Posts tagged: BHS

How Sir Philip Green, a BBC business editor and ailing retailer helped an intrepid young hack win business and finance journalist of the year award at the Press Awards

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 10:39 am

Congratulations to Oliver Shah, City Editor over at The Sunday Times.

Olly, a sometime colleague, last night got his just deserves for his series of brilliant scoops about Sir Philip Greed, the strange sale of BHS to Dominic Chappell for a £1 and the evenutal collapse of the business.

Most importantly, Olly's scoops, stories and investigative features played a large part in Sir Philip coughing up £363 million for the BHS pension scheme...

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Portuguese consortium said to still be working on BHS despite closure - part 3

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 12:00 am

Most of my peers and rivals are down in Westminster live tweeting Sir Philip Green's interview (wind up) by MPs.

But I thought I would take this opportunity to set the record straight. After this morning's post I had a call from a representative of the Soares do Santos family in Portugal, claiming the family is not backing Greg Tufnell's consortium in its attempt to buy BHS...

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Portuguese consortium said to still be working on BHS despite closure - part 2

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 12:00 am

It would appear Mike Ashley isn't the only bidder still trying to get hold of BHS - or parts of it, at least.

Well-placed sources have told me the Portuguese consortium, led by Greg Tufnell (Phil Tufnell's brother) and backed by the dos Santos family, was also contacted by administrators on Sunday about whether it would still be interested in buying BHS...

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Portuguese consortium said to still be working on BHS despite closure

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 12:00 am

I'm very sad to read the reports about administrators to BHS failing to secure a rescue deal for the beleaguered store group.

However, I have one well-placed source that says the consortium led by Greg Tufnell, brother of former England cricketeer Phil Tufnell, is still working a plan to buy the chain despite reports administrators are planning to appoint Hilco to liquidate the company's assets...

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