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FGT issues shares

Finsbury Growth and Income Trust (FGT) has announced that, on 12 February 2016, the Company allotted 50,000 new Ordinary shares of 25p each at a price of 534.00 pence per share. The Company confirmed that the issue price equates to a premium to the cum income net asset value per share at the time of […]

EDP schedules AGM

Electronic Data Processing (EDP) has confirmed that the Company’s Annual General Meeting will be held on 22 March 2016. At 1:14pm: (LON:EDP) Electronic Data Processing PLC share price was 0p at 66.5p Story provided by

Nichols schedules prelim results

Nichols has confirmed that the Company will be announcing its preliminary results, for the year ended 31 December 2015, on Wednesday 2 March 2016. At 12:59pm: (LON:NICL) Nichols PLC share price was +20.5p at 1244.5p Story provided by

OptiBiotix - Exercise of Warrants

OptiBiotix Health has announced that the Company has received notification from warrant holders to exercise warrants over 152,699 ordinary shares of 2p each in the Company at an exercise price of 8p per share, providing the Company with gross proceeds of approximately GBP12,000. Application will be made to the London Stock Exchange to admit the […]

Polemos raises GBP80k via placing

Polemos has announced that it has raised GBP80,000 (before expenses) through the placing of 200,000,000 new Ordinary Shares of 0.01pence each at a placing price of 0.04 pence per Ordinary Share. The Company said the Placing is to raise funds for general working capital purposes and to assist in seeking investment opportunities. The Company also […]

SAINTS corrects earlier divi announcement

The Scottish American Investment Company (SAINTS) has confirmed that the final paragraph of its preliminary results statement should have said that a final dividend of 2.70p per share will be paid on 5 April 2016 and not 10.70p per share. At 12:25pm: (LON:SCAM) Scottish American Investment Company Plc share price was +1p at 243p Story […]

Venture Life completes placing

Venture Life Group has announced the successful completion of the Placing, in order to partially fund the proposed Acquisition of Periproducts Limited, as announced earlier today. A total of 2,428,572 new ordinary shares have been placed by Panmure Gordon at a price of 70 pence per share to raise GBP1.7m (before expenses). The Placing Shares […]

Leeds Group buys back shares

Leeds Group has confirmed that, on 11 February 2016, it purchased 12,500 of its own Ordinary Shares to be held in treasury at a price of 37 pence each. At 12:09pm: (LON:LDSG) Leeds Group PLC share price was 0p at 37p Story provided by

Standard Life Equity IT declares divi

Standard Life Equity IT has announced that a dividend of 3.40 pence per Ordinary Share will be payable to shareholders on 18 March 2016. The dividend is payable to shareholders on the register on 27 February 2016. The associated ex- dividend date is 25 February 2016. At 11:45am: (LON:SLET) Standard Life Equity Income Trust share […]

Management Engagement Committee changes at BIST

BlackRock Income Strategies Trust (BIST) has announced that Ms Ruddick will step down as a member of the Company’s Management Engagement Committee with immediate effect. It said that this decision has been taken as Ms Ruddick also serves on the board of another investment trust managed by BlackRock and is therefore deemed not to be […]

IEVH declares 5p interim divi

The board of Ingenious Entertainment VCT 2 has declared an interim dividend of 5 pence per H share (2015: 5 pence per H share). The dividend will be paid on 18 March 2016 to the H shareholders of the Company on the register at close of business on 26 February 2016. The H shares will […]

Carnival Investments sells shares in CCL

Carnival Corporation & plc have announced that, on 11th February 2016, Carnival Investments Limited (a wholly owned subsidiary of Carnival Corporation), sold 120,000 existing ordinary shares that it held in Carnival plc at an average price of GBP30.765964 per share. The highest price received for the shares was GBP30.93 per share and the lowest price […]

Instem to presetn at Shares Investor Evening

Instem, a leading provider of IT solutions to the global early development healthcare market, announces that it will be presenting at the Shares Investor Evening in Edinburgh. The event will commence at 6.00 p.m. at the Radisson Blu Hotel, 80 High Street, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 1TH, on 25 February. At 9:25am: (LON:INS) Instem […]

Argos 'disppointed' as Noble declares force majeure

Falkland Islands based Argos Resources says Noble Energy, the operator of Licence PL001, is exercising its rights under the terms of a farmout agreement to declare force majeure. Argos holds a 5% overriding royalty interest in the licence. Noble had been planning to drill an exploration well on Licence PL001 which was due to commence […]

Fitch affirms BHF-Bank at 'BBB-'

Fitch Ratings has affirmed BHF-Bank AG’s long-term issuer default rating at ‘BBB-‘ with a stable outlook and short-term IDR at ‘F3’. The viability rating has been affirmed at ‘bbb-‘. Story provided by

Rio Tinto dividend plan may ease rating pressure, says Fitch

Rio Tinto’s decision to scrap its progressive dividend policy gives the group greater financial flexibility and should ease some of the near-term pressures on its credit rating, Fitch Ratings says. But Fitch says market conditions will remain weak in 2016 and any improvement to the credit profile from a lower dividend pay-out and capital and […]

Eurasia agrees loan and extends Metal Tiger option

Eurasia has agreed a GBP250,000 loan with Sanderson Capital Partners Limited and extended the option held by Metal Tiger over the Semenovsky tailings project. The loan can be drawn down any time until 14 February 2016 and must be used by Eurasia for working capital purposes. The loan must be repaid on or before 11 […]

eServGlobal schedules AGM

eServGlobal will hold its annual general meeting at the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Level 9, 33 Erskine Street, Sydney NSW 2000, on 14 March at 11 a.m. Story provided by

Europa awarded offshore Ireland licensing option

Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) has been awarded a new licensing option (LO) in the southern Porcupine Basin, offshore Ireland, as part of phase 1 of the 2015 Atlantic Ireland round. This follows an announcement yesterday by the Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources (DECNR), Joe McHugh. The company […]

Cairn and Hines in housing deal for Cherrywood

Cairn Homes and Hines Ireland have announced an important step in the plan to expedite the delivery of high quality homes under the masterplan for the Cherrywood Strategic Development Zone in south Dublin. The deal highlights Hines’s intention to work with experienced house builders who share their focus on quality and have the capability to […]

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