Posts tagged: Macquarie

BT Group in talks with Macquarie and others about selling stake in Openreach, reports FT - Part 4

Monday, 22 June 2020, 5:44 pm

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?..


BT Group in talks with Macquarie and others about selling stake in Openreach, reports FT - Part 2

Friday, 15 May 2020, 10:00 am

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:..


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RARE ALERT: Welltower Inc said to be sniffing around £2.5 billion Barchester Healthcare

Friday, 23 November 2018, 10:29 pm

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

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 8:15 am

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...