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Monday 12 April 2010
Arsenal today moved a step closer towards a takeover when the club's third-largest shareholder reportedly began the process of selling her stake.
Sunday 11 April 2010
The Liberal Democrats would be willing to increase the takeover timetable of listed companies from 60 to 90 days in exchange for massive reform.
Friday 09 April 2010
Sunday 04 April 2010
ControlCircle, an internet hosting company, is to go on a spending spree to quadruple turnover to £100m within five years.
Tuesday 23 March 2010
Babcock’s pursuit of rival defense servces group VT Group could come to a successful conclusion as soon as today, the Independent has learned. VT’s board is understood to have accepted a bid of around 735p a share, valuing the company at just over £1.35bn. VT - which was once a naval shipbuilder but is now a support services operation focussed on the defence sector - twice rebuffed approaches from Babock last month, the most recent being a cash and share offer at 715p a share.
Friday 05 March 2010
Blacks Leisure is poised to ask the Takeover Panel to issue Mike Ashley's Sports Direct with a "put-up-or-shut-up" deadline after the sports equipment retailer said it was considering a takeover of the outdoor specialist earlier this week.
Friday 05 March 2010
VT Group, a defence contractor and outsourcing business, yesterday softened its opposition to a takeover by Babcock International when it agreed to a "mutual exchange of information" between the two companies.
Tuesday 02 March 2010
The next government should review Britain's takeover laws, Lord Mandelson said last night.
Sunday 14 February 2010
VT Group is expected to increase its takeover offer for Mouchel in a third attempt to get its support services rival around the negotiating table.
Wednesday 09 December 2009
The ticketing agencies Live Nation and Ticketmaster have hit back at the City's takeover watchdog, claiming the decision to block their proposed merger on anti-competitive grounds was undermined by "key legal flaws".
Tuesday 24 November 2009
American Stan Kroenke has made another purchase of 10 Arsenal shares to move a small step closer to the takeover threshold.
Thursday 12 November 2009
National Express's biggest shareholder yesterday reacted angrily to the terms of a rescue rights issue, which the company hopes will put to bed worries about its £1bn debt pile.
Sunday 08 November 2009
Top City banker Peter Alcaraz has set up a company to find corporate deals in the support services sector worth up to £200m.
Tuesday 03 November 2009
Stan Kroenke has purchased another 427 shares in Arsenal's parent holding company, at a cost of some £3.6million, as the American edges closer towards the takeover threshold.
Friday 30 October 2009
Outlook The only people feeling even crosser than Stagecoach about the collapse of its merger talks with National Express yesterday will have been staff at the Department of Transport, lead by Lord Adonis.
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