MARKET NEWS

 

Athelney Trust plc - Statement re Corporate Action

17.12.18

Athelney Trust is undertaking extensive consultation with shareholders and potential new investors, which may lead to a tender offer for any existing shareholders who wish to exit, coinciding with an issue of new shares.

FireAngel SafetyTech - Contract wins

17.12.18

FireAngel, one of Europe's leading developers and suppliers of home safety products, announces that it has secured agreements to supply mains and battery-powered smoke and heat alarms to two housing associations in Scotland.

Strix Group PLC - Launch of Aqua Optima Recycling Initiative

17.12.18

Strix Group Plc, the AIM listed global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of kettle safety controls and other complementary water temperature management components, is pleased to announce the launch of the Aqua Optima Water Filter Recycling Initiative in partnership with TerraCycle Inc.

Sequoia Econ Infra - Half-year Report

13.12.18

Sequoia Economic Infrastructure Income Fund Limited, the specialist investor in economic infrastructure debt, today announces its Interim Results for the period from 1 April 2018 to 30 September 2018.

Sainsbury(J) PLC - Statement re Proposed Merger

12.12.18

J Sainsbury plc and Asda Group Ltd will today lodge an application with the Competition Appeal Tribunal for a Judicial Review of the Competition and Markets Authority Phase Two investigation into their proposed merger.

Marshalls PLC -Trading Statement

12.12.18

Following the announcement today of the acquisition of Edenhall Holdings Limited, the Board confirms that it expects to exceed full year expectations. This has been driven by better second half revenue growth.

Netcall PLC - AGM Statement

12.12.18

Netcall plc, a leading provider of Low-code and customer engagement software, will be holding its Annual General Meeting in London at 10:30am today. At the meeting Michael Jackson, Chairman of the Company, will make the following statement:

Strix Group PLC Further Successful Patent and IP Protection

12.12.18

Strix Group Plc , the AIM listed global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of kettle safety controls and other complementary water temperature management components, is pleased to provide an update on its intellectual property protection initiatives.

Marshall Motor Hldgs - Chairman Appointment

11.12.18

Marshall Motor Holdings Plc, one of the UK's leading automotive retail groups, is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Richard Parry-Jones CBE as its new Non-Executive Chairman with effect from 1 January 2019.

Driver Group plc - Preliminary Results

11.12.18

Driver Group PLC, the global professional services consultancy to construction and engineering industries, is pleased to announce its results for the financial year ended 30 September 2018.

Custodian REIT plc : Interim Results

06.12.18

Custodian REIT, the UK commercial real estate investment company, today reports its interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2018.

Ted Baker PLC - Trading Update

06.12.18

For the 16 week period from 11 August 2018 to 1 December 2018 -Resilient performance despite challenging external trading conditions

Monks Inv.Trust - Results for the six months to 31 October 2018

05.12.18

Over the six month period, the Company produced a negative net asset value (NAV)* return of 0.9% compared to an increase of 4.5% for the FTSE World Index (in sterling), both in total return terms. The share price total return for the same period declined 1.9% and the shares ended the period trading at a premium of 2.4% to the Company's NAV*.

James Fisher and Sons plc - Retirement of Chief Executive Officer

04.12.18

James Fisher and Sons plc today announces that Nick Henry has informed the Board that he is to retire from the Company and step down as Chief Executive Officer by the end of December 2019 after 16 years with the Company, 15 of which have been as Chief Executive.

Victrex plc - Preliminary Results 2018

04.12.18

Victrex plc, an innovative world leader in high performance polymer solutions, today announces its preliminary results for the 12 months ended 30 September 2018.

Camellia Plc - Trading update - post employment benefits

04.12.18

The Board is pleased to announce that following consultation, the Government of Bangladesh has declared the tea industry to be exempt from legislation which requires companies to make a payment on retirement to employees, on the basis that the tea industry already makes such payments under industry specific legislation.

FireAngel SafetyTech Trading Statement

29.11.18

FireAngel, one of Europe's leading developers and suppliers of home safety products, today issues the following trading update for the six months ended 30 June 2018.

Telford Homes PLC - Interim Results

28.11.18

Telford Homes Plc, the London focused residential property developer, today announces its interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2018.

Conygar Investmnt Co - Profit Sharing Plan

27.11.18

Conygar announces that it has agreed the terms of a profit sharing plan in which the executive directors and employees (the "Participants") may be entitled to an allocation of a profit sharing pool. The PSP will be implemented with effect from 1 October 2018.

The Conygar Investment Company Plc - Repurchase of own shares

26.11.18

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 25 January 2018, the Company acquired 260,000 ordinary shares of 5 pence each in the capital of the Company ("Shares") on 23 November 2018 at a price of 170 pence per Share.

AstraZenenca Plc - US FDA grants Fasenra ODD for EGPA

26.11.18

AstraZeneca today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) for Fasenra (benralizumab) for the treatment of Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (EGPA).

Fisher (James) Trading Update

23.11.18

James Fisher and Sons plc, the UK's leading marine services company, publishes its trading update for the ten month period ended 31 October 2018.

Assura plc - Interim Results 2018

22.11.18

Assura plc, the leading primary care property investor and developer, is pleased to announce its results for the six months to 30 September 2018:

FireAngel SafetyTech - Trading Update

22.11.18

FireAngel, one of Europe's leading developers and suppliers of home safety products, today announces the following trading update for the year ending 31 December 2018.

Wynnstay Group PLC - Trading Update

22.11.18

The Board of Wynnstay, the agricultural supplies group, is pleased to provide the following update on trading for the financial year ended 31 October 2018.

Augean Plc - Trading update

21.11.18

Augean, one of the UK's leading specialist waste management businesses provides the following trading update.

Conygar Investmnt Co - Repurchase of own shares

19.11.18

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 25 January 2018, the Company acquired 915,000 ordinary shares of 5 pence each in the capital of the Company on 16 November 2018 at a price of 170 pence per Share.

Johnston Press PLC -Appointment of Administrators

19.11.18

On 16 November 2018, the Company announced that the boards of directors of the Company and each of its principal subsidiaries incorporated in Scotland, England and Northern Ireland had resolved to apply to the Courts in Scotland, England, and Northern Ireland respectively for administration orders in respect of those companies.

British Am. Tobacco - response to FDA announcement

16.11.18

In relation to the recent announcement from Commissioner Gottlieb, we share the FDA’s concerns around youth access to vapour products and we welcome the priority that he has given to this matter. However, in relation to his proposals on menthol cigarettes, the science today does not support treating them differently from other cigarettes.

Devro PLC - Trading Update

15.11.18

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 July to 31 October 2018.

Devro PLC - Retirement of Chairman

15.11.18

Gerard Hoetmer has informed the Board of his intention to retire as Chairman and Director of Devro plc at the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting on 25 April 2019

Caledonia Inv PLC - Directorate Change

15.11.18

The board of Caledonia Investments plc is pleased to announce that it has appointed Tim Livett as Caledonia's Chief Financial Officer with effect from 12 March 2019.

Swallowfield PLC - AGM Statement

15.11.18

Swallowfield plc, a market leader in the development, formulation, and supply of personal care and beauty products, including its own portfolio of brands, will be holding its Annual General Meeting at 12 noon today.

