Clive Minchom On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Neiman Marcus Files With SEC for IPO Minimum Raise Likely $100 Million

  US luxury retailer Neiman Marcus is seeking to take itself back into public markets after a number of years in the hands of private owners. Private equity firms TPG and Warburg Pincus had first acquired More...

Clive Minchom On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Exor $6.8 Billion Increased Offer for Reinsurance Company PartnerRe Spurned

  Italian Agnelli family scion John Elkann, Chairman of Swiss based family investment company Exor, is trying to spoil the party for a pending combination between two of the top Bermuda-based reinsurance More...

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Clive Minchom On Monday, July 6th, 2015

Paul Singer Battles to Block Samsung Corporate Shuffle as Lee Family Consolidates Control

  Samsung’s founding Lee family controls South Korea’s largest industrial conglomerate, and it does so partly with the help of a variety of Samsung cross-holdings among its subsidiary and affiliated More...

Clive Minchom On Monday, June 29th, 2015

Carl Icahn Tweets & The World Listens as He Takes His Final Profits From Netflix and Runs

Billionaire equity investor Carl Icahn takes his last profits from Netflix and runs… After once owning as many as five and a half million shares of the television movie streaming company, Icahn has just More...

Clive Minchom On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Bouygues Rejects Altice $11 Billion Offer for Telecom Unit

  On Monday we learned that Patrick Drahi’s Altice telecoms group had made a bid, through its French cable subsidiary Numericable-SFR, for the number three French mobile operator Bouygues Telecom. Bouygues More...

Clive Minchom On Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Patrick Drahi’s Altice Bids for French Mobile Operator Bouygues Telecom

When Patrick Drahi’s Altice acquired, through its French cable subsidiary Numericable, a controlling 80% stake in French mobile company SFR from Vivendi last summer, in a take over bid valued at Euros More...

Clive Minchom On Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Mikhail Khodorkovsky Duns Russia for $50 Billion Awarded by Arbitration Court

As if the troubles in Ukraine, European and US personal financial sanctions against powerful members of the Russian elite, and NATO exercises in the Baltic were not enough, now Belgium has hit the Kremlin More...

Clive Minchom On Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Avianca’s German Efromovich May Call a Foul Over Sale of Portuguese Airline TAP

Columbian entrepreneur businessman German Efromovich may contest the the recently announced result of a privatization tender for the Portuguese national airline TAP Air Portugal, according to local Portuguese More...

Clive Minchom On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Israeli Northern Command Chief: We Must Prepare for War in the North

In a ceremony held on Tuesday for those killed in the Second Lebanon War, IDF GOC Northern Commander Aviv Kochavi stated that the picture in the north of Israel, Lebanon and Syria may change in an instant and More...

Clive Minchom On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

John Brennan Arrives in Israel; Or Is It Art Garfunkel Under Deep Cover?

Israel’s daily newspaper Haaretz has revealed in plain text that the head of the United States Central Intelligence Agency John Brennan came to Israel last week, while operating under deep cover. His accompanying More...

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