About James Warrington

Reporter covering media, telecoms and marketing. Get in touch at james.warrington@cityam.com

September 2019 articles

Cobham investors give green light to £4bn private equity takeover
Cobham investors give green light to £4bn private equity takeover
Investors in aerospace giant Cobham have approved a £4bn takeover by private equity firm Advent International, despite fierce opposition from [...]
September 16, 2019
Ocean Outdoor snaps up Swedish ad firm Visual Art for €63m as European drive continues
Ocean Outdoor snaps up Swedish ad firm Visual Art for €63m as European drive continues
Outdoor advertising stalwart Ocean Outdoor has bought Swedish digital ad firm Visual Art for €63m (£56m) as it continues to [...]
September 16, 2019
UK financial sector optimism falls as bosses brace for economic slowdown
UK financial sector optimism falls as bosses brace for economic slowdown
The majority of top executives at UK financial institutions are less optimistic about the country’s economic outlook than they were [...]
September 16, 2019
Restaurant insolvencies jump by a fifth as casual dining sector squeeze continues
Restaurant insolvencies jump by a fifth as casual dining sector squeeze continues
The number of restaurants collapsing into insolvency has risen by 20 per cent in the last year amid tough competition [...]
September 16, 2019
Disney boss Bob Iger resigns from Apple board as streaming rivalry heats up
Disney boss Bob Iger resigns from Apple board as streaming rivalry heats up
Disney chief executive Bob Iger has stepped down from the board of Apple as the two companies prepare to go [...]
September 15, 2019
Micro Focus taps Goldman Sachs to lead review after share price crash
Micro Focus taps Goldman Sachs to lead review after share price crash
Struggling software firm Micro Focus is said to be close to appointing advisers at Goldman Sachs as it ramps up [...]
September 15, 2019
Benevolent AI’s valuation halves to $1bn in further blow for Neil Woodford
Benevolent AI’s valuation halves to $1bn in further blow for Neil Woodford
Benevolent AI, the tech startup backed by troubled stockpicker Neil Woodford, is set to lose half its value as it [...]
September 15, 2019
Hong Kong vows to chase London Stock Exchange after £32bn bid rejected
Hong Kong vows to chase London Stock Exchange after £32bn bid rejected
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) has vowed to pursue a takeover of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) after its [...]
September 13, 2019
EU competition chief Vestager eyes new data rules as she turns up heat on tech giants
EU competition chief Vestager eyes new data rules as she turns up heat on tech giants
EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager has called for new rules to police how companies collect and use data as she [...]
September 13, 2019
Boris Johnson says he ‘won’t be deterred’ from Brexit on 31 October
Boris Johnson says he ‘won’t be deterred’ from Brexit on 31 October
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has insisted he “won’t be deterred by anybody” from taking the UK out of the EU [...]
September 13, 2019