MARKET NEWS

Keep up-to-date with all the relevant financial news and market commentaries from the UK and around the world. Please note, that these news items should not be considered as investment advice. The investments reffered to in this website may not be suitable for all private investors; before taking any action based upon this website you should contact us or an independent financial adviser.

Ted Baker Plc - Update on Independent Review of Inventory

22.01.20
On 2nd December 2019 Ted Baker announced that the Board would be appointing independent accountants to undertake a comprehensive review of its stock inventory position. Deloitte was subsequently appointed to conduct that work.

Wetherspoon (JD) Plc - Q2 Quarterly Business Update

22.01.20
J D Wetherspoon plc ('J D Wetherspoon' or 'the Company') announces its Q2 business update. The Company's interim results for the six months ending 26 January 2020 are expected to be announced on 20 March 2020.

Harworth Group Plc - Year-end Trading Update 2019

21.01.20
Harworth Group plc ("Harworth" or "the Group"), a leading regenerator of land and property for development and investment, today provides a trading update for the financial year ended 31 December 2019.

Intu Properties Plc - Market Update

20.01.20
Further to recent press speculation, intu properties plc ("intu" or the "Company") continues to make progress in its strategy to fix the balance sheet.

AstraZeneca Plc - FDA grants Lynparza Priority Review for PROfound

20.01.20
AstraZeneca and MSD Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., US (MSD: known as Merck & Co., Inc. inside the US and Canada) today announced that a supplemental New Drug Application for Lynparza (olaparib) has been accepted and granted Priority Review in the US for patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) and deleterious or suspected deleterious germline or somatic homologous recombination repair (HRR) gene mutations, who have progressed following prior treatment with a new hormonal agent.

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Fevertree Plc - Year End Trading Update

20.01.20
Fever-Tree, the world's leading supplier of premium carbonated mixers, announces its trading update for the year ended 31st December 2019, ahead of reporting its Preliminary Results on 24th March 2020.

Accrol Group Holdings - Regulatory investigation closed

20.01.20
Further to Accrol's announcements dated 21 January 2019 (RNS number 6698N) and 27 March 2019 (RNS number 1694U) notifying the market of an FCA investigation into the Company, Accrol is pleased to announce that the FCA has notified it that the FCA has closed its investigation and will not be taking any action

Sequoia Econ Infrastructure Income Fund Limited

20.01.20
SEQI, the specialist investor in economic infrastructure debt, is pleased to announce that the Company has materially deployed or committed the proceeds of its £280 million Revolving Credit Facility (the "RCF"). As at 31 December 2019, the Company had outstanding drawings on its RCF of £224 million and cash of £55.8 million, resulting in net leverage of £168.2 million. In addition, the Company had undrawn commitments on existing investments collectively valued at £92.7 million.

Devro Plc - Trading Update

17.01.20
Devro plc ("Devro" or the "Group"), one of the world's leading manufacturers of collagen products for the food industry, issues the following trading update for the year ended 31 December 2019.

Marshalls Plc - Trading Statement

16.01.20
Group revenue for the year ended 31 December 2019 was up 10 per cent to £542 million (2018: £491 million). Excluding the impact of Edenhall, which was acquired in December 2018, revenue grew 3 per cent.

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Headlam Group Plc - Pre-Close Trading Update

16.01.20
Headlam Group plc (LSE: HEAD), Europe's leading floorcoverings distributor, today announces a trading update in respect of the 12 months ended 31 December 2019 ahead of announcing its final results on Thursday, 5 March 2020.

Michelmersh Brick Holdings Plc - Pre-close Trading Update

15.01.20
Michelmersh Brick Holdings Plc (AIM: MBH), the specialist brick manufacturer, today announces a trading update ahead of its final results for the year ended 31 December 2019. The Group intends to report its 2019 full year results on 31 March 2020.

Persimmon Plc - Trading Update

15.01.20
Persimmon Plc announces the following update ahead of its Final Results for the year ended 31 December 2019, which will be released on 27 February 2020.

Vistry Group Plc - Trading Update

15.01.20
Vistry Group PLC (the 'Group') is today issuing a trading update for the business operating as Bovis Homes Group PLC ('Bovis Homes') for the 12 months ended 31 December 2019, ahead of the publication of its full year results on 27 February 2020.

McBride Plc - Trading Update December 2019

14.01.20
McBride plc, the leading European manufacturer and supplier of Contract Manufactured and Private Label products for the domestic Household and professional cleaning and hygiene markets, today provides a trading update for the six months ended 31 December 2019.

Watkin Jones Plc - Full Year Results September 2019

14.01.20
Watkin Jones plc (AIM:WJG), the UK's leading developer and manager of residential for rent, with a focus on the student accommodation and Build to Rent sectors, announces its annual results for the year ended 30 September 2019 ('FY19').

Victrex Plc - Joint Venture

13.01.20
Victrex plc today announces the creation of a joint-venture between its subsidiary, Victrex Hong Kong Limited, and Yingkou Xingfu Chemical Company Limited, to build and operate a new PEEK polymer manufacturing facility in Liaoning, China.

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London Clearing House - Delivers Record Clearing Volumes in 2019

10.01.20
LCH, a leading global clearing house, today announced that 2019 was another record year for volumes across multiple asset classes. Activity in its OTC derivatives and fixed income clearing services as well as its SwapAgent franchise exceeded 2018’s volumes. Growth has been driven by increased flow from new and existing customers looking to access the efficiencies of clearing.

