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Morrisons’ biggest shareholder ‘inclined’ not to back takeover bid
Move could be at risk as Silchester Asset Management indicates it’s unlikely to support Fortress plan

Sarah Butler

27, Jul, 2021 @6:57 PM

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Mike Lynch extradition question is a sovereignty issue for UK business | Nils Pratley
UK entrepreneur may have to stand trial in US but it’s hard to imagine the same situation in reverse

Nils Pratley

22, Jul, 2021 @7:07 PM

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Bankers and advisers would net £275m from Morrisons takeover
Documents reveal fees US private equity firm Fortress proposes for financing deal and for broking and legal advice

Jasper Jolly

22, Jul, 2021 @8:57 AM

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Apollo lands with the frontrunner in Morrisons takeover mission
By dropping solo bid plan and teaming up with Fortress, private equity firm is just one of the crew

Nils Pratley

20, Jul, 2021 @7:06 PM

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Apollo in talks to join Fortress-led £6.3bn takeover of Morrisons
US private equity firm’s move cuts chance of takeover battle for UK supermarket group

Julia Kollewe

20, Jul, 2021 @8:05 AM

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Why supermarkets are on private equity firms’ shopping lists | Michelle Meagher and Vivek Kotecha
Why has the asset-stripping industry set its sights on stores like Asda and Morrisons, ask competition lawyer Michelle Meagher and forensic accountant Vivek Kotecha

Michelle Meagher and Vivek Kotecha

16, Jul, 2021 @10:43 AM

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Morrisons writes to reassure anxious UK farmers over US takeover
CEO’s letter to 3,000 suppliers reaffirms grocer’s unique dealings with British agriculture

Joanna Partridge

11, Jul, 2021 @3:56 PM

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Private equity buying spree hits new record as British firms targeted
Morrisons is only the latest target as 124 deals for UK companies worth a total £41.5bn announced this year

Jasper Jolly

09, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Morrisons: for sale, one supermarket chain, very careful owners | Editorial
Editorial: It shouldn’t take a bidding battle to realise that it matters who owns our firms and how they are run


07, Jul, 2021 @5:44 PM

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Morrisons talks up ‘responsible’ buyers – but how sincere is it? | Nils Pratley
Praise for its would-be owners leaves the retailer with a possible dilemma if a better cash offer comes in

Nils Pratley

05, Jul, 2021 @6:40 PM

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Legal & General warns over private equity interest in Morrisons
Comments seem critical of takeover practices commonly associated with sector

Jasper Jolly and Kalyeena Makortoff

05, Jul, 2021 @5:11 PM

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Morrisons shares expected to surge as private equity groups circle
At least three groups thought to be looking at grocer, which has accepted a takeover bid from Fortress

Miles Brignall

04, Jul, 2021 @4:16 PM

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