Close Bros Grp PLC - Board Appointment

15.11.18

The Board of Directors of Close Brothers Group plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Duffy as an independent non-executive director with effect from 1 January 2019.

Intu Properties PLC - Statement re Possible Offer

14.11.18

On 4 October 2018 a consortium comprising the Peel Group, the Olayan Group and Brookfield Property Group (together the "Consortium") announced that they were in the preliminary stages of considering a possible cash offer for the Company.

Mucklow(A&J)Group - Trading Statement

13.11.18

A & J Mucklow Group Plc, the Midlands specialist Real Estate Investment Trust, announces a trading update for the period from 1 July 2018 to 12 November 2018 to coincide with its Annual General Meeting this morning.

McKay Securities - Half-year Report

12.11.18

McKay Securities PLC, the only Real Estate Investment Trust specialising exclusively in the London and South East office and industrial markets, today announces its half year results for the six months ended 30th September 2018.

AstraZeneca PLC

12.11.18

Farxiga significantly reduced hospitalisation for heart failure or CV death in a broad patient population with type-2 diabetes in the landmark DECLARE-TIMI 58 trial

Grainger PLC - Acquisition

09.11.18

Grainger agrees to forward fund and acquire 108 PRS build to rent homes in Tottenham Hale, London for c.£41m

Benchmark Hlgs PLC - Trading Statement

07.11.18

Trading Update and Notice of Results Significant growth and earnings ahead of expectations Delivery on strategic projects that will drive future growth and profitability

Victoria PLC - Update on Bond

06.11.18

The board of Victoria ("the Board"), the international designers, manufacturers, and distributors of innovative flooring, confirms that it has resolved to continue with the Company's existing bank facilities, rather than refinance them with a senior secured note ("the Bond") as proposed last week.

Tarsus Grp PLC - Capital Markets Seminar and Trading Update

06.11.18

The Group's trading to date continues to be in line with our expectations with larger events performing well. Bookings for the full year 2018 are up 9% and buyers for the year to date are up 9%, both on a like for like basis. Bookings for the large 2019 events are also performing well.

Telford Home Plc - Acquisition of part of Greystar site in Greenford

05.11.18

Telford Homes Plc (AIM: TEF), the London focused residential property developer, is pleased to announce that it has exchanged contracts for the purchase of part of Greystar's significant development site in Oldfield Lane North, Greenford, UB6 for a total consideration of £28.4 million.

Lloyds Banking Group Plc - EBA Stress Test Results

05.11.18

Lloyds Banking Group plc (the 'Group'), together with 47 other financial institutions across Europe has been subject to the 2018 EU-wide stress test conducted by the European Banking Authority (the 'EBA').

Scot.Mort Inv Tst - Half-year Report

02.11.18

The following is the unaudited Interim Financial Report for the six months to 30 September 2018 which was approved by the Board on 1 November 2018.

Augean Plc Augean South HMRC Pre - Assessment Notification

02.11.18

Augean, one of the UK's leading specialist waste management businesses has been re-issued with a pre-assessment notification from HMRC for Augean South Ltd for a total amount of landfill tax of £18.4 million (excluding interest) covering the period from September 2014 to May 2018.

Royal Dutch Shell - THIRD QUARTER 2018 UNAUDITED RESULTS

01.11.18

CCS earnings attributable to shareholders excluding identified items were $5.6 billion, compared with $4.1 billion in the third quarter 2017. Earnings primarily benefited from increased realised oil, gas and LNG prices as well as higher contributions from trading in Integrated Gas

Patisserie Hldgs PLC - General Meeting Update

01.11.18

Patisserie Holdings plc announces that, as set out in the Company's circular to shareholders published on 16 October 2018, the Company is holding its General Meeting at 9.00 a.m. today to approve the issue of the Conditional Placing Shares pursuant to the Conditional Placing.

Watkin Jones plc - Trading Statement

31.10.18

Watkin Jones plc, a leading UK developer and constructor of multi occupancy property assets, 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 2018 (the 'Period' or 'FY18').

Intu Properties PLC - Statement re Possible Offer

31.10.18

EXTENSION TO DEADLINE UNDER RULE 2.6(C) OF THE CODE On 4 October 2018 a consortium comprising the Peel Group, the Olayan Group and Brookfield Property Group (together the "Consortium") announced that they were in the preliminary stages of considering a possible cash offer for the Company.

Victoria PLC - Credit Rating and Response to Speculation

31.10.18

In relation to the recently announced launch of senior secured notes (the "Bond"), the Board is pleased to announce this morning confirmation of a formal senior secured credit rating from Fitch, the global credit rating agency, of BB (stable) for the Bond. It is anticipated that a rating from credit agency Standard & Poors will be announced shortly.

B.P. Marsh &Partners - Investee Company update

30.10.18

B.P. Marsh and Partners Plc, the specialist private equity investor in early stage financial services businesses, is pleased to announce that it has acquired a further 1.9% in Nexus Underwriting Management Limited for a cash consideration of £2.5m.

Victoria PLC - Intention to offer EUR 450m senior secured notes

29.10.18

Victoria PLC today announces that it intends to offer €450 million in aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2023. The Notes will be the general, senior obligations of the Company and will be guaranteed by certain of the Company's subsidiaries. Interest on the Notes will be payable semi-annually in arrear. The interest rate, offering price and other terms will be determined at the time of pricing of the offering, subject to market conditions.

Marshall Motor Hldgs - Directorate Appointment

25.10.18

Marshall Motor Holdings Plc, one of the UK's leading automotive retail groups, is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Blumberger as Chief Financial Officer of the Company.

Caledonia Inv PLC - Disposal

23.10.18

SALE OF CHOICE CARE GROUP Caledonia Investments plc is pleased to announce the sale of Choice Care Group, a leading provider of residential and supported living services for people with learning disabilities and mental health conditions, to iCON Infrastructure Partners, IV L.P., a fund advised by iCON Infrastructure LLP, an independent infrastructure investment group with approximately €2.5bn of assets under management

Camellia PLC - Trading Update

23.10.18

The Board announces the following trading update for the year to 31 December 2018. Reflecting substantial past investment and the favourable weather conditions experienced during the year for most of our agricultural operations, the volumes of all our core crops (tea, macadamia and avocado) are now anticipated to be at or near record highs.

Whitbread PLC - Interim Results

23.10.18

Good financial performance and on-plan for full-year results · Sale of Costa to The Coca-Cola Company for £3.9 billion approved by shareholders · UK network increased to over 74,000 rooms, with a committed pipeline of over 13,000 rooms · Strong pipeline in Germany with around 6,000 rooms to be delivered by 2021 · Solid financial performance supported by tight cost control, maintaining strong return on capital · On-plan to deliver full-year results from continuing operations

Intu Properties PLC - Statement re Possible Offer

19.10.18

Statement re possible offer at 210.4 pence per share. On 4 October 2018 a consortium comprising the Peel Group, the Olayan Group and Brookfield Property Group (together the "Consortium") announced that they were in the preliminary stages of considering a possible cash offer for the Company.

