Oliver "Shahsy" Shah was talking up the prospect of a takeover bid for FTSE 100-listed BT Group takeover in his column in today's The Sunday Times business section. Below is the link:
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Hat tip to Oliver "Shahsy" Shah.
Ten days ago the intrepid hack and business editor of The Sunday Times splashed the section he edits with a scoop about Mike Ashley move's to buy Dave Whelan's Sports for more than £30 million. Below is the link:
There is an intriguing little diary piece in today's The Times about how a mystery property tycoon with a penchant for the Latin phrase Veni Vidi Vici has bought 200 copies of Oliver Shah's new tome about Sir Philip Green and is handing them out to friends, business acquaintances and colleagues.
Below is a link to Dom Walsh's City people diary column:..
Sunday review - the old business editor, er, the new business editor and the estate agency merger...
So, farewell Iain Dey, who until yesterday was the business editor of The Sunday Times, a newspaper Betaville regularly writes for.
Iain and Betaville first worked together back over a decade ago when The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph decided to merge their respective business reporting teams. Below is a scoop we broke together during that period:..
Betaville's just heading off to a certain launch party for a book about a certain retail tycoon by a certain newly-appointed business editor of a business section of a Sunday newspaper.
If that isn't a giveaway then let me tell you straight - it's the launch party of Oliver Shah's book on Sir Philip Green, which is being held at Fortnum and Mason, which is in a smart part of Central London...
Yes, that's the book being penned by a certain hack at The Sunday Times about a well-known retail tycoon.
For legal reasons, Betaville can't really get into the nitty gritty of the book but click on the link below if you want to know who the tome is about and how to order it on Kindle:..
So, it would appear Sebastian Shakespeare of the Daily Mail was quicker off the mark than Betaville readers.
The gossip columnist figured out pretty quickly which retail tycoon is the focus of the new page turner and led his top diary column with the story in the newspaper today. I have pasted a link below:..
Take a bow Oliver Shah, City Editor at the The Sunday Times...
How Sir Philip Green, a BBC business editor and ailing retailer helped an intrepid young hack win business and finance journalist of the year award at the Press Awards
Congratulations to Oliver Shah, City Editor over at The Sunday Times.
Olly, a sometime colleague, last night got his just deserves for his series of brilliant scoops about Sir Philip Greed, the strange sale of BHS to Dominic Chappell for a £1 and the evenutal collapse of the business.
Most importantly, Olly's scoops, stories and investigative features played a large part in Sir Philip coughing up £363 million for the BHS pension scheme...