FirstGroup PLC (FGP.L)
21 Jul 2017
July 11 UK market regulator Competition and Markets Authority raised concerns on Tuesday about the lack of competition on one train route, between London and Exeter, which is part of the new South Western franchise awarded to FirstGroup and Hong Kong's MTR.
* Bombardier wins major rail and maintenance contract in the UK
* Signed contract with Firstgroup, MTR to supply, maintain 750 Bombardier Aventra vehicles, for operation on South Western Franchise in UK
LONDON Canadian activist investor West Face Capital on Thursday disclosed a 5 percent stake in FirstGroup after the British transport company's shares fell more than 5 percent.
LONDON, June 1 Canadian activist investor West Face Capital on Thursday disclosed a 5 percent stake in FirstGroup after the British transport company's shares fell more than 5 percent.
June 1 British transport company FirstGroup reported a 23 percent jump in annual profit on Thursday thanks to an improved performance of its U.S. operations, but gave a cautious trading outlook and failed to reinstate its dividend.
June 1 FirstGroup on Thursday warned of mixed trading ahead citing uncertainty in Britain, sending shares in the British transport company lower despite posting a 23 percent jump in annual profit.