Posts tagged: vodafone

Etisalat buys 10pc stake in Vodafone...

Saturday, 14 May 2022, 12:02 pm

There is some big stakebuilding news breaking this morning.

Etisalat, the United Arab Emirates-based telecoms operator, has just revealed it has bought a near 10pc stake in FTSE 100-listed giant Vodafone for $4.4 billion.

The swoop makes Etisalat Vodafone's largest shareholder but the company says it won't make a bid for the company (usual caveats apply one assumes)...

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Betaville Intelligence

UNCOOKED ALERT: Vodafone said to ... - Part 5

Friday, 28 January 2022, 10:46 pm

Rivals at Bloomberg just landed a stonking scoop about a company that is very much at the centre of Betaville's attention at the moment: Vodafone.

According to the news agency, Swedish activist Cevian has taken a shareholding in the FTSE 100 telecoms giant and held talks with the company.

And avid followers of the activist fund know that Cevian has form in picking investments that eventually get bid for, such as blue chip insurer RSA...

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Sunday review: Vodafone, BT Group and IAG ...

Sunday, 14 November 2021, 3:12 pm

There were quite a few articles that caught Betaville's in the Sunday newspaper business sections this week.

Indeed, one of the most interesting pieces was an on the record, set piece interview by Jim "Armo" Armitage, The Sunday Times business editor, with Nick Read, chief executive of Vodafone...

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Canaccord Genuity tips Vodafone, Persimmon, J Sainsbury's, Royal Mail and ITV as takeover targets

Thursday, 15 July 2021, 4:38 pm

It took a while but scribblers at some of the City of London's top brokers have finally figured out there is a merger & acquisition boom taking place in Britain.

So now every stock market broker is punting a list of takeover tips, with the chaps and chapettes at Canaccord Genuity the latest bunch to draw up a list of bid targets...

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Betaville Intelligence

UNCOOKED ALERT: Vodafone said to ... - Part 2

Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 7:20 am

I see rivals at Bloomberg yesterday afternoon attempted to disseminate Betaville's UNCOOKED Alert to its subscribers.

According to the Bloomberg report about yesterday's UNCOOKED Alert, Betaville Intelligence reported (I know this starting to sound really weird) that "an unidentified US company is weighing an offer for the company [Vodafone]"...

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