Exponent to 'acquire Moonpig.com within weeks'
Sun 04 October 2015 16:02
(ShareCast News) - Private equity firm Exponent is said to be closing in on a deal to acquire personalised greeting card website Moonpig.com.
AB InBev expected to put in bid for SABMiller this week
Sun 04 October 2015 15:19
(ShareCast News) - Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev is this week expected to submit a revised bid to SABMiller after apparently making an informal initial offer of around £40 a share.
Shield Therapeutics set to put listing plans on hold
Sun 04 October 2015 14:17
(ShareCast News) - Shield Therapeutics, which last month announced plans for a London listing, is expected to say it will put its plans on hold until market conditions stabilise.
HMV planning international online expansion
Sun 04 October 2015 13:42
(ShareCast News) - The chairman of music retailer HMV has revealed the company is planning its international online expansion following its recent e-commerce success in Ireland and the UK.
Sainsbury contacted by watchdog over supplier income disclosures
Sun 04 October 2015 13:25
(ShareCast News) - Supermarket chain J Sainsbury has received a letter from the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) relating to supplier income disclosures.
Prudential considers moving headquarters to Asia
Sun 04 October 2015 13:06
(ShareCast News) - British-based insurance group Prudential is reportedly reviving proposals to move its headquarters to Asia to avoid new European Union regulations.
Glencore doesn't believe any buyers would pay fair value in current market
Sun 04 October 2015 09:27
(ShareCast News) - The board of Glencore would hear out any takeover bids that offered to takeover the entire company, but the commodities giant does not anticipate that any buyers would be willing to pay fair value for the business amid current market co
Vernalis acquires rights to Pragma's MOXATAG treatment
Fri 02 October 2015 16:31
(ShareCast News) - Pharmaceutical group Vernalis has completed the acquisition of the US rights to the amoxicillin extended-release tablet brand MOXATAG from Pragma Pharmaceuticals.
Conygar Investment buys development site in South Wales
Fri 02 October 2015 15:20
(ShareCast News) - The Conygar Investment Company has acquired a 9.96 acre freehold serviced development site at Cross Hands in south Wales from Sainsbury's Supermarkets for an undisclosed sum.
Colin Stone to step down as finance director from Safeland, Safestay
Fri 02 October 2015 15:10
(ShareCast News) - Colin Stone will step down as finance director from property companies Safeland and Safestay with effect from 13 November.
Secure Income REIT completes refinancing
Fri 02 October 2015 14:27
(ShareCast News) - Secure Income REIT announced the completion of £903m of new financing arrangements.
DJI Holdings receives go-ahead for mobile app trial
Fri 02 October 2015 12:38
(ShareCast News) - Chinese sports lottery products distributor DJI Holdings said its joint venture has received the authorisation to begin trial sales via mobile phones.
Intermediate Capital Group names new committee chairman
Fri 02 October 2015 12:30
(ShareCast News) - Kathryn Purves will succeed Kevin Parry as the chairman of Intermediate Capital Group's risk committee, the investment firm said on Friday.
Entu completes disposal of loss-making kitchen retail operation
Fri 02 October 2015 12:26
(ShareCast News) - Home improvement group Entu has successfully completed the disposal of its loss-making kitchen retail operation, Norwood Interiors, to David Hole and Mark Blayney of GPS Capital for a nominal sum of £1.
SDL founder and CEO Mark Lancaster steps down
Fri 02 October 2015 12:16
(ShareCast News) - SDL's founder and chief executive officer Mark Lancaster will step down from the board and his role as CEO with immediate effect and will be leaving the company at the end of the month.
Premaitha Health signs distribution deal for Greece
Fri 02 October 2015 12:02
(ShareCast News) - Premaitha Health has signed a distribution agreement with Greece-based Antisel to provide its IONA test to clinical laboratories in the country.
AFH appoints two new executive directors
Fri 02 October 2015 11:53
(ShareCast News) - Investment management firm AFH Financial Group has appointed Alexis James and Austin Broad to the board as executive directors.
Aquarius Platinum surges after receiving approval to complete Everest Mine sale
Fri 02 October 2015 10:39
(ShareCast News) - Mine developer Aquarius Platinum has received the green light to complete the second part of the sale of its Evererst Mine and processing infrastructure properties in South Africa.
Glencore's Macaulay splashes out on commodity traders' shares
Fri 02 October 2015 10:11
(ShareCast News) - William Macaulay splashed out well over a million pounds on shares of Glencore in a vote of confidence in the outfit's future.
CPP Group appoints Michael Corcoran as CFO
Fri 02 October 2015 09:53
(ShareCast News) - International assistance business CPP Group has appointed Michael Corcoran as chief financial officer and a director of the company.
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