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  • Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SABMILLER PLC - BCSL - Amendment Business Wire - Fri, Jul 22, 2016 17:13 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) Amendment to s2(a) and 3(a) & 3(b) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) ...

  • Lessons from Brexit market winners: Don't Panic Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Jul 22, 2016 16:15 BST

    The best-performing mutual funds avoided explicit directional bets on the outcome of last month's UK vote to leave the European Union, sitting out the volatility by latching on early to large, defensive, dividend-paying blue chip stocks. This strategy has, so far at least, been the big winner post-referendum as UK stock …

  • Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SABMILLER PLC - AMENDMENT Business Wire - Fri, Jul 22, 2016 15:01 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Amendment to s3(a) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR ...

  • Form 8.5 - SABMILLER PLC Business Wire - Fri, Jul 22, 2016 11:41 BST

    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 Business Wire - Fri, Jul 22, 2016 11:06 BST

    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 ...

  • SABMiller says to review AB InBev deal once approved by regulators Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jul 21, 2016 18:07 BST

    SABMiller (Xetra: BRW1.DE - news) 's board will review its $107 billion merger deal with Anheuser Busch InBev once all regulatory approvals have been secured, its chairman said on Thursday. Shareholders also voiced concerns about a stock-and-cash alternative structure, created as part of the takeover and designed for …

  • Result of AGM Business Wire - Thu, Jul 21, 2016 16:52 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Tate & Lyle PLC Result of Annual General Meeting 2016 Tate & Lyle PLC (the “Company”) announces that at its Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) held earlier today, all resolutions contained ...

  • Should you buy these three shares after today’s updates? Fool.co.uk - Thu, Jul 21, 2016 16:11 BST

    How are SABMiller plc (LON: SAB), Babcock International Group plc (LON: BAB) and Close Brothers Group plc (LON: CBG) faring?

  • The chairman of SABMiller (Amsterdam: MI8.AS - news) said the brewer would consider the attractiveness of a $107 billion offer by Anheuser Busch InBev after the merger had undergone the regulatory process. The takeover of the London-listed brewer has come under scrutiny in recent weeks as a drop in the British currency …

  • Are Premier Foods plc (LON: PFD), Hochschild Mining (LON: HOC) and Britvic plc (LON: BVOC) must-buys after upbeat news?

  • Roland Head takes a closer look at today's updates from Unilever plc (LON:ULVR), SSE plc (LON:SSE) and easyJet plc (LON:EZJ).

  • Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SABMILLER PLC - ABSA Business Wire - Thu, Jul 21, 2016 10:46 BST

    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 - Thu, Jul 21, 2016 10:45 BST

    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 ...

  • Unilever tops sales forecast, but sees some markets worsening Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jul 21, 2016 10:36 BST

    Consumer goods group Unilever (Amsterdam: UZ8.AS - news) beat second-quarter sales forecasts on Thursday, helped by price rises, but kept its full-year target unchanged as some of its markets worsen and comparisons get tougher in the second half of the year. Despite economic volatility in major markets, Unilever reported …

  • AB InBev, SABMiller deal wins U.S. approval, adds craft beer protections Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jul 21, 2016 09:35 BST

    Brewers Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller (Xetra: BRW1.DE - news) received U.S (Other OTC: UBGXF - news) . The deal has already been cleared by Australia, Europe and South Africa, and AB InBev said it still expects closure this year. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) approval, which is notable after the regulatory …

  • MORNING BID EUROPE-Plenty of questions for Draghi Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jul 21, 2016 09:14 BST

    Jaw-jaw, not more-more from the ECB today. The European Central Bank is unlikely to do anything when it meets on policy, but its president, Mario Draghi, can be expected to say things to get markets ready ...

  • Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller (Xetra: BRW1.DE - news) received approval for their $107 billion merger from U.S (Other OTC: UBGXF - news) . The Department of Justice approval comes with a number of stipulations and is notable after the regulatory authority derailed several recent mega-mergers over antitrust concerns. …

  • SABMiller sales hurt by economic volatility in Africa Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jul 21, 2016 07:56 BST

    Brewer SABMiller, in the process of being bought by Anheuser-Busch InBev, reported lower quarterly revenue on Thursday, hurt by tough conditions in some African markets. In its trading statement on Thursday, which comes ahead of its annual general meeting, SABMiller (Xetra: BRW1.DE - news) did not mention its pending …

  • Unilever reports better-than-expected sales Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jul 21, 2016 07:10 BST

    Consumer goods giant Unilever reported higher-than-expected second-quarter sales growth on Thursday, helped by market share gains. The Anglo-Dutch company said underlying sales rose 4.7 percent, excluding ...

