Posts tagged: Ageas

Betaville Intelligence

UNCOOKED ALERT: Ageas said to ... - Part 4

Wednesday, 9 September 2020, 10:01 am

It would appear BE Group hasn't given up on Ageas after all, according to De Tijd.

Betaville's Flemish isn't too great but a translated version of the Belgian newspaper's report suggests a new bid by BE Group would "not to be excluded" (whatever that means).

The report also claims BE Group is still interested in buying a majority stake in the insurer and that it is not interested in acquiring parts of Ageas with a view to divesting them...

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China outbound M&A. A second wave coming...? - Part 5

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 8:47 pm

Betaville has been banging on about this second wave of China-backed interest in European businesses for the last month or so.

And today there has been further evidence to back this website's theories. A group of Chinese investors have snapped Irish stockbroker Goodbody for EURO 150 million. Below is a link to a Financial Times report on the deal:..

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Betaville Intelligence

RARE ALERT: Ageas said to ... - Part 2

Friday, 6 July 2018, 3:46 pm

Fosun is said to be the mystery company circling Ageas, the Belgian insurance business formerly known as Fortis.

The Chinese conglomerate is in the "early stages" of examining a takeover of Ageas, said sources claiming to be familiar with the matter.

Last week Betaville Intelligence reported a potential acquirer of Ageas may have already indicated an interest in buying the business, which provides property insurance...

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