Mountview Estates Plc - The Sinclair Family Concert Party

10.01.20
The Company had previously notified its shareholders of the existence of a concert party consisting of certain members of the Sinclair family, related Sinclair family trusts and companies under the control of certain Sinclair family members (the "Concert Party"), as more particularly set out in the Appendix to this announcement.

B&M European Value Retail S.A.- Q3 Trading Update

10.01.20
B&M European Value Retail S.A. the UK's leading variety goods value retailer, today provides a trading update for the third quarter of its current financial year, relating to the 13 week period from 29 September 2019 to 28 December 2019.

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Harworth Group Plc - Refines and Adds to Income Portfolio

07.01.20
Harworth Group plc ("Harworth" or "the Company"), a leading regenerator of land and property for development and investment, is pleased to announce the completion of two transactions. It has completed the purchase of an industrial unit in Yorkshire for £9.2 million and sold a portfolio of freehold land on which the Company acted as landlord for seven solar developments ("Solar Portfolio") for £5.0 million.

Netcall Plc - Director/PDMR Shareholding

23.12.19
Netcall plc (AIM: NET), the leading provider of Low-code and customer engagement software, today announces that Michael Jackson, Chairman and PDMR of the Company, has purchased 280,000 ordinary shares of 5 pence each ("Ordinary Shares") at a price of 34 pence per Ordinary Share.

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McKay Securities Plc - DISPOSAL OF 30 LOMBARD STREET, EC3

23.12.19
McKay Securities Plc (McKay), the only UK REIT specialising entirely in the London and South East office, industrial and logistics markets, announces that it has exchanged contracts to sell the long leasehold interest in 30 Lombard Street, a prime office building located in the heart of the City of London.

Benchmark Holdings Plc - Q4 Results

20.12.19
In compliance with the terms of its senior secured bond which require the Company to publish quarterly financial information, Benchmark, the aquaculture health, nutrition and genetics business, announces its unaudited results for the 3 months ended 30 September 2019 (the "period"). All Q4FY19 figures quoted in this announcement are based on unaudited accounts.

LondonMetric Plc - LondonMetric sells four distribution assets

20.12.19
LondonMetric Property Plc ("LondonMetric") announces that it has sold two mega box warehouses and two regional distribution warehouses, in three transactions, for a combined consideration of £145.3 million (LondonMetric share: £141.9 million).

Harworth Group Plc - Growing Income Portfolio with Three Deals

19.12.19
Harworth Group Plc, a leading regenerator of land and property for development and investment, has completed three transactions that will generate additional net recurring income of £564,000 per annum, as part of its stated strategy to grow its income portfolio whilst improving its quality and resilience.

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Marshall Motor Holdings Plc - Strategic Acquisition and Trading Update

18.12.19
Marshall Motor Holdings Plc, announces the acquisition of the business and assets of a portfolio of Volkswagen and KODA passenger and commercial vehicle franchises from Jardine Motor Group UK Limited for up to GBP22.3m cash including GBP13.0m of inventory. The Group also provides a brief trading update on 2019.

Unilever Plc - Unilever Sales Update

17.12.19
Unilever today announces that it expects underlying sales growth for 2019 to be slightly below its guidance of the lower half of its 3-5% multi-year range.

Primary Health Properties Plc - Acquisition and Forward Funding Acquisition

17.12.19
Primary Health Properties Plc, the UK's leading investor in modern primary healthcare facilities, announces that it has acquired a standing let investment property situated in Bolton and has also contracted with a developer to fund the development and acquisition of a purpose-built primary care centre in Banagher, Co. Offaly, Ireland.

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Ocado Group Plc - Q4 Trading Statement

12.12.19
Ocado Retail Ltd announce a joint venture between Ocado Group plc and Marks & Spencer Group plc ("M&S"), today announces its trading statement for the 13 weeks to 1 December 2019.

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NWF Group Plc - Half-Year Trading Update

12.12.19
NWF Group Plc, the specialist distributor of fuel, food and feed across the UK, today announces a trading update for the half year ended 30 November 2019 and its notice of half year results.

Ted Baker Plc - Full Year Outlook & Trading Update

10.12.19
Expectations for the period ending 25th January 2020 have been reduced to a minimum profit before tax of £5m, with a potential outcome of up to £10m dependent on Christmas trading and final year-end review.

M.P. Evans Group - Directorate Change

10.12.19
The board of directors of M.P. Evans Group PLC (the "board") announces that Richard Robinow, a non-executive director, is retiring from the board on 31 December 2019.

Driver Group Plc - Preliminary Results 2019

10.12.19
Driver Group Plc, the global professional services consultancy to construction and engineering industries, is pleased to announce the dividend for the full year and its results for the financial year ended 30 September 2019.

SEGRO Plc - Sale of Warehouse

10.12.19
SEGRO plc ("SEGRO") has exchanged contracts to sell a portfolio of UK big box warehouses for £241 million to a fund advised by Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing, acting through a controlled subsidiary in joint venture with Thor Equities Group. The transaction is expected to complete by the end of the year. The price is in line with June 2019 book value.

