Johnson Matthey PLC (JMAT.L)
1 Dec 2015
* Shares up more than 8 percent (Adds background, analyst comment, updates shares)
JOHANNESBURG/LONDON, Nov 19 Johnson Matthey , the world's biggest maker of metal catalysts for car emission-control devices, will pay 305 million pounds ($466 million) to shareholders as a special dividend after selling two businesses.
** Johnson Matthey shares soar, top gainer on FTSE 100 after announcing special dividend
Nov 19 Johnson Matthey, the world's biggest maker of metal catalysts for car emission control devices, announced on Thursday it will pay 305 million pounds ($466 million) to shareholders as a special dividend after selling two businesses.
* Come to a settlement with Johnson Matthey PLC in intellectual property infringement case Velocys filed in U.S. against Catacel Corp Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 80 6749 1136)
ATHENS - Greece's leftist government urges disgruntled lawmakers to back reforms required for talks on a rescue deal to start, as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras faces his second major test in parliament in a week. (EUROZONE-GREECE/ (UPDATE 2, TV, PICTURE, GRAPHIC), expect by 1400 GMT/10 AM ET, by Costas Pitas and Angeliki Koutantou, 840 words)
* Flags poss 10 mln stg impact from adverse platinum, forex moves
June 25 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday:
June 25 Specialty chemicals firm Johnson Matthey Plc said it would sell its research chemicals unit to Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc for 256 million pounds ($403 million) in cash.
* Agrees sale of research chemicals business (Alfa Aesar) for 256 mln stg