Cobham’s demise could herald a flood of private equity takeovers | Nils Pratley

US private equity firms are awash with cash and Brexit-bruised Britain looks like a tempting targetEven Cobham’s shareholders probably wouldn’t describe their company, founded 85 years ago by aviation pioneer Sir Alan Cobham, as the jewel in the crown …

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Saga looks horribly exposed as hedge fund Elliott buys 5% stake

Over-50s specialist vulnerable to having its insurance arm split away from its cruise operationThis fight looks unfair. In one corner stands Elliott Advisors, the UK end of an aggressive $34bn US hedge fund that can often be found telling FTSE 100 firm…

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