Augean Plc - Bank Facilities and HMRC Landfill Tax Payment

10.12.19
Augean, one of the UK's leading specialist waste management businesses, announces that it has renewed and extended its banking facilities and has paid all outstanding disputed HMRC Landfill Tax assessments and interest accrued to date.

Palace Capital Plc - Disposal of Birmingham Asset

09.12.19
Palace Capital has surrendered its short leasehold interest at Priory House, Gooch Street North, Digbeth, Birmingham for a nominal sum of £25,000, saving the Company approximately £170,000 per annum.

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MJ Gleeson Plc - AGM Statement

05.12.19
MJ Gleeson Plc the low-cost housebuilder and strategic land specialist, will today hold its Annual General Meeting in Sheffield.

Victrex Plc - Preliminary Results

05.12.19
Victrex plc, an innovative world leader in high performance polymer solutions, today announces its preliminary results for the 12 months ended 30 September 2019.

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Impax Asset Management Group Plc - Year-End Results

04.12.19
Impax Asset Management Group Plc, the specialist investor focused on the transition to a more sustainable global economy, today announces final audited results for the year ending 30 September 2019 (the "Period").

Ted Baker Plc - Independent Review of Inventory

02.12.19
Ted Baker Plc has identified that the value of inventory held on its balance sheet has been overstated. Based on preliminary analysis, the Board estimates an impact on value of £20m to £25m.

AstraZeneca Plc - Imfinzi granted FDA Priority Review for SCLC

29.11.19
AstraZeneca today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) and granted Priority Review for Imfinzi (durvalumab) for the treatment of patients with previously untreated extensive-stage small cell lung cancer (SCLC).

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Appreciate Group Plc - Half-year Report

27.11.19
Appreciate Group Plc the UK's leading multi-retailer, multi-channel gift voucher and prepaid gift card provider, is pleased to announce its half year results for the six months ended 30 September 2019. Appreciate's business is highly seasonal; the first half of the year sees an expected loss with the majority of annual revenues and profit generated in the second half of the year.

Rio Tinto approves $749m investment in Pilbara

27.11.19
Rio Tinto has approved a $749 million investment in its existing Greater Tom Price operations (100% owned) to help sustain the production capacity of its world-class iron ore business in the Pilbara of Western Australia.

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Treatt Plc - Final Year Results

26.11.19
Treatt Plc, the manufacturer and supplier of innovative ingredient solutions for the flavour, fragrance, beverage and consumer product industries, announces today its results for the year ended 30 September 2019.

De La Rue Plc - 2019/20 Half Year Results

26.11.19
De La Rue plc (LSE: DLAR) ("De La Rue", the "Group" or the "Company") announces its half year results for the six months ended 28 September 2019 (the "period", "H1" or "half year"). The comparative period was the six months ended 29 September 2018.

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The Conygar Investment Company - Repurchase of Own Shares

22.11.19
Conygar announces that, in accordance with the terms of the general authority to make market purchases of its own shares granted to it by shareholders of the Company on 21 December 2018, the Company acquired 2,930,845 ordinary shares of 5 pence each in the capital of the Company ("Shares") on 21 November 2019 at a price of 135 pence per Share. The acquired shares will be held in treasury. Liberum Capital Limited completed the acquisition on the Company's behalf pursuant to the share buy-back programme announced on 1 October 2019.

Science in Sport Plc - Trading Update 2019

22.11.19
Science in Sport plc (AIM: SIS), the premium performance nutrition company serving elite athletes, sports enthusiasts and the gym lifestyle community, announces an update on trading to date for the financial year ending 31 December 2019.

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Breedon Group Plc - Trading Update 2019

20.11.19
Breedon delivered a strong performance in the 10 months to 31 October 2019, with increased revenues, improved underlying EBIT and continuing robust cash generation, including a 10-month contribution from the former Lagan Group ("Lagan"), acquired in April 2018.

Aviva Plc - Capital Markets Day 2019

20.11.19
Aviva Plc announce that they are presenting astrategy to simplify Aviva into a leading international savings, retirement and insurance business delivering for customers, shareholders and communities.

Palace Capital Plc - Half-Year Report November 2019

19.11.19
Palace Capital the UK REIT that has a diversified portfolio of UK regional commercial real estate in carefully selected locations outside of London, is pleased to announce its unaudited results for the six months ended 30 September 2019.

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H&T Group Plc - FCA review

18.11.19
H&T Group Plc, the UK's leading pawnbroker, today announces that it is working closely with the FCA following a regulatory review of certain aspects and files of its high-cost short term credit ("HCSTC") unsecured loans business.

McKay Securities Plc - Half-year Results Announcement

18.11.19
McKay Securities Plc, the only Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) specialising exclusively in the London and South East office, industrial and logistics markets, today announces its half year results for the six months ended 30th September 2019.

Pressure Technologies Plc - Commencement of Trial

18.11.19
Pressure Technologies (AIM: PRES), the specialist engineering group, provides an update in relation to the intended prosecution by the Health & Safety Executive ("HSE") following the fatal accident at its subsidiary Chesterfield Special Cylinders ("CSC") in June 2015.

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Portmeirion Group Plc - Trading Update November 2019

14.11.19
Portmeirion Group, the designer, manufacturer and worldwide distributor of high quality homewares under the Portmeirion, Spode, Royal Worcester, Pimpernel, Wax Lyrical and Nambé brands, is updating the market on current trading.