LondonStockExGroup - Acquisition

19.10.18

London Stock Exchange Group plc announces that it is in the process of acquiring further shares in LCH Group Holdings Limited, which will increase its majority ownership of this valuable strategic business.

James Halstead PLC - Director/PDMR Shareholding

19.10.18

James Halstead plc announces that in accordance with the rules of the James Halstead Share Option Plan, the Remuneration Committee has granted 120,000 options to Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities

Concurrent Tech. - Product Announcement

18.10.18

Concurrent Technologies Plc, a world leading specialist in the design and manufacture of high-end embedded computer boards for critical applications, is pleased to announce a new CompactPCI® computing board.

Unilever PLC - 3rd Quarter Trading Statement

18.10.18

Third quarter highlights · Underlying sales growth 3.8% with volume 2.4% and price 1.4% · Price growth in Argentina is excluded from Q3 USG due to hyperinflationary status. Reported growth would otherwise have been 4.5% · Growth was high quality with an improvement in all three Divisions and strong volume growth in Asia AMET RUB · Turnover was impacted by an adverse translational currency impact of 5.2% · The net impact of acquisitions and disposals, which included the spreads disposal, reduced turnover by 3.3%

Rentokil Initial PLC - Q3 Trading Update

18.10.18

Ongoing Revenue increased by 11.8% in Q3, of which 4.1% was Organic Revenue2 growth (H1 2018: 3.0%, Q3 2017: 3.7%) and 7.7% was from acquisitions. Adjusting for the impact of Hurricane Irma on our operations in Puerto Rico in September 2017, Group Organic growth was 4.4%.

Renishaw PLC -Trading Statement

18.10.18

Renishaw plc, the global high-precision metrology and healthcare technology group, publishes this trading update for the three months ended 30th September 2018. It contains unaudited information that covers the first quarter and the period since.

Intu Properties PLC - Leasing Update

18.10.18

Mazda, Shortlist Media, Monki, Oliver Bonas and Typo are among some of the latest brands to sign new leases with intu which owns and manages some of the best shopping centres in the strongest locations in the UK and Spain.

Zytronic PLC - Trading Update

18.10.18

The Board of Zytronic makes the following pre-close statement ahead of the release of its preliminary results for the financial year ended 30 September 2018, which is expected to occur in December 2018.

Nestle SA - Changes in the Executive Board of Nestle S.A.

18.10.18

Wan Ling Martello, CEO of Zone Asia, Oceania and Sub-Saharan Africa (AOA) and a member of the Nestlé Group Executive Board, has decided to leave Nestlé after seven successful years at the company on December 31, 2018 to explore new horizons.

Science in Sport PLC - Launch into Chinese market

17.10.18

Science in Sport ("SIS"), the sports nutrition business offering improved athletic performance through the application of effective sports science, today announces further progress in its international expansion and entry into the Chinese market. SIS will launch an online store on Alibaba's TMall Global Store, China's leading and rapidly growing cross-border B2C platform.

B.P. Marsh Partners - Interim Results

16.10.18

B.P. Marsh & Partners Plc, the specialist investor in financial services intermediary businesses, announces its unaudited Group interim results for the six months to 31 July 2018.

Netcall PLC -Final Results

16.10.18

Netcall plc, a leading provider of Low-code and customer engagement software, today announces its audited results for the year ended 30 June 2018.

Caledonia Inv PLC - Acquisition

15.10.18

Caledonia Investments plc is pleased to announce that it has acquired a majority stake in Deep Sea Electronics Ltd in a transaction that values the business at £162.0m.

Patisserie Hldgs PLC- Further trading update

12.10.18

Patisserie Holdings plc (AIM: CAKE) ("PH", the "Company" and together with its subsidiary undertakings, the "Group") announces that the Company, in conjunction with its professional advisers, has during the last twenty-four hours, undertaken further investigation into the financial status of the Company. The Board has now reached the conclusion that there is a material shortfall between the reported financial status and the current financial status of the business. Without an immediate injection of capital, the Directors are of the view that that is no scope for the business to continue trading in its current form. As a consequence, the Directors and the Company's professional advisers are assessing all options available to the business to keep it trading and will update the market in due course.

Patisserie Hldgs PLC - Finance Director

12.10.18

Finance Director The Company has been made aware that Chris Marsh, who is currently suspended from his role as Company Finance Director, was arrested by the police last night and has been released on bail. Further updates will be released in due course as appropriate.

Patisserie Hldgs PLC - Further Trading Update

11.10.18

Patisserie Holdings plc announces that, further to the Company's announcement made earlier today, the board of directors of the Company has today become aware that a winding up petition in respect of Stonebeach Limited was filed at The High Court of Justice, Companies Court on 14 September 2018. Stonebeach is the Company's principal trading subsidiary.

Dunelm Group plc - First Quarter Trading Update

11.10.18

Dunelm Group plc, the UK's leading homewares retailer, reports the following trading update for the first quarter of its current financial year, comprising the 13-week period ended 29 September 2018.

B.P. Marsh & Partners - Share Buy-Back Policy

11.10.18

B.P. Marsh & Partners Plc, the specialist venture capital investor in early stage financial services businesses, today announces an update on its Share Buy-Back Policy pursuant to its previous announcement dated 24 July 2018.

Marshall Motor Hldgs - Trading update and notice of results

11.10.18

Marshall Motor Holdings Plc, one of the UK's leading automotive retail groups, issues the following trading update in response to the introduction of the new Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure on 1 September 2018 and the resultant significant impact on the UK new vehicle market during September 2018.

Ocean Wilsons Hldgs - Trading Volumes

11.10.18

Our principal operating subsidiary, Wilson Sons Limited announced to the Brazilian and Luxembourg Stock Exchanges its operational volumes for September 2018.

Telford Homes PLC - Trading Update

10.10.18

Telford Homes Plc, the London focused residential property developer, is pleased to provide the following update on trading ahead of its interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2018, which will be released on Wednesday, 28 November 2018.

Miton Group Plc - Additional Listing and Total Voting Rights

10.10.18

Exchange of shares under Growth Share Plan Miton Group plc, the AIM quoted fund management company, announces that Gervais Williams, a director, has elected to exercise his rights to exchange 40 FMU B Growth Shares in Miton Group Service Company Ltd ("Growth Shares") for 3,668,120 ordinary shares of 0.1p each in the Company ("Ordinary Shares"). Following the exchange, Mr Williams holds a total of 17,647,535 Ordinary Shares, representing 9.91% of the Company's issued share capital.

Conygar Investmnt Co - Repurchase of own shares

10.10.18

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 25 January 2018, the Company acquired 435,000 ordinary shares of 5 pence each in the capital of the Company ("Shares") on 9 October 2018 at a price of 173.5 pence per Share.

Patisserie Hldgs PLC - Trading Update

10.10.18

Patisserie Holdings plc announces that, during the course of 9 October 2018, the board of directors of the Company has been notified of significant, and potentially fraudulent, accounting irregularities and therefore a potential material mis-statement of the Company's accounts.

Marston's Plc - YEAR END TRADING UPDATE

10.10.18

Marston's PLC "the Group" issues the following Trading Update for the year ended 29 September 2018. The preliminary results will be announced on 21 November 2018.

