Tuesday, 1 March 2022, 11:12 am
It sounds like Spectris and Oxford Instruments are trying to get the £1.7 billion takeover deal wrapped up as quickly as possible.
People following the situation have heard the board of Oxford Instruments is set to formally recommend Spectris's £1.7 billion takeover offer in the next few days.
Quite why everybody is moving so quickly to get this deal done is a bit of a mystery. Perhaps the parties involved are worried about an interloper? ..
Read more...Betaville Intelligence
Wednesday, 17 November 2021, 6:18 pm
I see rivals at CTFN are pissing from a high height all over little old Betaville's RARE ALERT from yesterday about An American company, possibly Thermo Fisher Scientific, weighing a counter approach for Qiagen, the US-European listed diagnostics group. Below is a link to the CTFN tale: