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Aggreko in takeover talks with TDR Capital, I Squared Capital

Fri 05 February 2021 14:47

(Sharecast News) - Aggreko shares surged on Friday after the temporary power provider said it was in talks with TDR Capital and I Squared Capital about a possible cash offer at 880p a share.

UK watchdog confirms continued 'high' safety of Covid-19 vaccines

Fri 05 February 2021 12:56

(Sharecast News) - Ongoing safety checks by the UK regulator confirmed the safety of Covid-19 vaccines.

PayPal says US consumer watchdog opened investigation into Venmo

Fri 05 February 2021 12:17

(Sharecast News) - PayPal Holdings said on Friday it was cooperating with a civil investigative demand from the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau it had received in relation to its Venmo app's alleged unauthorized fund transfers and collections proc

Chevron offers $12.47 a share for Noble Midstream

Fri 05 February 2021 11:31

(Sharecast News) - Chevron said on Friday that it has offered to buy Noble Midstream Partners for $12.47 a share.

UK directors to be responsible for financial statements - report

Fri 05 February 2021 10:32

(Sharecast News) - UK directors will be personally responsible for the accuracy of their company's financial statements as part of an overhaul of corporate governance and audit checks, the Financial Times reported.

UK energy watchdog lifts price cap for consumer bills

Fri 05 February 2021 08:22

(Sharecast News) - The UK's energy regulator is increasing its cap on consumer prices to pre-pandemic levels after a big jump in wholesale prices.

French Connection in talks with two potential suitors

Fri 05 February 2021 08:19

(Sharecast News) - French Connection shares surged on Friday after the clothing retailer said it was in talks with two potential suitors.

AstraZeneca's Imfinzi fails to meet endpoint in cancer trial

Fri 05 February 2021 08:05

(Sharecast News) - AstraZeneca said on Friday that its Imfinzi (durvalumab) drug failed to meet its primary endpoint in a Phase III trial for head and neck cancers.

Syncona investment Achilles upbeat on safety review of trials

Fri 05 February 2021 08:01

(Sharecast News) - Healthcare investor Syncona said on Friday that its portfolio company Achilles Therapeutics, which is developing precision T-cell therapies to treat solid tumours, had announced that an independent data and safety monitoring committee h

On the Beach warns on continued weak bookings

Fri 05 February 2021 07:48

(Sharecast News) - On the Beach said it expected holiday bookings to stay subdued into the second half of 2021 as the online vacation retailer reported tough trading caused by the Covid-19 crisis.