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Exclusive: Leading Brexit donors say Britain will reverse decision to leave EU

11 Jan 2019

LONDON Two of the biggest donors to the Brexit campaign say they now believe the project they championed will eventually be abandoned by the government and the United Kingdom will stay in the European Union.

EXCLUSIVE-Leading Brexit donors say Britain will reverse decision to leave EU

11 Jan 2019

LONDON, Jan 11 Two of the biggest donors to the Brexit campaign say they now believe the project they championed will eventually be abandoned by the government and that the United Kingdom will stay in the European Union.

EXCLUSIVE-Leading Brexit donors say Britain will reverse decision to leave EU

11 Jan 2019

LONDON, Jan 11 Two of the biggest donors to the Brexit campaign say they now believe the project they championed will eventually be abandoned by the government and that the United Kingdom will stay in the European Union.

Barclays rebuffs bid by activist Bramson to gain board seat

21 Dec 2018

LONDON Barclays has spurned an attempt by activist investor Edward Bramson for his fund to secure a seat on the board of the British bank.

Britain braces for M&A slowdown as mega-deals set to wane

21 Dec 2018

LONDON Bankers are bracing for a drop in mega-deals in Britain in 2019 as companies cautious about Brexit and other geopolitical risks row back on big transactions following the best year for UK mergers and acquisitions in three years.

Britain's EU referendum cost almost 130 million pounds to organise

14 Dec 2018

LONDON The cost of staging the 2016 referendum that triggered Britain’s impending exit from the European Union was almost 130 million pounds, the UK’s electoral regulator said on Friday, amid calls from some politicians for a second vote.

Sleeping bags and mini golf as traders brace for Brexit all-nighter

10 Dec 2018

LONDON As members of Parliament gather in Britain's parliament on Tuesday to vote on the future of the country's relationship with Europe, traders in London's financial hub will be bracing for a potential burst of market turmoil that could affect the Brexit process itself.

RPT-Sleeping bags and mini golf as traders brace for Brexit all-nighter

10 Dec 2018

LONDON, Dec 7 As lawmakers gather in Britain's parliament on Tuesday to vote on the future of the country's relationship with Europe, traders in London's financial hub will be bracing for a potential burst of market turmoil that could affect the Brexit process itself.

Intu shares nose-dive after Whittaker consortium drops bid

29 Nov 2018

A consortium led by the biggest investor in Intu Properties has scrapped a 2.9 billion-pound bid for the British shopping center owner, the second time in less than a year a takeover of the firm has collapsed.

Playtech founder sells stake in the gambling software company

23 Nov 2018

LONDON Playtech's founder Teddy Sagi has sold out of the gambling software company he set up 19 years ago by offloading a stake worth around $87 million.

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