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GLPR schedules AGM

Global Ports Investments (GLPR) has confirmed that the Annual General Meeting is to be held on 12 May. Story provided by

BHP Billiton notes Elliott proposal

BHP Billiton says it has noted the publication of a letter from Elliott Associates and Elliott International, which outlines a proposal for changes to the Group’s Dual Listed Company (DLC) structure, asset portfolio and capital management. The Company responded with the following comments: “BHP Billiton regularly reviews opportunities to create value. Those reviews have included […]

Rose Petroleum receives funds from SAT

Rose Petroleum has announced that it received around MX$6m (c.US$321k) from the Mexican tax authority (SAT) during March in respect of IVA (value added tax) owed to the Group. Rose confirmed this was significantly more than the MX$4.2m which it previously anticipated receiving and that it continues to seek the recovery of the remaining MX$10.5m […]

Garanti Bank bonds redeemed

Garanti Bank has confirmed that the 177-day maturity bank bonds, which were issued upon the approval of the Capital Markets Board on 4 October, were redeemed on 7 April. Story provided by

Mediclinic updates on Zurich VVG levy

Mediclinic International has announced that the Zurich Cantonal Parliament voted not to approve the proposed VVG levy on the proportion of privately insured patients treated in listed hospitals, including Klinik Hirslanden. The Company also confirmed that that the Swiss national outpatient tariff (“TARMED”) was still in revision. The Swiss Federal Government has released proposed adjustments […]

UEM settles £9.2m performance fee

Utilico Emerging Markets (UEM) has confirmed that the Company has settled the £9.2m performance fee for the year ended 31 March 2017 payable to ICM Investment Management, UEM’s investment managers. Half the performance fee is payable in cash and half is payable in UEM ordinary shares. At 1:23pm: (LON:UEM) Utilico Emerging Markets Ltd share price […]

Firestone issues shares

Firestone Diamonds has opted to issue 1,027,840 new ordinary shares in respect of the quarterly interest due on its Eurobond debt facility. As at 31 March 2017, Eurobonds amounting to $30.0m had been issued. At 1:13pm: (LON:FDI) Firestone Diamonds PLC share price was -1p at 51.5p Story provided by

AFH shareholders approve £10m placing

AFH Financial has announced that the Resolutions put to Shareholders at the today’s General Meeting, to approve a Placing to raise £10m, were passed. At 1:08pm: (LON:AFHP) AFH Financial Group Plc share price was 0p at 183.5p Story provided by

EPG buys back shares

EP Global Opportunities Trust (EPG) has confirmed that on 7 April the Company purchased 25,000 of its own ordinary shares at £2.965 per share. At 1:01pm: (LON:EPG) EP Global Opportunities Trust Plc share price was +0.75p at 297.5p Story provided by

FIC could lose 'specified company' status if ownership changes

The Falkland Islands Government has told FIH Group that The Falkland Islands Company could lose its current ‘specified company’ status if there was any change in the beneficial ownership of FIC. The group director John Foster had received a letter from the chief executive of the Falkland Islands Government providing clarification on the status of […]

Bluejay reveals maiden resource estimate for Pituffik

Bluejay Mining has published a maiden mineral resource estimate for the Pituffik titanium project in Greenland. It said this confirmed that it was the highest-grade mineral sand ilmenite project globally, with just ~17% of the raised beach area having been assessed for this resource calculation. It said the mineral resource estimate had been prepared by […]

Cadence notes Bacanora deal with Hanwa

Cadence has noted an off-take agreement and strategic partnership between its 19.12%-held Bacanora Minerals and Hanwa. Cadence chief executive Kiran Morzaria said: “This strategic partnership is a pivotal moment in the development of the Sonora lithium project. “The off-take agreement for up to 100% of battery grade lithium carbonate, not only validates the production process, […]

Bacanora agrees off-take deal with Hanwa

Bacanora Minerals has entered into a strategic partnership with Hanwa Co, a leading Japan-based global trading company and one of the larger traders of battery chemicals in the Asian region. Bacanora said the agreement comprised an initial 10% equity investment in the company and an off-take agreement for up to 100% of the battery grade […]

Elecosoft schedules AGM

Elecosoft will hold its annual general meeting at Brewers Hall, Alderman Square, London EC2V 7HR, on 4 May at noon. At 9:22am: (LON:ELCO) Eleco PLC share price was 0p at 46p Story provided by

Collagen Solutions presents poster at SFB meeting

Collagen Solutions presented a poster at the Society for Biomaterials annual meeting in Minneapolis, under the category ‘Active Wound Dressings for Advanced Wound Care’, highlighting new data related to a wound healing project from its fibrillar collagen development programme. The conference – which ran from April 5-8 – drew clinicians, researchers, and medical device manufactures […]

Civitas schedules AGM

Civitas Social Housing will hold its annual general meeting at 3 More London Riverside, London SE1 2AQ, on 17 May at 10.00 a.m. At 9:15am: (LON:CSH) W Resources PLC formerly Caspian Holdings PLC share price was -0.12p at 108.88p Story provided by

Amur completes ice road resupply

Amur Minerals Corporation has completed the full restock and mobilisation of all newly purchased machinery, spares and supplies for completion of its 2017 field season on its Kun-Manie nickel copper sulphide project located in the Far East, Russia. Chief executive Robin Young said: “The success of any field season is based on our ability to […]

Fitch affirms Kellogg IDR at 'BBB'

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Kellogg Co’s long-term issuer default rating at ‘BBB’ and short-term IDR at ‘F2’. The rating outlook is stable. The ratings apply to approximately $7.8bn of total outstanding debt. Story provided by

Fitch affirms Czech Republic at 'A+'

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Czech Republic’s long-term foreign and local currency issuer default ratings at ‘A+’ with a stable outlook. The issue ratings on Czech Republic’s senior unsecured foreign and local currency bonds have also been affirmed at ‘A+’. The country ceiling has been affirmed at ‘AA+’ and the short-term foreign and local currency IDRs […]

Boussard & Gavaudan NAV update

Boussard & Gavaudan Holding said the estimated net asset value of its sterling shares was £19.9771 at the close of business on 7 April. The estimated NAV of its euro shares was €22.7375. At 8:34am: (LON:BGHS) Boussard Gavaudan Holding share price was 0p at 1582.5p Story provided by

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