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Isle of Wight Festival takeover bid by Live Nation investigated image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 09:47:24 AM
. A takeover bid for the Isle of Wight Festival is being investigated by a watchdog amid concerns over the deal. ...
Sky announces HBO co-production deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 07:23:20 AM
But it was spreads that put the ‘uni’ in Unilever image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 16th of April 2017 06:00:23 AM
.... The focus will be on the constituent parts that make up the giant group – the owner of brands ranging from I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter and Flora to Persil and Surf washing powders. At the firm’s margarine and spreads business, however, performance has been poor (they can’t believe it’s not better), prompting chief executive Paul Polman to put the division up for sale as part of a wider shakeup after he fought off a £115bn hostile takeover bid from US rival Kraft Heinz. ...
America owes China $1tn. That’s a problem for Beijing, and Trump knows it image
....There will be less talk in the months ahead of China “raping” the US, but that simply means the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue has learned from one of his predecessors, Teddy Roosevelt, to speak softly and carry a big stick. Unilever, the maker of Magnum, Dove and Persil, has unveiled its strategic overhaul after fighting off a hostile takeover bid from Kraft Heinz worth $143bn (£115bn). ...
Rupert Murdoch's Sky takeover approved by European regulator image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 7th of April 2017 04:07:03 PM
....7bn bid to take full control of Sky has been cleared by the European competition regulator. The European commission, which has been investigating 21st Century Fox’s takeover bid since early March, has given the deal “unconditional approval”. ...
Unilever to ditch Flora and Stork as consumers turn to butter image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 6th of April 2017 07:59:35 AM
....”. Polman announced the move as part of a shakeup of Unilever after it fought off a $143bn (£115bn) takeover bid from US rival Kraft Heinz. ...
Unilever to sell off Flora and Stork image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of April 2017 06:57:38 AM
....Unilever, which owns some of the UK's most famous household brands, has announced plans to sell its margarine business, including Flora and Stork. The move comes as part of a wide-ranging review at the Anglo-Dutch firm, which recently saw off a takeover bid from US food giant Kraft Heinz. ...
Redrow withdraws Bovis takeover offer image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 07:36:53 AM
....It said it had pulled out because it was "not in its shareholders' best interests to increase its proposal" and would now focus on its growth strategy. Bovis has also rejected an all-share takeover bid from Galliford Try, but has continued talks with them. ...
Fox takeover bid for Sky to be reviewed image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 11:37:23 AM
. Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has asked regulators to examine Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox's takeover bid for Sky. ...
Rupert Murdoch's Sky bid to be investigated by UK regulator image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 11:35:05 AM
....Rupert Murdoch’s £11. 7bn takeover bid for Sky is to be investigated by the media regulator to see if it gives him too much control of news output in the UK and whether the Murdoch family are “fit and proper” owners following the phone-hacking scandal. ...
UK government should help companies targeted by foreign bids, says Unilever image
....Paul Polman, chief executive of Unilever – the maker of Marmite, Magnum ice cream and Dove soap – said there should be a level playing field for British companies so they could enjoy the stronger levels of protection that businesses received in other countries. Last month Unilever was the target of a £115bn takeover bid by Kraft Heinz, which was backed by Warren Buffet and private equity firm 3G. ...
21st Century Fox rejects Sky takeover bid concerns image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 12:59:32 AM
....21st Century Fox has defended its £11. 7bn takeover bid for broadcaster Sky after Culture Secretary Karen Bradley said she was "minded" to intervene in the deal. ...
UK culture secretary 'minded to' refer Sky takeover to Ofcom image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 12:17:29 PM
....The culture secretary has said that she is likely to refer Rupert Murdoch’s £11. 7bn takeover bid for Sky to Ofcom to investigate issues of media plurality and whether Fox will maintain broadcasting standards at the pay-TV company. ...
Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox to formally notify EU of Sky bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 03:50:03 PM
....In a submission to Bradley on Tuesday, the Media Reform Coalition and online activist network Avaaz called for Murdoch’s Sky bid to be rejected on competition grounds alone. The campaigners published new reseach which they claimed showed that the overall market shares of both Murdoch-owned newspapers as well as Sky remain “materially unchanged” since 2011, when media regulator Ofcom raised concerns about the previous takeover bid. ...
