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#Takeover

# takeover - Thursday 25 August, 2022

Two Irishmen leading an American-backed plan to save Worcester Warriors
# Consortium
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# Consortium

Two Irishmen leading an American-backed plan to save Worcester Warriors

Aug 25th 2022, 7:13 PM 13,236 Views 0 Comments

These are worrying times for the beleaguered Premiership club.

# takeover - Sunday 10 July, 2022

Sri Lanka protesters refuse to leave president’s palace until he vacates office
# Takeover
# Takeover

Sri Lanka protesters refuse to leave president’s palace until he vacates office

Jul 10th 2022, 1:53 PM 7,653 Views 0 Comments

The presidential palace was a free-for-all today after protesters stormed it.

# takeover - Friday 1 July, 2022

Derby County takeover completed
# Job Done
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# Job Done

Derby County takeover completed

Jul 1st 2022, 6:41 PM 5,801 Views 2 Comments

The deal with Clowes Developments has been finalised, the club’s joint administrators have announced.

# takeover - Friday 17 June, 2022

Elon Musk addresses Twitter staff, targets 1 billion users and a website 'you can't live without'
# Takeover
# Takeover

Elon Musk addresses Twitter staff, targets 1 billion users and a website 'you can't live without'

Jun 17th 2022, 8:57 AM 20,767 Views 21 Comments

According to multiple reports, Musk also addressed possible layoffs at the company

# takeover - Monday 13 June, 2022

American businessman Kirchner withdraws offer to buy Derby
# NO MORE
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# NO MORE

American businessman Kirchner withdraws offer to buy Derby

Jun 13th 2022, 10:00 PM 6,746 Views 0 Comments

Kirchner was named as the preferred bidder in April.

# takeover - Wednesday 16 February, 2022

€38 million Saracens takeover by consortium including Francois Pienaar completed
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

€38 million Saracens takeover by consortium including Francois Pienaar completed

Feb 16th 2022, 11:23 PM 8,485 Views 3 Comments

In October, the English Premiership giants first unveiled the plan.

# takeover - Tuesday 4 January, 2022

Southampton takeover by Serbian billionaire completed
# Buyout
From The42
# Buyout

Southampton takeover by Serbian billionaire completed

Updated Jan 4th 2022, 3:59 PM 10,415 Views 11 Comments

Chinese businessman Jisheng Gao has been looking to sell the 80% stake he purchased in Saints in 2017 for several years.

# takeover - Friday 15 October, 2021

Journalists and football fans must continue to highlight why Newcastle takeover is not right
# Talking Point
From The42
# Talking Point

Journalists and football fans must continue to highlight why Newcastle takeover is not right

Oct 15th 2021, 1:00 PM 3,339 Views 10 Comments

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) are behind the £300 million deal.

# takeover - Wednesday 29 September, 2021

Premier League 'improperly influenced' by other clubs in blocking Saudi takeover of Newcastle
# Probe
From The42
# Probe

Premier League 'improperly influenced' by other clubs in blocking Saudi takeover of Newcastle

Sep 29th 2021, 7:49 PM 4,659 Views 0 Comments

A tribunal has been told that top-flight English clubs and beIN interfered with the process.

# takeover - Thursday 31 December, 2020

American group seals takeover of Burnley, acquiring 84% stake
# Premier League
From The42
# Premier League

American group seals takeover of Burnley, acquiring 84% stake

Dec 31st 2020, 9:37 AM 4,825 Views 5 Comments

The deal should give Sean Dyche much-needed funds ahead of the January transfer window.

# takeover - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Cork City vote overwhelmingly in favour of selling club to owner of Preston North End
# Takeover
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# Takeover

Cork City vote overwhelmingly in favour of selling club to owner of Preston North End

Oct 29th 2020, 6:49 AM 9,351 Views 6 Comments

A supporters’ trust established in 2007 has controlled the club since the beginning of the 2010 season.

# takeover - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Cork City set to vote today on €1 takeover bid by Preston North End owner
# League Of Ireland
From The42
# League Of Ireland

Cork City set to vote today on €1 takeover bid by Preston North End owner

Oct 28th 2020, 8:25 AM 44,022 Views 15 Comments

The Foras board of management and the club’s administrative staff have both publicly backed a yes vote.

# takeover - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Bolton Wanderers back from the brink as takeover deal completed
# Sold
From The42
# Sold

Bolton Wanderers back from the brink as takeover deal completed

Aug 28th 2019, 6:53 PM 4,961 Views 2 Comments

The League One club had been given 14 days to find a buyer or face extinction.

