Posts tagged: Cobham

Buy-out buccaneers making moves at Cobham

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 8:58 pm

It's not even a year since Advent International bought defence and aerospace group Cobham as part of controversial £4 billion take private deal.

But well-placed sources tell Betaville the private equity firm is already making moves that I suspect that might eventually upset Lady Cobham, Daily Mail readers and, possibly, the government...

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Tags: Cobham, Advent

Sunday review on a Monday: the rainmaker, the Cobham deal and the house...

Monday, 5 August 2019, 2:47 pm

The mischevious scamp who pens the excellent Prufrock diary column in The Sunday Times gave Ravi Gupta, the top Rothschild banker running the Cobham deal, a bit of a shoeing this weekend.

Liam Kelly unveiled the expensive contents of Mr Gupta's rather large house in Hampstead, North London, and then noted he was responsible for selling off Britain's largest industrial businesses, such as Cobham, to any predator willing to pay a sum...

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