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Tuesday, 7 March 2023, 10:48 pm
Rivals at StreetInsider have deicded to follow little old Betaville's most recent part 11 UNCOOKED Alert about Ageas, the Franco-Belgian insurance company.
This afternoon the US-based title published a tale that appeared to nudge the story forward, claiming a private equity firm has submitted unsolicited offer to Ageas. Below is a link to the tale:..
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Monday, 6 March 2023, 6:10 pm
Hat tip to Adam McNestrie.
Little old Betaville's first ever outside editorial contributor saw one of his recent stories confirmed this morning.
Today, Aim-listed Kingswood Holdings, an independent financial advisor consolidator, said it has retained advisers from corporate finance house Houlihan Lokey to work on a sale of its UK operations. Below is the link to the statement:..
Monday, 21 November 2022, 3:48 pm
Betaville had just enough time to do a Markets Live session with The Blind Spot's Izabella Kaminska before the England game started.
If you didn't log in for the session this morning I have pasted the transript below:
Wednesday, 16 November 2022, 1:53 pm
Betaville is in a bit of a grump.
That's because arch rivals at Bloomberg have just run a tale about private equity firm General Atlantic weighing a takeover bid for Kahoot, the Norwegian social learning platform.
Little old Betaville was chasing down exactly the same tale but the financial media behemoth pipped me to the post this time round. Below is the link to the Bloomie piece:..
Wednesday, 2 November 2022, 11:01 pm
So, Betaville's old chum, Graham Ruddick, has lasted six months with his new newsletter Off to Lunch.
Graham "Ruddy" Ruddick was formerly deputy business editor on The Times and previously worked on the City desk at The Daily Telegraph with little old Betaville.
Now he has his own start up newsletter on Substack, a technology platform that allows writers and hacks to set up their own publications...
Tuesday, 25 October 2022, 10:09 pm
Bloomberg is now reporting Elon Musk's $44 billion acquisition of Twitter is set to complete after the maverick billionaire entrepreneur told bankers he plans to close the transaction this Friday. Below is a link to the Bloomie piece:..
Tuesday, 11 October 2022, 7:58 pm
Betaville realises it's pretty gloomy and uncertain out there in the markets, which typically doesn't provide a great environment for dealmaking.
Still, there are deals happening. Take, for example, ForgeRock, Inc - the US-listed software and digital identity company...
Wednesday, 5 October 2022, 4:00 pm
Betaville's chums from The Blind Spot - https://the-blindspot.com - invited me back onto their Markets Live session today.
The charming Izabella Kaminska and I talked about all sorts of things ranging from inflation to the odd UNCOOKED rumour. Below is a link to the transcript in case you missed it:..
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Thursday, 22 September 2022, 9:08 am
Ben Marlow of The Daily Telegraph, little old Betaville's former employer, has written a lengthy opinion piece on Vodafone.
Let me sum it up for you: if Vodafone doesn't do something quickly to arrest its flagging share price (down almost 50pc over the last five years) it could well easily become a takeover target for one of the "wealthy American telecom giants"...
Monday, 4 July 2022, 6:52 pm
It's taken fifteen years but little old Betaville today finally made it onto Markets Live as a host albeit in a slightly different way to its original format.
Let me clarify what Markets Live is for readers unfamiliar with this journalstic outlet. It was the the live knockabout chat about what is moving stock, bond and commodity markets run the Financial Times blog FT Alphaville...