April 15 Headlines
Commodity traders' $250 bln harvest
CVC considering takeover move for Betfair
UK pension deficits set to rise by 100 billion pounds
BP uses its day in court to rebut misconduct claims
BT and Sky kick off pub sports price war
Quixant seeks to raise ante with Aim IPO
Global commodities traders have raked in nearly $250 billion
over the last decade riding on the rise of China and other
CVC Capital Partners, the private equity firm that owns
Formula One, is in the early stages of preparing an offer for
online gambling group Betfair
After six weeks of arguments from private sector plaintiffs, the
US federal and state governments, and Transocean and
Halliburton, the other companies involved in the Deepwater
Horizon disaster BP is having its day in court to present
in full its argument that the accident was not solely its fault.
Telecoms group BT will significantly undercut the pricing
of Sky subscriptions for pubs as the company eyes a
chunk of the 300 million pound market for its new new sports
channel launching this summer.
Cambridge-based slot machine technology manufacturer Quixant, is
hoping to tap into soaring global demand for gaming and gambling
by listing on London's AIM later this year.