Aug 31, 2016 3:40 AM ET
Bouygues net loss narrowed after telecom business jumped 6%. BioMerieux profit surged 45% and lifted operating profit forecast. Commerzbank and Deutsche Bank are reportedly exploring a possible merger. Iliad net soared 17% on 7% jump in revenues. Steinhoff said fiscal revenues and profit surged.
Aug 30, 2016 12:53 PM ET
Bunzl completed the acquisition in Canada and agreed to buy Hungary-based food services supplier. Braemar Shipping plunged after weak fiscal outlook. Mediobanca agreed to buy Barclays’s domestic retail unit for €241 mn. Petrofac net swung to profit. Shell divest certain assets in the Gulf of Mexico.
Aug 29, 2016 5:24 PM ET
Alstom won a contract from the U.S. based Amtrak to build 28 new high-speed trains for €1.8 billion. Deutsche Bank agreed to sell its Argentina-based subsidiary. Polish insurer PZU plans to acquire 40.1% stake in UniCredit’s domestic lender Bank Pekao.
Aug 26, 2016 12:45 PM ET
Gemalto profit surged on flat revenues. The Restaurant Group net swung to a loss and plans to sell or close 33 underperforming sites and impair the asset value of a further 29 sites. Segro agreed to sell Heston & Airlinks Indl Estate for £79.5 million. Vivendi profit plunged 54%.
Aug 23, 2016 5:37 PM ET
Kier Group secured three major contracts worth about £5 billion. Persimmon net and revenues surged. Rank Group profit was flat on weak revenues. Straumann, Switzerland based medical devices maker agreed to acquire India-based dental implant maker Equinox.
Aug 22, 2016 3:39 AM ET
Syngenta jumped after the U.S. national-security regulator approved $43 billion proposed acquisition by ChemChina. Teleperformance agreed to acquire LanguageLine for $1.52 billion. Kingspan profit and revenues surged and said net debt shrank. Safeland net declined 21%.
Aug 19, 2016 11:53 AM ET
21st Century lowered revenues forecast. 888 Holdings and The Rank abandoned its bid to merge with William Hill. UK Commercial Property Trust revenues and profit declined.
Aug 18, 2016 11:47 AM ET
Asda struggles with performance despite price declines. Co-operative Bank net loss narrowed. Kingfisher sales rose 8% to £3 billion. Nestle profit declined 9%. Vestas Wind net surged 73% and lifted fiscal outlook after combined order backlog jumped 7%.
Aug 17, 2016 5:14 PM ET
Admiral Group said net income rose 3% on 14% jump in revenues and added its solvency ratio declined after the Brexit referendum. Balfour Beatty net loss narrowed. Carlsberg profit soared 25% but revenues fell 4%. Wirecard said revenues advanced 33%.
Aug 16, 2016 9:27 AM ET
BHP Billiton net swung to a loss of $6.4 billion and revenues plunged 31%. Deutsche EuroShop net fell 2%. John Wood net plunged 63% and awarded contract for $700 million in Kazakhstan. Linde is in merger talks with the U.S.-based rival Praxair.