BSkyB – look beyond the lynch mob

  So the lynch mob is out and led by such political worthies as Keith Vaz. How can David Cameron do anything else but embrace the ‘popular’ frenzy that has been whipped up by Murdoch’s media rivals and fickle Westminster toadies.  The BSkyB bid is of course now dead, or so we are reliably informed by Roland […]

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BSkyB valuation trade off between growth and margins

Rebekah Brooks may have described the News of the World as being toxic, although one might well ask under whose watch this originated. Murdoch’s desperate attempts to distance himself and News Corps bid for BSkyB from the phone tapping (and worse) scandal by discarding the offending title, but retaining her however risks all of this. Not only […]

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Healthcare information assets still hot

Hot on the heals of Thomson announcing its intention to sell its Healthcare operations, which primarily service US healthcare payers with infomation services to manage the ever spiralling costs of healthcare, Experian has today reported a purchase in the same space, albeit of a considerably smaller operation. Experian is paying $185m for Medical Present Value (MPV) which maintains […]

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