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Severn Trent chairman increases stake after dividend cut

Severn Trent chairman increases stake after dividend cut

Fri, 30 January 2015

Non-executive chairman in Severn Trent bought same shares showing confidence in the water company after it announced this week it would cut its dividend to shareholders in order to reduce household bi... [more]

SABMiller CFO raises £1.1m from share sale

SABMiller CFO raises £1.1m from share sale

Wed, 28 January 2015

The chief financial officer (CFO) of SABMiller has raised over one million pounds from selling shares one week after the beverages group reported a decline in lager volumes due to falling sales in Chi... [more]

Learning Technologies Group chief executive sells shares

Learning Technologies Group chief executive sells shares

Tue, 27 January 2015

Learning Technologies Group's chief executive Jonhathan Satchell increased his stake in the e-learning group on Tuesday. Satchell sold 3m shares at an individual price of 18.5p pocketing a total of £5... [more]

Telecom Plus chairman raises stake following SSE's cut in gas prices

Telecom Plus chairman raises stake following SSE's cut in gas prices

Mon, 26 January 2015

The chairman and two directors in Telecom Plus bought new shares in order to show confidence in the business on the same day it was hit by cuts in gas prices by rival SSE. Charles Wigoder, who has bee... [more]

RM2 chairman raises stake

RM2 chairman raises stake

Fri, 23 January 2015

The children of RM2 International's chairman acquired some shares in the pallet manufacturer company as part of the Swiftsure Trust. Ian Molson's children bought 1m shares through the trust at an indi... [more]

SABMiller director buys shares following disappointing trading update

Thu, 22 January 2015

A director of SABMiller bought some shares showing confidence in the business one day after it said it suffered more difficult trading conditions in China and North America that held back overall perf... [more]

Shanta Gold director sells shares

Wed, 21 January 2015

A director of Shanta Gold sold some shares in the gold company one day after it said 2014 production was ahead of expectations. Luke Leslie, who joined the firm in 2012 as a non-executive director, so... [more]

China Nonferrous Gold director cashes in after Hong Kong woe

Mon, 19 January 2015

One member of the board of AIM-listed China Nonferrous Gold has cashed-in a portion of his holding in the company a few days after it was refused a dual listing in Hong Kong. Abuali Ismatov, a promine... [more]

Better Capital founder raises stake in company

Fri, 16 January 2015

Better Capital PCC founder increased his stake in the company, offering a vote of confidence in the business's future after it said it "very much regret" the way City Link's collapse was revealed. Jon... [more]

Regenersis new director buys shares in company

Thu, 15 January 2015

Support services group Regenersis said a new non-executive director had bought shares in the company. Frank Blin, who joined the company in December, spent £44,730 purchasing 18,000 shares at the indi... [more]

Verona Pharma chairman increases stake

Wed, 14 January 2015

The chairman of Verona Pharma increased his stake in the company following Monday's news that the biotechnology firm has dosed its first group of volunteers in its asthma trial. David Ebsworth showed ... [more]

Rolls-Royce reveals share awards

Tue, 13 January 2015

In another quiet day for deals in the UK, Rolls-Royce Holdings was one of several companies to announce details of share awards as part of its management incentive plans. Other companies included Easj... [more]

Connect Group directors sell shares in company

Mon, 12 January 2015

In a quiet day for director dealing, two directors of newspaper and books distributor Connect Group pocketed cash after selling shares as part of their deferred bonus plan awards. Managing director Jo... [more]

STM finance chief shows confidence with share purchase

Fri, 09 January 2015

STM Group's chief financial officer increased her stake in the company in another show of confidence in the financial services business by its board. Therese Neish acquired 170,200 shares at an indivi... [more]

Treatt finance director treats himself

Thu, 08 January 2015

The finance director of flavour and fragrance ingredients firm Treatt on Thursday increased his stake in the company as the shares dipped towards a 12-month low despite recent encouraging results out ... [more]

UniVision chairman increases stake in company

Wed, 07 January 2015

The chairman of Hong-Kong-based UniVision Engineering bought shares in the company on Wednesday as a sign of confidence in improving business conditions for 2015. Stephen Sin Mo Koo, the chief of the ... [more]

Director deals: Chairmen of BATM and Dods splash the cash

Tue, 06 January 2015

The chairs of two companies splashed the cash on Tuesday to show their belief in improving fortunes at both outfits. Gideon Chitayat, chairman of BATM Advanced Communications, a provider of telecoms a... [more]

Avon Rubber director sells part of her stake

Mon, 05 January 2015

Stella Pirie, non-executive director at Avon Rubber, on Monday sold 10,000 shares in the company at an individual price of 757.5p. Pirie, who joined the manufacturer of rubber-based products in 2005, ... [more]

Director deals: BATS chairman Burrows moves in for more shares

Fri, 02 January 2015

Although shares in British American Tobacco in late November hit an all-time high, the chairman of the company has delved into his savings for a major share purchase. Richard Burrows, who has been cha... [more]

Empiric Student Property CEO and CFO increase stakes

Tue, 30 December 2014

Empiric Student Property's chief executive Paul Hadaway and chief financial officer Michael Enright have bought 125,000 shares each in the company. The directors spent £127,812 each in transactions an... [more]

Glencore director takes advantage of company buybacks, sells shares

Mon, 29 December 2014

William Macaulay, independent non-executive director at Glencore, sold 801,251 shares in the company at an individual price of 300.33p. Macaulay, who joined the trading and mining outfit in 2011, pock... [more]

1Spatial director sells £0.5m in shares to satisfy institutional demand

Mon, 22 December 2014

Mike Sanderson, the director of strategic development of software firm 1Spatial, has raised over half a million pounds by selling shares, the company announced on Monday. Sanderson offloaded 7.67m sha... [more]

Aveva director raises stake as a sign of confidence in the company

Fri, 19 December 2014

Philip Dayer, a non-executive director at Aveva, spent £14,901 buying shares at the company as a sign of confidence in the company following recent concerns about how the oil price will affect the bus... [more]

Jelf Group chairman buys shares following acquisition, strong full-year results

Thu, 18 December 2014

Christopher Jelf, founder and chairman of Jelf Group, and his wife purchased a total of 56,300 shares at the insurance company on Thursday. Jelf, who founded the firm in 1989, bought 22,800 shares at ... [more]

Genel Energy director buys 0.5m shares

Wed, 17 December 2014

Chakib Sbiti, independent director at Genel Energy, on Wednesday bought 0.5m shares for 642.9p in the oil explorer and producer. Sbiti, who joined the company in 2012, spent £321,450 in the transactio... [more]

FTSE 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Randgold Resources Ltd. 5,685.00 4.89 16:44
Fresnillo 899.00 4.23 17:00
Tullow Oil 365.00 4.02 16:44
Dixons Carphone 435.00 2.55 17:13
BHP Billiton 1,446.00 2.09 17:13

FTSE 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (CDI) 544.50 -3.46 17:09
Sainsbury (J) 255.40 -3.18 17:13
Ashtead Group 1,088.00 -2.77 17:07
Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets 179.90 -2.70 16:41
BT Group 417.90 -2.61 17:09