Senior wins five-year contract with Spirit Aerosystems
Wed 13 December 2017 07:50
(ShareCast News) - Manufacturing and engineering group Senior has won a five-year contract with Spirit AeroSystems through its subsidiary Senior Aerospace UPECA.
Essentra finds route into Mexico in Micro Plastics acquisition
Wed 13 December 2017 07:47
(ShareCast News) - Essentra has acquired 100% of the share capital of Micro Plastics for an undisclosed cash consideration, it announced on Wednesday morning.
British American Tobacco puffs out a decent second half
Wed 13 December 2017 07:17
(ShareCast News) - British American Tobacco is continuing to perform well with trading in line with expectations, it said in its pre-close trading update for the second half of the year on Wednesday.
TUI predicts at least 10% earnings growth this year
Wed 13 December 2017 07:17
(ShareCast News) - TUI Group said it expects at least 10% earnings growth in 2018 after reporting solid results for last year.
EasyJet acquisition of Air Berlin assets approved by European Commission
Tue 12 December 2017 16:55
(ShareCast News) - UK budget airline easyJet cleared a major regulatory hurdle on Tuesday as its proposed acquisition of airport slots and aircraft from Air Berlin was approved by the European Commission.
GSK given green light for Churg-Strauss syndrome treatment
Tue 12 December 2017 16:51
(ShareCast News) - GlaxoSmithKline has been given approval by the US drug regulator for a first targeted treatment for eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA), previously known as Churg-Strauss syndrome.
Facebook to overhaul its tax structure worldwide
Tue 12 December 2017 16:10
(ShareCast News) - Facebook will move its global tax and revenue base from Ireland to every country where it has an office.
Petrofac awarded $800m contract by BP
Tue 12 December 2017 15:28
(ShareCast News) - FTSE 250 oilfield services group Petrofac has been awarded a lump-sum contract worth around $800m by BP for the Phase 2 central processing facility (CPF) at the Khazzan Phase 2 gas development in the Sultanate of Oman.
BHP Billiton moves closer to US shale sale or spin-off
Tue 12 December 2017 12:20
(ShareCast News) - BHP Billiton has hired external advisers to help prepare its sale or spin-off of it US shale oil unit, according to reports on Tuesday.
Atos jumps on proposed all-cash takeover offer for Gemalto
Tue 12 December 2017 12:03
(ShareCast News) - Atos has launched a "friendly" all-cash bid for Dutch cybersecurity specialist Gemalto with the backing of France's state investment bank, Bpifrance Financement SA, one of the takeover target's largest shareholders.