ZPG.L - ZPG Plc

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
489.00
-1.00 (-0.20%)
At close: 4:35PM BST
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Previous close490.00
Open490.00
Bid482.00 x 0
Ask502.00 x 0
Day's range489.00 - 490.60
52-week range313.60 - 501.00
Volume619,932
Avg. volume1,877,080
Market cap2.123B
Beta0.77
PE ratio (TTM)56.86
EPS (TTM)8.60
Earnings dateN/A
Forward dividend & yield0.06 (1.70%)
Ex-dividend date2017-12-07
1y target est415.87
  • PR Newswire3 days ago

    DAILY MAIL & GENERAL TRUST PLC - Form 8.3 - ZPG Plc

    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”) 1.            KEY INFORMATION ...

  • The Wall Street Journal8 days ago

    [$$] Buyout Giant Silver Lake Jumps Into U.K. Digital Property Search Market

    LONDON—U. S. buyout giant Silver Lake Friday struck at £2.2 billion ($2.98 billion) deal to acquire one of Britain’s biggest internet property search companies, a bet on the increasing use of the web by consumers and real-estate agents as a more efficient and cheaper way to buy and sell homes in the U.K. and beyond. Founded in 2008, ZPG PLC’s brands include Zoopla, a property portal with hundreds of thousands of home listings, and uSwitch, which allows consumers to compare prices for a range of home services including gas, electricity and broadband internet. A backer in Broadcom Ltd.’s failed $105 billion bid to acquire rival chip maker Qualcomm Inc., Silver Lake, is known as one of the biggest players in technology investing.

  • Zoopla founder makes a killing in US takeover
    Sky News9 days ago

    Zoopla founder makes a killing in US takeover

    Alex Chesterman, the founder of Zoopla, will walk away with £61m following a £2.2bn takeover of the property website's parent company, ZPG, by the US private equity firm Silver Lake. The pay-out confirmed on Friday values Mr Chesterman's current shareholding in the business at £22m but, in addition, he has share options that, when crystallised, take the total to £61m.

  • European shares score longest weekly winning streak in three years
    Reuters9 days ago

    European shares score longest weekly winning streak in three years

    European stocks achieved their longest weekly winning streak for more than three years on Friday as M&A activity added to an advance on the back of a busy earnings season. Germany's DAX (.GDAXI) fell 0.2 percent while Britain's FTSE 100 (.FTSE) added 0.3 percent. Saint-Gobain, whose shares rose 2.7 percent, is to take a large stake in Sika, but not majority control.

  • FTSE 100 achieves best weekly winning streak in 13 years
    Reuters9 days ago

    FTSE 100 achieves best weekly winning streak in 13 years

    By Danilo Masoni and Helen Reid LONDON (Reuters) - Yet another M&A deal stole the spotlight in British stocks trading on Friday as a $3 billion (2.2 billion pounds) bid sent Zoopla owner ZPG surging 30 ...

  • MarketWatch9 days ago

    FTSE 100 scores longest weekly win streak in 12 years

    U.K.’s blue-chip stocks rose on Friday, logging a seventh straight weekly gain, as miners rallied and ITV PLC extending gains following its well-received earnings report. Rounding off a busy week of M&As was a takeover deal of ZPG PLC, the owner of property website Zoopla, for more than £2 billion. The FTSE 100 has recently been aided by a pullback in the pound, which was still headed for a 0.1% weekly loss, even with Friday’s slight rebound.

  • Britain's Zoopla, PrimeLocation bought by Silver Lake for $3 billion
    Reuters9 days ago

    Britain's Zoopla, PrimeLocation bought by Silver Lake for $3 billion

    Along with rival and market leader Rightmove (RMV.L), ZPG dominates online searches by people looking to buy or rent homes in Britain. Analysts and bankers said on Friday the ZPG sale was likely to be used as a price benchmark for other mergers and acquisitions involving such portals and comparison websites. Launched in 2007 by Alex Chesterman, who was also behind the LoveFilm video-on-demand service acquired by Amazon.com, ZPG was floated in 2014 and its shares have since risen by 69 percent.

  • Zoopla, PrimeLocation bought by Silver Lake for £2.2 billion
    Reuters9 days ago

    Zoopla, PrimeLocation bought by Silver Lake for £2.2 billion

    Along with rival and market leader Rightmove (RMV.L), ZPG dominates online searches by people looking to buy or rent homes in Britain. Analysts and bankers said on Friday the ZPG sale was likely to be used as a price benchmark for other mergers and acquisitions involving such portals and comparison websites. Launched in 2007 by Alex Chesterman, who was also behind the LoveFilm video-on-demand service acquired by Amazon.com, ZPG was floated in 2014 and its shares have since risen by 69 percent.

  • Reuters - UK Focus9 days ago

    Britain's Zoopla, PrimeLocation bought by Silver Lake for $3 bln

    Silver Lake is buying Zoopla and PrimeLocation owner ZPG for 2.2 billion pounds , landing the Daily Mail publishing group a 642 million pound windfall for cashing out of online property portals. Along ...

