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  • Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SABMILLER PLC Business Wire - 3 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 ...

  • Norwegian oil firm Det norske's CEO made the following statements to Reuters on the sidelines of an oil industry conference on Wednesday: * On Norwegian M&A market: "There are more assets on the market, ...

  • 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 ...

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

  • Britain's top share index fell on Tuesday, as a drop in major mining and housebuilding stocks weighed on the market. The blue-chip FTSE 100 index closed down 0.3 percent at 6,820.79 points, underperforming ...

  • AB InBev lauds SAB's partnership with Castel Group Reuters - UK Focus - 23 hours ago

    Brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev said on Tuesday that following its takeover of rival SABMiller it plans to continue developing SAB's partnership with France's Castel Group. "It's a very important relationship ...

  • Britain's FTSE underperforms Europe after long weekend Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Aug 30, 2016 09:51 BST

    Britain's top share index was flat on Tuesday, supported by well-received results from Bunzl, but underperformed other European indexes as traders returned from a long weekend, with miners under particular ...

  • Statoil expects "loads of" M&A deals coming up, strategy chief says Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Aug 29, 2016 16:31 BST

    ** Says: "If you look at the acquisition and divestment markets for upstream oil and gas on a global basis over the last five years, they have been falling to all-time lows... but there are a number of active spots, one of those is in certain parts of North American shale and you've seen us divesting some parts there to …

  • Statoil sees more Aker-BP type-deals in Norway oil sector Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Aug 29, 2016 10:45 BST

    ** Expects more deals in the Norwegian oil sector like the merger between BP's Norwegian business and that of Norwegian oil firm Det norske and its top owner, holding company Aker (LSE: 0MJX.L - news) , earlier this year. ** Says: "Some large, traditional players of the last 50 years have already left ... Just this year …

  • Bumper US$2bn payday for advisers on SABMiller deal Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Aug 26, 2016 13:10 BST

    By Steve Slater LONDON, Aug 26 - Brewers Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller will pay almost US$2bn in fees to banks, lawyers, PR firms and others advisers to complete the largest ever consumer products ...

  • Why I would sell Lloyds Banking Group plc to buy Diageo plc Fool.co.uk - Fri, Aug 26, 2016 10:36 BST

    In this Fool's opinion, Diageo plc (LON: DGE) is a better investment than Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON: LLOY). Here's why.

  • AB InBev Expects To Cut 3 Pct Of Jobs After SABMiller Takeover Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Aug 26, 2016 10:33 BST
    A woman walks outside the Anheuser-Busch InBev brewery headquarters in Leuven

    Anheuser-Busch InBev expects to cut some 3 percent of its combined workforce after it has acquired rival SABMiller, according to takeover documents published on Friday.

  • Form 8.3 - SABMiller plc Business Wire - Thu, Aug 25, 2016 15:00 BST

    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”) ...

  • Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SABMILLER PLC - BCSL - Amendment Business Wire - Thu, Aug 25, 2016 10:54 BST

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

  • 3 shares with post-referendum momentum Fool.co.uk - Wed, Aug 24, 2016 14:40 BST

    These three firms have decent fundamentals, reasonable valuations and momentum.

  • UK lawmakers push for ban on plastic microbeads Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Aug 24, 2016 11:25 BST

    Britain should ban the use of plastic microbeads in cosmetics and toiletries, a group of lawmakers has recommended, saying companies' voluntary efforts to phase them out were not enough. Microbeads are tiny plastic particles used as exfoliants in toothpastes, face washes, scrubs and shower gels. "A single shower can result …

  • UK court says SABMiller shareholders can be split into two classes Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Aug 23, 2016 13:23 BST

    SABMiller (Frankfurt: 891295 - news) shareholders can be treated as two separate groups when they vote on the brewer's 79 billion pound ($103 billion) takeover by Anheuser Busch InBev, a court in London ruled on Tuesday, granting a request from SAB aimed at making the vote as fair as possible. The marriage of the world's …

  • Form 8.5 - SABMILLER PLC Business Wire - Tue, Aug 23, 2016 11:32 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 the only three stocks in the FTSE 100 worth buying? Fool.co.uk - Tue, Aug 23, 2016 09:37 BST

    As uncertainty grows are these three companies the only stocks you can trust?