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Experian Plc - Half-year Report

12.11.19
Experian Plc, the global information services company, today issues its half-yearly financial report for the six months ended 30 September 2019.

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London Stock Exchange considers shorter trading day

07.11.19
The London Stock Exchange is to consider lopping 90 minutes of the trading day in a bid to improve mental health and attract more women and working parents to a high-pressure environment known for gruelling hours.

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Park Group Plc - Change of Company Name and TIDM

06.11.19
Park Group plc (AIM: Park), the UK's leading multi-retailer redemption product provider to corporate and consumer markets, announces that it has changed its name at Companies House to Appreciate Group plc.

Watkin Jones Plc - FY19 Trading Update & Capital Markets Day

05.11.19
Watkin Jones plc (AIM:WJG), the UK's leading developer and manager of residential for rent, with a focus on the student accommodation and Build to Rent sectors, is pleased to provide a trading update for the year ended 30 September 2019 (the 'Period' or 'FY19').

Science in Sport Plc - Appointment of Group Supply Chain Director

05.11.19
Science in Sport plc (AIM: SIS), the premium performance nutrition company serving elite athletes, sports enthusiasts and the gym lifestyle community, is pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Bott in the newly created role of Group Supply Chain Director.

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Rentokil Initial Plc - Acquisition of Florida Pest Control, USA

01.11.19
Rentokil Initial Plc today announces the acquisition of Florida Pest Control - a high quality service provider for commercial and residential customers with 2018 revenues of $66m (£52m). It was ranked 16th in the PCT Magazine 2019 Top 100 listing of leading US pest control companies. The deal is expected to complete later today or shortly thereafter.

Hilton Food Group Plc - Trading Update

31.10.19
Hilton Food Group Plc the leading international specialist food packing business, is today providing a trading update for the period 15th July 2019 to date.

Rio Tinto - Investor Seminar

31.10.19
Rio Tinto is well positioned to continue generating strong returns, building on a track record of $32 billion returned to shareholders since 2016, and the significant progress achieved in strengthening the resilience and sustainability of the business.

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Crest Nicholson Holdings Plc - Strategic & Trading Update

31.10.19
Crest Nicholson today announces a Strategic & Trading update following the appointment of a new leadership team, including new Chief Executive Peter Truscott, who joined the business on 9th September 2019, and consequently a change in the Company's expectations for profit before tax for the current financial year.

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Palace Capital Plc - Select 17 New Lease Renewals and Rent Reviews

24.10.19
Palace Capital Plc the UK Real Estate Investment Trust that has a diversified portfolio of UK commercial real estate in carefully selected locations outside of London, has completed 12 lease renewals and five rent reviews at an average of 3% above Estimated Recover Value.

AJ Bell Plc - Year-end Trading Update

24.10.19
AJ Bell Plc - one of the UK's largest investment platforms, today issues a trading update in respect of its financial year ended 30 September 2019.

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Begbies Traynor - Latest Red Flag Alert Report for Q3 2019

17.10.19
New research from Begbies Traynor, the UK's leading independent insolvency firm, reveals that numbers of businesses in significant1 financial distress has increased 40% in the three years since the EU referendum, affecting 489,000 UK businesses with the real estate and property, construction, retail and travel sectors the most severely affected.

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Marston's Year End Trading Update

15.10.19
Marston's PLC ("the Group") issues the following Trading Update for the year ended 28 September 2019. The preliminary results will be announced on 27 November 2019.

Renishaw Plc - Trading Update Oct 2019

15.10.19
Renishaw plc, the global high-precision metrology and healthcare technology group, publishes this trading update for the three months ended 30 September 2019. It contains unaudited information that covers the first quarter and the period since.

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London Stock Exchange Group Plc - Statement re Possible Offer for LSEG

12.09.19
The Board of London Stock Exchange Group plc ("LSEG") notes the announcement from Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited ("HKEX") and confirms that HKEX has made an unsolicited, preliminary and highly conditional proposal to acquire the entire share capital of LSEG (the "Proposal").

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IG Design - Trading Update

28.08.19
IG Design Group plc, one of the world's leading designers, innovators and manufacturers of Gift Packaging, Celebrations, Stationery and Creative Play products, Giftware and related product categories, is pleased to announce positive trading to date in FY20 with revenue and profit showing strong year on year growth reflecting a mix of organic progress and the full year effect of the Impact Innovations Inc. ('Impact') acquisition, which was completed in August 2018.

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Galliford Try Plc - Trading Statement

17.07.19
Galliford Try plc, the housebuilding, regeneration and construction group, today provides the following update on trading for the year ended 30 June 2019.

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Carr's Group PLC - Trading Update

17.07.19
Carr's (CARR.L), the Agriculture and Engineering Group, is issuing a trading update relating to the 19 week period ended 13 July 2019. The Group is trading in line with the Board's expectations for the current financial year.

James Fisher & Sons Plc - Contract Wins

16.07.19
James Fisher and Sons plc ("James Fisher" or "the Group") announces a number of recent contract awards in the offshore renewable energy sector with a combined value of circa £30m.

Barr(A.G.) Plc - Pre-close trading update

16.07.19
A.G. BARR, which produces and markets some of the UK's leading drink brands, including IRN-BRU, Rubicon and Funkin, will announce its interim financial results for the 26 weeks to 27 July 2019 on 24 September 2019.

