival LA Fitness image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 29th of May 2015 08:25:57 AM
.... Terra Firma, Guy Hands’s buy-out house, and Fitness First are also thought to have been interested in buying LA Fitness. Mr Cobbold declined to comment on recent speculation that Fitness First had considered a joint bid with Pure Gym. ...
GVC and Amaya link up for bwin.party bid image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 17th of May 2015 03:12:23 PM
.... GVC and Amaya, which both originally made separate approaches to bwin. party, are believed to have started talks about a joint bid in the past month. ...
Government nets £750m from Eurostar stake sale image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of March 2015 12:01:05 AM
.... . However, sources said that neither group had participated in the auction process and it would be hugely unlikely that either would have the willingness to pay more than the joint bidders. ...
Songbird Estates shareholders back £2.6bn Canary Wharf takeover image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 5th of February 2015 04:05:29 PM
.... . Qatar’s Investment Authority (QIA) and joint bidder Brookfield said on Thursday that more than 94pc of Songbird investors had accepted the offer – meaning that minority shareholders will now be squeezed out before it disappears from the stock exchange. ...
Qataris win battle for Canary Wharf image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of January 2015 07:39:54 AM
.... . Brookfield was a joint bidder with QIA, while Franklin agreed to sell its share of the business to the Qataris in December, providing it was succesful in its Songbird takeover. ...
Canary Wharf bidders 'remind' shareholders to vote image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of January 2015 03:24:41 PM
.... . However, it is impossible for the joint bidders to succeed unless one of Songbird Estates' major shareholders – China Investment Corporation, which owns 15. ...
Canary Wharf owner to reject Qataris again image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 10th of January 2015 07:44:14 PM
.... . The joint bidders – Qatar and Brookfield – have previously confirmed in a series of drip-fed announcements that they had support from 32pc of free-float shareholders, including Third Avenue Management, EMS Capital and Madison International. ...
Qataris hope to retain Canary Wharf management in £2.6bn takeover image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of December 2014 12:03:07 PM
.... . Sir George Iacobescu, the chief executive of Canary Wharf Group and a central figure in the east London financial district's history, will also receive incentive rewards from the joint bidders in place of his existing bonus arrangements. ...
Qataris add former Lazard chair as muscle on Canary Wharf board image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 11th of December 2014 10:32:16 AM
.... . The joint bidders have said that if they achieve more than 50pc shareholder support for their 350p-a-share takeover they will ask for more seats on the board so their decisions cannot be vetoed by other major shareholders such as Morgan Stanley, Simon Glick and China's CIC who also have seats. ...
Qatari Wharf: Where are we now?  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of December 2014 12:21:23 PM
.... . The joint bidders told the market on Wednesday that hedge fund EMS Capital has written a “letter of intent” to accept the offer. ...
Canary Wharf owner says £2.6bn bid 'does not reflect full value' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 5th of December 2014 07:57:28 AM
.... . The joint bidders' revised approach came just 90 minutes before a 5pm Takeover Panel deadline by which the consortium had to make a bid or walk away for six months. ...
Role of banker at centre of Songbird questioned by Qatari bidders image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 30th of November 2014 06:00:35 PM
.... . Songbird’s revised net asset value (NAV) of 381p is now almost a third higher than the joint bidder’s takeover proposed 295p a share bd. ...
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 28th of November 2014 11:34:20 PM
. The joint bid by Qatar and Brookfield to win control of Canary Wharf is close to collapse, The Independent understands. ...
Bid for Canary Wharf on knife-edge after Songbird hikes valuation image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 28th of November 2014 05:09:47 PM
.... . It is understood that the joint bidders are considering walking away after Songbird Estates, the company that owns 69pc of Canary Wharf, claimed on Friday it is worth almost 30pc more than the proposal tabled by Qatar and Brookfield. ...
EXCLUSIVE: Qataris to walk away from Canary Wharf joint bid with Canadians image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 28th of November 2014 04:11:12 PM
. The joint bid by Qatar and Canada’s Brookfield to win control of Canary Wharf is close to collapse, the Independent understands. ...
Songbird says Canary Wharf estate is worth 30pc more than Qatari bid image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 28th of November 2014 08:03:45 AM
.... . A bid deadlline is due to expire next Friday and the City is expecting the joint bidders to table a higher offer, but now there is an extra pressure on Qatar and Brookfileld to significicantly raise their offer. ...
Virgin Trains and Stagecoach win £3.3bn contract to run the East Coast mainline rail franchise image
....3 billion, eight-year East Coast mainline contract to their joint venture. The Government staved off one political row by rejecting the favourite —  a joint bid by Eurostar and Keolis, both majority-owned by France. ...
.... Reports claim the transport group is set to lose out on the soon-to-be announced East Coast rail franchise. FirstGroup had been the favourite but a joint bid from Eurostar and Keolis is now said to have the edge. ...
FirstGroup hit by rumours East Coast will go to Eurostar image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 24th of November 2014 05:49:58 PM
.... . Keolis, an operator 70pc owned by France’s state railway, SNCF, submitted a joint bid with Eurostar, which has the same majority shareholder. ...
French-state rail set for East Coast image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of November 2014 12:00:00 AM
....The controversial tender will see the route, which connects London to Scotland, return to private ownership after five years in the hands of the public sector. Eurostar and Keolis are competing against First Group and a joint bid from Virgin/Stagecoach to take control of the line from next year. ...
World Cup inquiry clears Qatar but criticises English FA image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 13th of November 2014 09:03:33 AM
.... . Russia won the right to host the 2018 World Cup, beating off England as well as joint bids by the Netherlands/Belgium and Spain/Portugal. ...
