Crispin Odey

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A Disney bid at £10.75 a share values all of Sky at £18.5 billion.

Walt Disney must make an offer for Sky if its $52.4 billion (€42.5 billion) purchase of most of 21st Century Fox succeeds, the UK Takeover Panel has r(...)

Is it wrong to say a fund manager has lost his touch just because he has lagged over a particular period? Or might it be the case that their original success was little more than luck, and they have now been found out?

Neil Woodford and Crispin Odey, two of the UK’s most successful money managers over the last three decades, are under serious pressure after enduring (...)

Comcast said it was offering £12.50 (€14.22) per Sky share, significantly more than the £10.75 (€12.23) per share agreed by Fox. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Comcast, the biggest cable operator in the United States, offered to pay $31 billion (€25.3 billion) to buy Sky, the European pay-TV group that Rupert(...)

Tullow Oil chief executive Aidan Heavey’s move to raise equity will help ease the group’s large debt burden. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

They may have been burned badly last year, but bearish betters against Tullow Oil’s stock are back out in force, after the group unveiled a £607 milli(...)

Aidan Heavey of Tullow Oil says a project in Ghana  will help the group start to generate free cash flow.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Aidan Heavey, whose Tullow Oil has been a plaything of hedge funds placing wagers against the stock this year, appears set to end 2016 with the last l(...)

Image of the week: OMG NYSE. Photograph: Michael Nagle / Bloomberg

Wall Street has been rattled this week, but then when is it not? This picture of traders working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) wa(...)

Fears regarding slowing iPhone sales have hit Apple hard

‘Sell everything’ is lousy advice “Sell everything.” So said RBS analyst Andrew Roberts last week, and his warning that 2016 would prove “cataclysmic”(...)

Mike Ashley (left, with Joe Kinnear) own Newcastle United Football Club as well as Sports Direct International. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Mike Ashley, the billionaire founder of Britain’s biggest sporting goods retailer, is a man who’s used to getting his own way. But things haven’t be(...)

Mike Ashley founded Sports Direct in 1982 and has built it into Britain’s biggest and most successful sports retailing chain. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

When you’re already one of Britain’s richest men, with an estimated fortune of almost £4 billion, what motivates you? In the case of Mike Ashley, the (...)

David Moyes: Disastrous reign at Manchester United. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Manchester United’s travails may be exercising fans but investors appear remarkably nonchalant – shares last week nearing all-time highs. This (...)

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