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Essentra appoints Paul Forman as new CEO
Monday, 31 Oct 2016 03:01am EDT 

Essentra Plc : Appointment of new chief executive . Announces appointment of Paul Forman to board with effect from Jan. 1 2017, to succeed Colin Day as chief executive .Colin will stand down as CEO with effect from Dec. 31 2016, will retire from board and Co following 2016 AGM on April 20 2017.  Full Article

Essentra sells Porous Technologies to Filtration Group for 220 mln stg
Thursday, 25 Aug 2016 02:03am EDT 

Essentra : Divestment of Porous Technologies business . Transaction values Porous Technologies at £220m, free of cash and debt . Of which c. £215m in cash and c. £5m in the form of a promissory note payable three years from completion .Sale is to Filtration Group, an affiliate of Madison Industries.  Full Article

Essentra half yearly LFL revenue down 7 pct
Friday, 29 Jul 2016 02:29am EDT 

Essentra Plc : Interim dividend 6.3 penceper share . Revenue broadly unchanged at 545m stg, down 7 pct on a like-for-like 1 basis; adjusted operating profit 2 down 18 pct for HY . Half year dividend unchanged at 6.3p per share. . Fy 2016 outlook is for a mid single-digit decline in like-for-like revenue, with adjusted operating profit in range of 155 - 165m stg .Pre-Tax profit - adjusted 63m stg for half year ended 30 June 2016 versus 77m stg half year ended 30 June 2015.  Full Article

Essentra shares open down 22 percent after co warns on fy results
Thursday, 9 Jun 2016 03:08am EDT 

Essentra Plc : Shares open down 22 percent after co warns on fy results Further company coverage: [ESNT.L] (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 80 6749 1136).  Full Article

Essentra sees lower full-year adjusted operating profit
Thursday, 9 Jun 2016 02:04am EDT 

Essentra Plc : Following trading update in respect of current financial year ending 31 December 2016 . Unlikely to achieve trading levels previously anticipated at time of full year 2015 results announcement in February 2016 . Conditions in filter products have deteriorated owing to a more challenging market backdrop . Extensive site integration programme in health & personal care packaging has resulted in some short-term operational issues in both US and UK . Full year 2016 revenue is anticipated to be broadly unchanged versus prior year (FY 2015: 1,098.1 mln stg) . Adjusted operating profit is now expected to be in range of 155 mln stg - 165m (FY 2015: 171.5 mln stg) .Second half profit stronger than H1 2016 and directionally consistent with H2 2015.  Full Article

Essentra Plc acquisition of pharmaceutical assets of KAMSRI PRINTING & PACKAGING PVT. LTD. in india
Friday, 16 Oct 2015 03:00am EDT 

Essentra Plc:Says It has signed an agreement to acquire the pharmaceutical packaging assets of Kamsri Printing & Packaging Pvt. Ltd. ("Kamsri") for an undisclosed consideration, funded from the Company's existing facilities.Completion of the transaction is expected by end-2015.Based in Bangalore, Kamsri is a leading manufacturer of premium packaging solutions for the pharmaceutical and healthcare end-markets in India.  Full Article

Essentra Plc approves interim dividend
Friday, 31 Jul 2015 02:01am EDT 

Essentra Plc:Says it has approved an interim dividend of 6.3 pence per 25 pence ordinary share (HY 2014: 5.7 pence), an increase of 10.5%.Says the interim dividend will be paid on Oct. 30 to equity holders on the share register on Sep. 25.The ex-dividend date will be Sep. 24.  Full Article

Essentra plc completes acquisition of Specialty Plastics
Friday, 20 Feb 2015 02:01am EST 

Essentra plc:Completed the acquisition of Specialty Plastics for an undisclosed cash consideration, funded from the company's existing facilities.  Full Article

Essentra plc recommends final dividend
Friday, 20 Feb 2015 02:00am EST 

Essentra plc:Says Board recommends a final dividend of 12.6 pence per share (2013: 10.6 pence), an increase of 18.9 pct.Says the dividend will be paid on May 01 to equity holders on the share register on March 27.Says the ex-dividend date will be March 26.  Full Article

Essentra PLC completes acquisition
Friday, 30 Jan 2015 05:16am EST 

Essentra PLC:To confirm the completion of the acquisition of 100 pct of the share capital of the entire Specialist Packaging Division of Clondalkin Group (Clondalkin SPD) with effect from Jan. 30.The acquisition of Clondalkin SPD is consistent with Essentra's Drive for 2020 strategy of complementing balanced, profitable organic growth with value-adding acquisitions.Clondalkin SPD is global provider of broad suite of speciality secondary packaging solutions for the pharmaceutical and health & personal care industries, and transforms Essentra's position in these targeted end-markets.  Full Article

UPDATE 4-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Nov 21

Nov 21 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 14 points on Monday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.16 percent ahead of the cash market open.