Qatar and Brookfield in talks over higher Canary Wharf offer image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of November 2014 06:44:37 PM
.... . It is understood that Brookfield and Qatar have been planning their joint bid for the past year and were spurred on by conversations with shareholders who are keen to cash out. ...
Canary Wharf won't go for a song and here's why image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of November 2014 10:25:25 AM
.... . Despite controlling $370bn (£233bn) of assets between them, the joint bidders will have to dig deeper in their pockets after Songbird Estates, the majority owner of Canary Wharf, swiftly rejected their first low-ball attempt last week. ...
Canary Wharf boss to earn £3m image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 8th of November 2014 09:04:41 PM
.... On Friday a £2. 2bn approach by joint bidders, the Qatar Investment Authority and Brookfield, was swiftly rejected by Songbird Estates, which has a 69pc stake in Canary Wharf. ...
Songbird rejects Qatari advance on Canary Wharf's £6bn estate image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 7th of November 2014 07:21:38 AM
.... . However, sources reckoned this was merely the first step in a battle for control, and the oil and gas rich state’s 295p was merely an opening gambit from the joint bidders. ...
Bolton Wanderers chairman in Thailand for takeover talks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 3rd of November 2014 10:06:59 AM
.... . Thai entertainment company BEC-Tero and Siam Sport Syndicate have previously been linked with a joint bid. ...
Dawn of the Dacia: how Romanias no-thrills car maker raced ahead image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of October 2014 03:17:38 PM
....At the time, Renault was considering setting up a factory in the region, to tap into the growing markets. After failing to buy Skoda in a joint bid with Volvo, Renault bought Dacia and invested €2. ...
Government sells £2.7bn of 'bad bank' mortgages to JP Morgan image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of October 2014 08:04:38 AM
.... . TSB, the challenger bank spun out of Lloyds last year, was among the banks competing, but pulled out of the process, while a group of smaller UK banks had also considered a joint bid. ...
How Dutch and German train and bus firms are taking UK taxpayers for a ride image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of October 2014 11:05:11 PM
.... Arriva, which is owned by Germany’s Deutsche Bahn, runs five UK rail contracts, including CrossCountry and Arriva Trains Wales, while Keolis, controlled by the French state rail company SNCF, is the joint operator of four franchises, including Southeastern and London Midland. The latter is also shortlisted for the London-to-Edinburgh east coast route in a joint bid with SNCF-backed Eurostar. ...
.... Inevitably, it’s being privatised next year. One of the most compelling tenders is from the French-government controlled Keolis, in a joint bid with Eurostar. ...
Meet the French train giant invading UK rail image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 23rd of August 2014 05:00:12 PM
.... Keolis is one of three private rail companies that has been short-listed to take over the London-to-Scotland East Coast line from March 2015. It has submitted a joint bid with Eurostar, which has the same majority owner as Keolis: SNCF, France’s state-owned railway. ...
Source : Independent [Read Article] Tuesday 12th of August 2014 12:59:54 AM
....1bn (£1. 9bn) bid from TPG Capital Management – the same amount offered by rival bidders KKR and Rhone in a joint bid earlier this month. ...
East coast mainline pays taxpayers £1bn sparking fresh reprivatisation fury image
....The Department for Transport said the decision to return the line to private sector ownership was final. The government has received bids from three private sector companies to take over the franchise: FirstGroup; Keolis which is part of the French state-owned SNCF, in a joint venture with Eurostar ;and a joint bid from Stagecoach and Virgin Trains. ...
Rail unions refused franchise review image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 11th of July 2014 07:06:51 PM
....The East Coast franchise is due to start in February 2015 and is expected to run for a maximum of 11 years. FirstGroup has been shortlisted to run the franchise, along with a joint bid from Eurostar and French firm Keolis, and another from Virgin and Stagecoach. ...
Serco loses DLR deal to French firm image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Saturday 5th of July 2014 12:01:00 AM
. Serco has operated the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) rail network in London since 1997 but lost out to a joint bid between French transport group Keolis and support services ­provider Amey, a subsidiary of Spanish multinational Ferrovial. ...
France claims victory in Alstom deal with US rival GE image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 23rd of June 2014 02:20:31 PM
.... . However, Peter Ramsauer, chairman of the German parliament's economics committee, criticised France's decision to favour the GE bid and reject the joint bid from Siemens and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. ...
Siemans joins forces with Mitsubishi to consider bidding for Alstom image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 12th of June 2014 12:00:00 AM
. The two companies yesterday said they were considering making a joint bid for Alstom’s energy division and would make a decision by next Monday. ...
Questor share tip: Severn Trent faces regulatory wrangling image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 30th of May 2014 05:00:13 AM
.... . These features have not escaped the notice of overseas investors, such as Canadian group Borealis infrastructure, which launched a joint bid for Severn Trent at £22 per share. ...
Allergan mounts 'poison pill' defence against Ackman and Valeant image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of April 2014 08:14:51 AM
. A new front has opened in the battle between activist investors and Allergan board directors, after Bill Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals made a $46bn joint bid for Allergan, a rival drugs maker. ...
G4S allowed to bid for Government contracts image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of April 2014 02:57:47 PM
.... Serco says tagging settlement soon as costs rise . G4S prepares joint bid to print UK banknotes . ...
East Coast Line: RMT in legal battle over franchise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 6th of April 2014 11:00:22 PM
.... . FirstGroup has been shortlisted to run the franchise, along with a joint bid from Eurostar and French firm Keolis, and another from Virgin and Stagecoach. ...

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