Online trading platform Plus500 reported sharp falls in first quarter profits and revenues against strong comparatives a year ago driven by Covid pandemic volatility.
BT said it was in talks with potential investors in its sports business after press reports said the company was looking to sell a stake in the operation.
Equiniti said it was likely to accept a takeover approach from Siris Capital valuing the company at about £660m after the private equity group increased its proposed offer.
Big Yellow said it had bought a site in London’s Kentish Town for £16. 5m and would seek planning permission for a 68,000 sq ft self-storage centre on the site.
Ladbrokes and Coral owner Entain has made an improved offer of AUD$3. 5bn (£1. 95bn) for the wagering and media division of Australia’s Tabcorp.
Informa has agreed to combine its financial intelligence business with Novantas, a US advisory services business, to provide data and information for US retail banks.
FirstGroup agreed to sell its First Student and First Transit US bus businesses for £3. 3bn and said it would pay out more than 10% of the proceeds to shareholders.
Bigblu Broadband said it was reviewing options to return cash to shareholders after agreeing the sale of its holding in Quickline to Northleaf Capital Partners in a deal valuing the stake at up to £48. 6m.
Hammerson has sold seven retail parks to Canada's Brookfield for £330m in a deal that completes the group's exit from owning retail parks.
Catena Group has agreed to buy Insight Capital in a reverse takeover of the artificial intelligence and machine learning company.
Contracts-for-difference trading platform Plus500 has made its first foray into the US market after buying Cunningham Commodities and Cunningham Trading Systems for $30m.
The Competition and Markets Authority has warned of potentially higher petrol prices following the Issa brothers' £6. 8bn acquisition of supermarket chain Asda.
Equiniti has received a bid proposal from Siris Capital valuing the business services and payments company at about £620m.
Melrose Industries has agreed to sell its Nortek Air Management business to Chicago-based Madison Industries, it announced on Monday, for consideration of £2. 62bn in cash on completion, subject to adjustments.
Mattioli Woods has agreed to buy Caledonia Asset Management for up to £1. 6m to expand its wealth management business in Edinburgh.
Flutter Entertainment is considering a potential £150m sale of Oddschecker, its odds comparison platform, after one of the company's rivals withdrew its data, according to a report.
Thermo Fisher has agreed to buy PPD, a provider of clinical research services to the pharma and biotech industry, for $17. 4bn.
Toshiba's chairman expressed doubts about CVC's proposed $20bn bid for the Japanese conglomerate after the sudden departure of the company's chief executive.
The UK's competition watchdog has given provisional clearance to the £31bn merger of Virgin Media and O2 after deciding it was unlikely to lead to a worse deal for consumers.
Microsoft has agreed to buy Nuance Communications in an all-cash deal valued at $19. 7bn.