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Ascential PLC (ASCL.L)

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Ascential Buys Flywheel Digital For $60 Mln And Earn Out Payments
Thursday, 1 Nov 2018 03:00am EDT 

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Ascential PLC ::ACQUISITION OF FLYWHEEL DIGITAL.PROPOSED DEAL FOR CASH CONSIDERATION OF $60 MILLION PLUS EARN OUT PAYMENTS PAYABLE OVER THREE YEARS..INITIAL CONSIDERATION FOR DEAL BEING PAID OUT OF EXISTING CASH RESERVES USING CAPITAL RELEASED FROM SALE OF EXHIBITIONS BUSINESS.FLYWHEEL WILL REPORT TO DUNCAN PAINTER, CEO OF ASCENTIAL.  Full Article

Ascential Says ‍FY Revenue From Continuing Operations At 375.8 Mln Stg
Monday, 26 Feb 2018 02:01am EST 

Feb 26 (Reuters) - Ascential Plc ::‍FY REVENUE FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS OF £375.8M (2016: £299.6M)​.‍2017 MARGIN AT 31.8% (2016: 32.0%)​.‍RECOMMENDED FINAL DIVIDEND OF 3.8P, MAKING A TOTAL DIVIDEND OF 5.6P FOR YEAR (2016: 4.7P) UP 19%​.FY ‍REPORTED OPERATING PROFIT FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS OF £44.5M (2016: £32.1M)​.  Full Article

Ascential ‍Has Says To Sell MEED To Globaldata For $17.5 Mln
Friday, 8 Dec 2017 08:45am EST 

Dec 8 (Reuters) - Ascential Plc ::‍HAS AGREED SALE OF MEED TO GLOBALDATA FOR A CONSIDERATION OF $17.5M, PAYABLE IN CASH​.‍SALE SUBJECT TO NORMAL WORKING CAPITAL ADJUSTMENTS​.SALE HAS COMPLETED AND PROCEEDS WILL BE USED TO REDUCE ASCENTIAL'S NET DEBT..  Full Article

Ascential says group trading in line with its expectations
Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017 02:00am EST 

Nov 14 (Reuters) - Ascential Plc ::‍CONFIRMS GROUP IS TRADING IN LINE WITH ITS EXPECTATIONS, WITH USA EDITION OF MONEY20/20 HELD IN OCTOBER RECORDING ANOTHER STRONG PERFORMANCE.  Full Article

Ascential reports HY revenue from continuing operations of 222 mln stg
Monday, 24 Jul 2017 02:00am EDT 

July 24 (Reuters) - ASCENTIAL PLC ::HY REVENUE FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS OF 222.0 MLN STG (2016: 176.2 MLN STG).HY REPORTED OPERATING PROFIT FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS GROWTH OF 28 PCT TO 48.1 MLN STG (2016: 37.6 MLN STG).HY INTERIM DIVIDEND OF 1.8P PER SHARE (2016: 1.5P) UP 20 PCT.HY PROFIT BEFORE TAX FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS 42.7 MILLION STG VERSUS 8.2 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.CONFIDENT THAT CO WILL ACHIEVE FULL YEAR EXPECTATIONS.  Full Article

Ascential Plc says trading in line with its expectations
Friday, 16 Jun 2017 02:00am EDT 

June 16 (Reuters) - Ascential Plc ::Confirms that group is trading in line with its expectations.  Full Article

Ascential ‍agrees to sell remaining 11 UK-based heritage brands
Thursday, 1 Jun 2017 02:00am EDT 

June 1 (Reuters) - Ascential Plc ::Agreed sale of remaining 11 UK-based Heritage Brands to Metropolis International Ltd for a consideration of 23.5 mln stg​.Consideration of 23.5 mln stg, payable in cash and subject to normal working capital adjustments​.Sale has completed and proceeds will be used to reduce Ascential's net debt​.  Full Article

Apax Sellers,Guardian Media sells 93 mln shares of Ascential
Tuesday, 7 Mar 2017 02:00am EST 

Ascential Plc - : Apax sellers and Guardian Media Group Plc have sold an aggregate of 92,968,360 mln ordinary shares in capital of Ascential Plc - bookrunner . Sale raising aggregate gross sale proceeds of £267.7 million through placing - bookrunner .Ascential Plc will not receive any proceeds from placing - bookrunner.  Full Article

Bookrunner says orders for Ascential ABB not at 288pence/share risk missing
Monday, 6 Mar 2017 01:54pm EST 

: Ascential ABB : bookrunner says orders not at 288p risk missing; books to close at 7:35 pm UK time ((Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Ascential says FY adj oper profit from cont ops jumps 36.5 pct to £83 mln
Monday, 27 Feb 2017 02:00am EST 

Ascential PLC : Fy revenue from continuing operations of £299.6m (2015: £256.6m) a constant currency . Fy total revenue, including discontinued operations, of £357.5m (2015: £319.1m) a constant currency . Fy adjusted operating profit from continuing operations growth of 36.5% to £83.0m (2015: £60.8m) .Recommended final dividend of 3.2p, making a total dividend of 4.7p for year.  Full Article