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Tom Bergin

Exclusive: Scottish guarantee of metals tycoon’s plant worth half a billion pounds

06 Jun 2019

FORT WILLIAM, Scotland A Scottish government guarantee related to a loss-making aluminium plant owned by commodities tycoon Sanjeev Gupta is worth more than half a billion pounds, nearly twice the amount previously known, according to people familiar with the matter.

Exclusive: Scottish guarantee of metals tycoon’s plant worth half a billion pounds

06 Jun 2019

FORT WILLIAM, Scotland A Scottish government guarantee related to a loss-making aluminium plant owned by commodities tycoon Sanjeev Gupta is worth more than half a billion pounds, nearly twice the amount previously known, according to people familiar with the matter.

Losses widen at Sanjeev Gupta’s Australian steelworks in 2018 - filing

10 May 2019

LONDON, May 10 Losses climbed at Sanjeev Gupta's privately owned Whyalla iron ore mine and steel maker in Australia in the year to June 2018 due to a tax charge and rising costs at the plant which the British metals tycoon wants to expand.

Fund firm GAM excludes sacked fund manager from AGM

09 May 2019

ZURICH GAM Holding AG blocked Tim Haywood, the fund manager sacked for misconduct last year in a scandal that prompted a collapse in the Swiss firm's share price, from attending its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday.

Exclusive: GAM whistle blower concerns focused on bonds sold by metals tycoon

29 Apr 2019

LONDON A whistle blower at Swiss asset manager GAM Holding AG who alerted UK financial regulators last year did so over concerns about the purchase of more than half a billion pounds of bonds from commodities tycoon Sanjeev Gupta, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Rydon's profit rise in year after Britain's deadly Grenfell fire

14 Mar 2019

LONDON Rydon Group, the company responsible for the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower in London where at least 71 people died in a fire in June 2017, said its profits rose last year, in spite of an 11 percent fall in revenues.

Wie Investoren am Transfer-Boom im Fußball verdienen wollen

07 Jan 2019

London Das boomende Milliardengeschäft mit dem Profifußball weckt Begehrlichkeiten von Finanzinvestoren.

Wie Investoren am Transfer-Boom im Fußball verdienen wollen

07 Jan 2019

London Das boomende Milliardengeschäft mit dem Profifußball weckt Begehrlichkeiten von Finanzinvestoren.

Special Report: How a soccer agent and Chinese tycoon planned to trade in players

03 Jan 2019

LONDON In early 2016, Europe's most powerful soccer agent, Jorge Mendes, stood dressed in his trademark dark suit and white shirt alongside Chinese billionaire Guo Guangchang at a luxury hotel in Shanghai. They were there to launch a new partnership in front of an audience of soccer glitterati, including former Chelsea and Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho and bosses from major European clubs.

UK football league reduces injury pay for women

23 Nov 2018

LONDON Several of England’s leading soccer clubs have slashed the benefits offered to women players, and are providing them with far less protection than their male counterparts, contracts signed by players and clubs show.

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