KEY FI­NAN­CIALS OF THE WEEK

The Jewish Chronicle - - BUSINESS -

$250,000

RE­PORTED cost of book­ing Tony Blair — plus jet — to speak for one hour to the Jewish Fed­er­a­tion of Tampa, in Florida, for its an­nual pres­i­dent’s din­ner next March. The or­gan­i­sa­tion de­cided against hav­ing Mr Blair speak.

£400m

RE­PORTED value of Robert Tchen­guiz’s Lau­rel Pub com­pany, part of which the prop­erty en­tre­pre­neur is con­sid­er­ing plans to float.

£4.9 m

LEFT in the will of Ba­bette El­ton, of Lon­don NW3. She left £50,000 each to Bri­tish ORT, Marie Curie Can­cer Care, and SCOPE; and £12,000 to the Dr French Me­mo­rial Home.

£29m

REV­ENUE growth es­ti­mated to be added to Sir Martin Sor­rell’s WPP ad­ver­tis­ing group in 2008 af­ter it landed one of the big­gest ac­counts in ad­ver­tis­ing his­tory — the £1.65bn busi­ness for US phone com­pany AT&T.

£80m

EX­PECTED amount that Max­imus­cle, the man­u­fac­turer of mus­cle-build­ing and sports nu­tri­tion prod­ucts which was founded by Zef Eisen­berg, is ex­pected to fetch af­ter be­ing put up for sale by its private eq­uity own­ers.

0.5%

IN­CREASE in the av­er­age house­hold ex­pen­di­ture on food in Is­rael, bring­ing the av­er­age amount spent on food for a fam­ily of three-to-four peo­ple to NIS 1,873 (£230), ac­cord­ing to the Cen­tral Bureau of Sta­tis­tics. Sources: Evening Stan­dard, Sun­day Times, Wills Ser­vice, Mail on Sun­day, Times, Cen­tral Bureau of Sta­tis­tics, Globes

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