Unilever takes steps to fend off renewed bid from Kraft Heinz image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 03:09:35 PM
....Kraft is now blocked from renewing its interest for six months under the UK’s takeover code, while Unilever has expressed confidence in the support it has from long-term investors. But management, led by the chief executive, Paul Polman, is thought to have been surprised that Unilever could be seen as an acquisition target and released two statements outlining plans to ensure shareholders wouldn’t be tempted by further takeover bids. ...
UK plans draft response to foreign takeovers after failed Unilever bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 03:07:18 PM
....The business secretary, Greg Clark, has pledged to outline how the government should respond to foreign takeovers of crucial UK firms in the wake of Kraft Heinz’s failed £115bn bid for Unilever. Speaking at a conference in London, Clark said he would draft proposals in the coming weeks to show how ministers should handle controversial takeover bids, including bids for infrastructure projects by foreign corporations. ...
Theresa May must take £115bn hint from Kraft Heinz's failed Unilever bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of February 2017 07:33:19 PM
.... Unilever’s sterling-denominated shares rose sharply after the referendum because it makes the bulk of its profit overseas, so Kraft Heinz wasn’t merely trying to exploit a currency opportunity. Rather, the primary opportunity was old and familiar – the fact that it is easier to mount a takeover bid in the UK than in almost every major economy in the world. ...
Kraft Heinz withdraws Unilever takeover bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of February 2017 05:28:53 PM
....4% to a record high. The takeover bid was fiercely resisted by the board, led by Paul Polman, the chief executive of Unilever, although he would have stood to earn almost £12m in shares under a sale. ...
Nurofen maker acquires US baby food and Choco Milk company image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of February 2017 09:57:31 AM
.... But Reckitt noted that it had made a success of taking on localised brands and rolling them out across the world. Lianne van den Bos, a senior analyst at Euromonitor, said: “Reckitt Benckiser’s takeover bid of Mead Johnson is one that surprised us all as it signifies little overlap with their current business, but it hints at future growth strategies for the consumer packaged goods industry. ...
Sports Direct buys French Connection stake as battle looms image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of February 2017 12:13:28 PM
....The 10. 7m shares, controlled via a complex form of derivative known as a contract for difference, would give Sports Direct the power to disrupt any takeover bid for the retail group. ...
Sir David Clementi confirmed as new BBC chair image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 03:53:39 PM
....The culture, media and sport select committee will hold a pre-appointment hearing with Clementi next Tuesday. Committee member John Nicolson, a Scottish National party MP, said Clementi would receive a “proper grilling” on topics including the BBC’s independence and his views on media plurality, given Fox’s proposed takeover bid for Sky. ...
Japanese company to buy UK's second biggest tyre supplier for £215m image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 5th of January 2017 02:36:45 PM
....Earlier in the year, Japanese instant noodle firm Nissin built a stake of more than 19% in Premier Foods, the maker of Mr Kipling cakes and Oxo cubes. A distribution deal between the two firms was among the factors that complicated a takeover bid for Premier Foods from US firm McCormick, the company behind Schwartz dried spices. ...
Murdoch plans Sky bid tactic that would squeeze out opponents image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 04:21:53 PM
....55% of total shareholders when Fox’s voting power was included. Under a straightforward takeover bid for Sky, Fox could be left with an activist minority shareholder base in the pay-TV broadcaster if less than 90% of Sky’s investors accepted its bid. ...
Rupert Murdoch's Fox makes Sky bid five years after hacking scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 04:16:00 PM
.... He said on Friday that the market situation had not changed since. “The level of plurality in UK media has remained comparable since I referred a similar takeover bid to the competitions authorities in 2010. ...
Regulator prevents BT and EE   bidding for more 4G mobile spectrum image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 10:05:00 AM
....Ofcom’s decision to allow BT/EE to bid for 5G spectrum has angered Hutchison-owned Three, which last year had its £10. 25bn takeover bid for O2 blocked by competition regulators. ...
US stocks end higher but Twitter tumbles image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of October 2016 08:22:26 PM
....But shares in Twitter tumbled 11. 5% after reports that more bidders had lost interest in a takeover bid. ...
Twitter shares plunge by a fifth image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 7th of October 2016 03:03:34 AM
....Twitter shares rose 5. 74% on Wednesday on reports that it was expected to receive takeover bids this week. ...
Cadbury's owner Mondelez scraps takeover bid image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of August 2016 12:15:03 AM
. Snacks giant Mondelez International is abandoning its takeover bid for American confectioner Hershey after its $23bn (£18bn) offer was rejected. ...