Palace Capital Plc - AGM Statement

12.07.19
Ahead of its AGM later today, Palace Capital, the Main Market listed property investment company that has a diversified portfolio of UK regional commercial real estate in carefully selected locations outside of London, provides the following short update on its Hudson Quarter development in York:

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Telford Homes Plc - Publication and Posting of Scheme Document

12.07.19
On 3 July 2019, the board of CBRE Group, Inc. ("CBRE") and Telford Homes Plc ("Telford Homes") announced that they had reached agreement on the terms of a recommended cash acquisition of the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Telford Homes by CBRE (or at CBRE's election, one or more direct or indirect wholly-owned subsidiaries of CBRE), (the "Acquisition").

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Porvair Plc - Trading Update

06.06.19
Porvair, the specialist filtration and environmental technologies Group, today issues a trading update for the six months ended 31 May 2019.

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De La Rue Plc - 2018/19 Full Year Results

30.05.19
De La Rue plc announces its full year results for 12 months ended 30 March 2019 (FY19, the period or full year). The comparative period was 12 months ended 31 March 2018 (FY18).

Telford Homes Plc - Final Results

29.05.19
Telford Homes Plc, the London focused residential property developer, today announces its final results for the year ended 31 March 2019.

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Netcall Plc - Trading Update

29.05.19
Netcall plc,?the leading provider of Low-code and customer engagement software today provides an update on trading for the year ending 30 June 2019.

Tarsus Group Plc - Recommneded Cash Acquisition of Tarsus Group Plc

24.05.19
The board of Bidco and the Independent Tarsus Directors are pleased to announce that they have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended cash acquisition by Bidco, a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of the Charterhouse Funds, of the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of Tarsus

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Witan Investment Trust Plc - Five For One Share Split

24.05.19
Witan Investment Trust plc (the 'Company') announces that, following approval at the Annual General Meeting on 1 May 2019, there will be a five for one split of the Company's shares, with effect from 28 May 2019.

Boot(Henry) Plc - AGM Trading Update

23.05.19
Henry Boot PLC, a company engaged in land promotion, property investment and development, and construction, will hold its Annual General Meeting at 12.30 p.m. today at which the Chairman will make the following statement regarding current trading and the outlook for the current financial year.

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Tarsus Group Plc - Trading Update

16.05.19
Tarsus Group plc, the international business-to-business media group, is today providing a trading update on its current financial year to date.

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Cineworld Group Plc - Trading Statement

15.05.19
Cineworld Group plc, one of the world's leading cinema groups, announces its trading update for the period 1 January 2019 to 12 May 2019.Cineworld Group plc, one of the world's leading cinema groups, announces its trading update for the period 1 January 2019 to 12 May 2019.

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Renishaw Plc - Trading Statement

14.05.19
Renishaw plc, the global high-precision metrology and healthcare technology group, publishes this trading update for the nine months ended 31 March 2019. It contains unaudited information that covers the first three quarters of the financial year and the period since. As previously announced, the Company is hosting its annual investor day today.

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Science in Sport Plc - PhD launches vegan Smart Bar Plant

08.05.19
Science in Sport plc, the premium performance nutrition company serving elite athletes, sports enthusiasts and the gym lifestyle community, announces that its PhD brand has extended its Smart range by launching the vegan Smart Bar Plant, a high protein plant-based bar.

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El Oro Ltd - Update on Proposals

03.05.19
Update on the proposals for the voluntary winding-up and reconstruction of the Company with rollover options into JPMorgan Elect plc

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Palace Capital Plc - Portfolio and Trading Update

02.05.19
Palace Capital, the Main Market listed real estate investment company that has a diversified portfolio of UK commercial real estate in carefully selected locations outside of London, provides the following trading and portfolio update ahead of its results for the year ended 31 March 2019, which will be announced on Tuesday 4 June 2019.

Science in Sport Plc - Exclusive Nutrition Provider to Team INEOS

02.05.19
Science in Sport plc, the premium performance nutrition company serving elite athletes, sports enthusiasts and the gym lifestyle community, announces that its SiS brand has been appointed as exclusive nutrition provider to Team INEOS, the internationally acclaimed cycling team formerly known as Team Sky.

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Nichols Plc - AGM trading update

01.05.19
John Nichols, Non-Executive Chairman of Nichols plc, the soft drinks group, will make the following statement at the Group's Annual General Meeting to be held at 11.00 am today

Persimmon Plc - Trading Update

01.05.19
Persimmon plc announces the following trading update covering the period from 1 January 2019 to date, ahead of its Annual General Meeting ("AGM") which is being held at 12.00 noon today.

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Rotork Plc - Trading Update

26.04.19
Rotork plc ("Rotork"), the global flow control and instrumentation company, issues the following trading update covering the first quarter period from 1 January to 31 March 2019 ahead of its Annual General Meeting to be held today.

Devro Plc - Trading Update

25.04.19
Devro plc, one of the world's leading manufacturers of collagen products for the food industry, issues the following trading update for the period 1 January 2019 to the current date ("the period"), ahead of its Annual General Meeting to be held at 11.00am today.

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HG Capital Trust Plc - Hg purchases Cinven stake in Visma

18.04.19
Hg, the Manager of HgCapital Trust plc, today announces that it has agreed to make a further investment in Visma, a leading provider of business-critical software to private and public enterprises in the Nordic, Baltic and Benelux regions. Cinven, the global private equity firm, will sell its entire shareholding in Visma as part of this transaction. Terms were not disclosed.

