SIG PLC (SHI.L)
|Market Cap (Mil.):||£984.77|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||591.10|
FRANKFURT, Sept 5 - New Zealand's packaging firm Reynolds has selected several private equity groups but no peers to participate in the second round of bidding for its Swiss subsidiary SIG Combibloc, several people familiar with the deal told Reuters.
* H1 underlying pretax profit 41.5 mln stg vs 33.6 mln stg yr-ago
Aug 12 - Building materials supplier SIG Plc reported a 23.5 percent rise in half-year underlying pretax profit, helped by a robust improvement in the UK residential construction market and a mild winter.
* Announces that it has acquired Sodimat SAS, a specialist distributor of flat roofing products in france, based in Lyon, for 4.4 mln euro in cash
July 8 - Building materials supplier SIG Plc expects a strong profit growth for the first half, bolstered by a robust recovery in the UK construction sector, its second largest market.
* Revenue from cont. ops rises 9.4 pct in first four months