Fresh bid talk lifts shares in Peppa Pig firm Entertainment One image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 15th of August 2016 07:54:21 AM
. (Close): Shares in Entertainment One - the owner of the Peppa Pig children's TV series - have jumped on speculation it could face another takeover bid. ...

888 founder's son attacks William Hill for spurning takeover bid
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of August 2016 02:00:47 PM
Peppa Pig owner Entertainment One rejects ITV offer image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of August 2016 01:07:07 AM
. Entertainment One, the owner of children's TV brand Peppa Pig, has rejected a takeover bid from ITV. ...

William Hill rejects £3.2bn takeover bid from Rank and 888
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of August 2016 11:37:45 AM

Gambling groups Rank and 888 in takeover bid for William Hill
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 24th of July 2016 02:43:25 PM
Philip Green: is it the end of the road for the retail king? | Observer profile image
....Green’s lifestyle of conspicuous consumption – a new £100m super yacht, Lionheart, is on the way – relayed via paparazzi shots of him partying with Kate Moss and enjoying Caribbean getaways with Simon Cowell was tolerated while he was judged to be a wealth creator, but not now. Lord Myners, a former City minister who was chairman of Marks & Spencer when Green launched a takeover bid in 2004, is keen to get to the bottom of the BHS collapse. ...
Former Zurich Insurance CEO killed himself, says company image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of May 2016 12:57:54 PM
....Police in the canton of Grisons confirmed they had responded to a case but gave no further details. Senn resigned from the company on 1 December last year after a failed takeover bid for the British insurer RSA and a series of profit warnings. ...
Monsanto rejects Bayer's $62bn takeover bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of May 2016 05:58:32 PM
....The GM crops pioneer Monsanto has rejected a $62bn (£42. 4bn) takeover bid by the German drug and chemicals firm Bayer, saying it is too low but expressing a willingness to consider further talks on a merger. ...
Bayer bids $62bn for GM seed giant Monsanto image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 23rd of May 2016 10:40:15 AM
.... Bayer, which invented aspirin in the 19th century, would fund the purchase with a mixture of debt and equity, including raising about $15bn from its shareholders. Related: 'Scottish optimist' at Monsanto helm battles Bayer takeover bid and protests. ...
Sports Direct sells JD Sports shares as it looks at potential BHS bid image
....Ashley is also understood to be looking at Austin Reed, the tailoring brand which also called in administrators last week. Last month, Sports Direct upped its stake in online specialist Findel to just below 30%, the level at which it would have to launch a full takeover bid. ...
Sports Direct sells JD Sports shares as it looks at potential BHS bid image
....Ashley is also understood to be looking at Austin Reed, the tailoring brand which also called in administrators last week. Last month, Sports Direct upped its stake in online specialist Findel to just below 30%, the level at which it would have to launch a full takeover bid. ...
AstraZeneca focuses on cancer treatments as profits slide image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 29th of April 2016 09:00:18 AM
....At its AGM in London on Friday afternoon, the drugmaker is likely to face questions from shareholders over why it has not linked the pay of its chief executive to the ambitious sales target of £45bn by 2023, up from $26bn last year. Soriot announced the goal when he was fighting off a £70bn takeover bid from its US rival Pfizer two years ago. ...
Reiss sold to US private equity firm image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of April 2016 09:14:50 AM
....”. The chain branched out to the US after Reiss was approached with a takeover bid by American fashion group Liz Claibourne in the early 2000s. ...
FTSE 100 higher but Tesco shares fall image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of April 2016 08:18:54 AM
....Tesco's chief executive Dave Lewis warned the market remained "challenging and uncertain" and said its continued investment in prices to remain competitive would slow its profit improvement "particularly in the first half". Outside the FTSE 100, shares in Premier Foods dived 27% after US company McCormick said it had scrapped plans to make a takeover bid for the Mr Kipling maker. ...
McCormick drops bid for Mr Kipling firm image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of April 2016 07:43:31 AM
. Shares in Premier Foods have plummeted after US firm McCormick said it would not be making a takeover bid for the Mr Kipling cake maker. ...
Hundreds of Sainsbury’s training staff jobs at risk image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 5th of April 2016 01:24:56 PM
.... The chain now faces the major challenge of integrating Argos after Home Retail Group’s board backed its £1. 4bn takeover bid last week. ...