  • Director/PDMR Shareholding Business Wire - Mon, Aug 22, 2016 14:12 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Tate & Lyle PLC Notification of transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities Tate & Lyle PLC (the ‘Company’) announces that on 19 August 2016 Nick Hampton, a ...

  • Are these two FTSE 100 favourites massively over-priced? Fool.co.uk - Mon, Aug 22, 2016 11:12 BST

    These two FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) household goods giants continue to clean up and investors should be willing to pay the price of success, says Harvey Jones.

  • Royston Wild weighs up the dividend prospects of FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) giants HSBC Holdings plc (LON: HSBA), National Grid plc (LON: NG) and Diageo plc (LON: DGE).

  • Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SABMILLER PLC - BCI Business Wire - Fri, Aug 19, 2016 11:55 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 ...

  • Coke bottler to rethink South Africa spending plans due to sugar tax Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Aug 18, 2016 14:07 BST

    Africa's biggest Coke bottler, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, will rethink its spending plans in South Africa if Pretoria's proposed tax on sugary drinks gets the green light, a spokeswoman said on Thursday. In a bid to fight a growing obesity rate in the continent's most lucrative market for Coca-Cola and fast-food chains …

  • Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SABMILLER PLC - BCSL Business Wire - Wed, Aug 17, 2016 11:38 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 ...

  • Carlsberg says to tackle underperforming businesses Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Aug 17, 2016 09:55 BST

    Danish brewer Carlsberg promised to address poorly performing parts of its business after half-year results came in slightly below expectations on Wednesday, sending its shares down by 4 percent. Soon to become the third largest brewer in the world behind Heineken (LSE: 0O26.L - news) following the planned mega-merger …

  • Sugar tax to cost 60,000 jobs in South Africa - industry executive Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Aug 16, 2016 13:09 BST

    South Africa could lose 60,000 jobs in the beverage industry due to a proposed tax on sugary drinks, chairman of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, Phil Gutsche, said on Tuesday. The National Treasury has proposed ...

  • Unilever to buy Blueair air purifiers Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Aug 16, 2016 07:48 BST

    Unilever plans to buy Sweden's Blueair, stepping into the air purification business, the company said on Tuesday. Unilever, whose large brands include Dove soap, Lipton tea and Ben & Jerry's ice cream, ...

  • Europe's boutique firms stealing M&A market share, dealmakers, data shows Reuters - UK Focus - Sun, Aug 14, 2016 08:00 BST

    Boutique advisory firms now receive nearly half of all mergers and acquisition fees in Europe, stealing market share and top dealmakers from global investment banks hamstrung by a renewed focus on cost-cutting and regulations on how much they can pay. Advisory boutiques have captured 44 percent or $1.7 billion of total …

  • Steinhoff raises bid for Poundland, hedge fund adds stake Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Aug 11, 2016 20:27 BST

    South African retailer Steinhoff raised its agreed offer for Britain's Poundland to 610 million pounds ($790 million) and said the revised terms were final, challenging investor Elliott Capital to back the deal or risk its collapse. Poundland's board had recommended an earlier 597-million-pound offer from Steinhoff, …

  • Ex-divs to take 37 points off FTSE 100 on Aug. 11 Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Aug 9, 2016 11:55 BST

    The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, ...

  • Could these be the FTSE 250’s 2 greatest growth stocks? Fool.co.uk - Mon, Aug 8, 2016 14:31 BST

    Royston Wild looks at two FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX) stocks with exceptional earnings prospects.

  • These three shares look set to deliver strong returns over the medium-to-long term and the interest rate cut could make them even more attractive.

  • LSE's Turquoise sees highest-ever dark pool block trading in July Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Aug 5, 2016 16:25 BST

    Institutional investor demand for dark pools continued in the month after Brexit, with Turquoise, the London Stock Exchange's alternative trading facility, reporting a record level of block trading activity ...

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