News And Announcements
Pharmaceutical products and services provider Clinigen has signed an exclusive agreement with Secura Bio for the supply and distribution of ‘Copiktra’ in most of Europe, it announced on Wednesday.
Biological agriculture products company Plant Health Care announced a “key milestone” on Wednesday, through a new partnership with Nutrien Ag Solutions to launch its novel ‘Saori’ soybean seed treatment in Brazil.
Alba Mineral Resources updated the market on progress of its development plans at the Clogau-St David's Gold Mine on Wednesday, for the extension of underground workings to key production targets Llechfraith Payshoot and Jack Williams, New Branch, 7-10 and Grandfathers Lodes.
Minerals exploration and development company Alien Metals updated the market on its Hancock Iron Ore Project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia on Wednesday, specifically the publication of a maiden inferred resource of more than 10 million tonnes.
Pret a Manger plans to double in size after securing £100m in fresh funding, the sandwich chain said on Wednesday.
The London Stock Exchange has announced plans to shut down its loss-making derivatives exchange, CurveGlobal Markets, just five years after the platform was launched.
The ifo Institute has slashed its economic growth forecasts for Germany after a hoped-for summer recovery failed to emerge.
Helios Underwriting announced on Wednesday that, in line with its strategy of increasing underwriting capacity through acquisition, it has acquired North Breache Underwriting, a limited liability member of Lloyd's of London.
Arc Minerals confirmed on Wednesday that the diamond drilling programme on its majority-controlled licences in north-western Zambia had intersected massive sulphide copper mineralisation at Cheyeza East.
President Energy announced a drilling and workover update on a number of its assets on Wednesday, reporting that at the Puesto Guardian concession in Argentina’s Salta province, it has signed a drilling services contract for three firm wells to be drilled before the end of the year.
Energy investment company Advance Energy updated the market on the Buffalo project offshore Timor-Leste on Wednesday, ahead of the drilling of the Buffalo-10 well.
Ten Entertainment hailed an historic summer on Wednesday, after lockdown restrictions eased and sales surged.
Quantum Blockchain Technologies reported revenue from continuing operations of €6,000 in its interim results on Wednesday, down from €32,000 year-on-year, as its operating loss widened to €0. 71m from €0. 23m.
Netflix has secured the rights to the work of children’s favourite Roald Dahl, author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda and the Big Friendly Giant.
Soap maker PZ Cussons posted higher full-year profits as sales of hygiene products soared, but said first quarter sales had fallen against tough comparators during the height of the Covid pandemic.
Kettle safety and water filtration technology company Strix reported revenue of £54. 7m in its first half on Wednesday, making for a “significant” increase of 57. 6% over 2020, and of 24. 6% over 2019.
Over 50s specialist Saga posted a small interim pre-tax profit on Wednesday but opted to issue no guidance as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
Urban Logistics updated the market on its recent acquisitions on Wednesday, reporting that since its July equity raise of £109m, it has deployed, or committed to deploy, £88m of it on 771,748 square feet of logistics units in six “off-market” transactions.
Cruise operator Carnival said on Wednesday that both its Princess and P&O brands had paused vacations in Australia until mid-January 2022.
Ladbrokes owner Entain said on Wednesday that DraftKings had made a £16. 4bn takeover proposal for the sports betting company.