Headlines from the Proactive UK newsroom.
Neil Woodford's troubled equity income fund is to be wound up as part of a fire sale -- its adviser Link Fund Solutions has announced. Investors have not been able to make withdrawals since early June due to its problems.
Nigeria-focused oil group Eland (LON:ELA) is to be bought by rival local Seplat in a deal worth £382mln. The cash offer is worth 166p per share compared to last night’s close of 129p.
Opioid dependency drug group Indivior (LON:INDV) has upped its profits and sales forecasts as lead drug Suboxone is fighting off generic competition better than expected.
Brain scan software specialist IXICO (LON:IXI) will post its first annual underlying profit since it listed after revenues in its latest year surged 40% to £7.6 million.
Car dealers and brokers are facing a clampdown on commissions they receive for arranging loans to buy a car. The Financial Conduct Authority estimates the ban will save consumers £165mln a year.
Crossword Cybersecurity (LON:CCS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with major aerospace group Leonardo. The Italian group will use Crossword’s Rizkon product to carry out risk assessments on its suppliers.