  • Trading Statement Business Wire - Thu, Jul 21, 2016 07:00 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- 21 July 2016 – Tate & Lyle PLC TRADING STATEMENT This Trading Statement covers the period from 1 April 2016 to 30 June 2016, which is the first quarter of the financial year. The ...

  • Unilever sharpens P&G rivalry by buying Dollar Shave Club Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jul 21, 2016 00:00 BST

    Unilever Plc is to buy U.S (Other OTC: UBGXF - news) .-based Dollar Shave Club, expanding its presence in the growing market for male grooming products and sharpening its rivalry with Procter & Gamble which owns the Gillette brand. The surprise move by Unilever, which makes Axe body spray and Dove soap, shows how e-commerce …

  • European, US equities rise on eve of ECB meet AFP - Wed, Jul 20, 2016 22:36 BST
    European, US equities rise on eve of ECB meet

    Eurozone stock markets moved higher as investors hoped for hints of extra stimulus from the European Central Bank

  • US approves AB Inbev buyout of SABMiller AFP - Wed, Jul 20, 2016 21:01 BST
    US approves AB Inbev buyout of SABMiller

    AB InBev -- which makes Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois -- agreed in November to buy SABMiller whose brands include Foster's, Grolsch and Peroni

  • U.S. Justice Department says it approves SABMiller, ABI deal Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Jul 20, 2016 20:11 BST

    The U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday it had agreed to a settlement with Anheuser-Busch InBev SA that will permit ABI to proceed with its acquisition of SABMiller Plc. "The settlement requires ...

  • AB InBev says welcomes U.S. approval of SABMiller deal Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Jul 20, 2016 20:05 BST

    Anheuser-Busch InBev said on Wednesday it welcomed the approval of its takeover of SABMiller (Xetra: BRW1.DE - news) by the United States Department of Justice, and reaffirmed its intention to close the deal by the end of the year. Anheuser-Busch said in a statement "it has entered into a consent decree with the United …

  • AB InBev says wins U.S. Antitrust Approval for SABMiller Deal Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Jul 20, 2016 19:56 BST

    The world's top two brewers, Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller, have won U.S. antitrust approval to merge, Ab InBev said on Wednesday. The deal, which was announced in November of last year, is worth ...

  • SABMiller (Xetra: BRW1.DE - news) has not ruled out asking Anheuser-Busch InBev to revamp its proposed $100 billion-plus takeover offer before formally recommending the bid, a source close to the London-listed brewer told Reuters, amid rising shareholder disquiet about the terms. SABMiller's board is meeting on Wednesday, …

  • Royston Wild considers the share price prospects of FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) chargers Diageo plc (LON: DGE), Anglo American plc (LON: AAL) and Fresnillo plc (LON: FRES).

  • Should you buy these 3 shares after today’s updates? Fool.co.uk - Tue, Jul 19, 2016 10:44 BST

    Could these three stocks transform your portfolio returns?

  • Forget your cash ISA with these dividend darlings! Fool.co.uk - Tue, Jul 19, 2016 10:03 BST

    Paul Summers explains why the low interest rate environment means that savers shouldn't hesitate to become investors.

  • Only an optimist could expect the share prices at Reckitt Benckiser plc (LON: RB) and Unilever plc (LON: ULVR) to carry on growing at today's blistering pace, says Harvey Jones.

  • Activist TCI takes SABMiller stake, investors scent sweetened offer Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Jul 18, 2016 13:05 BST

    The Children's Investment Fund Management (TCI) has taken a stake in SABMiller (Xetra: BRW1.DE - news) , the second activist to buy into the brewer in recent weeks, raising the prospect of a late push for improved takeover terms from AB InBev. The move by TCI comes ahead of SABMiller's annual meeting in London on Thursday …

  • Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SABMILLER PLC - BCI Business Wire - Mon, Jul 18, 2016 11:30 BST

    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 - BCSL Business Wire - Mon, Jul 18, 2016 11:29 BST

    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 5 stocks ‘buys’ after today’s news? Fool.co.uk - Mon, Jul 18, 2016 11:22 BST

    Should you pile into these five stocks after today's updates?

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