Sequoia Econ Infra - Result of Initial Issue and Total Voting Rights

10.10.18

On 19 September 2018, the Board of SEQI (the "Board"), the specialist investor in economic infrastructure debt, announced it was seeking to raise £200 million through a partially pre-emptive issue of new Ordinary Shares by way of an Open Offer, Placing and Offer for Subscription (the "Initial Issue").

Greggs PLC - Trading Update

09.10.18

THIRD QUARTER TRADING UPDATE- Greggs is the leading bakery food-on-the-go retailer in the UK, with over 1,900 retail outlets throughout the country. Improved sales in challenging conditions

RPC Group PLC - Trading Statement

09.10.18

RPC Group Plc, a leading global plastic products design and engineering company, today issues a trading statement relating to the period 1 April 2018 to 30 September 2018, ahead of its first half results announcement due to be published on 28 November 2018.

Augean Plc - Augean North HMRC Assessment

08.10.18

Augean, one of the UK's leading specialist waste management businesses has further to previous announcements and as anticipated, been issued with a final assessment and payment demand from HMRC for Augean North Ltd for a total amount of £9.4million (£10.1million including interest) covering the period from August 2014 to August 2017. HMRC is considering whether penalties may be appropriate.

Intu Properties PLC -Statement re Possible Offer

05.10.18

Response to statement re possible offer - Intu Properties PLC ("intu") notes the statement by the Peel Group, the Olayan Group and Brookfield Property Group (together the "Consortium") in relation to a possible offer by the Consortium for intu.

Harworth Group PLC - Sale of Midlands development site for £18.7m

04.10.18

Harworth Group plc, a leading regenerator of land and property for development and investment, announces that it has sold 55 acres at its Lounge site in Leicestershire to Gazeley for £18.7 million, representing a small premium to book value. Gazeley paid the full consideration upon deal completion.

Ted Baker PLC - Interim Results

04.10.18

Interim Results Announcement for the 28 weeks ended 11 August 2018 -'Continued progress in challenging trading conditions'

El Oro Ltd - Annual Financial Report

03.10.18

The El Oro Group's operating loss before taxation for the year ended 30 June 2018 was £1,618,854 (operating profit before taxation for the year ended 30 June 2017: £7,426,687). The Group's net assets at 30 June 2018 were £53,668,935 or 85.0p per share (net assets at 30 June 2017: £55,680,730 or 88.1p per share).

Conygar Investmnt Co - Transaction in Own Shares

03.10.18

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 25 January 2018, the Company has acquired 560,000 ordinary shares of 5 pence each in the capital of the Company ("Shares") today at a price of 173.5 pence per Share.

Palace Capital PLC - 20 Year lease agreed with Aldi at Gosport

02.10.18

Palace Capital, the property investment company that focuses on commercial property outside London, has signed a new 20 year lease with Aldi, the German discount supermarket chain, at its property in Gosport, Hampshire, securing a 17.4% uplift in rental income.

Scapa Group PLC - Acquisition

02.10.18

Completion of Acquisition of Systagenix Advanced Wound Dressing Facility in Gargrave. Entering a 5-year exclusive manufacturing and supply agreement

Athelney Trust Plc - Directorate Change

01.10.18

It is with regret that the Board announces the sudden resignation of Robin Boyle as Managing Director and Fund Manager with immediate effect, his resignation was as a result of the non-executive Directors overruling his request to bring about major changes in the management of the Company.

Watkin Jones Plc - Forward sale of portfolio of developments

01.10.18

Watkin Jones plc (AIM:WJG), a leading UK developer and constructor of multi occupancy property assets, with a focus on the student accommodation and build to rent sectors, is pleased to announce that the Group has completed the forward sale of a portfolio of four purpose-built student accommodation ('PBSA') development schemes to a joint venture between KKR and Round Hill Capital ('Round Hill') (the 'JV'). The Group has also exchanged an option agreement with the JV, conditional on full planning consent, for a fifth PBSA scheme in Bristol (the 'Portfolio').

Grainger PLC - Trading Update

28.09.18

Grainger plc, the UK's largest listed residential landlord, today provides an update on trading ahead of its financial year ending 30 September 2018. The company will announce its full year results on 14 November 2018.

United Utilities Grp -Trading Statement

28.09.18

United Utilities announces the following trading update ahead of its interim results on 21 November 2018. Current trading is in line with the group's expectations for the six months ending 30 September 2018.

Conygar Investmnt Co -Transaction in Own Shares

28.09.18

Cancellation of Treasury Shares Conygar announces that on 27 September 2018, it cancelled 7,365,000 ordinary shares of 5 pence each in the capital of the Company ("Shares"), which were held as treasury shares

NWF Group PLC - AGM Statement and Trading Update

27.09.18

At the Annual General Meeting of NWF Group plc, the specialist distributor of fuel, food and feed across the UK, which is being held later today, Philip Acton, Chairman, will make the following statement:

Shepherd Neame Ltd - Final Results

26.09.18

Shepherd Neame, Britain's Oldest Brewer and owner and operator of 321 high quality pubs in Kent and the South East (68 managed, 242 tenanted and 11 commercial free of tie leases), today announces results for the 53 weeks ended 30 June 2018.

PZ CUSSONS PLC - AGM Trading Statement

26.09.18

PZ Cussons Plc, a leading international consumer products group, today issues the following trading update in advance of its Annual General Meeting, to be held at 10:30 today.

Harworth Group PLC - Change of director's details

26.09.18

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.14R(2), Harworth Group plc announces that Owen Michaelson, Chief Executive, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Covanta Holding Corporation, which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Imperial Brands PLC - Trading Statement

25.09.18

Imperial Brands plc will host a capital markets event in London this afternoon focused on the Group's Next Generation Products (NGP) business. Ahead of its close period commencing on 1 October, Imperial Brands is also issuing today the following trading update confirming it is on track to deliver full year constant currency revenue and earnings in line with the guidance range.

FireAngel SafetyTech - Half-year Report

25.09.18

FireAngel, one of Europe's leading developers and suppliers of home safety and connected home products, announces its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2018.

Park Group PLC - AGM Statement

25.09.18

Park Group (AIM: PKG), the UK's leading multi-retailer, multi-channel gift voucher and prepaid gift card provider, is today holding its Annual General Meeting

Pennon Group PLC - Trading Statement

24.09.18

Pennon, one of the UK's largest environmental infrastructure groups, is issuing the following update ahead of its results for the half year ended 30 September 2018, which will be announced on 27 November 2018.

Merchants Trust. - Half-year Report

24.09.18

Highlights for the six months ended 31 July 2018 · Dividends declared for the first six months of 2018/19 are 12.9p per share, up 4.9 % on last year. · NAV total return* +7.4%, compared with + 5.0% on the FTSE All-Share Index. · Share Price total return +8.7% · Ordinary shares yield 5.0% at 492.0p, compared with 3.8% on the FTSE All-Share Index at the close of business on 20 September 2018.

FireAngel SafetyTech - St. Leger Homes Contract Win

24.09.18

FireAngel (AIM: FA.), one of Europe's leading developers and suppliers of home safety products, is pleased to announce it has been appointed as the exclusive supplier of smoke and heat alarms to St. Leger Homes. The appointment is effective immediately.

