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Carr's buys animal health products maker Animax for up to £8.5m

Fri 21 September 2018 09:46

(Sharecast News) - Agricultural and engineering group Carr's has announced the acquisition of Suffolk-based animal health products maker Animax for up to £8.5m in cash.

Soco International profits rise; to buy Egypt-focused Merlon

Thu 20 September 2018 10:34

(Sharecast News) - Soco International reported a rise in first-half profit and revenue on Thursday and said it has agreed to buy privately-owned Egypt-focused oil and gas company Merlon for around $215m.

French Connection interim losses widen amid difficult trading

Thu 20 September 2018 09:20

(Sharecast News) - French Connection was under the cosh on Thursday as the fashion retailer said losses widened in the first half amid difficult trading in the UK.

ShoreCap profits creep up amid investment in corporate broking

Mon 17 September 2018 10:06

(Sharecast News) - Rising costs and increased investment in corporate broking dragged on profits growth at stockbroker Shore Capital in the first half of the year but were mostly offset as profits accelerated in asset management.

Avon Rubber expects profits to be in line with expectations

Fri 14 September 2018 10:05

(Sharecast News) - Avon Rubber expects pre-tax profits to be in line with expectations as strong trading continued throughout the second half of its fiscal year.

Ricardo enjoys record orders and revenue boost

Thu 13 September 2018 08:30

(Sharecast News) - Engineer Ricardo on Thursday reported an increase in annual revenue driven by success in the Asian market and a record order intake.

Biffa hunting for acquisitions after trading lives up to expectations

Thu 13 September 2018 08:30

(Sharecast News) - Biffa said in a trading update on Thursday that it may make more acquisitions this year after first-half trading kept the company on course to meet full year expectations.

Toople announces £2.2m placing to fund growth strategy

Tue 11 September 2018 09:35

(Sharecast News) - Toople, a provider of bespoke telecom services to UK SMEs, has conditionally placed 733.3m new shares with institutional and other investors at 0.3p each to raise £2.2m.

Oxford Instruments' profits rising as order growth improves

Tue 11 September 2018 09:14

(Sharecast News) - Oxford Instruments' interim chairman Stephen Blair hailed a strong first half of the year and paid tribute to deceased chairman Alan Thomson at the company's annual general meeting on Tuesday.

Alumasc FY hit by severe weather, Carillion collapse and Brexit uncertainty

Tue 11 September 2018 08:46

(Sharecast News) - Building products group Alumasc posted a drop in full-year revenue and profit on Tuesday as it took a hit from severe weather in the third quarter, the liquidation of Carillion and Brexit uncertainty.