It narrowly avoided buying into TVS just before it lost its ITV franchise. In that battle, it backed Merlin's unsuccessful bid against HTV but received consolation with Westcountry's victory over TSW.
Now DMGT finds itself with a new headache. It bought 5 per cent of SelecTV just before the boardroom row that led to the ousting of chairman Michael Buckley. Seems like bad luck follows it around.Reuse content