Miton Group Plc - Half-year Report

24.09.18

Miton Group plc, the AIM quoted fund management group, today announces its half year results for the six months ended 30 June 2018.

Thorpe(F.W.) PLC - Preliminary Results

20.09.18

FW Thorpe Plc, designers, manufacturers and suppliers of professional lighting systems for the specification market, is pleased to announce its preliminary results for the year ended 30 June 2018

Scapa Group PLC - Acquisition

13.09.18

Acquisition of Systagenix Wound Management Manufacturing Limited Acquisition of development and manufacturing assets of Systagenix Entering a 5-year exclusive manufacturing and supply agreement

B.P. Marsh & Partners Plc - Investee Company Update - Nexus Underwriting Limited

12.09.18

B.P. Marsh & Partners Plc (AIM: BPM), the niche venture capital provider to early stage financial services businesses, is pleased to note that its investee company Nexus Underwriting Management Limited ("Nexus"), in which it holds a 17.2% shareholding, has announced that it has completed the acquisitions of Huntington Underwriting Limited ("Huntington") on 6 September 2018 and Altitude Risk Partners LLP ("Altitude") on 7 September 2018.

SSE Plc Trading Statement-

12.09.18

In its Trading Statement on 19 July 2018 SSE plc stated that dry, still and warm weather in the financial year so far and persistently high gas prices had negatively impacted its adjusted operating profit in Q1 2018/19 by around £80m compared with plan. It also said that this would potentially impact on its full-year results, dependent on the range of factors that apply in its market-based businesses, in which it said Energy Portfolio Management is a major influence.

Galliford Try PLC - Final Results

12.09.18

ANNUAL RESULTS STATEMENT FOR THE YEAR ENDED 30 JUNE 2018 STRONG UNDERLYING PERFORMANCE DRIVEN BY PROGRESS AGAINST STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES

FireAngel SafetyTech -Partner Agreement

12.09.18

FireAngel, one of Europe's leading developers and suppliers of home safety products, announces that it has signed an exclusive partnering agreement with Mears Limited, a subsidiary of Mears plc, the provider of support services to the Housing and Care sectors in the UK, which is responsible for the maintenance, repair and upgrade of over 700,000 properties across the UK.

Concurrent Tech. - Interim Results

12.09.18

Concurrent Technologies Plc, a world leading specialist in the design and manufacture of high-end embedded computer boards for critical applications, announces interim results for the six months to 30 June 2018.

RPC Group PLC - Statement re. media speculation

10.09.18

The Board of RPC Group Plc notes the recent media speculation and confirms that preliminary discussions are taking place with each of Apollo Global Management and Bain Capital which may or may not result in an offer for the Company.

Assoc British Foods - Pre Close Period Trading Update

10.09.18

Associated British Foods plc issues the following update prior to entering the close period for its full year results for the 52 weeks to 15 September 2018, which are scheduled to be announced on 6 November 2018.

Entertainment One - Designated Survivor series update

06.09.18

Entertainment One Ltd. is pleased to announce that further to the announcement on the 14 May 2018, the third season of Designated Survivor has been commissioned by Netflix as a 10 episode original series, to be aired globally in 2019.

Anpario PLC - Half-year Report

05.09.18

Anpario plc, the international producer and distributor of natural animal feed additives for animal health, nutrition and biosecurity announces its interim results for the six months to 30 June 2018.

B.P. Marsh &Partners -Trading Update

05.09.18

B.P. Marsh, the niche venture capital provider to early stage financial services businesses, is pleased to provide the market with an update on trading for the six months ended 31 July 2018.

Breedon Group PLC -Half-year Report

05.09.18

Breedon Group plc, a leading construction materials group in the UK and Ireland, announces its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2018.

Fuller,Smith &Turner - Directorate Change

05.09.18

Fuller, Smith & Turner PLC , the London brewer and premium pub company, today announces that James Douglas has decided to step down from his position as Finance Director and will retire from the Board in December 2018.

Somero Enterprises - Interim Results

05.09.18

Somero Enterprises, Inc. is pleased to report its interim results for the six months ended June 30, 2018, which are in line with management expectations.

Standard Life Investments Property Income Trust Ltd - Issue of Equity

04.09.18

Standard Life Investments Property Income Trust Limited (the “Company”) announces that, on 03 September 2018, it issued 500,000 ordinary shares of 1 pence each (the “Ordinary Shares”) under its block listing facility for cash at a price of 96.0 pence per share to meet ongoing demand for the Ordinary Shares pursuant to the Company’s tap issuance program.

Conygar Investment Co - Lease agreement

04.09.18

The Conygar Investment Company PLC announces that it has exchanged a lease agreement with Lidl, at its Cross Hands retail park, to construct a 23,000 square foot store for their occupation.

PressureTechnologies Plc - Director Shareholding.

04.09.18

On 3 September 2018, the Board granted awards under the Pressure Technologies Plc Long Term Incentive Plan to certain members of the Company's senior management, including to Chris Walters, CEO, and Joanna Allen, CFO.

Scapa Group Plc - Directorate Change

24.08.18

Scapa Group plc (AIM: SCPA) announces that Graham Hardcastle, Group Finance Director, has resigned from the Board with effect from 1 October 2018, to pursue other interests.

Town Centre Securities Plc - Appointment of Lynda Shillaw as Property Director

21.08.18

Town Centre Securities, the Leeds, Manchester, Scotland and London property investor and car park operator, today announces the appointment of Lynda Shillaw as its new Property Director; she will join the Board on 5 November 2018. Richard Lewis, the Company's current Property Director, will retire as planned from the Board and the Company.

AstraZeneca prices a $3bn bond issue

15.08.18

AstraZeneca PLC announces that, on 14 August 2018, it priced a four tranche global bond offering totalling $3bn. The offering is expected to close on 17 August 2018, subject to customary closing conditions. AstraZeneca expects to use the net proceeds of the issue for general corporate purposes, which may include the refinancing of existing indebtedness

Royal Mail PLC - Royal Mail response to Ofcom statement

14.08.18

Royal Mail Group Plc will appeal Ofcom's decision taken under its Competition Act powers which was announced today. The decision relates to a price change announced in 2014 - which was never implemented or paid - under Royal Mail's Access1 Letters Contract.

Marwyn Value Inv Ltd - Notice of class meeting of Ordinary Shareholders

14.08.18

Posting of Circular The Company today announces the posting of a shareholder circular (the "Circular") containing a notice convening a class meeting of Ordinary Shareholders of the Company (the "Class Meeting"). The Class Meeting is being convened in order for Ordinary Shareholders to vote on a resolution relating to proposed amendments to the Company's Ordinary Share Distribution Policy.

WITAN INVESTMENT TRUST PLC - Financial Report for the Half Year ended 30 June 2018

14.08.18

HIGHLIGHTS • During the first half of 2018, the Company's net asset value (NAV) total return was +1.11% in line with the benchmark return of +1.06%. • The share price total return was +2.0%, as the discount narrowed from 1.6% at the end of 2017 to 0.7% at the end of June. • A second interim quarterly dividend of 5.25p per ordinary share will be paid in September. Total dividends paid in respect of the period are 10.5p per ordinary share (2017: 9.5p). • Eight of the ten external managers outperformed, as did the portfolio of direct holdings.

