23. After 6 Years, Prince Waleed Finally Wins in Telco (Almost) – Bids $950M for Zain Saudi

    On Tuesday, Prince Waleed, whom Forbes labeled the “Prince of deals”, lived up to his name and made an apparently successful $950M bid (in partnership with Bahraini Batelco) for Zain’s Saudi mobile business. It was the culmination of an over six year effort to break into the Saudi telecommunications business. The joint bid, which has […]

    Dan Loeb’s Third Point Re To Merge After Years Of Losses

    Nestle Dan Loeb Daniel Loeb third point capital hedge fund manager activist investor poison pen activism Yahoo corporate governance famous investorsLast week, Third Point Re insurance, which is backed by US hedge-fund manager Daniel Loeb, said it would merge with Sirius International Insurance Group in a cash-and-stock deal worth around $788 million. The deal comes at a pivotal time for both companies. Third Point Re To Merge After Years Of Losses Early last year, reports Read More