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Vidya L Nathan

Big signings to hit profits at Manchester United

Sep 12 2016

Manchester United expect profits to fall back from last season's record levels after the club splashed out on new players to try to regain its place in Europe's soccer elite.

Derwent sees Brexit hurting near-term demand; stock falls

Aug 11 2016

Real estate investment trust Derwent London Plc cut its rental growth expectations for the full-year, bracing for a fall in demand in the near term sparked by Britain's vote to leave the European Union, sending its shares down about 3 percent on Thursday.

Stock Spirits top investor wins battle at shareholder meeting

May 23 2016

Vodka maker Stock Spirits Group Plc's shareholders voted for all the proposals put forth by Western Gate Private Investments Ltd, handing the top investor a victory nearly two months after it started agitating for changes at the company.

Premier Foods quarterly revenue rises

May 17 2016

Premier Foods Plc said it would take a closer look at streamlining operations in the coming year and forecast sales growth for the next year, pushing its shares up 3 percent.

Premier Foods agrees to meet McCormick after improved offer

Mar 31 2016

LONDON Britain's Premier Foods agreed on Wednesday to hold talks with McCormick & Co after the U.S. company raised its takeover proposal for a second time, pushing for a deal that would boost its stable of kitchen cupboard brands.

Premier Foods agrees to meet McCormick after improved offer

Mar 30 2016

LONDON Britain's Premier Foods agreed on Wednesday to hold talks with McCormick & Co after the U.S. company raised its takeover proposal for a second time, pushing for a deal that would boost its stable of kitchen cupboard brands.

UK's Premier Foods rejects McCormick's $700 million takeover approach

Mar 23 2016

Britain's Premier Foods has rejected a second takeover approach from U.S. peer McCormick & Co, saying it undervalued the maker of Mr. Kipling cakes and Bisto gravy.

Johnston Press adjusted profit jumps as cost cutting pays off

Mar 22 2016

Johnston Press Plc, publisher of the Scotsman and the Yorkshire Post, posted a 23 percent jump in adjusted pretax profit as the company reaps the benefits of cost cutting and exiting non-core assets and areas.

U.S. justice officials seek details on Tullett-ICAP deal

Feb 02 2016

The U.S. Department of Justice has requested additional information over British interdealer broker Tullett Prebon Plc's proposed acquisition ICAP Plc's voice broking business, the companies said on Tuesday.

FDA delays BioMarin drug approval, gives investors hope

Dec 18 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration pushed back its deadline to decide on drug developer BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc's lead drug, not rejecting it outright, making shareholders optimistic.

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