Netcall PLC - MATS Contract Renewal

14.08.18

Netcall plc (AIM: NET), a leading provider of Low-code and customer engagement software, is pleased to announce that it has secured a minimum £1.6 million 3 year contract renewal with a leading UK bank (the "Customer") for its Low-code platform, MATS.

Phaunos Timber Fund Ltd -Rejection of Stafford's Offer and Company Update

14.08.18

Further to the Company's announcement on 3 July 2018, the board of Phaunos (the "Board") announces that it is today publishing its response circular (the "Response Circular") in connection with the unsolicited cash offer made by Stafford Capital Partners Limited ("Stafford") to acquire the entire issued and to be issued share capital of the Company (the "Offer").

Adnams PLC - Half-year Report

09.08.18

After an exceptional year of investment in 2017 the first half of 2018 was a period of transition with the focus of the business being on developing the new capacity in our brewery and on building the proposition at the Swan.Turnover has continued to grow well and at £35.5m it is up by 7.1% on 2017. Adnams own beer volumes are up by 4.8% on 2017, and own spirits are up by 6.3%. The board has agreed an unchanged interim dividend of 78p per "B" share and 19.5p per "A" share.

HSBC Holdings PLC 2018 - Interim Results

06.08.18

Financial Performance Reported revenue of $27.3bn was 4% higher, with growth in all of our global businesses. Reported operating expenses of $17.5bn were 7% higher, primarily reflecting investments to grow the business, mainly in RBWM and GB&M, and continued investment in digital across all our global businesses. Reported profit before tax of $10.7bn was 5% higher, reflecting a net favourable movement in significant items and favourable currency translation. Adjusted profit before tax of $12.1bn was 2% lower, as revenue growth and lower expected credit losses were partly offset by higher operating expenses.

Netcall PLC - Combined Liberty and MATS Contract Win

06.08.18

Netcall plc (AIM: NET), a leading provider of Low-code and customer engagement software, is pleased to announce that it has secured a minimum £1.4 million contract with a New York Stock Exchange listed group (the 'Customer'). The four-year contract, with an option to extend for a further two years, is for the MatsSoft Low-code platform ("MATS") and Netcall's Liberty omnichannel Contact Centre solution, delivered as a combined platform via the cloud.

St. Modwen Properties Plc - RELEASES £47M VIA SALE OF 34 ASSETS

06.08.18

St. Modwen has exchanged contracts for the disposal of a portfolio of 34 assets to Hansteen Holdings PLC for a total cash consideration of £53.7m. Adjusted for assets held in joint venture, St. Modwen's share of the consideration is £47.3m, which compares to a book value for its share of the assets of £48.1m as of November 2017.

NWF Group PLC Director Shareholding

03.08.18

NWF Group plc, the Fuels, Food and Feed specialist distribution business, has been notified that Richard Whiting (Group Chief Executive) has sold 47,538 ordinary shares of 25 pence each. Following the sale, Richard Whiting has an interest of 310,767 ordinary shares of the Company representing approximately 0.6% of the issued share capital.

Fulcrum Utility Services LTD Management Incentive Scheme

03.08.18

As communicated in the Company's year end results, announced on 5 June 2018, the Company has a solid and profitable foundation for further growth. The Board believes that the ongoing appropriate incentivisation of the management team through share ownership is an important factor for the future success of the Company.

Royal Bk Scot.Grp -. Half-year Report

03.08.18

Interim Results for the period ending 30 June 2018 RBS reported an operating profit before tax of £1,826 million for H1 2018, including an £801 million litigation and conduct charge. RBS announces its intention to declare an interim dividend of 2p per share. H1 2018 attributable profit of £888 million and a Q2 2018 attributable profit of £96 million. Q2 2018 operating profit before tax of £613 million, compared with £1,238 million in Q2 2017.

Aviva PLC - Half-year Report -

02.08.18

Mark Wilson, Group Chief Executive Officer, said: Aviva has grown operating earnings per share by 4% and increased the dividend by 10%. The 10% increase in the interim dividend is our fourth consecutive half-year of double digit dividend growth and further proof of Aviva's progress. During these choppy market conditions, it is reassuring that Aviva's results are consistent, dependable and growing. Aviva remains financially strong with a capital surplus of £11 billion. In the first half of 2018, we started a £600 million share buy-back and paid off €500 million of expensive debt. We remain on track to achieve our financial targets.

LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP PLC - INTERIM RESULTS FOR THE 6 MONTHS ENDED 30 JUNE 2018

02.08.18

Strong financial performance - with double-digit revenue growth in Information Services, LCH and Capital Markets Revenue up 12% to £953 million (H1 2017: £853 million); total income up 12% to £1,060 million (H1 2017: £946 million) Adjusted operating profit1 up 21% to £480 million (H1 2017: £398 million), Adjusted EPS1 up 25% to 88.7 pence (H1 2017: 71.2 pence). Interim dividend increased 19% to 17.2 pence per share (H1 2017: 14.4 pence per share), in line with stated dividend policy

Harworth Group PLC - Sale of commercial units in Yorkshire for £15.8m

02.08.18

Harworth Group plc ("Harworth" or the "Company"), a leading land regeneration and property investment specialist, announces that it has sold all five of its built commercial units, totalling 145,248 sq ft, at its Gateway 36 Business Park in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, to Cadogan Income Properties Limited, for £15.8m, reflecting a net initial yield of 4.76% at a price above book value.

Cropper(James) PLC - Director Appointment

01.08.18

James Cropper Plc, the advanced materials and speciality paper group today announces the appointment of Dr Andrew Hosty to the Board as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. Dr Hosty has been acting as a consultant to the Board since November 2017.

Devro PLC -Half Year Results

01.08.18

HALF YEAR RESULTS FOR THE SIX MONTHS ENDED 30 JUNE 2018 Good progress on strategic priorities & improved profit margins

Lloyds Banking Plc - RESULTS FOR THE HALF-YEAR

01.08.18

"We have delivered another strong financial performance with increased statutory profits, higher returns, and a strong capital build". António Horta-Osório Group Chief Executive

NWF Group PLC - Final Results

31.07.18

NWF Group plc, the specialist distributor of fuel, food and feed across the UK, today announces its audited final results for the year ended 31 May 2018.

PressureTechnologies - Board Changes

31.07.18

Pressure Technologies plc (AIM: PRES), the specialist engineering group announces that John Hayward has informed the Board of his decision to retire as Chief Executive Officer, and step down from the Board, with effect from 1 October 2018.

Custodian REIT plc : Purchase of Property

27.07.18

The Company has acquired a 16,770 sq ft car dealership on Battlefield Enterprise Park, Shrewsbury's premier car sales location, four miles from the town centre and five miles from the busy A6, linking Shrewsbury to the West Midlands. Nearby occupiers include Audi, Volkswagen, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Renault, and Ford.