# takeover - Friday 3 May, 2019

Ex-Sligo, Bohs, Dundalk and Galway manager involved in Limerick takeover
# Investment
From The42
# Investment

Ex-Sligo, Bohs, Dundalk and Galway manager involved in Limerick takeover

May 3rd 2019, 4:03 PM 5,510 Views 2 Comments

Belfast native Sean Connor is representing a group in ‘advanced talks’ to buy the SSE Airtricity League club.

# takeover - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Belgian group Mediahuis to buy Independent News and Media for €145.6m
# Takeover
# Takeover

Belgian group Mediahuis to buy Independent News and Media for €145.6m

Apr 30th 2019, 7:57 AM 16,733 Views 30 Comments

A number of different companies had been rumoured to buy the media group.

# takeover - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Team Sky renamed Team Ineos after being bought out by Britain's richest man
# Takeover
From The42
# Takeover

Team Sky renamed Team Ineos after being bought out by Britain's richest man

Mar 19th 2019, 3:45 PM 6,511 Views 10 Comments

The controversial cycling outfit has secured backing from the owner of chemical giants Ineos, Jim Ratcliffe.

# takeover - Friday 31 August, 2018

Coca-Cola to buy coffee chain Costa in deal worth over €4 billion
# Caffeine Coalition
# Caffeine Coalition

Coca-Cola to buy coffee chain Costa in deal worth over €4 billion

Aug 31st 2018, 7:56 AM 21,609 Views 50 Comments

The soft drink giant said this gave it a way into the hot beverage market.

# takeover - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Doherty scores twice for leaders Wolves on good night for Irish players in the Championship
# Takeover
From The42
# Takeover

Doherty scores twice for leaders Wolves on good night for Irish players in the Championship

Mar 13th 2018, 10:10 PM 7,529 Views 9 Comments

Matt Doherty, Ryan Manning and Enda Stevens all scored in wins for their Championship sides this evening.

# takeover - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

French billionaire buys majority stake in Eir
# Xavier Niel
# Xavier Niel

French billionaire buys majority stake in Eir

Dec 20th 2017, 9:02 AM 25,263 Views 80 Comments

The transaction is expected to be completed early next year.

# takeover - Monday 27 November, 2017

Conservative Koch brothers to buy Time Inc for $2.8 billion

Conservative Koch brothers to buy Time Inc for $2.8 billion

Nov 27th 2017, 9:10 AM 11,597 Views 20 Comments

Time revealed in October that it was focusing less on magazine journalism and more on digital.

# takeover - Monday 20 November, 2017

End of the Mike Ashley era? £300m bid reportedly tabled for Newcastle United
# Takeover
From The42
# Takeover

End of the Mike Ashley era? £300m bid reportedly tabled for Newcastle United

Nov 20th 2017, 9:27 PM 9,026 Views 13 Comments

Amanda Staveley’s consortium has made the offer for the Premier League club.

# takeover - Friday 10 November, 2017

Boxing company co-founded by Daniel Kinahan to receive 'large up-front investment' after buyout
# Takeover
# Takeover

Boxing company co-founded by Daniel Kinahan to receive 'large up-front investment' after buyout

Nov 10th 2017, 6:01 AM 53,594 Views 0 Comments

MTK has signed a number of big name boxers since it was established.

# takeover - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Conor McGregor is getting his own film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jose Aldo
# Name In Lights
From The42
# Name In Lights

Conor McGregor is getting his own film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jose Aldo

Jul 25th 2017, 5:05 PM 12,886 Views 18 Comments

It will be directed by Gavin Fitzgerald, who was Director of Photography for the RTÉ TV series ‘The Notorious’.

# takeover - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Facebook fined €110 million for providing false information on WhatsApp takeover
# European Commission
# European Commission

Facebook fined €110 million for providing false information on WhatsApp takeover

May 18th 2017, 9:20 AM 9,946 Views 11 Comments

The social media giant said that any errors it made were not intentional.

# takeover - Sunday 8 January, 2017

'We were effectively sold a pup': UTV Ireland staff on their 2 years of 'pointless efforts'
# Takeover
# Takeover

'We were effectively sold a pup': UTV Ireland staff on their 2 years of 'pointless efforts'

Jan 8th 2017, 8:00 AM 51,608 Views 36 Comments

Looking back over the past 24 months, former staff say they are proud of what they achieved at the channel.

# takeover - Saturday 31 December, 2016

'It's not just about silly glasses' - How Tiger Ireland is plotting its next phase of expansion
# Retail
# Retail

'It's not just about silly glasses' - How Tiger Ireland is plotting its next phase of expansion

Dec 31st 2016, 6:30 AM 23,748 Views 11 Comments

The Irish offshoot of the Danish brand plans to target Waterford, Wexford and Kilkenny next.

# takeover - Friday 9 December, 2016

Irish banana giant Fyffes is being taken over by one of Japan's biggest companies
# Food And Drink
# Food And Drink

Irish banana giant Fyffes is being taken over by one of Japan's biggest companies

Dec 9th 2016, 12:10 PM 11,321 Views 24 Comments

The Sumitomo Corporation will pay just over €750m for the Dublin-based fruit supplier.

