News And Announcements
Travel stocks surged on Monday afternoon as it emerged that vaccinated passengers will be able to travel to the US from the EU and UK from November onwards.
Immunodiagnostics company Oncimmune has signed an autoantibody profiling agreement with an unnamed global pharmaceutical company, it announced on Monday, to evaluate the autoantibody profiles of patient samples in various autoimmune diseases.
BP’s joint solar power venture, Lightsource BP, said it will more than double its planned global expansion by 2025 after securing $1. 8bn (£1. 3bn) in financing.
Shares in J Sainsbury sparked on Monday on reports that the supermarket chain was working with a boutique investment bank to help defend itself from a potential takeover.
Clinical research organisation Open Orphan announced on Monday that its subsidiary hVIVO has signed a £5. 7m contract with a specialist biotechnology company developing therapeutics for respiratory viral infections, to test its antiviral product using the hVIVO Influenza human challenge study model.
Laboratory services provider SourceBio International responded to the government’s planned changes to Covid-19 testing for travellers to the UK on Monday, which would see the removal of many requirements for PCR testing after arrival.
The owner of Yo! Sushi will reportedly take a further step towards a stock market flotation that could value it at more than £750m.
Cellular agriculture and cultivated meat investor Agronomics has led portfolio company VitroLabs’ series A funding round, it announced on Monday, with a $7m investment.
British Gas owner Centrica is to take on customers from failed rival People’s Energy, the blue chip said on Monday.
Norwegian state-run energy company Equinor and its partners have been given the green light to increase gas exports from two offshore fields for a year as European supply shortages cause a spike in prices.
Shares of IGas Energy surged on Monday after it signed a memorandum of understanding with SSE for the development of a geothermal district heating project in Stoke-on-Trent.
International Consolidated Airlines Group, the owner of British Airways, has ruled out asking shareholders for fresh funds.
Concierge platform operator Ten Lifestyle Group has secured a multiple-year renewal of its contract with Barclays Bank UK, one of its longstanding corporate clients, it announced on Monday.
The UK government is considering emergency steps to help bailout the energy industry, it was reported on Monday, as wholesale gas prices spiral.
Personal injury and clinical negligence financial and professional services company Frenkel Topping reported a 93% improvement in its interim revenue on Monday, to £8. 5m.
Keywords Studios has appointed Novartis executive Bertrand Bodson as its new chief executive officer, succeeding Andrew Day.
Software and cloud services provider K3 Business Technology announced the sale of the business and assets of its non-core Sage business to existing Sage reseller Pinnacle Computing Support for £1. 68m cash on completion on Monday.
Publishing software and services provider Ingenta reported group revenues of £5. 1m in its first half on Monday, down marginally from £5. 2m year-on-year, although the recurring revenue share improved to 85% from 82%.
Czech digital payments platform Eurowag confirmed on Monday that it is planning to float on the London Stock Exchange.
URU Metals announced on Monday that its appointed environmental consultant, Tshifcor Investment and Resources, has started an environmental impact assessment and a public participation process to support the application for a prospecting right over 10 portions of the Piet Potgietersrust Town and Townlands ‘44 KS’ farm in the South African province of Limpopo, totalling 246 hectares.