Charles Rolls still has a stake worth in excess of £200mln in the company he co-founded though
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Petrofac was the London market’s biggest faller, with its share price plunging by nearly 30% to reach its lowest level since the first half of 2009, wiping around £630mln off its total market value
DMGT reported an 5% fall in first-half adjusted pre-tax profit to £105mln, as underlying revenues increased by just 1% to £890mln, reflecting pressures in its information business and planned investment costs
For the year to March 31, the FTSE 250-listed company posted pre-tax profits before one-off items of £75.4mln, down from £81.5mln a year earlier, although that was slightly ahead of market expectations for £74.8mln
On May 12, Petrofac revealed that Ayman Asfari , its CEO, and Marwan Chedid, its COO, had been questioned by the SFO in connection with the ongoing investigation
The FTSE 250-listed group posted pre-tax profits of £233mln for the year ended March 31, up from £126mln a year earlier, as sales rose by 17% to £2.75bn
M&S reported a pre-tax profit before one off items of £613.8mln for the 52 weeks to April 1, down from £690mln a year earlier, but ahead of the consensus forecast of £593mln
In a trading update for the quarter to April 30, the FTSE 100-listed firm said its like-for-like sales fell by 5.5% in France, but were up 3.5% in the UK and Ireland
In a note to clients, they said: “While this is encouraging, the investment case continues to be overshadowed by a number of legacy issues"
The Swiss investment bank blamed the disruption caused by bringing in new product lines and technology had been greater than expected.
Cash flow was strong and the M&S dividend maintained at 18.7p
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Jonathan Nash QC, representing the shareholders, told the judge, Mr Justice Hildyard this morning that while prospects of a settlement remained good more time was needed
An oil company wanted a reliable television service for its employees on Bonny Island in West Africa; Falcon was happy to oblige
A majority of the investors suing RBS on claims they lost money in a £12bn rights issue have indicated they are willing to settle out of court
Amazon Channels is set to launch in the UK following its success in the US
UBS also cut their earnings per share estimates for Restaurant Group by 4% for 2017 and by 17% for 2018, and reduced their target price to 275p from 310p
The tiles manufacturer and retailer said its pretax profit for the 26 weeks to April 1 fell to £9.5mln, down from £10.1mln a year earlier, as revenue slipped to £106.6mln from £108.0mln
A high court battle between RBS and investors in its 2008 rights issue has been adjourned for a second day in a row
The group – which earlier this year bought a 40% stake in Checkatrade, an online directory for tradespeople in the UK – saw its statutory pretax profit for the year to March 31 jump by 19% to £98.3mln, up from £82.6mln a year earlier
Entertainment One is on track to deliver its target for doubling the size of the business in the five years to fiscal year 2020
Former RBS boss Fred Goodwin is to provide his first public account of the events leading up to the bank's near-collapse if shareholders reject the settlement offer
Ford is cutting 10% of its workforce following calls from shareholders to reinvigorate its declining share price.
Barclays has added Lloyds to its European recommended portfolio as its stock is attractively priced
Greencoat has been sensible in its approach to developing the portfolio