Posts tagged: Warren Buffett

Ratcliffe sniffed around Independent Oil & Gas's debt - sources

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 5:28 pm

Sir Jim Ratcliffe has been sniffing around Independent Oil & Gas's debt.

People familiar with the situation said Ineos, Sir Jim's chemicals company, bid on Independent Oil and Gas's bonds before the North Sea oil explorer decided to repay some of the non-convertible debt held by failed outfit London Oil and Gas, which is associated with controversial City firm London Capital & Finance...

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The Buffett conundrum...

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 10:52 am

Betaville has been inundated with phone calls since the venerable Financial Times ran its interview with the Sage of Omaha, in which the octogenarian billionaire investor suggested he is looking at doing a big UK deal. Below is a link to the interview:

https://www.ft.com/content/32676c5c-667e-11e9-9adc-98bf1d35a056

"What's he going to buy,?" asked one veteran investor...

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Tick Tock

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 6:51 pm

Two days on and the upper echelons of the financial media world are still picking over the carcass of the failed Kraft Heinz / 3G / Warren Buffett / Unilever deal.

Probably the best newspaper piece out there is the "tick tock" by Arash Massoudi and James Fontanella-Kahn in today's Financial Times. Here is the link in case you haven't read it:..

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