The owner of the AA, the roadside assistance group, is understood to prefer a public float of the company, rather than its disposal via a trade sale, as has been speculated upon of late.
Mon, 29 Oct, 2012
The AA and Saga’s five-year marriage is in danger of coming to an end after its owner launched a strategic review, it was reported today.
Sun, 23 Sep, 2012
WHAT does the Financial Regulator have in common with one of the world’s most famous dress designers, a bishop of France’s Grand Siècle and Scary Spice?
Sat, 28 Mar, 2009
A GERMAN beer company’s name was used as a front for the extraordinary handling of millions of euro belonging to AIB shareholders which was routed through tax havens in South Pacific and Caribbean islands, it was claimed yesterday.
Wed, 25 Mar, 2009
The housing slowdown in the UK impacted on the sector’s trade press today after What Mortgage publisher Charterhouse Communications warned on profits.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2008
A BOTTLE of champagne thought to have been taken from Adolf Hitler’s wine cellar was sold at auction in Britain yesterday.
Sat, 18 Aug, 2007
Private equity chiefs in the UK will face fresh scrutiny by the British parliament today amid reports they are making large gains from firms which pay almost no corporation tax.
Tue, 03 Jul, 2007
Saga and the AA unveiled surprise plans for a £6.2bn (€9.2bn) merger today, creating one of the UK's largest private equity-owned companies.
Mon, 25 Jun, 2007
Saga and the AA announced surprise merger plans today in a move creating a motoring and insurance giant worth £6bn (€8.9bn).
The founder of the UK’s largest private insurance firm could net £2bn (€2.9bn) after it was reported today that his company had received bid approaches.
Mon, 28 May, 2007
Newspaper group Trinity Mirror today confirmed City grandee Sir Victor Blank was standing down as its chairman.
Mon, 23 Jan, 2006
Engineering firm Amec signalled the break-up of its operations today after conceding the businesses needed more resources than it could provide.
Thu, 24 Nov, 2005
Car safety seats-to-pushchairs firm Britax Childcare broke free from its parent company today after being sold in a deal worth £230m (€339m).
Mon, 05 Sep, 2005
BOOKMAKER Coral Eurobet is said to be preparing for a €1.1 billion stockmarket flotation.
Mon, 01 Aug, 2005
Bookmaker Coral Eurobet was today said to be gearing up for an £800m (€1.2bn) stock market flotation.
Sun, 31 Jul, 2005
Madame Tussauds and a host of major theme parks were sold today in a £800m (€1.1bn) deal with an investment firm controlled by the government of Dubai.
Wed, 23 Mar, 2005
British high street retailer WH Smith was today reported to be on the brink of unveiling Severn Trent boss Robert Walker as its new chairman.
Sun, 21 Nov, 2004
The race to land the over-50s financial services-to-holidays group Saga is thought to have narrowed to five possible contenders.
Wed, 01 Sep, 2004
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