Jun 28, 2013 10:25 AM ET
Accenture revenue rose 1% and net climbed 11.3% to $810.3 million but lowered outlook. Hochtief increased its stake in Australia based Leighton Holdings. SGL Carbon expects group EBITDA in the second quarter to be slightly below.
Jun 27, 2013 10:57 AM ET
Betfair said sales for the year were flat and net swung to £49.4 million loss. Carillion secured £130 million hotel construction contract in Abu Dhabi. DS Smith sales climbed but profit for the year declined to £77.1 million. Seadrill increased its stake in Sevan Drilling.
Jun 26, 2013 10:23 AM ET
Colruyt revenue jumped 6% and profit for the year rose 3.1% to €353.7 million. Direct Line cut 2,000 jobs as part of a plan to further reduce costs of £1 billion. Legal & General agreed to acquire the Lucida plc for £151 million. Stagecoach profit for the year declined to £158.8 million.
Jun 25, 2013 9:17 AM ET
Essar Energy net loss for the year narrowed to $162.8 million. Telefonica agreed to sell its Irish unit to Hutchison for €850 million. Vodafone agrees to acquire Kabel worth €7.7 billion.
Jun 25, 2013 9:49 AM ET
European markets rebounded a day after indexes extended losses and erased yearly gains. Business confidence index in France improved moderately in June. Automakers in Europe traded higher and banks led the gainers.
Jun 24, 2013 10:26 AM ET
European markets extended losses and erased gains in the year so far and the euro weakened as the dollar advanced. Vodafone agreed to offer 7.7 billion euros to Germany’s largest cable operator Kabel Deutschland. Telefonica S.A. agreed to sell its Irish unit to Hutchison Whampoa.
Jun 21, 2013 10:46 AM ET
BC Partners agreed to buy Springer Science & Business Media for €3.3 billion. Deutsche Annington plans to raise €1.1 billion through initial public offering. Flybe revenue fell and loss for the year widened to £41.8 million. NK Rosneft signed oil supply contract worth £174 billion with China.
Jun 20, 2013 10:28 AM ET
Ashtead revenue soared and profit for the year climbed 45% to £138.8 million. Carlyle agreed to acquire Italy based motor-maker Marelli Motori for €212 million. Dixons Retail group sales for the year rose 4% to £8.21 billion. Ted Baker sales in the first quarter climbed 32.7%.
Jun 19, 2013 9:06 AM ET
Berkeley Group revenue for the year soared 32% and profit-after-tax surged 33% to £209.7 million. Imagination Technologies revenue jumped but profit for the year tumbled 70%. Liberty Global bid for Germany based cable operator Kabel Deutschland worth €7.5 billion.
Jun 18, 2013 7:37 AM ET
Aggreko anticipates group revenues in the first half to climb 5%. Chemring Group secured order worth $25.2 million. Co-operative Bank plan to raise £1.5 billion to restructuring the debt. SDL lowered its full year outlook. Whitbread first quarter group sales jumped 13.8%.