Berkeley Group Holdings PLC (BKGH.L)
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LONDON, June 21 British shares slipped less than their European peers on Wednesday as gains from Whitbread helped mitigate losses from sub-prime lender Provident Financial.
* Berkeley rises on rosier forecast despite London pinch (Recasts, adds detail and updates prices at close)
Jan 22 Bovis Homes Group Plc investor Schroder Investment Management has written to Berkeley Group Holdings Plc, urging the London builder to consider an all-share merger with its smaller rival, the Sunday Times reported.