HomeServe PLC (HSV.L)
* Trading in line with expectations and co expects to deliver good growth in year ending 31 March 2017
* Have signed five new affinity partnerships, adding a total of 0.8 mln households.
* Group profit up 9 pct to £93.0m with an 11 pct increase in customer numbers to 7.0m
* To acquire Utility Services Partners Inc for $75m in cash on a "debt free cash free" basis at completion Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (London newsroom)