Posts tagged: Apollo

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UNCOOKED ALERT: J Sainsbury said to ... - Part 2

Sunday, 22 August 2021, 9:10 am

Rivals at The Sunday Times have this morning gone big on the prospects of Apollo taking a 45-degree right hand turn and launching a multi-billion pound bid for J Sainsbury instead of Morrisons. Below is a link to this morning's business splash "scoop" from retail hack Sam Chambers:


China's HNA Group said to rekindle $3 billion Swissport sale - sources - Part 3

Thursday, 16 January 2020, 3:59 pm

American hedge fund Centrebridge is said to be one of the more enthusiastic parties interested in HNA's Swissport, the Swiss airport cargo handling group.

Readers might recall that Betaville reported late last year China's embattled HNA Group is once again trying to offload Swissport, the airport cargo handling group, via bankers from NM Rothschild and boutique firm Benedetto Gartland & Company...


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RARE ALERT: RPC said to... - Part 4

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 10:49 pm

Betaville has to admit it's puzzling that there was no deal announcement following yesterday's definitive report from the Wall Street Journal about the £3 billion takeover of RPC by Apollo being announced today.

In case you missed it, below is a link to the WSJ story following Betaville's Friday RARE on the topic:..


Tags: RPC, Apollo

Another Insider scoop...

Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 7:33 pm

Hat tip to The Insurance Insider.

Adam McNestrie, editor of the trade newspaper for the specialist insurance industry, broke a tale last week about the imminent takeover of US-listed insurer Aspen by Leon Black's Apollo for $2.6 billion. Below is the link:..


Apollo poised to purchase stake in Lloyd's of London underwriter Ariel Re, according to The Insurance Insider

Wednesday, 5 October 2016, 5:22 pm

Some dealmakers I talk to are rather glum. That's because there has been quite a bit of talk of a post summer slowdown in M&A.

However, one sector that is red hot at the moment is insurance. This week alone there have been several major transactions announced, including Sompo's £5.3 billion takeover of Endurance and NN Group's EURO 2.4 billion bid for Delta Lloyd...