  • Reuters9 days ago

    RBC to provide financing for £2.2 billion ZPG buyout

    By Alasdair Reilly and David Brooke (LPC) - Royal Bank of Canada is providing the £1.07bn financing backing private equity firm Silver Lake’s £2.2bn acquisition of ZPG (ZPG.L), owner of online property ...

  • The Wall Street Journal9 days ago

    [$$] Silver Lake to Buy Owner of Zoopla and uSwitch for £2.2 Billion

    has agreed to a £2.2 billion ($2.98 billion) takeover offer from U.S. private-equity firm Silver Lake, the two parties said in a joint statement on Friday. ZPG, which owns online brands such as property portal Zoopla and comparison service uSwitch, has agreed to a 490 pence a share cash offer from Silver Lake, a 31% premium to ZPG’s closing price of 375.20 pence on Thursday. ZPG’s directors intend to unanimously recommend the offer to shareholders, said the company.

  • MarketWatch9 days ago

    Zoopla owner ZPG to be acquired for $2.9 billion by Silver Lake

    ZPG PLC , the British owner of property website Zoopla, has reached a deal to be purchased by U.S. private firm Silver Lake for £2.2 billion ($2.98 billion), the companies said Friday. Silver Lake will ...

  • Silver Lake makes a $3B offer to buy property portal Zoopla, the Zillow of the UK
    TechCrunch9 days ago

    Silver Lake makes a $3B offer to buy property portal Zoopla, the Zillow of the UK

    The UK housing market cooled down on the heels of the EU/Brexit referendum

  • Bloomberg9 days ago

    Silver Lake Agrees to Buy Property Portal ZPG for $3 Billion

    Silver Lake agreed to buy property platform ZPG Plc for almost 2.2 billion pounds ($3 billion) as private equity firms seek to grow their data businesses.

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    Fool.co.uk20 days ago

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  • Reuters6 months ago

    Major GoCompare investor touts for higher offer from Zoopla-owner ZPG

    A top five shareholder in GoCompare said the British price comparison company should respond "positively" if a sweetened offer by Zoopla-owner ZPG were made in the region of 520 million pounds. FTSE 250-listed ZPG (ZPG.L) made an unsolicited 110 pence-per-share proposal in stock-and-cash on Nov. 8, valuing GoCompare at 460 million pounds. GoCompare rejected the offer, saying it undervalued the business.

  • Reuters - UK Focus6 months ago

    Major GoCompare investor touts for higher offer from Zoopla-owner ZPG

    A top five shareholder in GoCompare said the British price comparison company should respond "positively" if a sweetened offer by Zoopla-owner ZPG were made in the region of 520 million pounds. FTSE 250-listed ZPG made an unsolicited 110 pence-per-share proposal in stock-and-cash on Nov. 8, valuing GoCompare at 460 million pounds. GoCompare rejected the offer, saying it undervalued the business.

  • PR Newswire6 months ago

    Norges Bank - Form 8.3 - ZPG plc

    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”) 1.         KEY INFORMATION ...

  • Reuters6 months ago

    GoCompare spurns 460 million-pound offer by Zoopla-owner ZPG

    GoCompare, which only debuted on the London stock market a year ago following its demerger from insurer Esure (ESUR.L), said on Tuesday that it had "unanimously and unequivocally" rejected the unsolicited 110 pence-per-share cash and stock proposal from bigger rival ZPG because it "does not reflect the strong ‎growth prospects of the company".

  • Reuters - UK Focus6 months ago

    GoCompare spurns 460 million-pound offer by Zoopla-owner ZPG

    British company GoCompare has rejected a 460 million-pound ($600 million) takeover approach made by rival ZPG, owner of the real estate website Zoopla and utility price comparisons website uSwitch. GoCompare, which only debuted on the London stock market a year ago following its demerger from insurer Esure, said on Tuesday that it had "unanimously and unequivocally" rejected the unsolicited 110 pence-per-share cash and stock proposal from bigger rival ZPG because it "does not reflect the strong ‎growth prospects of the company".

  • Reuters - UK Focus6 months ago

    Gocompare rejects takeover offer from property group ZPG

    British property group ZPG Plc on Tuesday said it had made a merger approach to Gocompare.com Group Plc which the price comparison website had rejected. ZPG made the approach on Nov. 8 to combine the businesses. ...

  • Zoopla tycoon makes £450m bid approach for rival Gocompare.com
    Sky News6 months ago

    Zoopla tycoon makes £450m bid approach for rival Gocompare.com

    The tycoon behind Zoopla and uSwitch has made a secret takeover bid for Gocompare.com valuing the rival price comparison site at more than £400m. Sky News has learnt that ZPG, which is headed by the entrepreneur Alex Chesterman, approached the board of Gocompare in recent days to propose buying the company for a price thought to be in the region of 110p-a-share. The proposal is said to have been rejected by Gocompare's board, which is chaired by Sir Peter Wood, one of the most successful figures in British insurance.

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