Posts tagged: Evening Standard

True Potential eyes $2 billion Spac deal after JP Morgan buys Nutmeg, reveals the Evening Standard

Friday, 18 June 2021, 8:47 am

Jim "Armo" Armitage, the Evening Standard City editor, has dug out a top corporate scoop this morning.

The soon-to-be new The Sunday Times business editor is a proper grafter and today that hard work appears to have paid off with a tale about wealth manager True Potential appointing Credit Suisse to work on a SPAC merger deal. Below is a link to Jim's piece:..

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Will Deliveroo deliver? - Part 3

Thursday, 1 April 2021, 7:52 pm

Splashed across the front page of the main book of the Evening Standard yesterday was the headline: "DELIVEROO FLOAT FAILS TO DELIVER".

Did, though, the float really fail deliver?

Well, for the investors that bought in at the IPO it probably appears that way on day one as the stock plunged by 30pc in intra-day trading...

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English (and Co) on fire, again... - Part 5

Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 9:52 pm

The Evening Standard has been hit particularly hard by the lockdowns in London but thankfully the new (ish) editor has kept hold of one of Betaville's favourite City writers: Simon English.

English regularly churns out insightful, witty commentary pieces on City shenanigans and did so again today. Below is a link to Simon's piece, which is certainly worth a read if a have a few minutes...

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Muddy Waters mauls bid target NMC Health - Part 2

Friday, 20 December 2019, 6:51 pm

Tucked away in the Evening Standard's City section is a suggestion that Carson Block's next target in 2020 might be FTSE 100-listed Rolls Royce.

Now, to be clear I have no clue who Muddy Waters plans to target next but the short seller does appear to be having a bit of field day with UK-listed stocks, such as NMC Health and Burford Capital...

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