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O’BRIEN COULD GET €100M IN INM TAKE-OUT

Denis O'Brien

IT IS hard to believe the news emerging of a pending takeover bid for Independent News & Media (INM). With Denis O’Brien sitting on a 30% shareholding and his pal, Dermot Desmond (invited in at a hefty discounted 7c a share five years ago), sitting on a further 15%, these two will have a very big say in any potential deal.

Read more in the latest issue out now. 

And you can read all about ‘Whose afraid of Denis O’Brien’ here for free. 

BIG REWARDS BUT SMALL RESULTS AT GREEN REIT

Stephen Vernon

PIC: Stephen Vernon

Green Reit has been put up for sale causing a long overdue spike in its share price.

Read Goldhawk’s previous analysis of the company’s underperformance and the very generous rewards on offer to the principal’s. 

WILL GRAFTON TAKE OUT CRH’S EUROPEAN BUSINESS?

Grafton Group

SINCE TAKING over as CEO at Grafton Group in 2011, Gavin Slark has too partially fulfilled former boss Mike Chadwick’s ambition to lessen the company’s dependence on the British Isles by expanding into mainland Europe, building up significant footprints in Belgium and The Netherlands. Now though he needs to pull off a deal of serious scale to push the group on to the next phase. That deal could very well involve CRH.

Read all about it in the latest issue of The Phoenix. 

You can also read about Gavin Slark’s appointment as Grafton chief back in 2011 for free here

PADDY POWER’S US BET MAY NOT PAY OFF

Paddy Power

Will Paddy Power’s US bet pay off? Read Goldhawk’s analysis in the latest issue to find out more. 

You can also scan through this previous article that explores the betting giants pursuit of the “Yankee Dollar.”