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Bunzl Plc - Trading Statement

17.04.19
Bunzl plc, the specialist international distribution and services Group, today announces its trading statement for the period since 31 December 2018.

Dialight Plc - AGM Trading Update

17.04.19
Dialight plc, the global leader in LED lighting for heavy industrial applications today publishes a trading update for the current financial year, ahead of its Annual General Meeting taking place later today.

Dart Group Plc - Trading Update

17.04.19
Dart Group PLC, the Leisure Travel and Distribution & Logistics group, is pleased to give the following update on trading.

Galliford Try Plc - Operational Update

16.04.19
Galliford Try plc, the housebuilding, regeneration and construction group, announces that it is undertaking a strategic review of its Construction business.

Polar Capital Technology Trust Plc - Change in fee arrangements with the Manager

15.04.19
As indicated in the last annual and interim reports, the Board has been keeping under review its fee arrangements with Polar Capital LLP (the "Manager") as the size of assets has grown, performance has been strong in both absolute and relative terms, and in light of the impact of MiFID II with regard to contributions to research costs.

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Ted Baker Plc - Conclusion of HSF investigation

11.04.19
The Board confirms that the independent investigation conducted by the law firm Herbert Smith Freehills ("HSF") into allegations about former CEO Ray Kelvin's conduct (which he denies) and the Company's policies, procedures and handling of employee grievances has now been concluded.

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Colefax Group Plc - Tender Offer

09.04.19
The Company is pleased to announce today the launch of a proposed Tender Offer by Peel Hunt to purchase up to 8 per cent. of the Company's issued share capital.

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Treatt Plc - Trading Update

05.04.19
Treatt, the manufacturer and supplier of innovative ingredient solutions for the flavour, fragrance, beverage and consumer product industries today publishes a trading update for the half year ended 31 March 2019 (the "Period").

Watkin Jones Plc - Pre-Close Trading Statement

04.04.19
Watkin Jones plc (AIM:WJG), a leading UK developer and constructor of multi-occupancy residential property assets, with a focus on the student accommodation and build to rent sectors, announces its pre-close trading statement for the half year ended 31 March 2019 (the 'period').

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M.P. Evans Group Plc - Final Results

02.04.19
M.P.Evans Group PLC ("MP Evans", "the Group" or "the Company"), a producer of sustainable Indonesian palm oil, announces its results for the year ended 31 December 2018.

Harworth Group Plc - Directorate Change

01.04.19
Harworth Group plc ("Harworth" and the "Company") announces that Andrew Kirkman, Finance Director, has notified the Board of his resignation to take up the position of Chief Financial Officer at CLS Holdings plc.

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MJ Gleeson Plc - Statement regarding press speculation

01.04.19
The Board of MJ Gleeson plc ("Gleeson") notes the recent press speculation and confirms that it has appointed Lazard to explore and advise it on a range of options for Gleeson's Strategic Land business ("Strategic Land").

Chesnara Plc - Final Results

29.03.19
Chesnara has continued to deliver significant cash generation, funding the dividend strategy as well as strengthening the group solvency ratio, despite the challenging economic backdrop in 2018. Economic Value was however impacted by the adverse economic conditions, though this was in line with sensitivities.

Astrazeneca Plc - Proposed placing of new ordinary shares

29.03.19
AstraZeneca announces today its intention to raise up to approximately $3.5bn (the Placing Proceeds) through a placing of new ordinary shares in the Company (Placing Shares) with both existing and new institutional investors (the Placees) (the Placing).

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Dignity Plc - Statement re: CMA

28.03.19
Dignity plc (Dignity or the Group), the UK's only listed provider of funeral related services, welcomes today's announcement from the Competition and Markets Authority ("CMA") regarding its decision to carry out a full market investigation into the funeral sector.

Fulcrum Utility Services Limited - Trading Update

28.03.19
Fulcrum Utility Services Limited, the UK's market leading independent multi?utility infrastructure and services provider, today provides a trading update ahead of its financial year-end on 31 March 2019. The Company will publish its preliminary results on 4 June 2019.

Mattioli Woods Plc - Acquisition of SSAS Solutions (UK) Limited

28.03.19
Mattioli Woods plc (AIM: MTW.L), the specialist wealth management and employee benefits business, is pleased to announce the acquisition of 100% of the issued share capital of SSAS Solutions (UK) Limited ("SSAS Solutions") from its shareholders ("the Sellers") for a total consideration of up to £4.01 million.

SSE Plc - Notification of Closed Period

28.03.19
SSE plc's financial year ends on 31 March 2019. Prior to the publication of its Full Year Results on Wednesday 22 May, SSE is providing the following update on trading since the publication of its Q3 Trading Statement on 8 February 2019.

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Michelmersh Brick Holdings Plc - Final Results

26.03.19
Michelmersh Brick Holdings (AIM: MBH), the specialist brick manufacturer, is pleased to report its audited final results for the year ended 31 December 2018, representing a strong performance and continued progress.

Galliford Try Plc - Directorate Changes

26.03.19
Galliford Try plc, the housebuilding, regeneration and construction group, announces that Peter Truscott has stepped down as Chief Executive and leaves the business with immediate effect.

