Micro Focus International PLC (MCRO.L)
LONDON, July 11 Britain's Micro Focus Intl reported an 8 percent decline in revenue for the six months to end-April, as it struggled to integrate the assets it bought from Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and said it would rack up another $210 million in exceptionals.
July 3 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 17 points higher at 7,565 on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.30 percent ahead of the cash market open.
* Micro Focus up after co agrees software biz sale (Adds detail, updates prices at close)
LONDON Britain's Micro Focus Intl has agreed to sell its SUSE open-source enterprise software business to Swedish buyout group EQT Partners for $2.535 billion, lifting its shares 6 percent.
* Micro Focus shares up 6 percent (Adds details on EQT's plans with SUSE)
LONDON, July 2 Britain's index of leading shares began July on a negative note as worries over global trade kept the pressure on banking and mining stocks, though Micro Focus was lifted by news of the sale of one its software businesses.
FRANKFURT, July 2 Buyout group EQT is acquiring German open source software provider SUSE for $2.535 billion, including debt, from British peer Micro Focus International .
LONDON, July 2 British software company Micro Focus International said on Monday it had agreed to sell its Linux operating system SUSE business to a private equity fund advised by Sweden's EQT Partners for $2.535 billion.
LONDON, May 16 Britain's leading software company Micro Focus International, reeling from a major profit warning in March, said a new $40 million licensing deal would help bolster its first-half revenue.
LONDON British bookshop chain Waterstones is to be acquired by Elliott Advisers, the U.S. activist hedge fund which has made its presence felt in the UK's corporate world recently by helping force the demerger of Costa Coffee amongst other shake ups.