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JD Sports Fashion PLC Final Results 2021

13.04.21
JD Sports Fashion Plc (the 'Group'), the leading retailer of sports, fashion and outdoor brands, today announces its Final Results for the 52 weeks ended 30th January 2021 (2020: 52 weeks ended 1 February 2020).

Treatt PLC- Half Year Trading Update 2021

12.04.21
Treatt, the manufacturer and supplier of a diverse and sustainable portfolio of natural extracts and ingredients for the beverage, flavour and fragrance industries, today publishes a trading update for the half year ended 31 March 2021.

Accrol Group Holdings - Acquisition of Highly Scalable Wet Wipes Business

09.04.21
Accrol Group, one of the UK's leading independent tissue converters, is pleased to announce that the Group has completed the acquisition of John Dale Limited ("John Dale"), a highly scalable flushable and biodegradable wet wipes business, for a total cash consideration of £3.9 million, funded from the Group's existing cash reserves.

Dunelm Group Plc - Q3 Trading Update

08.04.21
Dunelm Group plc ("Dunelm" or "the Group"), the UK's leading homewares retailer, reports on trading for the 13-week period ended 27 March 2021.

Croda International - Acquires Fragrance Business Parfex

07.04.21
Croda International Plc ("Croda") today announces that its fragrances and flavours subsidiary, Iberchem, has agreed to acquire Parfex S.A. ("Parfex"), a fine fragrance business based in Grasse, France, for a total enterprise value of €45 million.

Michelmersh Brick Holdings PLC Final Results 2020

30.03.21
Michelmersh Brick Holdings, the specialist brick manufacturer, is pleased to report its audited final results for the year ended 31 December 2020, representing a strong performance and continued progress.

Fisher (James)- Directorate Change

29.03.21
James Fisher and Sons plc announces that Stuart Kilpatrick, Group Finance Director will step down from the board on 29th April 2021, which is the date of the AGM.

Renishaw Plc - Trading Statement Announcement

26.03.21
Renishaw plc, the global high-precision metrology and healthcare technology group, today publishes this trading update for the financial year ending 30 June 2021, which contains unaudited information.

Severn Trent Plc - Climate Change Action Plan

24.03.21
The Severn Trent Plc Board today announces its intention to put its climate change action plan before shareholders and seek a non-binding advisory vote on the Company's approach at its AGM on 8 July 2021.

M. P. Evans Group Plc - Final Results 2020

23.03.21
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 2020.

Henry Boot Plc - Final Results 2020

23.03.21
Henry Boot PLC, a company engaged in land promotion, property investment and development, and construction, announces its unaudited results for the period ended 31 December 2020. Ticker: BOOT.L: Main market premium listing: FTSE: Real Estate Investment and Services.

National Grid PLC- Proposed WPD Aquisition and Portfolio Repositioning

18.03.21
National Grid plc today announces that it has agreed to acquire PPL WPD Investments Limited, the holding company of Western Power Distribution, the UK's largest electricity distribution business, from PPL WPD Limited, a subsidiary of PPL Corporation for an equity value of £7.8 billion and National Grid has agreed to sell The Narragansett Electric Company ("NECO") to PPL Energy Holdings, LLC, also a subsidiary of PPL, for an equity value of US$3.8 billion (£2.7 billion).

Youngs & Co Brwery- Re-opening, Dividend and Financing Update

17.03.21
Young's provides the following update in light of the ongoing Covid-19 situation and the announcement of the Government's Roadmap for the easing of lockdown restrictions, which should provide some certainty about the Company's plans to reopen its pubs.

Science in Sport PLC- Final Year Results 2020

17.03.21
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 its audited final results for the financial year ended 31 December 2020.

Anpario PLC- Final Results 2020

17.03.21
Anpario plc (AIM:ANP), the independent manufacturer of natural sustainable animal feed additives for animal health, nutrition and biosecurity is pleased to announce its full year results for the twelve months to 31 December 2020.

London Metric acquisition of two properties for £31 million

16.03.21
LondonMetric Property Plc ("LondonMetric") announces the acquisition of two warehouses in Milton Keynes for £31.2 million, reflecting a blended net initial yield of 4.4% and a reversionary yield of 5.0%. The buildings have a WAULT of 22 years and benefit from contractual rental uplifts.

