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Associated British Foods PLC (ABF.L)

ABF.L on London Stock Exchange

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B&G Foods to acquire spices business from ACH Food Companies
Wednesday, 21 Sep 2016 08:30am EDT 

B&G Foods Inc : B&G Foods to acquire spices business from ACH Food Companies . B&G Foods Inc says expect acquisition to be immediately accretive to earnings per share and free cash flow . B&G Foods expects to realize approximately $83.0 million in tax benefits on a net present value basis . B&G Foods expects acquisition to close during Q4 of 2016 . Deal for approximately $365 million . Intends to fund acquisition and related fees and expenses with cash on hand . Acquired business will generate on an annualized basis net sales in range of $220.0 million to $225.0 million .Co intends to fund acquisition and related fees ,expenses with cash on hand, including net proceeds of its august 2016 public offering of common stock.  Full Article

Nanning Sugar's consortium to acquire assets of AB Sugar for 1.68 bln yuan
Monday, 12 Sep 2016 08:00am EDT 

Nanning Sugar Industry Co Ltd <000911.SZ> : Says its consortium agrees to buy stakes in four firms owned by AB Sugar China Holdings Ltd and AB Sugar China Ltd for 1.68 billion yuan ($251.51 million) .Says share trade to resume on Sept 13.  Full Article

AB Foods says Brexit vote has not impacted behaviour of Primark customer
Monday, 12 Sep 2016 03:06am EDT 

Associated British Foods : FD John Bason says Brexit vote has not impacted behaviour of Primark customer "in any sustained way" . FD says prepared to take currency related margin decline at Primark in 2016-17 year to avoid raising prices Further company coverage: (London Newsroom) ((UK.online@Reuters.com; +44 (0)20 7542 7717;)).  Full Article

AB Foods says South Africa's Illovo Sugar shareholders vote to approve deal
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 05:47am EDT 

Associated British Foods Plc : Confirms proposal to move to full ownership of Illovo Sugar has received requisite shareholder approvals in South Africa, at general meeting held on 25 May .Transaction is expected to complete on 28 June 2016 with shares in Illovo ceasing to trade on Johannesburg Stock Exchange from that date..  Full Article

Associated British Foods plc declares interim dividend; reaffirms FY 2016 outlook
Tuesday, 19 Apr 2016 02:00am EDT 

Associated British Foods plc:Says board has declared an interim dividend of 10.3 pence per share, an increase of 3% on last year.Says dividend will be paid on July 1, 2016 to shareholders registered at close of business on June 3, 2016.Says underlying trading outlook for group for FY 2016 is unchanged.  Full Article

Associated British Foods plc proposes final dividend
Tuesday, 3 Nov 2015 02:00am EST 

Associated British Foods plc:Says that a final dividend of 25.0p is proposed, to be paid on Jan. 8, 2016 to shareholders on the register on Dec. 11.Says together with the interim dividend of 10.0p paid on July 3, , this will make a total of 35.0p for the year, an increase of 3 pct.  Full Article

Associated British Foods PLC announces interim dividend for sept 12, 2015
Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 02:10am EDT 

Associated British Foods PLC:Confirms net interim dividend of 10.0 pence per share will be paid on July 3, 2015.Paid to shareholders on the company's register of members at the close of business on June 5, 2015.  Full Article

Associated British Foods PLC to pay final dividend
Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 02:06am EST 

Associated British Foods PLC:Company confirms that net final dividend of 24.3 pence per share will be paid on Jan. 9, 2015.Says to shareholders on the company's register of members at the close of business on Dec. 12.  Full Article

UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept. 14

Sept 14 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 23 to 25 points, or 0.3 to 0.4 percent, on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures trading 0.3 percent higher ahead of the cash market open.