United Utilities Group Plc - Trading Update

26.03.19
United Utilities announces the following trading update ahead of its full year results on 23 May 2019. Current trading is in line with the group's expectations for the year ending 31 March 2019.

Pennon Group Plc - Trading Statement March 2019

25.03.19
Pennon, one of the UK's largest environmental infrastructure groups, is issuing the following update ahead of its results for the year ended 31 March 2019, which will be announced on 30 May 2019.

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Majestic Wine Plc - Group Transformation Plan

25.03.19
Majestic Wine PLC today announces plans to focus the business on the significant growth opportunities in Naked Wines ("Naked") while releasing capital from its Majestic Retail and Commercial ("Majestic") operations.

Thorpe(F.W.) PLC -Interim Results

21.03.19
FW Thorpe Plc - a group of companies that design, manufacture and supply professional lighting systems - is pleased to announce its interim results for the six months ended 31 December 2018.

Wynnstay Group PLC - Trading Update

21.03.19
Wynnstay, the agricultural supplies group, announces the following update on current trading for the financial year ended 31 October 2019.

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Strix Group PLC - Final Results

21.03.19
Strix Group Plc (AIM: KETL), the global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of kettle safety controls and other complementary water temperature management components, is pleased to announce its audited results for the year ended 31 December 2018.

Halma PLC - Trading Statement

21.03.19
Halma, the leading safety, health and environmental technology group, today releases its trading update, for the period from 1 October 2018 to date.

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HG Capital Trust PLC - Hg agrees the sale of Foundry

19.03.19
Hg, the Manager of Hg Capital Trust plc, today announces the sale of Foundry, a leading global developer of high?end visual effects ("VFX") and 3D design software to Roper Technologies (NYSE: ROP), a leading diversified technology company.

Fuller,Smith &Turner - Directorate Change

18.03.19
Fuller, Smith & Turner PLC (“Fuller’s”), the premium pub and hotel company and London brewer, today announces the appointment of Adam Councell as Finance Director with effect from 27 August 2019.

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Primary Health Props - Republic of Ireland Acquisition

12.03.19
Primary Health Properties PLC ("PHP"), one of the UK's leading investors in modern primary healthcare facilities, announces that it has contracted to acquire a standing let primary care centre in the Republic of Ireland.

Driver Group plc - Trading update

11.03.19
Driver Group plc, the leading global professional services consultancy to the construction and engineering industries, providing multi-disciplinary consultancy services including expert witness, claims and dispute resolution services, today provides the following operational update on its activities.

Watkin Jones plc -Forward sale of 599 bed PBSA scheme in Wembley

11.03.19
Watkin Jones plc, a leading UK developer and constructor of multi-occupancy residential property assets, with a focus on the student accommodation and build to rent sectors, announces that the Group has completed the forward sale of a purpose-built student accommodation development in Wembley to the real estate investment business of DWS.

Debenhams plc - Refinancing Update

11.03.19
Further to the announcement made on 5 March, Debenhams confirms that it is in advanced negotiations with its current lenders about additional facilities of approximately £150m. £40m of these facilities will refinance the £40m bridge facility announced on 12 February.

Kier Group PLC - Update

11.03.19
Kier Group plc (the "Company" or "the Group") today provides an update on the net debt position stated in its trading statement of 22 January 2019 and the Broadmoor Hospital redevelopment project.

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Sports Direct Intl. - Statement regarding Debenhams plc

08.03.19
Sports Direct has today requisitioned a general meeting of Debenhams plc to appoint Mr Mike Ashley to the board of directors of Debenhams and to remove all of the current members of the Debenhams board (other than Rachel Osborne who became a director in September 2018).

Gresham House PLC - Results for the year ended 31 December 2018

07.03.19
Gresham House plc, the specialist alternative asset manager, is delighted to report a transformational year, more than trebling assets under management to £2.3 billion through organic and acquisitive growth, achieving profitability and significant margin improvement, whilst developing a high-quality pipeline of new opportunities and expanding its distribution capabilities.

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Anpario plc - Final Results

06.03.19
Anpario plc, the international producer and distributor of natural animal feed additives for animal health, nutrition and biosecurity is pleased to announce its full year results for the twelve months to 31 December 2018.

Breedon Group PLC - Annual Results 2018

06.03.19
Breedon, a leading construction materials group in Great Britain and Ireland, announces its audited annual results for the year ended 31 December 2018.

Concurrent Tech. - Product Announcement

06.03.19
Concurrent Technologies Plc (AIM: CNC), a world leading specialist in the design and manufacture of high-end embedded computer boards for critical applications, is pleased to announce a new rugged server board.

Shepherd Neame Ltd - Interim Results

06.03.19
Shepherd Neame, Britain's Oldest Brewer and owner and operator of 322 high quality pubs in Kent and the South East, today announces results for the 26 weeks ended 29 December 2018.

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McKay Securities - TRADING UPDATE

05.03.19
McKay Securities PLC, the only UK REIT specialising entirely in the London and South East office and industrial markets, today announces a trading update for the period 1st October 2018 to 4th March 2019.

FireAngel SafetyTech - Contract win

04.03.19
FireAngel (AIM: FA.), one of Europe's leading developers and suppliers of home safety products, announces that it has signed an agreement to supply smoke and heat alarms to a further housing association in Scotland.

