The terms of a buy-out were agreed last year
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Sunday 19 May 2013
Tyrrells, the maker of crisps loved by Middle England, has whetted the appetite of private-equity firms to buy the business for about £100m.
Thursday 25 April 2013
Never have binmen been so in demand in the City. A £221m knockout offer in the bidding battle for the maintenance, waste and recycling supplier May Gurney Integrated Services saw punters pile in.
Glencore slips but the bosses prosper finance chief Steven Kalmin sees total pay package jump by nearly half to £2.1m
Monday 25 March 2013
Glencore finance chief Steven Kalmin saw his total pay package jump by nearly half to £2.13 million in 2012, a year in which the commodities trading giant’s profits tumbled by three quarters.
Friday 08 March 2013
Pure Gym is to more than double its number of outlets in London this year, as the low-cost gym operator seeks to raise funds to drive its rapid expansion across the UK.
Friday 08 March 2013
American Stan Kroenke and Russian Alisher Usmanov are the major shareholders
Tuesday 19 February 2013
Friday 15 February 2013
Anglo American boss Cynthia Carroll bowed out from the big miner today with a disappointing set of results, but struck a defiant note, insisting she had no regrets.
Monday 28 January 2013
By-election shocks like the one in Bradford West last year, when Labour lost a seemingly rock solid safe seat to the maverick George Galloway could keep on happening, a new report warns.
Wednesday 16 January 2013
Tui Travel has entered into merger talks with its German parent group in a move that could generate about €100m (£83m) in savings across the enlarged company.
Thursday 20 December 2012
The TV set-top box maker Pace lost out in a bid battle to massively expand its US business yesterday as it baulked at the price demanded by internet giant Google for its Motorola Home division.
Thursday 13 December 2012
Rugby players, coaches and administrators were today mourning the loss of David Tait, the former Sale forward and Scotland seven-a-side international who fell to his death from an apartment block in Hong Kong. He was 25.
Wednesday 28 November 2012
The City's gossip engines were fired up and aimed at aerospace group BAE Systems again yesterday.
Friday 16 November 2012
The proposed £56bn merger between Glencore and Xstrata was in effect sealed yesterday, but with a twist, as the key shareholder Qatar blessed it but failed to back a £140m package of retention bonuses.
Friday 26 October 2012
No Pain, No Gain
Wednesday 10 October 2012
Plans to create a European aerospace and defence giant were in tatters tonight after German opposition scuppered the £28 billion deal.
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