Feb 28 Business media and events company UBM Plc
reported a 10 percent rise in full-year profit, helped
by strong performance in its biennial events in the second half
The company, which organises exhibitions, trade shows and
conferences, said it expects underlying growth in its core
events business this year to be similar to 2013.
Adjusted profit before tax from continuing operations rose
to 160.6 million pounds ($267.74 million) in the year ended Dec.
31 from 146.1 million pounds a year earlier.
Revenue from continuing operations rose 3.2 percent to 793.9
UBM shares closed at 700 pence on Thursday on the London