July 14 (Reuters) - Programmed Maintenance Services Ltd :board recommends acquisition proposal from PERSOL.PERSOL proposes to acquire 100% of issued share capital of programmed for a cash price of $3.02 (offer price) per share.Programmed maintenance services ltd - cash consideration of $3.02 cash per share will be reduced by amount of any such special dividend..deal will have no impact on programmed's operations, customers and employees..directors unanimously recommend scheme, in absence of a superior proposal.Offer price of $3.02 represents an enterprise value of $992 million.PERSOL and co agreed that co's dividend reinvestment plan will be suspended in respect of fy17 final dividend of 3.5 cents.Under proposal, programmed may declare and pay a fully-franked special dividend.
July 14 (Reuters) - Chisbridge Ltd:As at 1.00 p.m. On 13 July, Chisbridge has received valid acceptances in respect of 19.1 million Interquest shares, representing c.49.61 percent.Offer is being extended and will remain open for acceptance until next closing date which will be 1.00 p.m. On 31 July 2017.
July 14 (Reuters) - Hays Plc ::Q4 group like-for-like net fee up 7 percent.Q4 UK and Ireland like-for-like net fee down 5 percent.Q4 continental Europe and rest of the world like-for-like net fee up 11 percent.Q4 Asia Pacific like-for-like net fee up 11 percent.Full year operating profit is expected to be marginally ahead of current consensus market expectations.Year-end net cash position of c.£110 million.Cash position delivered enables board to consider increasing shareholder returns.In UK, market conditions remain stable overall - CEO.Conditions remain "good" in vast majority of co's international markets - CEO.
July 14 (Reuters) - DEDICARE AB (PUBL) :Q2 OPERATING REVENUE SEK 196.4 MILLION VERSUS SEK 153.1 MILLION YEAR AGO.Q2 OPERATING PROFIT SEK 24.4 MILLION VERSUS SEK 15.6 MILLION YEAR AGO.
July 14 (Reuters) - UNIFLEX AB ::Q2 OPERATING PROFIT SEK 1.5 MILLION VERSUS SEK 5.9 MILLION YEAR AGO.Q2 NET SALES SEK 297 MILLION VERSUS SEK 307 MILLION YEAR AGO.
July 12 (Reuters) - Robert Walters Plc ::Q2 group gross profit 86.3 million stg versus 69.3 million stg year ago.Q2 Asia Pacific gross profit 35.8 million stg versus 29.4 million stg year ago.Q2 UK gross profit 24.3 million stg versus 21.6 million stg year ago.Q2 Europe gross profit 20 million pounds versus 15.4 million stg year ago.In the UK, activity was strongest across financial services, commerce and it recruitment in London."Confident that profit before tax for full year will be ahead of current market expectations" - CEO.
July 12 (Reuters) - DLSI SA ::SAID ON TUESDAY ITS SUBSIDIARY PEMSA SA ACQUIRED TIRO PERSONAL, A SWISS COMPANY ACTIVE IN THE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR.ACQUISITION EFFECTIVE AS OF JULY 1.
July 11 (Reuters) - Work Group Plc :Possible recommended share offer.In advanced negotiations regarding a possible share offer by company for Gordon Dadds Group Limited.Proposed accelerated bookbuild placing to raise up to 20 million stg.Arden partners will be acting as sole bookrunner in connection with accelerated bookbuild.Potential offer would value whole share capital of Gordon Dadds at 18.75 million stg and each Gordon Dadds ordinary share at 155 pence.Proceeds of placing expected to be up to 18 million stg, to be used to repay borrowings of Gordon Dadds, to fund further acquisitions.
July 7 (Reuters) - Mastech Digital Inc :Mastech Digital to acquire InfoTrellis.Mastech Digital Inc - Deal for $55 million.Mastech Digital Inc says funding for transaction will consist of a combination of debt and equity.Mastech Digital Inc says new $65 million facility with PNC Bank will provide debt financing for transaction.Mastech Digital Inc - Deal for $35.7 million paid in cash at closing and $19.3 million deferred over next two years.Mastech Digital - Deferred purchase price is contingent upon acquired business generating specified ebit targets during two years following closing.Mastech Digital Inc - Funding for transaction will consist of a combination of debt and equity.Mastech Digital Inc - Equity financing will be completed through a $6 million private placement of newly issued shares of co's common stock.Mastech Digital - Terms of private placement were negotiated and approved by special committee of independent directors, independent financial advisor.