Does anybody else think yesterday's business splash in the The Sunday Telegraph about the Public Investment Fund accumulating a sizeable shareholding in BT Group is connected to the FT's scoop last month about Macquarie holding talks with the FTSE 100-listed telecoms giant about buying a stake in Openreach?..
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Last night's scoop from the FT about BT selling Opeanreach to Macquarie is getting a serious poo-pooing this morning from analysts, hacks and spinners.
Indeed, Jim "Armo" Armitage, City editor of the Evening Standard, pisses on the story from a high height. Below is a link to his column and a follow up "EXCLUSIVE" containing a "denial" in a leaked memo to Opeanreach staff:..
The Pink 'Un has just published a rather good tale about BT Group starting talks about a sale of Openreach as part of a deal that would value the business at up to £22 billion...
David Wighton, City Editor at Financial News, landed a great scoop on Monday about Macquarie trying to buy Liberum, one of the City of London's mid tier stockbrokers. Below is a the link:
The Irish punters that invested in care home giant Barchester Healthcare could be about make another from the fortune from the care home company.
Betaville understands that several large American companies, including listed real estate investment trust Welltower Inc, have shown an interest in the business, whose owners have appointed JP Morgan to find a buyer...
Revealed: secret name of consortium preparing £12 billion bid for National Grid distribution business - sources - part 2
So, coming up with a silly name to differentiate your consortium from the other Chinese bidders clearly does work. This morning it was announced the mega consortium, which called itself (in secret) the "Saxon Infrastructure Distribution Company", has won the £13 billion National Grid gas distribution auction...