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  • Director/PDMR Shareholding Business Wire - 16 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Tate & Lyle PLC Director/PDMR Shareholding Tate & Lyle PLC (the “Company”) has been informed that today Sir Peter Gershon, the Chairman of the Company, purchased a total of 10,000 ...

  • This means those companies may not be as much of a safe haven investment as they used to be in times of low commodities prices or economic stress. Since 2008, food and beverage stocks have offered a 142 percent total shareholder return, nearly double that of the market overall, according to Thomson Reuters (Dusseldorf: …

  • LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT ...

  • Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SABMILLER PLC - ACS Business Wire - 21 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT ...

  • LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT ...

  • Form 8.3 - SABMiller Plc Business Wire - 23 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) ...

  • Royston Wild explains why HSBC Holdings plc (LON: HSBA), NEXT plc (LON: NXT) and Unilever plc (LON: ULVR) provide exceptional value for money.

  • Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SABMILLER PLC Business Wire - Thu, Feb 11, 2016 11:45 GMT

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT ...

  • Form 8.5- SABMILLER PLC Business Wire - Thu, Feb 11, 2016 11:45 GMT

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT ...

  • Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SABMILLER - ACS Business Wire - Thu, Feb 11, 2016 10:39 GMT

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT ...

  • Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SABMILLER - ABSA Business Wire - Thu, Feb 11, 2016 10:38 GMT

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT ...

  • Are these 3 shares strong buys for the long term? Imperial Brands PLC (LON: IMB), Tate & Lyle PLC (LON: TATE) and Banco Santander SA (LON: BNC).

  • (ShareCast News) - In its first quarterly results since offloading its dairy business on Boxing Day, Dairy Crest said its cheese and spreads brands were riding out the stormy markets and remained in line ...

  • BUZZ-Tate & Lyle: ramp-up in ingredient costs bites Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Feb 11, 2016 09:09 GMT

    ** Food ingredients maker Tate & Lyle's shares down 6.2 pct, set for its worst day in a year, after saying that its full-year pretax profit would be lower ** Co says FY pretax profit at constant currency ...

  • Trading Statement Business Wire - Thu, Feb 11, 2016 07:00 GMT

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- 11 February 2016 – Tate & Lyle PLC TRADING STATEMENT Tate & Lyle issues the following trading statement for the three months ended 31 December 2015. OPERATING PERFORMANCE – CONTINUING ...

  • Japan's Asahi Swallows Up Grolsch And Peroni Sky News - Wed, Feb 10, 2016 19:20 GMT
    Japan's Asahi Swallows Up Grolsch And Peroni

    Japanese brewer Asahi has agreed to buy the Peroni and Grolsch lager brands as well as London's Meantime in a deal valuing the businesses at €2.55bn (£2bn). Currently owned by UK-listed giant SABMiller (Xetra: BRW1.DE - news) , the brands are being sold to try to satisfy competition concerns as SAB is swallowed up by …

  • Japan's Asahi closes in on SABMiller's Peroni and Grolsch Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Feb 10, 2016 18:08 GMT

    LONDON/TOKYO, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Japan's Asahi Group Holdings said it is in exclusive talks to buy SABMiller's Peroni, Grolsch and Meantime beer brands for 2.55 billion euros ($2.9 billion), as it looks to offset slow growth in its home market. The sale of the European brands is being orchestrated by Anheuser-Busch InBev, …

  • Asahi offers to buy Peroni and Grolsch, key for AB InBev-SABMiller deal

    Japan's Asahi has offered to buy the Grolsch and Peroni beer brands

  • Asahi offers to get SABmiller's beers in Sharecast - Wed, Feb 10, 2016 14:21 GMT

    (ShareCast News) - Japan's Asahi has offered to pay €2.55bn to acquire SABMiller's Peroni, Grolsch, and Meantime beer brands from Anheuser-Busch InBev to help the merger swerve competition concerns.

  • Heineken profits up 25 percent to 1.89 bn euros in 2015

    Dutch brewing giant Heineken has announced a 25-percent rise in net profits for 2015

  • Unilever plc (LON:ULVR), Big Yellow Group plc (LON:BYG) & International Consolidated Airlns Grp SA (LON:IAG): favourable tailwinds should allow earnings growth to continue.

  • Britvic appoints SuperGroup boss and SABMiller MD to board Sharecast - Tue, Feb 9, 2016 09:46 GMT

    (ShareCast News) - Britvic has appointed Euan Sutherland and Sue Clark as independent non-executive directors.

  • ADM to buy Moroccan corn mill to boost sweetener footprint Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Feb 8, 2016 20:16 GMT

    The plant in Casablanca (HKSE: 2223-OL.HK - news) , Morocco, would be ADM's first for corn processing in Africa. ADM did not disclose the size of the plant but expects the regional market for starches and sweeteners to grow by 8 percent in the coming years, spokesperson Jackie Anderson said. Chicago-based ADM has been …

  • Associated British Foods offers to buy South Africa's Illovo Sugar Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Feb 8, 2016 15:08 GMT

    South Africa's Illovo Sugar (Other OTC: ILVOF - news) said on Monday it has received a non-binding expression of interest from its largest shareholder Associated British Foods in buying the rest of the company. AB Foods, which holds a 51.35 percent stake in Illovo, intends to make an offer of 20 rand ($1.24) per share …

  • South Africa's Illovo Sugar said on Monday it has received a non-binding expression of interest from its largest shareholder Associated British Foods to acquire the rest of the company's shares. ABF, which ...

  • Why richly-valued Unilever Plc (LON: ULVR) may be a better bargain than cheap-as-dirt Lonmin Plc (LON: LMI).

  • Royston Wild explains why dividend seekers should check out Diageo plc (LON: DGE), BAE Systems plc (LON: BA) and Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LON: IMT).

  • You've never heard of Josh Valman's outsourced R&D department, RPD International, but you will have used his products

  • The week ahead in business and finance Telegraph - Sun, Feb 7, 2016 20:59 GMT

    Economic and corporate news expected from Monday, February 8 to Friday, February 12

  • These 3 stocks have superb capital gain prospects: Diageo plc (LON: DGE), Burberry Group plc (LON: BRBY) and Unilever plc (LON: ULVR).

  • London open: FTSE flat ahead of non-farm payrolls Sharecast - Fri, Feb 5, 2016 09:25 GMT

    (ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 opened flat on Friday as investors erred on the side of caution ahead of the US non-farm payrolls report.

  • National Grid's Holliday To Join DEFRA Board Sky News - Thu, Feb 4, 2016 17:51 GMT
    National Grid's Holliday To Join DEFRA Board

    The boss of National Grid (LSE: NG.L - news) will join the ranks of business leaders recruited to Whitehall boards when he is named as the new lead director of the Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA). Sky News understands that Steve Holliday, who will step down this year as chief executive of …

  • (ShareCast News) - UK equities rallied on Thursday as the Bank of England unanimously agreed to keep interest rates unchanged as it cut economic growth forecasts.

  • (ShareCast News) - Difficult trading conditions for packaged food suppliers in the UK will persist in 2016 as a result of the ongoing price war between food retailers, according to Moody's.

  • Lloyds Cuts 1,750 Jobs In Latest Shake-Up Sky News - Wed, Feb 3, 2016 17:47 GMT
    Lloyds Cuts 1,750 Jobs In Latest Shake-Up

    A union has warned of "constant fear" about job losses at Lloyds Banking Group (Other OTC: LLOBF - news) after the taxpayer-backed lender announced its latest tranche of staff cuts. Ever since, it has made a series of announcements on where the axe was to fall - the latest coming on Wednesday - though Lloyds said it …

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