Posts tagged: Advent International

McAfee Corporation close to being sold to Advent International for $10 billion, reveals, er, Bloomberg - Part 2

Tuesday, 9 November 2021, 8:30 am

Little old Betaville would like to clarify a point of confusion that arose last week as the two big beasts of the American financial media industry got stuck into the McAfee $10 billion take private scoop.

Betaville understands Bloomberg "broke" the story at 7:23pm (UK time) and then the Wall Street Journal came out with its piece just under 15 minutes later at 7:35pm.

So, it was in fact Bloomie that won that tussle...

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UNCOOKED ALERT: Ultra Electronics said to ... - Part 5

Friday, 23 July 2021, 9:49 am

Loyal readers of little old Betaville won't be too surprised to read this morning that Ultra Electronics is in talks to be bought by Advent International-backed Cobham for over £2 billion.

That's because this website consistently highlighted the prospect of a deal through a series of UNCOOKED Alerts published over the last few weeks before the release of any announcements of news reports. Below are the links in case you have forgotten:..

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UNCOOKED ALERT: Ultra Electronics said to ... - Part 3

Friday, 25 June 2021, 6:40 pm

Bizarre goings on following little old Betaville's scoop about Advent International's potential £2 billion plus takeover bid of Ultra Electronics earlier today.

First Cobham, the defence company owned by Advent, confirms this website's UNCOOKED Alert, suggesting it's looking at a cash offer for Ultra Electronics or a reverse merger...

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Elevator M&A...

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 8:27 am

Thank goodness the venerable Financial Times has temporarily lifted its paywall.

It's meant little old Betaville has been able to access a rather interesting piece about the sale of Thyssenkrup's lifts unit, which I have been following with great interest as there have been mutterings about another European lift business being "in play" over the last few weeks...

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