Posts tagged: The Sunday Telegraph

Sunday review on a Monday: Go-Ahead and FirstGroup

Monday, 25 October 2021, 10:33 am

Oliver Gill, the hotshot business hack on The Sunday Telegraph, dug out an interesting line on the weekend about Go-Ahead, the beleguered train operator.

Gill's piece claims Go-Ahead might become a takeover target for FirstGroup after its shares collapsed following news it had hidden £25 million of excess profits from the Treasury. Below is a link to Gill's piece:..


Fred Done said to have hired Lazard to work on £2.9 billion William Hill counterbid, reports The Sunday Telegraph - Part 2

Monday, 5 October 2020, 12:15 pm

Well, it didn't take long for The Sunday Telegraph's splash story about Fred Done's £2.9 billion counterbid to be quashed.

Rival papers, such as City AM and The Times, are quoting spokespeaople or "people close to the situation" as saying the bookie has no interest in mounting a bid for the whole company. Below are the link:..


Fred Done said to have hired Lazard to work on a £2.9 billion William Hill counter offer, reports The Sunday Telegraph

Sunday, 4 October 2020, 12:56 pm

There are plenty of interesting stories in the British Sunday newspaper sections today, including Neil Craven's piece on the billionaire Issa brothers and their purchase of retail stalwart Asda. Below is the link to Neil's jackanory, which seems to be getting plenty of air time on Twitter this morning:..


Sunday review: easyJet, Virgin Atlantic and Lansdowne Partners - Part 2

Monday, 27 April 2020, 6:37 am

Investors in funds run by Lansdowne Partners can sleep a little easier.

A corporate communicator for the hedgie got in touch with little old Betaville to claim the The Sunday Telegraph's line about Lansdowne's interest in buying Virgin Atlantic is "wrong".

Mmmmmmmm...I have pasted the statetment from the Lansdowne lackey below so dear reader you can make your own mind up...