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Thursday 02 June 2011
BDO has become the first firm to be publicly shamed for failings in its advice when it acted as a sponsor of a listed company.
Wednesday 01 June 2011
Outlook The Takeover Panel tends to move slowly in updating its rules: it is still working out exactly what amendments should be made to the regulations governing M&A following the inquiries prompted by Kraft's controversial takeover of Cadbury last year. So it seems unlikely that a last-minute suggestion for tougher rules on disclosure on pension issues during bid processes will make the cut.
Friday 06 May 2011
Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre believes losses like the £20m reported by the club in their latest set of accounts can now confidently be consigned to a different era.
Tuesday 03 May 2011
Rangers non-executive director Paul Murray has insisted Craig Whyte's imminent takeover is not the right move for the club.
Wednesday 27 April 2011
Craig Whyte's Rangers takeover bid appears to be back on track after he moved closer to winning over the independent committee of the club's board.
Friday 15 April 2011
Reckitt Benckiser boss Bart Becht, an executive famous for cleaning up on pay day, shocked the market yesterday with news he is to quit the consumer goods group later this year. The announcement wiped £1.5bn from the company's value.
Thursday 14 April 2011
One of Britain's highest paid bosses announced today that he is stepping down after 16 years as chief executive of household goods giant Reckitt Benckiser.
Tuesday 12 April 2011
The Arsenal Supporters Trust will not be selling their shares to prospective new owner Stan Kroenke after voting "unanimously" to retain a stake in the club.
Monday 11 April 2011
Stan Kroenke today moved a step closer to a full takeover of Arsenal by taking his stake in the club to 62.89%.
Wednesday 06 April 2011
Craig Whyte's takeover bid for Rangers hit another snag after an ongoing tax investigation threatened to add to the club's debt.
Thursday 31 March 2011
Scottish tycoon Craig Whyte was last night poring over the details of an agreement with Lloyds Banking Group which could allow him to move closer to a takeover of Rangers.
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