Breedon Group Plc - Annual Results 2020

10.03.21
Breedon, a leading construction materials group in Great Britain and Ireland, announces its audited annual results for the year ended 31 December 2020.

Fulcrum Utility Services Limited - Director/PDMR Shareholding

09.03.21
The Company announces that Bayford Group, a PCA to Jonathan Turner, Non-Executive Director, purchased 1,400,000 ordinary shares of 0.1 pence each in the capital of the Company ("Ordinary Shares") at a price of 34p per share and a further 250,000 Ordinary Shares at a price of 33.94p per share.

McKay Securities - Share buy-back programme

08.03.21
McKay Securities Plc ("McKay" or "the Company"), the only UK REIT specialising entirely in the South East and London office, industrial and logistics markets, today announces the launch of a share buy-back programme (the "Programme").

McKay Securities - Trading Statement

08.03.21
McKay Securities Plc ("McKay" or "the Company"), the only UK REIT specialising entirely in the South East and London office, industrial and logistics markets, today announces its trading update for the period 1 October 2020 to 5 March 2021, and in a separate announcement, the launch of a share buy-back programme.

Accrol Group Holdings- Implementation of LTIP and PDMR Dealing

05.03.21
Accrol (AIM: ACRL) announces the implementation of a new Long Term Incentive Plan ("LTIP") together with an initial grant under the LTIP to the executive Directors and certain senior management. The LTIP has been established to incentivise management to deliver long-term value creation for shareholders and ensure alignment with shareholder interests.

Wynnstay Group PLC- Explansion into East of England

04.03.21
Wynnstay, the agricultural supplies group, is pleased to announce that it has completed the purchase of two complementary bolt-on acquisitions that strategically expand the Group's presence in the eastern side of the UK, where it is less established.

United Utilities Group Capital Markets Event

03.03.21
United Utilities is hosting a Capital Markets Event today/tomorrow to discuss in more detail the four key areas of value creation: innovation and systems thinking; customer service; totex and financing.

Biffa PLC Trading Update 3rd march 2021

03.03.21
The company reports robust performance throughout the third lockdown, increasing their full-year expectations. Further investment in plastics recycling has also been announced.

National Grid PLC Decision on Ofgem's RIIO FD and Dividend Update

02.03.21
National Grid today confirms that, following a detailed analysis of Ofgem's RIIO-2 Final Determination, that they are accepting the overall package for the Electricity System Operator, and broadly accepting most of the package for the Electricity and Gas Transmission businesses.

Renishaw PLC- Commencement of Formal Sale Process

02.03.21
Renishaw today announces that Sir David McMurtry and John Deer, Executive Chairman and Non-Executive Deputy Chairman, respectively (together, the "Founders") have indicated to the Board their intention to sell their very substantial shareholdings in Renishaw.

Netcall Plc - Half-year Report December 2020

24.02.21
Netcall plc (AIM: NET), the leading provider of intelligent automation and customer engagement software, today announces its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 31 December 2020.

McBride Plc - Half-year Report

23.02.21
McBride, the leading European manufacturer and supplier of Private Label and Contract Manufactured products for the domestic household and professional cleaning/hygiene markets, announces its unaudited results for the six months ended 31 December 2020.

AstraZeneca PLC Voluntary withdrawal Imfinzi US bladder indication

22.02.21
AstraZeneca today announced the voluntary withdrawal of the Imfinzi (durvalumab) indication in the US for previously treated adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic bladder cancer. This decision was made in consultation with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

NatWest Markets Group- 2020 Annual Results

19.02.21
NWM Group reported a loss for the year ended 31 December 2020 of £327 million compared with a loss of £121 million for the year ended 31 December 2019. Higher income from increased levels of customer activity as the market reacted to the COVID-19 pandemic was offset by Asset disposal/Strategic risk reduction losses following the strategic announcements in February 2020, higher operating expenses and impairment losses.

Victrex Plc - AGM and Q1 Statement

12.02.21
Victrex plc, an innovative world leader in high performance polymer solutions, releases its first quarter (Q1) Interim Management Statement ahead of its Annual General Meeting (AGM) being held today. Q1 covers the period 1 October to 31 December 2020.

Grainger Plc - Latest Trading Update

10.02.21
Grainger plc, the UK's largest listed provider of private rental homes, today provides an update on trading for the first four months of its financial year to the end of January 2021, alongside its AGM which is being held today. The Company will announce its half year financial results on 13 May 2021.

