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FirstGroup FY Pretax Loss 299.6 Mln Stg Vs 97.9 Mln Stg
Lombard Odier Asset Management (Europe) Discloses 5.01% Stake In Firstgroup
FirstGroup Says Undrawn Committed Headroom And Free Cash At £770 Mln As At May 26
FirstGroup plc is a transport operator in the United Kingdom and North America. The Company operates through five segments: First Student, First Transit, Greyhound, First Bus and First Rail. The First Student is a provider of student transportation in North America and operates a fleet of over 47,000 school buses, with over six million student journeys per school day. The First Transit is a private sector provider of public transit management and contracting in North America, and operates and manages over 12,500 vehicles. Greyhound is an operator of scheduled intercity coach services in the United States and Canada, and serves over 3,800 destinations through a fleet of over 1,700 vehicles. First Bus is a bus operator in the United Kingdom. First Rail is a rail operator, which carries approximately 140 million passengers across its over two franchises. First Rail operates Great Western Railway (GWR) and TransPennine Express (TPE) franchises and open access service First Hull Trains.
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David R. Martin
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Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
President, First Student
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British bus and train operator FirstGroup warned on Wednesday it might not survive as a going concern after a collapse in passenger numbers led to a 153 million pounds ($192 million) loss in the year to March, sending its shares down 15%.
UK-based bus and rail operator FirstGroup on Wednesday warned on its ability to continue as a going concern, after posting an annual operating loss as passenger volumes plummeted due to the coronavirus crisis.
* FIRSTGROUP PLC - WELCOMES FINALISATION OF A FURTHER FUNDING PROGRAMME FROM DEPARTMENT FOR TRANSPORT
Greyhound Lines, the largest U.S. bus company, agreed to pay a $125,000 penalty to the District of Columbia and will bar idling by buses when parked nationwide, according to a court filing on Thursday.
* FIRSTGROUP-GREYHOUND POSITIONED TO ACCESS SIGNIFICANT SHARE OF $326M IN CARES ACT FUNDING ALLOCATED TO US STATES IN SUPPORT OF INTERCITY BUS SERVICES
* NEW FUNDING COULD TOTAL £167M ACROSS INDUSTRY, COMPLETES PACKAGE OF MEASURES FOR SUPPORTING BUS SERVICES AND NETWORKS AT CURRENT TIME
* FIRSTGROUP PLC - NO LONGER ABLE TO PROVIDE GUIDANCE ON OUTTURN FOR REMAINDER OF FINANCIAL YEAR TO 31 MARCH 2020
* Firm to sell First Student and First Transit in North America
British bus and rail company FirstGroup announced plans to sell-off its North American-based bus businesses, as it said it had not seen a significant impact from coronavirus on demand for travel so far.
UK bus and train operator FirstGroup said on Monday it would update the market about its plan for the U.S. businesses this week after a top investor demanded an extraordinary shareholder meeting to seek a demerger of the unit.
Iranian-born property investor Robert Tchenguiz raised his stake in FirstGroup on Monday, months after forcing the British transport firm to sell its U.S. assets as part of a portfolio overhaul.
FirstGroup Plc said on Monday it was exploring options, including a potential sale, for its North American contract businesses, which could result in the British bus and train operator exiting the United States.
Bus and train operator FirstGroup Plc said on Monday it was exploring options, including a potential sale, for its North American contract businesses which include the First Student school bus service and First Transit transportation service.
Two major FirstGroup <FGP.L> shareholders on Monday called for the British bus and train operator to sell its U.S. assets as part of a portfolio overhaul which already includes the planned sale of North American intercity bus service Greyhound.
The statement from Coast Capital, which owns more than 10% of FirstGroup, comes directly after fellow shareholder and property baron Robert Tchenguiz echoed the same comments about the Aberdeen-based company.
FirstGroup Plc's second-biggest shareholder on Monday urged the company to sell its U.S. operations, saying there were no synergies between the British bus and train operator's assets in the UK and the United States. [http://bit.ly/2XrE0RP ]
FirstGroup Plc's largest individual shareholder has urged the British train and bus operator to sell its U.S. operations and make its plans clear around separating core businesses.
* CMA to review undertakings (Adds undertakings, details, shares)
Losses at Britain's FirstGroup <FGP.L> rose after it booked a 124 million pound ($159 million) charge on the Greyhound bus business it is trying to sell, as the U.S. intercity service struggles with problems including a drop in immigration-related demand.
British transport operator FirstGroup Plc said on Thursday it was in advanced talks with bidders for the sale of its iconic Greyhound bus line, but posted a bigger loss for the first half of the year due to a charge related to the business.
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