Posts tagged: Oliver Shah
Monday, 27 June 2022, 6:16 pm
The little end piece of Oliver "Shahsy" Shah's column in yesterday's The Sunday Times business section caught Betaville's eye yesterday.
Olly was pushing the idea that Centrica, the FTSE 100-listed owner of British Gas, could be a takeover target for an oil major or European utility. Below is the link to yesterday's piece:..
Saturday, 15 January 2022, 9:59 am
There is a big deal story breaking this Saturday morning from, er, The Sunday Times.
Oliver "Shahsy" Shah and Sabah Meddings have dug out a jumbo scoop about FTSE 100-listed Unilever launching a £50 billion takeover bid for GlaxoSmithKline's consumer division. Below is a link to their cracking tale:..
Thursday, 11 November 2021, 6:44 pm
Betaville's old pal Oliver, "Shahsy", Shah of the The Sunday Times has churned out another on point column for friends at React News, the specialist property title.
Olly's main point is that there has been plenty of activism this year across several industries - with the likes of SSE, Shell and GlaxoSmithKline all recently tageted - but that the real estate sector has been completely left out...
Sunday, 1 August 2021, 10:37 pm
Oliver "Shahsy" Shah was talking up the prospect of a takeover bid for FTSE 100-listed BT Group takeover in his column in today's The Sunday Times business section. Below is the link:
Monday, 24 August 2020, 9:53 pm
Hat tip to Oliver "Shahsy" Shah.
Ten days ago the intrepid hack and business editor of The Sunday Times splashed the section he edits with a scoop about Mike Ashley move's to buy Dave Whelan's Sports for more than £30 million. Below is the link:
Friday, 20 July 2018, 8:51 am
There is an intriguing little diary piece in today's The Times about how a mystery property tycoon with a penchant for the Latin phrase Veni Vidi Vici has bought 200 copies of Oliver Shah's new tome about Sir Philip Green and is handing them out to friends, business acquaintances and colleagues.
Below is a link to Dom Walsh's City people diary column:..
Sunday, 1 July 2018, 6:43 pm
So, farewell Iain Dey, who until yesterday was the business editor of The Sunday Times, a newspaper Betaville regularly writes for.
Iain and Betaville first worked together back over a decade ago when The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph decided to merge their respective business reporting teams. Below is a scoop we broke together during that period:..
Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 5:50 pm
Betaville's just heading off to a certain launch party for a book about a certain retail tycoon by a certain newly-appointed business editor of a business section of a Sunday newspaper.
If that isn't a giveaway then let me tell you straight - it's the launch party of Oliver Shah's book on Sir Philip Green, which is being held at Fortnum and Mason, which is in a smart part of Central London...
Wednesday, 25 April 2018, 10:25 pm
Yes, that's the book being penned by a certain hack at The Sunday Times about a well-known retail tycoon.
For legal reasons, Betaville can't really get into the nitty gritty of the book but click on the link below if you want to know who the tome is about and how to order it on Kindle:..
Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 10:12 pm
So, it would appear Sebastian Shakespeare of the Daily Mail was quicker off the mark than Betaville readers.
The gossip columnist figured out pretty quickly which retail tycoon is the focus of the new page turner and led his top diary column with the story in the newspaper today. I have pasted a link below:..