Posts tagged: The Daily Telegraph

When The Genteel Hustler met The Kleinmanator...

Thursday, 8 December 2022, 12:55 pm

A fascinating interview has just been published in the Press Gazette.

The interviewer is The Genteel Hustler, otherwise known as Will Turvill, an incredibly polite but very persistent young hack. The interviewee is The Kleinmanator, otherwise known as Mark Kleinman, City Editor of Sky News and one of the most profilic merger and acquisition scoopsters working in UK media. Below is the link to the piece:..

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UNCOOKED ALERT: Vodafone said to ... - Part 7

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"...

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Chelsea FC on the block; Abramovich said to be seeking £3 billion, according to reports

Wednesday, 2 March 2022, 6:06 pm

You know the rumours about a potential sale of Chelsea FC are serious when the venerable Wall Street Journal finally decides to get on the story.

The WSJ has just published a piece claiming Roman Abramovich is seeking takeover bids for Chelsea FC, which has won the European champions league twice, ahead of the Russian tycoon being hit by financial sanctions. Below is the link:..

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Bears start mauling Hiscox - Part 3

Thursday, 16 April 2020, 7:45 pm

One of Betaville's favourite business commentators today follows the theme I laid out yesterday about Hiscox but probably in a more eloquent style than myself.

I am off course referring to Alistair "acerbic" Osborne, a former boss and colleague from my days at The Daily Telegraph City desk, and his piece in today's The Times about Hiscox's refusal to pay out claims to small and medium-sized businesses. I have pasted the link below:..

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Phaldrick scoops award for scoop...

Friday, 3 April 2020, 9:50 pm

A hearty congratulations goes out to former colleague Philip Aldrick, economics editor at The Times. Today he won the the Business and Finance Journalist of the Year award from the Society of Editors.

I have worked across the business desks of 'Fleet Street' for a quite a while and I couldn't think of a more diligent but understated journalist as Phil Aldrick, who I used to work alongside at The Daily Telegraph several years ago...

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