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O'Sullivan Announces Plan to Quit

Ronnie O’Sullivan has today announced his intentions to retire after the upcoming World Championship.

The unbelievable statement comes on the eve of this year’s edition at the Crucible, where the Englishman is the favourite to win his sixth crown. 372 more words

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Affinity Education shareholders allowed to "withdraw" sales made to G8

The Takeovers Panel has ruled that Affinity shareholders who accepted G8 Education’s failed takeover offer should be allowed “withdrawal” rights.

It was part of an earlier decision when the Takeovers Panel  29 more words

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Takeovers Panel rules against G8 Education

It’s pursuit of smaller rival Affinity Education may be over, defeated by Anchorage Capital Parners, and its chairwoman Jenny Hutson already departed, but things have become even worse for G8 Education, with a Takeovers Panel… 6 more words

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Anchorage lines up financing for Affinity purchase

Anchorage Capital Partners has confirmed it will be able to fund the purchase of childcare operator Affinity Education.

The private equity firm will use a combination of external debt, equity from Anchorage Capital Partners Fund 2 and support from a number of institutional investors. 30 more words

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G8 Education concedes Affinity to Anchorage Capital

G8 Education has agreed to vote in favour of private equity outfit Anchorage Capital’s bid for Affinity Education, ending its own bid for the smaller childcare operator. 35 more words

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Takeovers Panel restrains key Affinity shareholder

West Bridge Holdings, one of the companies allegedly related to G8 Education, has been restrained from any off-market sale of its shares in takeover target Affinity by the Takeovers Panel. 107 more words

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