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Wednesday 10 November 2010
Aldermore, one of a bevy of new banking groups in Britain, yesterday signalled its intent by appointing former Emap group managing director Sir David Arculus as its new chairman.
Sunday 15 August 2010
Friday 11 June 2010
Guardian Media Group revealed yesterday that its outgoing chief executive Carolyn McCall received a bonus of £143,000 last year in spite of the company recording pre-tax losses of £171m.
Sunday 14 March 2010
Guardian Media Group (GMG), owner of The Guardian and The Observer newspapers, is set to take a significant hit on its investment in publisher Emap, sending it to an annual loss for the second year in a row.
Monday 21 December 2009
The Guardian may now be housed in fancy offices near Kings Cross, complete with their own theatre, but its spiritual home is Manchester. There, some hundred years after it was founded in 1821, the paper joined forces with the Manchester Evening News. The usually loss-making Guardian was for years subsidised by the profitable afternoon newspaper.
Sunday 28 June 2009
EQT, a Swedish private equity group, is the favourite to win a €500m (£425m) stake in Springer Science and Business Media, a German publishing house.
Friday 19 June 2009
The Beleaguered publishing group Emap, which is owned by Guardian Media Group (GMG) and the private equity company Apax Partners, has been hit by the departure of one of its senior managers, after just a year.
Sunday 12 April 2009
Emap and Incisive Media, the trade magazine publishers owned by private equity giant Apax, are understood to have made surprise profit jumps last year. Retail Week and Local Government Chronicle publisher Emap is believed to have made about £100m pre-tax profit for the 12 months to the end of March, a marginal increase on 2008-09. Turnover was approaching £300m. Incisive, which is struggling with a £400m debt burden, is understood to have made earnings before interest, taxation, debt and amortisation – a key profit calculation – of nearly £50m, up from about £36m in 2007.
Wednesday 18 June 2008
United Business Media (UBM) announced the breakdown of merger talks with Informa last night, as Informa put out a statement confirming an approach from a third party offering cash.
Sunday 04 May 2008
Charterhouse, the private equity owner of the Times Educational Supplement (TES), has emerged as a possible bidder in the £1.25bn race for New Scientist publisher Reed Business Information (RBI).
Monday 14 April 2008
- 1 Nelson Mandela memorial: ‘Bogus’ interpreter made mockery of Barack Obama’s tribute in Soweto
- 2 French café starts charging extra to rude customers
- 3 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 Is Facebook making us forget? Study shows that taking pictures ruin memories
- 5 Australia incest case: Severely deformed children found in remote farming community after generations of inbreeding