The terms of a buy-out were agreed last year
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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.
Tuesday 08 March 2011
Wine merchant Oddbins has announced it is to close 39 stores as it moves to secure the future of the loss-making business.
Tuesday 01 March 2011
Sunday 23 January 2011
The sale of Blacks Leisure is drawing to a close this week.
Saturday 22 January 2011
Costain raised the stakes in the battle for the outsourcer Mouchel with a new takeover proposal worth £170m yesterday.
Sunday 16 January 2011
St Luke's Healthcare, which treats and looks after adults and adolescents with mental health problems and brain injuries, is set to go on sale for around £100m.
Monday 10 January 2011
Another major British company finds itself in the takeover spotlight today after a report that the healthcare group Smith & Nephew had rejected an approach from its US rival Johnson & Johnson.
Monday 10 January 2011
Analysis by the accountants Deloitte reveals that British companies are sitting on £60bn of unproductive working capital, despite the widespread adoption of "just in time" and other methods of minimising liquid capital requirements.
Friday 07 January 2011
Mouchel, the support services group, batted away an improved all-share takeover proposal from the construction group Costain yesterday that would value the group at around £150m, a £31m improvement on its first approach.
Tuesday 04 January 2011
Phil Parkinson and his coaching staff were today sacked by Charlton's new owners.
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