Posts tagged: Sir Simon Robey

Young(er) rivals edge out uberdealmakers Robey Warshaw in 2019

Friday, 3 January 2020, 4:50 pm

They have been feted as Britain's top rainmakers. Yes, that's Sir Simon Robey and Simon Warshaw. Ever since they left their respective megabanks (Morgan Stanley and UBS) in 2013 and set up Robey Warshaw much smoke has been blown up their respective bottoms about how brilliant they are at advising some of Britain's biggest companies on mergers & acquisitions...

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Brexit, a City grandee and a deal...

Friday, 14 December 2018, 6:29 pm

Here is an idea. Why doesn't a British uber-dealmaker-City-grandee type step up and volunteer his/her services to negotiate a Brexit deal?

Betaville has had plenty dealmakers whinging about how badly the British government is doing with its talks with the EU over Brexit and that it's having a huge impact on UK M&A.

Indeed, Betaville knows of at least one large deal that's just been torpedoed because of the "Brexit uncertainty"...

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Is Comcast's adviser preparing to become a media mogul himself?

Saturday, 22 September 2018, 12:32 pm

The reason Betaville posits such a question in the headline is that yesterday it was suggested in The Times that Ian Osborne - a former adviser to former British Prime Minister David Cameron - is trying to buy Fortune magazine from publisher Meridith via his advisory firm/investment vehicle Connaught, which counts Sir Simon Robey as a director. Below is a link to yesterday's piece in The Times:..

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