# takeover - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Former Manchester City CEO Garry Cook among high-profile staff let go by UFC
# Clearout
From The42
# Clearout

Former Manchester City CEO Garry Cook among high-profile staff let go by UFC

Oct 19th 2016, 9:59 AM 6,257 Views 3 Comments

The lay-offs come in the wake of the multi-billion-dollar sale of the organisation in July.

# takeover - Monday 23 November, 2015

Massive medal haul for Irish athletes at European MMA Championships
# Takeover
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# Takeover

Massive medal haul for Irish athletes at European MMA Championships

Nov 23rd 2015, 2:54 PM 5,300 Views 0 Comments

Ben Forsyth and Leah McCourt both won gold.

# takeover - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Will VR become more ubiquitous than the smartphone? This man seems to think so
# Takeover
# Takeover

Will VR become more ubiquitous than the smartphone? This man seems to think so

Nov 3rd 2015, 4:19 PM 13,371 Views 18 Comments

The founder of Oculus VR believes that VR and other similar devices will be more commonplace than smartphones today.

# takeover - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Denis O'Brien's empire just got a little bit bigger - Topaz has bought out Esso
# Takeover
# Takeover

Denis O'Brien's empire just got a little bit bigger - Topaz has bought out Esso

Oct 15th 2015, 9:40 PM 33,575 Views 139 Comments

The deal is rumoured to be worth in the region of €70 million.

# takeover - Monday 12 October, 2015

Next week's UFC Dublin card will be broadcast live and free-to-air in Ireland
# Takeover
From The42
# Takeover

Next week's UFC Dublin card will be broadcast live and free-to-air in Ireland

Oct 12th 2015, 9:15 PM 8,010 Views 5 Comments

Both Setanta Sports and 3e will show the event, which takes place at the 3 Arena on 24 October.

# takeover - Monday 14 September, 2015

Ireland's biggest pharmacy chain looks set to buy out McCauley's Chemists
# Big Business
# Big Business

Ireland's biggest pharmacy chain looks set to buy out McCauley's Chemists

Sep 14th 2015, 6:00 PM 33,531 Views 14 Comments

McCauley’s are the largest independent pharmacy chain in the country.

# takeover - Friday 8 May, 2015

An Arsenal legend is fronting a €200m takeover bid of Aston Villa
# Money Matters
From The42
# Money Matters

An Arsenal legend is fronting a €200m takeover bid of Aston Villa

May 8th 2015, 12:05 AM 6,989 Views 2 Comments

Tony Adams is part of a group aiming to take control of the club from Randy Lerner.

# takeover - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Africa's richest man is interested in buying out Arsenal
# Takeover
From The42
# Takeover

Africa's richest man is interested in buying out Arsenal

May 6th 2015, 12:05 AM 7,328 Views 8 Comments

Aliko Dangote hopes to purchase the Gunners having failed in an attempt back in 2010.

# takeover - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Willie Walsh is earning a massive €7.9 million a year with IAG
# Expensive Willie
# Expensive Willie

Willie Walsh is earning a massive €7.9 million a year with IAG

Mar 5th 2015, 7:11 PM 14,371 Views 67 Comments

The airline group’s chief executive has seen his salary increase by 500% since 2012

# takeover - Monday 26 January, 2015

One in four Aer Lingus workers could lose jobs in airline takeover
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

One in four Aer Lingus workers could lose jobs in airline takeover

Jan 26th 2015, 12:58 PM 22,266 Views 79 Comments

The airline’s board is considering another buyout offer as a union warns of job losses.

# takeover - Saturday 24 January, 2015

It looks like IAG really wants to get their hands on Aer Lingus
# Takeover
# Takeover

It looks like IAG really wants to get their hands on Aer Lingus

Jan 24th 2015, 7:48 PM 28,055 Views 79 Comments

Reports today suggest that company has tabled ANOTHER offer for the airline.

# takeover - Monday 19 January, 2015

McGregor sends Aldo a message as the Irish invasion sweeps through Boston
# Takeover
From The42
# Takeover

McGregor sends Aldo a message as the Irish invasion sweeps through Boston

Jan 19th 2015, 8:00 AM 30,517 Views 36 Comments

Niall Kelly looks back on another significant night for Irish MMA.

# takeover - Friday 26 September, 2014

Where can you watch Conor McGregor's fight this weekend?
# UFC 178
From The42
# UFC 178

Where can you watch Conor McGregor's fight this weekend?

Sep 26th 2014, 7:45 AM 56,802 Views 22 Comments

We’re planning to stay up extra late on Saturday. Will you be doing the same?

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