GADDAFI’S GIFT TO LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
The London School of Economics accepted a £1.5m donation from the family of Muammer Gaddafi that may have been raised from bribes paid to the dictator’s family by companies seeking “business favours”, an independent report has revealed.
GERMAN REFORMS ARE UNFAIR, SAYS BETFAIR
The fight for access to Germany’s gambling market intensified after Betfair complained to the European Commission about draft legislation aimed at opening up gambling.
PUT WOMEN ON THE BOARD OR WE’LL FORCE YOU OUT, BOSSES TOLD
The most powerful investor in Britain’s stock market, Legal & General Investment Management, has served notice on company bosses that it will vote them out of office unless they recruit more women directors and make their boardrooms more diverse.
INVESTOR EMBARKS ON A MISSION TO RECOVER ITS LOST PROFITS FROM PARAMOUNT
Paramount Pictures is being sued by one of its most important investors, which has accused it of understating revenues and overstating costs.
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DATA EXPLORERS SEEKS £300M BUYER
DataExplorers, which sells data on $2 trillion (£1.3 trillion) of short positions taken against companies, has been put up for sale with a price tag of up to £300m. The company has hired Deutsche Bank to head its “strategic review”, which is expected to attract interest from industry rivals such as Thomson Reuters.
WARREN BUFFETT BUYS OMAHA WORLD HERALD
Billionaire Warren Buffett has bought his hometown newspaper in a deal that defies the billionaire investor's scepticism about the future of the industry.