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Jim Armitage


City analysts come out in support of Glaxo plan

Brokers say shares are undervalued compared with New GSK prospects

Business shares fall on debut despite low-end price

Furniture designer pressed on with IPO despite “indigestion” in City


As city centres decline, a new online future beckons for car parks

Comment: US parking group REEF has gatecrashed restructuring talks with a rival offer


‘Britain’s Elon Musk’ becomes billionaire with flying taxi IPO

Founder says UK did not have the capital to fund him so he went to New York


Will BT shareholder Altice seek a takeover or breakup?

Comment: Big shakeups of BT will be a distraction to the core purpose of rolling out fibre


Who is Patrick Drahi, the new biggest shareholder of BT?

Worth $12 billion, the tycoon owns Sotheby’s and a swathe of the world’s telecoms networks


Activist Cevian builds stake in Aviva and demands £5bn return

Investor hails new management but calls for doubling of dividend


FTSE 100 to open flat amid fears of delay to easing of Covid rules

Leisure and hospitality stocks in limbo in wait for news on distancing


Reckitt writes off £10 billion from £13 billion Mead takeover

Comment: we can’t claw back the pay of the man responsible, but we can learn from the red flags


Aussies buy private hospitals giant Spire for £2 billion

Rival bids could come in after Ramsay shows its hand


Spire Healthcare takeover looks like a bargain

Spire is being sold just as it’s about to start booming