Argos owner Home Retail backs Sainsbury's £1.4bn takeover bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 1st of April 2016 07:21:22 AM
....Home Retail Group has backed Sainsbury’s £1. 4bn takeover bid, ending almost five months of talks between the supermarket group and the owner of Argos to form a food and general merchandise retailer. ...
Premier Foods open to McCormick talks despite insufficient takeover bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of March 2016 07:15:44 AM
. Premier Foods, the company behind Mr Kipling cakes, Bisto gravy and Ambrosia custard, has described a new takeover bid from US spice and sauce maker McCormick as too low but said for the first time that it is prepared to discuss the proposal. ...
Sports Direct raises stake in Findel to nearly 30% image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of March 2016 03:50:03 PM
.... That takes its total interest in Findel to 29. 79% - just below the 30% level at which it would have to launch a full takeover bid. ...
Next faces a torrid few weeks but Wolfson has been here before image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of March 2016 07:27:07 PM
.... Cue expressions of “dismay” and “concern”, City code for seriously peeved. Related: Premier Foods under fire over handling of takeover bid. ...
Premier Foods under fire over handling of takeover bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of March 2016 06:38:46 PM
. A row has erupted during a takeover bid for Premier Foods – the company behind brands including Mr Kipling, Batchelors and Ambrosia – after two of its biggest shareholders criticised the way Premier was handling the bid approach. ...
City News: Swuto, London Stock Exchange, Tiffany & Co. image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 13th of March 2016 12:01:00 AM
....------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------. The London Stock Exchange is expected to announce that it has accepted a £10billion-plus all-share takeover bid from German rival Deutsche Börse this week. ...
Old Mutual plans to split into four units image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Saturday 12th of March 2016 07:14:00 AM
. The FTSE 100 group’s decision, which follows a review announced last November after Bruce Hemphill took over as chief executive, will also heighten speculation of a takeover bid for its UK-focused wealth operation. ...
Burberry shares rise on bid speculation image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of March 2016 12:59:24 PM
. Shares in luxury clothing retailer Burberry have risen nearly 6% on speculation an anonymous investor might be about to launch a takeover bid. ...
FTSE 100 falls as China data hits miners image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of March 2016 12:00:34 PM
....The luxury retailer jumped 6. 6% after reports that unnamed investor had built the stake ahead of a possible takeover bid. ...
ValueAct revs Rolls-Royce's engines but there are reasons to worry image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of March 2016 08:03:27 PM
.... Yet there was a reasonable-sounding explanation: advertisers are waiting for Euro 2016 football to kick off in June. Or perhaps ITV is no longer seen as a sitting duck for a takeover bid. ...
RSA to plug pension hole as profits rise image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 20th of February 2016 06:30:06 PM
.... . The FTSE 100 firm, which was the subject of a failed takeover bid from Zurich last year, is set to post improving profits alongside a landmark settlement with its pension trustees this week. ...
Market Report: Traders hold their fire as talks on Britain’s EU future drag on image
....2p. The broadcaster was boosted by rumours it could be the target of a potential takeover bid, as well as positive commentary from broker Liberum. ...
Santos sinks to A$2.7bn annual loss image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 19th of February 2016 06:20:32 AM
....Santos, which rejected a A$7. 1bn takeover bid last year, also said it had "removed" 825 employee positions, resulting in gross labour cost savings of A$160m per year. ...
AstraZeneca warns of lower profits as generic competition grows image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 4th of February 2016 03:33:38 PM
.... . The company, which rejected a $120bn takeover bid from US rival Pfizer last year, is in the middle of a big restructuring programme and is trying to rebuild a portfolio of exclusive medicines in oncology, respiratory and cardiovascular/diabetes diseases, amid intense competition from generic drug makers. ...
Syngenta: 'No Chinese nationalisation' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of February 2016 11:27:49 AM
.... . Syngenta shares have risen almost 40% in the past 12 months following a $46bn takeover bid from Monsanto last year. ...
ChemChina offers $43bn for Syngenta image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of February 2016 06:51:13 AM
....The company would remain based in Switzerland, reflecting its attractiveness as a corporate location, he said. Syngenta shares have risen almost 40% in the past 12 months following a $46bn takeover bid from US rival Monsanto. ...
Ocado ‘confident’ on international deal as it bags second year of profits image
.... Mr Steiner refused to comment on rumours that he had recently been in Seattle, where online giant Amazon is based. There has been intense speculation that the US giant may be looking at a potential takeover bid for Ocado ahead of the roll-out of its own grocery service in the UK. ...

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