BP PLC - BP to buy world-class oil and gas assets from BHP

27.07.18

BP transforms its US onshore oil and gas business, acquiring world-class unconventional assets from BHP Acquisition accretive to earnings and cash flow, delivered within existing financial frame Company increases dividend for first time in 15 quarters

Colefax Group PLC -Preliminary Results

26.07.18

Colefax is an international designer and distributor of furnishing fabrics & wallpapers and owns a leading interior decorating business. The Group trades under five brand names, serving different segments of the soft furnishings marketplace; these are Colefax and Fowler, Cowtan & Tout, Jane Churchill, Manuel Canovas and Larsen.

AstraZeneca PLC : H1 2018 Results

26.07.18

Over the first half, the strong sales growth from new medicines and the continued strength of the Emerging Markets business were offset by the impact from the loss of Crestor exclusivity in Europe and Japan.

British American Tobacco Plc -Half-year Report

26.07.18

In the first six months of 2018, the Group continued to perform well. The cigarettes and THP portfolio has outperformed the industry as market share grew 40 basis points (bps) with a tobacco price mix of approximately 4% which is expected to strengthen in the second half of the year.

Renishaw PLC - Final Results

26.07.18

HIGHLIGHTS Record revenue of £611.5m, with growth at constant exchange rates of 18% Revenue growth in all metrology product lines. Revenue growth in all healthcare product lines. Record adjusted profit before tax of £145.1m, with growth of 33% Healthcare business achieves profit for the first time, with adjusted profit before tax of £0.3m (2017: £7.2m loss) Capital expenditure of £34.9m, providing for future growth Strong balance sheet, with cash of £103.8m, compared with £51.9m last year Dividend increased by 15% to 60.0p

GlaxoSmithKline PLC - 2nd Quarter Results

25.07.18

GSK delivers improvements in sales (at CER), margins and cash flow in Q2 2018 Total EPS 9.0p, >100% AER, >100% CER; Adjusted EPS 28.1p, +3% AER, +10% CER GSK sets out new approach to Research and Development and upgrades 2018 EPS guidance

Victrex PLC - Interim Management Statement

25.07.18

Victrex plc, an innovative world leader in high performance polymer solutions, today releases its Interim Management Statement for the third quarter (Q3) covering the period 1 April to 30 June 2018.

PZ CUSSONS PLC - Final Results

24.07.18

PZ Cussons Plc, a leading international consumer products group, announces its final results for the year ended 31 May 2018.

Hammerson PLC - Half-year Report

24.07.18

Following a comprehensive business review, Hammerson plc today announces its reshaped strategy to elevate and accelerate performance with a higher quality portfolio of winning destinations, enhanced by greater levels of operational excellence and capital efficiency.

Netcall PLC -Trading Update

24.07.18

Netcall plc (AIM: NET), a leading provider of low-code and customer engagement software, today announces the following trading update for the 12 months ended 30 June 2018:

Fuller,Smith &Turner - AGM Statement

24.07.18

Fuller, Smith & Turner P.L.C. (“Fuller’s” or “the Company”), the London brewer and premium pub company, today makes the following trading statement for the 16 weeks from 1 April to 21 July 2018 (“the period”), in advance of the Company's Annual General Meeting to be held today [24 July 2018] at 11am, in The Hock Cellar, Griffin Brewery, Chiswick, London W4 2QB.

Custodian REIT plc : Unaudited Net Asset Value ...

24.07.18

Custodian REIT, the UK commercial real estate investment company, today reports its unaudited net asset value ("NAV") as at 30 June 2018 and highlights for the period from 1 April 2018 to 30 June 2018 ("the Period").

Hammerson PLC - Disposal of Imperial and Fife Central Retail Parks

23.07.18

Hammerson plc ("Hammerson") has exchanged contracts for the sale of two retail parks, Imperial Retail Park, Bristol and Fife Central Retail Park, Kirkcaldy, for a total consideration of £164m to Capreon. This transaction brings Hammerson's total proceeds from disposals in 2018 to £300m.

Unilever PLC - Share Buy-Back Programme

20.07.18

On 19 April 2018, Unilever PLC and Unilever N.V. announced their intention to buy back shares with an aggregate market value equivalent of up to €6 billion, in line with the Group's objective of targeting a net debt to EBITDA ratio of 2.0x and our intention to return the expected after-tax proceeds upon completion of the Spreads disposal to shareholders, unless more value-creating acquisition alternatives arise. On 2 July 2018, the Group announced the completion of the Spreads disposal and on 19 July 2018, the Group announced its intention to complete the €6 billion share buyback programme before the end of this year.

Athelney Trust plc - Half-year Report

20.07.18

Highlights: The overall return, which is the increase in NAV during the half year plus the dividend paid, is minus 4.1 per cent. Unaudited Net Asset Value (NAV) is 264.2p per share (31 December 2017: 284.8p, 30 June 2017: 268.7p), a decrease of 7.2 per cent for the half year and a decrease of 1.7 per cent over the past year. Gross Revenue increased by 12.5 per cent to £141,907 compared with the half year ended 30 June 2017 of £126,098 (full year to 31 December 2017 £238,832). Revenue return per ordinary share was 5.8p (31 December 2017: 9.6p, 30 June 2017: 5.1p). A final dividend of 8.9p was paid in April 2018 (2017: final dividend 8.6p).

Rio Tinto Plc -Statement re Oyu Tolgoi EPC Tender

19.07.18

Rio Tinto plc (the "Company") announces that Oyu Tolgoi LLC, an entity in which the Company has a 33.5% indirect ownership interest, has today entered into agreements with three Chinese EPC contractors, each of which potentially creates a smaller related party transaction for the purposes of the UK Listing Rules.

SSE Plc Trading Statement

19.07.18

SSE plc's Annual General Meeting takes place today (19 July) in Perth, followed by a General Meeting in respect of the proposed demerger of SSE Energy Services and combination of that business with npower Group Limited.

Nichols PLC - 2018 INTERIM RESULTS

19.07.18

Nichols plc ('Nichols' or the 'Group'), the soft drinks Group, announces its Interim Results for the half year ended 30 June 2018 (the 'period').

Science in Sport PLC - Half Year Trading Update

19.07.18

Science in Sport plc (AIM: SIS), a leading sports nutrition company that develops, manufactures and markets sports nutrition products for professional athletes and sports enthusiasts, is pleased to announce its trading update for the six months ended 30 June 2018.

SEGRO PLC - Directorate Change

19.07.18

SEGRO plc ('SEGRO' or 'the Company') announces that Mark Robertshaw has informed the Board of his intention to retire as an independent Non-Executive Director on 31 July 2018. He was appointed in June 2010.

Severn Trent PLC - Trading Update

18.07.18

Severn Trent, one of the leading water and waste water companies in the UK, today provides a trading update for the period to 18 July 2018.

Cropper(James) PLC - Director/PDMR Shareholding

18.07.18

The Company was notified on 17 July 2018 that on the same day Jim Sharp, a Director of the Company, bought 1,750 ordinary shares of 25p each in the Company ("Shares") at a price of 1512.5p per Share from a member of the concert party detailed in the Company's circular to shareholders dated 30 June 2015 (the "Concert Party").

