News And Announcements
Ladbrokes owner GVC Holdings was said on Friday to be preparing for the departure of chairman Lee Feldman, just days after he sold off a £6m stake in the company.
Home safety products supplier FireAngel Safety Technology Group announced on Friday that it is to supply smoke and heat alarms to a further housing association in Scotland.
Sainsbury and Asda have to offered to sell between 125 and 150 supermarkets, plus a number of convenience stores and petrol stations, to another grocery rival or a new entrant in a bid to persuade authorities to allow their merger.
Independent oil and gas company i3 Energy has contracted Gardline to conduct a site survey for its 2019 and 2020 drilling programme, plus the pipeline route for its Liberator Phase I development, it announced on Friday.
Thomas Cook on Friday announced plans to close 21 stores and make 320 retail staff redundant as it refocuses on its online presence.
Rigid plastic and paperboard packaging company Robinson reported an 8. 7% jump in 2018 pre-tax profit on Friday, thanks in part to tighter control of operating costs, as it struck an upbeat note on the outlook for this year.
Infrastructure solutions company Costain has been appointed to deliver “major improvements” on the A19 road for Highways England, it announced on Friday, as part of the government-owned company’s ‘Regional Investment Programme’.
Industry and research technology supplier Oxford Instruments has won a global tender to supply cryogenic equipment to the Institute of Physics-Chinese Academy of Sciences (IOIP-CAS) - a research institute in the fundamental study of condensed matter physics.
Reabold Resources announced on Friday that Integrity Management Solutions (IMS) has started drilling operations at the Burnett 2B well within the Monroe Swell field, onshore California, in which the company expected to earn a 50% equity interest.
Symphony International Holdings announced on Friday that it has, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, entered into a structured transaction to provide funds to Su Misura - a company owned by the management of Vietnam-based Indo Trans Logistics Corporation.
Solo Oil updated the market on its strategy on Friday, reporting that under the stewardship of its recently appointed and experienced board, it was seeking to assemble a “balanced, full lifecycle” portfolio comprised of production, development and exploration assets that provided a sustainable path for growth.
Consumer engagement and ‘gamification’ product developer Dev Clever announced on Friday that its new integrated electronic point-of-sale (EPOS) application for the ‘Engage’ platform was now available for release.
Business telecoms provider Toople reported “tremendous progress” in recent months, it said on Friday, with shareholders being told that recent strong growth proved its strategy was working.
Royal Mail said on Friday that it has appointed current deputy chairman and British Airways veteran Keith Williams as its new chairman with effect from 22 May.
Property investment, development and construction company Henry Boot reported revenue of £397. 1m in its final results on Friday, which was down from £408. 5m year-on-year.
Bank of Georgia announced on Friday that its operating subsidiary, JSC Bank of Georgia, has successfully priced an inaugural $100m offering of 11. 125% additional Tier 1 capital perpetual subordinated notes.
EasyJet said on Friday that it was ready to activate its Brexit contingency plan of suspending shareholders' voting rights in respect of a small number of shares on a last in first out basis, given it still had not reached the 50% plus one share of EU ownership it required.
Berry Group has said it will not make a higher takeover offer for RPC Group unless the UK plastics manufacturer receives a better bid from someone else.
Smiths Group reported a decline in first-half profits and said it aims to demerge and float its medical devices arm by the middle of next year.
Senior, a manufacturer of high technology components and systems, said on Friday that its aerospace division has been selected by Saab to supply components for the Boeing's T-X advanced pilot training system.