Apr 12, 2017 10:42 AM ET
BAT agreed to acquire some brands of Bulgaria-based rival Bulgartabac for €100 million. Fraport wins contracts to operate 14 Greek airports. PUMA said revenues in the first-quarter surged 18%. Pagegroup profit soared 20%. Tesco operating profit surged 30%. WH Smith net jumped.
Apr 11, 2017 4:29 PM ET
Givaudan said sales in the first-quarter soared 8% on improved sales in fragrances and flavors divisions. JD Sports net surged 83% on 31% jump in revenues and athletic retailer lifted full-year profit forecast. LVMH said revenues in the first-quarter surged 15%.
Apr 10, 2017 10:13 AM ET
BrewDog, the craft brewery, was valued £1 billion in a deal to sell 23% stake to a private equity firm. Elliot Advisors asked BHP Billiton to unify dual-corporate structure. STADA received €4 billion offer from a group of private equity firms.
Apr 07, 2017 11:23 AM ET
BillerudKorsnas estimate weak operating profit. Galenica Sante surged 9% and raised 1.9 billion francs in initial public offering. Lloyds Banking said it had set aside £100 million to compensate the scheme’s victims at its HBOS branch in the U.K
Apr 06, 2017 8:59 PM ET
BTG reaffirmed upper end of revenue forecast. Co-op Group net swung to a loss and wrote down stake in bank. Electrocomponents profit jumped on 5% increase in revenues. Henkel forecasted improving outlook. Unilever said it merges two food business units to improve margins and cut costs.
Apr 05, 2017 3:27 AM ET
Allied Minds to book write-down and cuts the funding for seven subsidiaries. Galliford Try rejected £1.2 billion Bovis Homes bid. John Wood plans to save 36% after the proposed merger with Amec Foster Wheeler. Syngenta wins approval from the U.S. and EU antitrust.
Apr 04, 2017 10:41 AM ET
The fast growing UK. Based online retailer ASOS lifted sales forecast. ABB agreed to acquire automation company Bernecker & Rainer. BNP Paribas agreed to buy domestic online payment services provider. Elior agreed to acquire Lancer Hospitality. Toshiba plans to buy 40% stake in Engie.
Apr 03, 2017 8:21 PM ET
WS Atkins received £2.1 billion offer from Canada-based rival SNC. BP plans to sell its major North Sea pipeline operation to Ineos. Imagination Technologies tumbled after Apple terminated its contract. Schneider agreed to sell its agriculture information unit for €1 billion.