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FireAngel SafetyTech - Contract win

28.02.19
FireAngel, one of Europe's leading developers and suppliers of home safety products, announces that, following the introduction of new legislation in Scotland, it has signed an agreement to supply mains and battery-powered smoke and heat alarms to another housing association.

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ITV PLC - Final Results

27.02.19
Full year results for the year ending 31st December 2018 - Continued strong operating performance

Rio Tinto - 2018 full year results

27.02.19
Rio Tinto announces record returns to shareholders of $13.5 billion including final dividend of $3.1 billion and special dividend of $4.0 billion

Rio Tinto launches climate change report

27.02.19
Rio Tinto today published Our approach to climate change, which shows how the company plans to contribute to and leverage the transition to a low carbon future.

Marks & Spencer Grp and Ocado announce new Joint Venture

27.02.19
Marks and Spencer Group Plc ("M&S"), the unique own brand retailer, today announces the creation of a new 50/50 Joint Venture ("JV") with Ocado Group Plc ("Ocado"), the UK's leading pure play digital grocer, that will transform online grocery shopping for UK consumers.

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Devro PLC - Full Year Results

26.02.19
FULL YEAR RESULTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2018 -Significant progress on strategic priorities & improved profit margin

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Science in Sport Plc - Senior Management Appointments

21.02.19
Science in Sport plc (AIM: SIS) has made three key senior management appointments, supporting its ambition to become the world's leading premium performance nutrition business and reflecting the Group's sustained ability to attract talent.

Barclays Plc - Final Results

21.02.19
Improved financial performance with Group return on tangible equity of 8.5% and earnings per share of 21.9p1

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McBride Plc - Trading Update - February 2019

20.02.19
McBride plc (the "Group"), the leading European manufacturer and supplier of Contract Manufactured and Private Label products for the domestic Household and professional cleaning and hygiene markets, provides the following trading update, ahead of the publication of its interim results for the six months ended 31 December 2018 on Thursday 21 February 2019.

Palace Capital Plc - New lease at Sol Northampton

19.02.19
Palace Capital (LSE: PCA), the Main Market listed property investment company that has a diversified portfolio of UK regional commercial real estate in carefully selected locations outside of London, has completed a 15 year lease for 12,800 sq ft with Soo Yoga Group ("Soo Yoga") at its Sol Northampton leisure scheme.

HSBC Holdings Plc - 2018 Annual Results

19.02.19
John Flint, Group Chief Executive, said: "These are good results that demonstrate progress against the plan that I outlined in June 2018. Profits and revenue were both up despite a challenging fourth quarter, and our return on tangible equity is significantly higher than in 2017. This is an encouraging first step towards meeting our return on tangible equity target of more than 11% by 2020."

Greggs Plc - Trading Update - February 2019

19.02.19
Greggs has made an exceptionally strong start to 2019. In the seven weeks to 16 February 2019, total sales grew by 14.1 per cent (2018 comparator period: 6.2 per cent) and like-for-like sales in company-managed shops increased by 9.6 per cent (2018 comparator period: 2.9 per cent).

Spirax-Sarco Engineering Plc -Exclusive negotiations to acquire Thermocoax for €158 million (£139 million)

18.02.19
Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc, the world leader in the control and efficient use of steam, electrical thermal energy solutions and peristaltic pumping and associated fluid path technologies, announces that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with a view to acquiring Thermocoax Developpement and all of its group companies (Thermocoax) from Chequers Capital, TCR Capital and other minority shareholders for a cash-free, debt-free consideration of €158 million (£139 million).

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Latham(James) PLC - Acquisition

15.02.19
James Latham is pleased to announce that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of Abbey Wood Agencies Limited, a leading Irish timber merchant and the official distributor of Accoya wood in Ireland.

SEGRO PLC - PLACING TO FUND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

15.02.19
SEGRO plc today announces a placing to raise approximately £450 million of gross proceeds through the issue of new ordinary shares of 10 pence per share in the capital of the Company (the "Placing").

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Nestlé Press Release

14.02.19
Nestlé proposes Dick Boer and Dinesh Paliwal as new independent members of the Board of Directors

AstraZeneca PLC - Full-Year and Q4 2018 Results

14.02.19
Full-year and Q4 2018 results New launches and commercial execution deliver full-year sales growth and a very strong final quarter. 2019 anticipated to be a year of higher year-on-year sales growth combined with operating leverage.

MJ Gleeson Plc - Half-year Report

14.02.19
MJ Gleeson plc, the low-cost housebuilder and strategic land specialist, announces another strong period of performance with profit before tax up 62.8% and an increase in the interim dividend of 27.8% to 11.5p per share.

Augean Plc - Contract Renewals & New Contract Wins

14.02.19
Augean, one of the UK's leading specialist waste management businesses, is pleased to announce that it has renewed contracts, with terms of up to four years, with certain of its strategically important customers in Energy from Waste and North Sea oil and industrial services. These generated over one third of the Group profit in the year ended December 2018.

Augean Plc - Augean South HMRC Assessment Notification

14.02.19
Augean, one of the UK's leading specialist waste management businesses, has been issued with a final assessment from HMRC for Augean South Limited for a total amount of landfill tax of £16.2m (excluding interest) covering the period ending 28 February 2015 to 31 May 2018. There may be other final assessments for other time periods for Augean South.
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