It's deal mania in Britain at the moment, so it's a perfect time for analysts to speculate about more deals, especially as FirstGroup recently agreed a sale of First Student and First Transit to Nordic private equity firm EQT for $4.6 billion...
Posts tagged: Stagecoach
It would appear scribblers at Citigroup have a direct line into Betaville's brain.
On Wednesday evening I wrote in "Cash Calls - who is next? - Part 8" that Stagecoach was to be added to the Cash Calls list. Below is the link:
There are couple of new additions to the cash call list Betaville has been running over the last few weeks. They are: equipment rental company Ashtead and Stagecoach, the bus and rail operator. Below is the updated list:
1. International Consolidated Airlines Group
2. InterContinental Hotels Group
4. Mitchells & Butlers
7. Provident Financial
8. Travis Perkins..
If Betaville had a pound for every time an analyst, banker or portfolio manager talked up the possibility of Sir Brian Souter taking the bus and rail company he founded, Stagecoach, private I would definately be richer than I am now (well, to be honest that wouldn't be too hard to achieve)...