Posts tagged: London Stock Exchange

Why is Moelis & Co the sole adviser to the Hong Kong exchange on its £32 billion bid for the LSE? - Part 5

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 6:21 pm

Alistair Osborne's analysis of Hong Kong's failed attempt to buy the London Stock Exchange in The Times is probably the best of lot from today's coverage in the national newspapers. Betaville particuarly enjoyed the pay off from Alistair, a former colleague and wind up merchant.

"Mr Li’s stock exchange adventure was almost as surreal as his book."..

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Why is Moelis & Co the sole adviser to the Hong Kong exchange on its £32 billion bid for the LSE? - Part 4

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 7:32 am

The Hong Kong exchange did manage to drum up some other advisers alongside Moelis to join its bid for London Stock Exchange (HSBC and UBS) but in the end it was too late. Yes, this morning the Asian exchange said it is pulling out - quelle surprise. Below is the link to the company's statement:..

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Why is Moelis & Co the sole adviser to the Hong Kong exchange on its £32 billion bid for the LSE? - Part 3

Monday, 23 September 2019, 4:08 pm

This piece - https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2019/09/21/hong-kong-enlists-help-banking-heavyweights-win-london-stock/ - in the Sunday Telegraph's business section about Hong Kong Exchange and Clearing hiring HSBC to bolster to its bid for the London Stock Exchange caught Betaville's eye...

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Sir Christopher Hohn sells down LSE stake after reportedly predicting £15 billion takeover bid for the exchange

Monday, 24 September 2018, 5:27 pm

Betaville notes that Sir Christopher Hohn's The Children's Investment Fund has just slotted the majority of its 5pc stake in the London Stock Exchange.

So, unless the abrasive hedge fund manager isn't interested in making money for his investors, Sir Chris can't really still believe the LSE is still a takeover target?..

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LSE to reveal new CEO?

Monday, 26 February 2018, 10:58 am

This morning's business comment column by the excellent Katherine Griffiths, a former colleague from our days at The Daily Telegraph, caught Betaville's eye.

That's because top bankers suggested to Betaville last week that the London Stock Exchange - whose chairman has been having a bruising row with TCI's Sir Christopher Hohn, the exchange's biggest shareholder - may soon announce the appointment of a new chief executive, possibly as soon as this week...

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Back on Tip TV talking about the LSE, Legg Mason and Independent Oil and Gas

Monday, 27 February 2017, 1:27 pm

Apologies if I look like I have just stepped out of the shower during this session. It litreally tipped it down as I was running from the the tube station to the studio, so I got soaked. Anyway, here is a link to today's session (in which half way through I refer to last year's "election" but meant "referendum"):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0OuQSAuxO4&feature=youtu.be..

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