Posts tagged: The Sunday Telegraph

Sunday review on a Monday: Signify Health, CVS and Countryside Properties...

Monday, 5 September 2022, 9:20 am

Hat tip to James Warrington of The Sunday Telegraph.

Warrington appears to have dug out a clean scoop about housebuilder Vistry Group weighing a merger with Countryside Properties, which had previously received a takeover offer from its largest shareholder American firm In-Cap.

This morning the tale was confirmed, with Vistry and Countryside announcing a £1.25 billion cash and shares offer from the former for the latter. Below is the link:..


Sunday review on a Monday: Go-Ahead and FirstGroup

Monday, 25 October 2021, 10:33 am

Oliver Gill, the hotshot business hack on The Sunday Telegraph, dug out an interesting line on the weekend about Go-Ahead, the beleguered train operator.

Gill's piece claims Go-Ahead might become a takeover target for FirstGroup after its shares collapsed following news it had hidden £25 million of excess profits from the Treasury. Below is a link to Gill's piece:..


Fred Done said to have hired Lazard to work on £2.9 billion William Hill counterbid, reports The Sunday Telegraph - Part 2

Monday, 5 October 2020, 12:15 pm

Well, it didn't take long for The Sunday Telegraph's splash story about Fred Done's £2.9 billion counterbid to be quashed.

Rival papers, such as City AM and The Times, are quoting spokespeaople or "people close to the situation" as saying the bookie has no interest in mounting a bid for the whole company. Below are the link:..