Sports Direct International PLC (SPD.L)
30 Aug 2016
* Shares down 48 pct so far this year (Adds stance of shareholder Legal & General)
* Legal & General Investment Management, the fund arm of insurer Legal & General, says to oppose the re-election of Sports Direct Chairman Keith Hellawell for third consecutive year at firm's Sept. 7 annual general meeting.
LONDON, Aug 25 An investor group whose members manage 850 billion pounds ($1.1 trillion) of UK equities has taken the unusual step of publicly rebuking the management of Sports Direct and calling for an independent review.
* Investor forum calls on Sports Direct to commit to a fully independent review of entire governance practices
Aug 23 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 24 to 28 points, or 0.4 percent, on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.5 percent ahead of the cash market open.
(Corrects first bullet to say index closed down 0.4 percent at 6,828.54 points) Aug 23 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 24 to 28 points, or 0.4 percent, on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. * The UK blue chip index closed down 0.4 percent at 6,828.54 points on Monday, with commodity-related stocks leading the market lower following a drop in metals and crude oil prices. * RANK GROUP: Casino operator Rank Group Plc said on Tuesday Britain's de
* Independent report on working practices being undertaken by law firm RPC, which will review and report on internal investigation announced in December, will be published in week commencing Sept. 5
* Sports Direct International PLC reports 5.5 pct stake in Performance Sports Group Ltd as of August 15, 2016 - SEC filing Source - http://bit.ly/2byMnnS Further company coverage:
LONDON, July 7 British retailer Sports Direct reported an 8.4 percent drop in annual underlying profit before tax on Thursday, blaming tough conditions on the high street and negative publicity about its working practices.
LONDON, July 7 British retailer Sports Direct posted a 15 percent drop in annual profit on Thursday, blaming tough conditions on the high street and negative publicity about its working practices.