Rio Tinto Plc - releases 2nd quarter production results

17.07.18

Rio Tinto chief executive J-S Jacques said "Operational performance was solid across most commodities, rounding out a strong first half performance for the Group. Our increasingly flexible Pilbara iron ore system continued to perform well. Our bauxite and copper businesses also delivered strong operating results, demonstrating the success of our ongoing mine-to-market productivity programme, which is increasingly important in an environment of rising cost inflation. Our sustained focus on cash generation, combined with disciplined capital allocation, will ensure we continue to deliver superior returns to our shareholders across the short, medium and long term."

Galliford Try PLC -Trading Statement

17.07.18

Galliford Try plc, the housebuilding, regeneration and construction group, today provides the following update on trading for the year ended 30 June 2018. All figures are as at 30 June 2018, unless otherwise stated, and all comparatives relate to the prior year equivalent period. The Group expects to announce its results for the full year on 12 September 2018.

Polar Cap Tech Tst Plc -AUDITED RESULTS FOR FINANCIAL YEAR TO 30 APRIL '18

17.07.18

CHAIR'S STATEMENT I am pleased to be reporting to you for the first time as your Chair. I would like to thank my predecessor, Michael Moule, for his contribution to your Company. His immense enthusiasm, investment knowledge and curiosity make him a very hard act to follow. I shall do my best.

Scapa Group PLC - AGM Statement

17.07.18

Scapa Group plc (AIM: SCPA) is today issuing the following statement ahead of its Annual General Meeting to be held at 10:30am today.

Somero Enterprises Inc.- Trading Update

17.07.18

Somero is pleased to provide an update on trading ahead of its interim results announcement scheduled to be released on Wednesday 5 September 2018. Positive trading momentum, in line with expectations

Palace Capital PLC - Grant of awards under LTIP and Deferred Bonus Plan

17.07.18

Palace Capital, the property investment company that focusses on commercial property outside London, announces that it has today granted awards (the "Awards") to the executive directors of the Company and other members of the Company's management team under the Palace Capital Long Term Incentive Plan ("LTIP") and Deferred Bonus Plan.

Caledonia Inv PLC - Acquisition

13.07.18

Caledonia Investments plc ("Caledonia") is pleased to announce that it has acquired a majority stake in Cooke Optics Group Ltd ("Cooke"), the UK manufacturer of premium-end cinematography lenses for the film, television and advertising industries, in a transaction which values the business at £96.5m.

Latham(James) PLC - Board Changes

13.07.18

James Latham announces that Chris Sutton, an Executive Director of the Company, has informed the Board of his intention to retire on 31 March 2019. Chris is Managing Director of Lathams Limited ("Lathams"), the Group's trading subsidiary, and has served on the plc board since 2005.

Dunelm Group plc - Year-end Trading Update

12.07.18

Dunelm Group plc ("Dunelm" or "the Group"), the UK's leading homewares retailer, reports the following trading update for the 13-week period, and financial year, ended 30 June 2018.

Telford Homes PLC - AGM Statement 2018

12.07.18

Telford Homes Plc (AIM:TEF), the London focused residential property developer, will hold its Annual General Meeting ('AGM') at 12.30pm today at Telford House, Queensgate, Britannia Road, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire EN8 7TF. At the AGM the Chief Executive of Telford Homes, Jon Di-Stefano, will make the following statement:

Helical PLC - Trading update.

12.07.18

Helical today releases an update covering its trading activities for the period 1 April 2018 to 11 July 2018 ("the Period").

Sainsbury(J) PLC - Directorate Change

11.07.18

J Sainsbury PLC (Sainsbury's) has agreed to appoint Martin Scicluna as its new Non-Executive Chairman. Martin will join the Board as Chairman-Designate and Non-Executive Director from 1st November 2018. Martin will work closely with David Tyler for a handover period and Sainsbury's anticipates that Martin will assume the role of Chairman from the beginning of the new financial year in March 2019 or soon after, at which point David Tyler would step down from the Board.

Accrol Group Hldgs Plc -Notice of Final Results

11.07.18

Accrol, the leading independent tissue converter in the UK, will announce its Final Results for the year ended 30 April 2018 on Wednesday, 26 September 2018, which will include a full update on the progress of the Group's turnaround.

Accrol Group Hldgs Plc - Directorate Change

11.07.18

Accrol, the leading independent tissue converter in the UK, announces that, following the appointment of Steve Townsley as Chief Financial Officer on 11 June 2018, Martin Leitch has now stepped down from the Board.

Wetherspoon (JD) PLC - Trading Statement

11.07.18

J D Wetherspoon plc presents below its pre-close trading statement for the financial year to 29 July 2018. The preliminary results are due to be announced on 14 September 2018.

Swallowfield PLC - Trading Update

11.07.18

Swallowfield plc, a market leader in the development, formulation and supply of personal care and beauty products, including its own portfolio of brands, provides a trading update for the 53 weeks to 30 June 2018.

SA Brain - results for the year to end-Sep 2017

10.07.18

Cardiff-based SA Brain has reported results for the year to end-Sep 2017 to Companies House saying that revenue declined by 8.9% to £123m with EBITDA down to £9.5m from £13.2m in the prior year.

B.P. Marsh &Partners Plc - Investment in ATC Insurance Solutions PTY Limited

10.07.18

The Board of B.P. Marsh & Partners Plc, the venture capital provider to early stage financial services businesses (BPM), is pleased to announce an investment into the Australian based company ATC Insurance Solutions PTY Limited ("ATC"). This transaction has seen the Group take a 20% equity stake in ATC for a total cash consideration of AUS$ 5m (£2.8m).

Park Group PLC - Park Group Wins New Retail Contracts

09.07.18

Park (AIM: PKG.L), the UK's leading multi-retailer, multi-channel gift voucher and prepaid gift card provider, is pleased to announce that it has signed new collaborations with retail businesses Arcadia Group Ltd. ("Arcadia"), Courtesy Shoes Ltd., ("Wynsors World of Shoes"), Office Outlet (formerly Staples Inc.), DJM Music Ltd., and Fat Face.

Investment Co PLC - Directorate Change

09.07.18

The Investment Company plc Board changes The Investment Company plc ("TIC" or the "Company") announces the following changes to the board with effect from 6th July 2018: · Sir David Thomson, Peter Allen and Stephen Cockburn retire from the board · Ian Dighé is appointed Non-Executive Chairman · Tim Metcalfe is appointed Non-Executive Director Following these changes, the board consists of Ian Dighé, Martin Perrin and Tim Metcalfe.

FireAngel SafetyTech Plc - Director Share Purchase

09.07.18

FireAngel (AIM: FA.), one of Europe's leading developers and suppliers of home safety products, has been notified that on 6 July 2018, Neil Smith, Group Chief Executive Officer, purchased 10,000 Ordinary Shares at 74.7 pence per share. Following this purchase, Mr Smith now has a total beneficial interest in 10,000 Ordinary Shares, representing 0.02% of the current issued share capital of the Company.

Assura plc Trading Update

06.07.18

Assura plc ("Assura"), the UK's leading primary care property investor and developer, today publishes a trading update for the first quarter to 30 June 2018.