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Monday 20 December 2010
Cross-border takeover activity has seen the biggest rebalancing towards UK buyers for a decade, despite the uncertain economic backdrop.
Friday 10 December 2010
Joules, the 41-store fashion retailer, has kicked off talks with advisers at an accountancy firm to explore its options to grow the business.
Tuesday 16 November 2010
The Lloyd's of London insurer Beazley threatened to pull its bid approach for rival Hardy Underwriting yesterday after a sweetened offer worth £174m was rejected.
Thursday 11 November 2010
Assem and Ehab Allam have confirmed their takeover of Championship side Hull City. The Allams have pledged to take over the club's debts which are believed to be around £20m and to make funds available to manager Nigel Pearson in the January transfer window.
Wednesday 10 November 2010
Assem and Ehab Allam have confirmed their takeover of npower Championship side Hull City.
Wednesday 03 November 2010
Talks about a potential offer for the public services outsourcing company Tribal Group have ended. The announcement sent its shares down 34 per cent to an all-time low yesterday.
Monday 25 October 2010
A radical shake-up of Britain's takeover laws has been signalled by the Secretary of State for Business, Vince Cable.
Wednesday 20 October 2010
Liverpool managing director Christian Purslow has decided to stand down from his role following the successful sale of the club.
Monday 27 September 2010
US private equity firm JC Flowers could be set to launch a takeover assault on the UK's building societies after hiring the former head of the Skipton Building Society to advise on the mutuals.
Sunday 26 September 2010
Travis Perkins's £558m takeover of rival builders' merchants BSS has been delayed by at least a month as the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) scrutinises the deal more thoroughly.
Friday 13 August 2010
Dana Petroleum formally rejected a £1.7bn takeover approach from Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) yesterday in a spat over the value of the company and the mechanism for taking discussions forward.
Wednesday 11 August 2010
Channel Five chief executive Dawn Airey and the station's programme boss are to leave following media magnate Richard Desmond's takeover, it was announced today.
Tuesday 03 August 2010
The engineering group WS Atkins is buying the US design firm PBSJ for $280m (£176m) in a deal which "balances the company's geographic presence" and "deepens technical skills in established sectors".
Thursday 03 June 2010
The vehicle tracking specialist Trafficmaster saw its shares surge by 10 per cent after agreeing a £73.3m takeover by a US private equity firm.
Sunday 02 May 2010
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