B.P. Marsh - Trading Update

09.02.21
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 year ended 31 January 2021.

PressureTechnologies Plc - Contract Win for Hydrogen Refuelling Stations

09.02.21
Pressure Technologies (AIM: PRES), the specialist engineering group, is delighted to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Chesterfield Special Cylinders ("CSC"), has secured a contract with Haskel Hydrogen Group (Haskel), part of the Precision and Science Technologies Segment at Ingersoll Rand Inc. (NYSE:IR) for the supply of high-pressure Type 1 steel vessels to be used for hydrogen storage in three new Hydrogen Refuelling Stations ("HRS").

Lok'nStore Group Plc - Trading Update

08.02.21
Lok'nStore, the fast-growing AIM listed self-storage company, is pleased to provide the following update on trading in the half year to 31 January 2021.

GlaxoSmithKline PLC- GSK/CureVac Partner on New mRNA Covid-19 Vaccines

03.02.21
GSK and CureVac to develop next generation mRNA COVID-19 vaccines. Development to begin immediately targeting vaccine availability in 2022, subject to regulatory approval. GSK will also support manufacture of up to 100 million doses of CureVac's first generation COVID-19 vaccine CVnCoV in 2021.

SSE PLC- Q3 2020-21 Trading Statement

02.02.21
This Trading Statement reiterates SSE's financial outlook for the 2020/21 financial year and sets out the Group's key strategic developments and operational performance in the quarter ended 31 December 2020.

Marston's Plc - Statement regarding press speculation

29.01.21
The Board of Marston's PLC ("Marston's" or the "Company") notes the press speculation and confirms that it has today received an unsolicited non-binding proposal from Platinum Equity Advisors, LLC ("Platinum") regarding a possible cash offer for the entire issued, and to be issued, share capital of Marston's (the "Proposal").

Fever-Tree Drinks plc - FY20 Trading update

28.01.21
Fever-Tree, the world's leading supplier of premium carbonated mixers, announces a trading update for the year ending 31st December 2020, ahead of reporting its Preliminary Results on 18th March 2021.

De La Rue Plc - Trading Statement

28.01.21
De La Rue plc (LSE: DLAR) ("De La Rue" or the "Company") today announces a trading update for financial year 2020/21 starting 29 March 2020, and developments in its polymer banknote strategy.

Barr(A.G.) Plc - Latest Trading Update

26.01.21
A.G. BARR p.l.c., which produces and markets some of the UK's leading drinks brands, including IRN-BRU, Rubicon and Funkin, today announces a trading update in respect of the financial year ended 24 January 2021.

Anpario Plc - Trading Statement and Board update

26.01.21
Anpario, the independent manufacturer of natural sustainable animal feed additives for health, nutrition and biosecurity, provides the following trading update for the year ended 31 December 2020.

Harworth Group Plc - Trading Statement

26.01.21
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 year ended 31 December 2020 ahead of its preliminary results which will be announced on 16 March 2021.

City Pub Group Plc - Trading Statement

26.01.21
The City Pub Group, the owner and operator of 48 premium pubs across Southern England and Wales and a further 4 development sites, announces its year end update for the 52-week period to 27 December 2020.

B.P. Marsh &Partners Investee Company Update: ATC Insurance Solutions

26.01.21
B.P. Marsh & Partners Plc (AIM: BPM), the specialist investor in early-stage financial services businesses, is pleased to present an update on its investment, ATC Insurance Solutions PTY Limited ("ATC"), an independent underwriting agency and coverholder at Lloyd's, headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.

boohoo Group Plc - Strategic Acquisition

25.01.21
boohoo, a leading online fashion retailer, announces that it has acquired all of the intellectual property assets (including customer data and related business information and selected contracts) of Debenhams Retail Limited (in administration) ("Debenhams") from its joint administrators, for £55 million (plus VAT) in cash (the "Transaction").

GlaxoSmithKline PLC- FDA Approves ViiV Healthcare's Cabenuva for HIV

22.01.21
ViiV Healthcare announces FDA approval of Cabenuva (cabotegravir, rilpivirine), the first and only complete long-acting regimen for HIV treatment. Cabenuva allows virologically suppressed adults living with HIV without prior treatment failure or resistance to cabotegravir or rilpivirine to maintain viral suppression with 12 dosing days per year.

