Posts tagged: JP Morgan

CCP - Part 2

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 11:02 am

Betaville's CCP theme appears to be catching on.

According to the market report in the The Times today, JP Morgan downgraded Britain's water companies amid fears that once the Corbynistas get in power the whole of the listed water sector will be re-nationalized. Below is a link to the piece by Emily Gosden, a former colleague from my time at The Daily Telegraph:..


Sunday review - Mike Ashley, Peter Hargreaves and one of Betaville's former employers...

Sunday, 20 January 2019, 6:44 pm

Once you get past the acres of Brexit coverage there were some decent business jackanories knocking about in the Sunday papers today.

One story that caught Betaville's eye was a tucked away on page 2 of the Mail on Sunday's business section about how Mike Ashley is planning to hire new PR "experts" to look after his "growing retail group". Below is a link to Neil Craven's article:..


JP Morgan skewered in Melrose bid for GKN

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 7:40 am

No self respecting investment banker will ever admit to having too many clients. Take, JP Morgan, for example. The powerful investment bank is a corporate broker and adviser to GKN and Melrose and was almost always cited on all their deal press releases. I have pasted Melrose's £2.2 billion acquisition of American ventilitation-to-security group Nortek below and GKN's equity fundraising of about £200 million for the acquisition of Fokker Technologies in 2015:..


Top of the market - the series returns - part 6

Saturday, 24 June 2017, 5:23 pm

Stockmarket cassandras at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and JP Morgan were out in force yesterday, warning of impending market crash.

So, several leading British newspapers, such as The Times, took those warnings seriously by splashing their business sections on the strategists' gloomy predictions. Here is a link to today's piece in the The Times: ..


Berukoff's Brexit boon

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 12:41 pm

It's not just international FTSE 100 companies that are benefiting from a Brexit bounce driven by investors seeking companies that generate earnings outside of Blighty.

I'm hearing certain gold mining stocks, such as Lion One Metals, that aren't reliant on sterling, US dollars and Euros are also seeing strong interest from London-based investors looking to diversify their portfolios away from Brexit impacted currencies ...