Mergers and acquisitions

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Newport semiconductor factory: ‘Losing these jobs would be devastating’
UK government blocked new Chinese ownership on security grounds, but Nexperia bosses had ‘planned to build two new plants’

Jasper Jolly

24, Nov, 2022 @2:08 PM

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Made.com: symbol of the pandemic punt that popped post-Covid
Founders, early backers and banks won big in the craze for buying online retailers but investors at THG, Deliveroo and Virgin Wines lost out

Sarah Butler

24, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Who might have the money to buy Manchester United?
Oligarchs and fans are an unlikely bet but UK and overseas billionaires and sovereign wealth funds are in running to meet £3.7bn price tag

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

23, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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AMT Coffee sold out of administration to SSP with loss of 100 jobs
Sale of chain that operates sites across UK and Ireland means closure of 18 outlets but 25 will remain open

Joe Middleton

18, Nov, 2022 @5:04 PM

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Binance to buy FTX in major cryptocurrency exchange merger
Public squabble between the two largest offshore exchanges’ bosses led to run on FTX and forced sale

Alex Hern

08, Nov, 2022 @6:13 PM

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The Guardian view on the book publishing industry: no one size fits all | Editorial
Editorial: The failure of a recent bid to merge two large publishing companies shines a light on a central issue of cultural power

Editorial

04, Nov, 2022 @6:25 PM

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Twitter trolls bombard platform after Elon Musk takeover
Platform says 300 accounts carried out 50,000-plus tweets in ‘organised effort to make users think firm has changed content policy’

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

30, Oct, 2022 @10:54 AM

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Twitter deal may signal point when the ‘everything bubble’ bursts
China’s property meltdown, the unwinding of QE and the tech stock plunge all show a fragile global financial ecosystem under stress

Larry Elliott

30, Oct, 2022 @10:16 AM

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Twitter takeover: fears raised over disinformation and hate speech
EU commissioner says Elon Musk’s platform must ‘fly by our rules’ as UK minister raises concerns over content moderation

Dan Milmo and Alex Hern

28, Oct, 2022 @8:10 PM

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Twitter bosses entitled to $120m in ‘golden parachute’ payouts
Compensation for fired executives adds to already hefty bill for Elon Musk’s debt-funded takeover

Jasper Jolly

28, Oct, 2022 @4:33 PM

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Elon Musk completes Twitter takeover amid hate speech concerns
Shares delisted and top execs reportedly fired as world’s richest man closes deal to buy social media platform

Dan Milmo, Jasper Jolly, Alex Hern in London and Kari Paul in San Francisco

28, Oct, 2022 @4:25 PM

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Elon Musk completes Twitter takeover and ‘fires top executives’
The $44bn deal will give world’s richest man control of social media platform with more than 230m users

Kari Paul in San Francisco and Dan Milmo Global technology editor

28, Oct, 2022 @8:40 AM

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