Treatt PLC Trading Update Since the Start of its Financial Year

22.01.21
Treatt, the manufacturer and supplier of a diverse and sustainable portfolio of natural extracts and ingredients for the beverage, flavour and fragrance industries, today updates on trading since the start of its financial year ending 30 September 2021 ("FY21").

Ibstock PLC - Trading Update

21.01.21
Ibstock plc, a leading UK manufacturer of clay bricks and concrete products, today issues a trading update for the year ended 31 December 2020.

McKay Secures Substantial Lease Renewal

20.01.21
McKay Securities Plc is pleased to announce that it has agreed a lease renewal with Domestic & General ("D&G"), a leading specialist warranty provider, of 37,400 sq ft (70% of the office space) at Swan Court in Wimbledon.

Town Centre Secs.- Latest Rent Collections and Notice of HY Results

19.01.21
Town Centre Securities Plc, the Leeds, Manchester, Glasgow and London property investment, development and car park operator, today provides an update on rent collections for the current English quarter and an update on previous collections since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Collected and deferred rent receipts for the current quarter stand at 86% of the total due.

Rio Tinto Releases Fourth Quarter Production Results

19.01.21
Rio Tinto Chief Executive Jakob Stausholm, said: "We have delivered a strong safety and operational performance in the face of the significant global challenges of COVID-19. Our 2020 performance reflects the resilience of the business, and the commitment and flexibility of our employees, customers, communities and host governments."

LondonMetric Two Urban Logistics Acquisitions for £39m

12.01.21
LondonMetric Property Plc ("LondonMetric") announces the acquisition of two urban logistics warehouses in Manchester and Birmingham for £39 million, reflecting a blended yield on cost of 4.25%. The newly built warehouses are let for 15 years at an average rent of £6.60 psf and benefit from RPI linked rent reviews.

Carr's Group Plc - Latest Trading Update

12.01.21
Carr's (CARR.L), the Agriculture and Engineering Group, provides a trading update to coincide with its Annual General Meeting being held as a closed meeting in Carlisle today at 11:30am. This update relates to the 19-week period ended 9 January 2021.

MJ Gleeson Plc - Notice of Results & Trading Update

11.01.21
MJ Gleeson plc, the low-cost housebuilder and strategic land specialist, will report results for the half-year ended 31 December 2020 on Thursday, 11 February 2021. A video presentation to analysts followed by Q&A will be held at 9:00am.

British Land Co Plc - Operational Update

11.01.21
Following the Christmas trading period and latest quarter date for rental payments on 25 December, British Land is providing the following business update.

Churchill China Plc - Full Year Trading Update

11.01.21
Churchill China plc (AIM: CHH), the manufacturer of innovative performance ceramic products serving hospitality markets worldwide, is pleased to announce the following trading update for the year ended 31 December 2020.

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

11.01.21
B.P. Marsh, the specialist investor in early-stage financial services businesses, is pleased to announce that on 30 December 2020, its investee company Nexus Underwriting Management Limited ("Nexus"), the leading independent specialty Managing General Agent, completed the acquisition of the Hiscox MGA Marine business ("Hiscox Marine") from Hiscox Ltd, the listed international specialist insurer.

Fulcrum Utility Services Director?PDMR Shareholding

08.01.21
The Company announces that the Stephen Gutteridge, Non-Executive Director, today purchased 25,000 ordinary shares of 0.1 pence each in the capital of the Company ("Ordinary Shares") at a price of 38p per share.

Premier Miton Group Q1 AuM Update

08.01.21
Premier Miton Group plc (AIM: PMI) today provides an update on its unaudited statement of Assets under Management ('AuM') for the first quarter of its current financial year (the 'Quarter' or 'Period').

Barratt Developments Trading Update

08.01.21
Barratt Developments PLC (the 'Group') is issuing a trading update in respect of the half year ended 31 December 2020 (the 'period') ahead of publication of its interim results on 4 February 2021.

Fulcrum Utility Services Ltd Directorate Changes

06.01.21
Dean Harris, Chief Executive Officer, has stepped down from his role with immediate effect and is to be replaced by Terry Dugdale, who was appointed as Chief Operating Officer in March 2019.