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Breakingviews: FT stick or twist?

Wednesday, October 03, 2012 - 04:02

Oct. 3 - Following the departure of Marjorie Scardino, speculation is mounting that Pearson may sell the Financial Times. However it may be retained as a trophy asset say Breakingviews.

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Over my dead body would departing -- -- -- -- do you -- his thoughts on the sale of the FC. But all the grim day once she leaves -- is somebody is breaking news since that is a Robert Cole Robert this is a few good Dixon pace I'm clinic. Just before we get his views couldn't -- that but but but the general thinking is that -- the FT is now more likely because -- -- debts and she's going -- but but and and it was often seen as that study. And you just right outside is as being the block and it is bulls know the -- mark -- -- exactly bloody nose and child but my. I'm all I'm saying that you guys -- We don't know what he thinks about it to you know I have absolutely no crowd today I think he's made a statement this morning at a neutral. Sudden you know saying it's on the blocks -- -- -- -- -- -- -- sits on the lines on this tee up on this and who we know that he doesn't -- it's when. That I think I think the -- we're gonna get across here is that a Colson is now more like you're via the will be sold. Because -- -- gone -- says you know I would much dead bolted but that does not necessarily mean. But that it's gonna happen is some good reasons to suggest that some FC will stay within the pistons are products what. I -- didn't lose any money if it was losing lots of money then. In this is not as much because I don't know them all right and don't common and on line it has changed since done all right it's gone -- but the other thing is -- Byron that money that would. They didn't Saturday finally won -- -- that kind of money that led. Won't suit given that its own liking and you matter you got plenty -- access to you guys -- -- -- and kind sky is an old -- and what would your. This -- to -- on the things get to this article let's listen you know around there was a criminal I've done the Republicans -- a good -- well. Am I. What extremes have you valued at Alex's has been mentioned as a possible buyer itself -- -- -- A long shot you know we can Russians and and as we can -- -- level fools of people -- be. It is it is a classic trophy after. I think about that but trusting nature of of the accident comes back to pay it no problem the reason why we might see the FC. Within the pits and group because. You know it's a nice thing to have. That may be an argument that pits a movie that a full fall by investors it was appeal those sort of educational publishing group. You know you have to add that little bit of spots and change IMAX which means don't tell artists across space they get invited into the to attempt to connect to the pats have policies and there and concise -- -- the FT group run and win the -- Max -- textbook. Group but I think that in the real thing to say here is that you know what let's don't get too focused on this to decide -- of -- It's a tiny Powell. -- of of the business one that isn't. He's losing money and that's one mom hold onto it does not -- isn't as well a very profitable business absolutely he's out of trouble putting eleven and how 22 what was the islanders I think the important thing investors don't look for the full full full full pollen. Profile on the news the need to exactly how he's going to salute position. The main been in the business and action the FT I think it can be seen something with -- I was right great fun to talk about the causes. You know I've -- reads it you know in terms of -- A wonder whether that's actually going to be via the focus of investors' attention over the coming up on his side of it. Very -- -- are about. Tomorrow our financial SI watch our US breaking news show every day 12:30 eastern 1730 bsc. I'm axle problems is --

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Breakingviews: FT stick or twist?

Wednesday, October 03, 2012 - 04:02