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

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

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

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]

Haydale Graphene chairman tops up stake following 'busy' first year on AIM

Haydale Graphene chairman tops up stake following "busy" first year on AIM

Tue, 16 December 2014

John Knowles, chairman at Haydale Graphene Industries, on Tuesday bought 23,531 shares at the company for 42.5p each. The 71-year-old chairman, who is also the co-founder of NanoSight, spent £10,001 i... [more]

New chief executive at Daily Internet buys stake at company

New chief executive at Daily Internet buys stake at company

Mon, 15 December 2014

Christopher Evans, non-executive director at Daily Internet, on Monday purchased 1.34m shares at the company after announcing he will be the new chief executive. Evans, who joined the web hosting grou... [more]

Person connected to British Polythene Industries chief executive sells stake

Thu, 11 December 2014

Margaret Langlands, the wife of John Langlands, chief executive at British Polythene Industries, on Thursday sold 35,000 shares at a price of 615p each. Langlads, who's husband has been in the company... [more]

Gooch & Housego chief executive sells 0.5m shares

Wed, 10 December 2014

Gareth Jones, chief executive at Gooch & Housego, has pocketed £342,500 after selling 0.5m shares at 685p each at the fibre optic company. Jones, who now holds 0.45m shares, said last week in the grou... [more]

Aberdeen Asset Management director buys stake after "demanding" year

Tue, 09 December 2014

Simon Troughton, senior independent director at Aberdeen Asset Management, on Tuesday bought 20,000 shares for 462p each. The £92,400 deal comes one week after the asset manager released its full-year... [more]

Conygar's director buys shares after "excellent" H1 results

Mon, 08 December 2014

Preston Rabl, executive director at Conygar Investment company, on Monday bought 140,000 shares for 180p each. Rabl now holds 1.49m shares in the company following the £252,000 deal. The share purcha... [more]

DS Smith directors buy shares after strong H1 results

Fri, 05 December 2014

Two directors at DS Smith bought stakes in the group one day after the packaging manufacturer said its "differentiated commercial offering" drove strong half-year results. The non-executive directors,... [more]

Reckitt chief officer buys stake in company

Thu, 04 December 2014

Adrian Hennah, the chief financial officer of Reckitt Benckiser Group, on Thursday bought 13,222 shares at a price of 5,177p each. The £0.8m purchase increased his holding to 26,851 shares in the comp... [more]

Better Capital chairman buys stake to boost confidence after "disappointing underperformance"

Wed, 03 December 2014

Jonathan Moulton, the chairman and founder of Better Capital, on Wednesday increased his stake in the close-ended investment company, offering a vote of confidence in the business's future. Moulton, w... [more]

ITE Group chief executive sells shares to buy house

Tue, 02 December 2014

ITE Group's chief executive officer, Russell Taylor, decided to sell part of his stake in the company to purchase a house, raising £755,000. Taylor, who joined the exhibitions and conferences organise... [more]

Petroceltic chief increases holding after Dragon Oil walks away from potential bid

Mon, 01 December 2014

Brian O'Cathain, the chief executive officer of Petroceltic, made a show of faith in the oil group on Monday after learning that Dragon Oil was no longer planning to make an offer for the company. O'C... [more]

Informa chief tops up stake after Investec lowers target price

Fri, 28 November 2014

Steven Carter, the group chief executive of Informa, has significantly increased his holding in the company with the addition of 31,324 shares to his stake in the group. Carter, who now holds 36,324 s... [more]

London Capital Group chairman buys 1.2% stake

Thu, 27 November 2014

Charles-Henri Sabet, the executive chairman of London Capital Group (LCG), has shown his faith in the spread betting and CFDs company just two months after taking the role. Sabet, who took over from f... [more]

Lombard Risk knocked off high as ex-RBS director pockets £0.5m

Wed, 26 November 2014

Having hit their highest point since early 2005, shares in Lombard Risk Management stumbled slightly on Wednesday after non-executive director John McCormick sold not far off half his stake in the com... [more]

Mitchells & Butlers chief acquired 8,475 shares after FY results disappoint

Tue, 25 November 2014

Alistair Darby, the chief executive of Mitchells & Butlers, has acquired 8,475 shares in the group after the restaurants and pubs operator said a challenging market was to blame for its falling annual... [more]

GB Group finance director adds 24,000 shares after in-line results

Mon, 24 November 2014

The finance and operations director of GB Group has acquired 24,000 shares in the identity intelligence solutions firm following the release of an upbeat half-year report. Dave Wilson bought the stock... [more]

Trifast execs make tidy sum through share option sale

Fri, 21 November 2014

The chairman and boss of fastenings group Trifast have both raised £1.08m each after selling shares issued under the company's 2009 share option plan. Executive chairman Malcolm Diamond and chief exec... [more]

To dips in at Hutchinson China-Meditech

Thu, 20 November 2014

Since falling below 40p in the height of the financial crisis, shares in Hutchison China MediTech (Hutchison Chi-Med) have climbed and climbed and climbed more than 3,000% but executive chairman Simon... [more]

UK Mail CEO bags a bargain after posting dividend growth

Wed, 19 November 2014

With share in his company down 44% from this year's earlier all-time high of 715p, UK Mail chief executive Guy Buswell has bagged a sackful of shares the day after the company hiked its dividend. Busw... [more]

Ted Baker CFO pockets £0.9m from share sale

Tue, 18 November 2014

Ted Baker's finance and operations director, Lindsay Page, has pocketed close to £1m after selling around a third of his shares in the clothing retailer just weeks before its key trading period. Page ... [more]

Vedanta chief exec shows support for group after interims fail to impress

Mon, 17 November 2014

Vedanta chief executive Tom Albanese has added 7,950 shares to his stake in the FTSE 250 group on behalf of himself and his wife Mary. Albanese, who took up his role at the metals and mining company e... [more]

3i chief executive grows stake

Fri, 14 November 2014

Chief executive of 3i, Simon Borrows, purchased the same amount at the slightly lower price of 406.83p for a total spend of £203,414. David Hutchinson, a non-executive director, acquired 50,000 shares... [more]

FTSE 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Tullow Oil 425.60 6.85 16:43
Tesco 185.40 5.46 16:55
Randgold Resources Ltd. 4,431.00 4.41 17:03
Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets 176.20 3.65 17:03
BHP Billiton 1,377.50 3.57 17:02

FTSE 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
TUI AG Reg Shs (Post- 16/12/14)(DI) 1,073.00 -3.25 17:01
SSE 1,624.00 -1.46 17:02
Smiths Group 1,072.00 -1.29 17:03
Sky 891.00 -1.22 16:43
Shire Plc 4,629.00 -1.13 17:15