Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets

Northern supermarket chain Wm Morrison was founded in Yorkshire at the end of the 19th century, and in 1967 became a listed company. After acquiring rival Safeway, Morrison became the fourth largest supermarket chain in the UK but struggled to integrate the stores.

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With AA motoring group, Asda, Morrisons and Stock Spirits taken over by private equity firms such as CVC, the UK market has

September 14, 2021
Private equity house Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CDR) looks to have shored up its grip on takeover target Morrisons after coming to an agreement with trustees over the supermarket's pension schemes.

Private equity house Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CDR) looks to have shored up its grip on takeover target Morrisons after coming

September 14, 2021
A spate of recent private equity interest in the UK's supermarkets has prompted the chair of the parliamentary business committee to question whether the competition watchdog has sharp enough teeth to deal with such bids.

Morrisons, the fourth biggest UK supermarket, will cut sick pay for unvaccinated employees who need to self-isolate in a bid

September 10, 2021

The boss of supermarket giant Morrisons has warned of pressure on prices due to the lorry driver shortage and higher

September 9, 2021

Private equity companies are circling British supermarket group Sainsbury’s with a view to possibly launching bids of more than £7bn.

August 23, 2021
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Morrisons agreed a £7bn offer late last night in the latest twist in the UK supermarket chain’s dramatic takeover battle.

August 20, 2021

A fresh £7bn bid for supermarket chain Morrisons has been put forward by US private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier &

August 20, 2021
A spate of recent private equity interest in the UK's supermarkets has prompted the chair of the parliamentary business committee to question whether the competition watchdog has sharp enough teeth to deal with such bids.

New York bidder Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) is gearing up to place its counter-bid to the leading £10bn Fortress

August 16, 2021
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The battle for control of one of the UK’s biggest supermarkets, Morrisons, has stepped up a notch today, with Fortress

August 6, 2021
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Private equity’s reputation is once again in the spotlight. With the supermarket Morrisons in the industry’s crosshairs, the public memory

August 6, 2021

In an unexpected turn of events, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund joined this morning forces with the private equity-led consortium seeking

July 28, 2021
Private equity house Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CDR) looks to have shored up its grip on takeover target Morrisons after coming to an agreement with trustees over the supermarket's pension schemes.

Morrisons’ largest shareholder has announced “it is not inclined to support” a £6.3bn takeover bid by a consortium led by

July 27, 2021

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