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FirstGroup PLC (FGP.L)

FGP.L on London Stock Exchange

81.05GBp
16 Nov 2018
Change (% chg)

-0.60 (-0.73%)
Prev Close
81.65
Open
81.90
Day's High
84.95
Day's Low
80.85
Volume
1,993,557
Avg. Vol
2,155,367
52-wk High
119.60
52-wk Low
76.15

Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Firstgroup PLC Appointed Matthew Gregory As CEO
Tuesday, 13 Nov 2018 

Nov 13 (Reuters) - FirstGroup PLC ::REG-FIRSTGROUP PLC: DIRECTORATE CHANGES.HAS APPOINTED MATTHEW GREGORY AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT.APPOINTED MATTHEW GREGORY AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT.CHAIRMAN WOLFHART HAUSER WILL REVERT TO HIS NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN ROLE.STEVE GUNNING HAS BEEN APPOINTED TO BOARD AS AN INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, WITH EFFECT FROM 1 JANUARY 2019.  Full Article

FirstGroup Says TransPennine Express Investing £11 Mln In New York Facility
Friday, 19 Oct 2018 

Oct 19 (Reuters) - FirstGroup PLC ::TRAIN CO TRANSPENNINE EXPRESS IS INVESTING £11 MILLION IN FACILITY WHICH IS SITUATED ON LEEMAN ROAD IN YORK IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SIEMENS.  Full Article

Imelda Walsh Joins Aston Martin Board As Independent Non-Executive Director
Monday, 8 Oct 2018 

Oct 8 (Reuters) - FirstGroup PLC ::FIRSTGROUP PLC - IMELDA WALSH HAS JOINED BOARD OF ASTON LAGONDA AS AN INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.  Full Article

FirstGroup Says Overall Trading Performance In Q1 In Line With Plans
Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018 

July 17 (Reuters) - FirstGroup PLC ::BOARD IS EXAMINING ALL APPROPRIATE MEANS TO MOBILISE CONSIDERABLE VALUE INHERENT IN GROUP.OVERALL TRADING PERFORMANCE IN Q1 HAS BEEN IN LINE WITH PLANS WE OUTLINED AT END OF MAY - CHAIRMAN."IN JULY WE WERE ABLE TO BEGIN PROCESS OF WITHDRAWING FROM MOST OF GREYHOUND CANADA'S OPERATIONS IN WEST OF COUNTRY" - CHAIRMAN.  Full Article

Greyhound Canada To Downsize Its Canadian Business
Tuesday, 10 Jul 2018 

July 9 (Reuters) - Greyhound Canada::GREYHOUND CANADA TO DOWNSIZE ITS CANADIAN BUSINESS.SAYS EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 31, 2018 OPERATIONS WILL DISCONTINUE IN ALL PROVINCES EXCEPT ONTARIO AND QUEBEC, CANADA-US ROUTES WILL CONTINUE.  Full Article

Firstgroup Says Tim O'Toole Agreed To Be Placed On Garden Leave Until Employment Ends
Friday, 1 Jun 2018 

June 1 (Reuters) - FirstGroup PLC ::IN ORDER TO ASSIST WITH A PERIOD OF TRANSITION, TIM O'TOOLE AGREED TO BE PLACED ON GARDEN LEAVE UNTIL HIS EMPLOYMENT ENDS ON 30 SEPTEMBER.TIM WILL CONTINUE TO RECEIVE HIS CURRENT SALARY, BENEFITS AND PENSION UNTIL 30 SEPTEMBER 2018.FIRSTGROUP TIM'S AWARDS UNDER FIRSTGROUP LONG-TERM INCENTIVE PLAN WILL LAPSE ON TERMINATION OF HIS EMPLOYMENT WITH COMPANY.REMUNERATION COMMITTEE HAVING CONSIDERED MATTER CAREFULLY DETERMINED TIM'S DEFERRED BONUSES UNDER FIRSTGROUP EXECUTIVE ANNUAL BONUS PLAN.MAXIMUM PAYMENT OF £699,167 IN LIEU OF TIM'S SALARY, PENSION, CAR ALLOWANCE AND MEDICAL INSURANCE FOR PERIOD OF HIS NOTICE WILL BE MADE IN 8 EMIS.TIM WILL NOT RECEIVE A BONUS IN RESPECT OF 2018 AND WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR PARTICIPATION IN ANY 2019 BONUS SCHEME.WOLFHART HAUSER WILL RECEIVE ADDITIONAL REMUNERATION OF £300,000 ON A PER ANNUM BASIS DURING THIS PERIOD.WOLFHART WILL USE MAJORITY OF ADDITIONAL FEES HE RECEIVES EACH MONTH TO PURCHASE SHARES IN COMPANY.MATTHEW GREGORY SALARY DURING THIS PERIOD WILL BE INCREASED FROM £437,000 TO £500,000.WOLFHART WILL NOT PARTICIPATE IN ANY EXECUTIVE INCENTIVE ARRANGEMENTS OR RECEIVE ANY EXECUTIVE BENEFITS.  Full Article

Firstgroup Says CEO Tim O'toole Stepping Down
Thursday, 31 May 2018 

May 31 (Reuters) - FirstGroup PLC ::TIM O'TOOLE STEPPING DOWN FROM BOARD AND HIS POSITION AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE TODAY WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT."BOARD HAS ASKED WOLFHART HAUSER TO BECOME EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN TO WHICH HE HAS AGREED UNTIL SUCH TIME AS A SUCCESSOR IS APPOINTED".MATTHEW GREGORY WILL BE APPOINTED INTERIM CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT.MATTHEW GREGORY WILL ALSO CONTINUE HIS RESPONSIBILITIES AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.  Full Article

UK's CMA says Firstgroup and MTR offered to cap fares on London, Exeter route
Wednesday, 19 Jul 2017 

July 19 (Reuters) - UK's Competition and Markets Authority::Firstgroup and MTR have now offered to cap unregulated fares between London and Exeter on both South Western and GWR Services.Reasonable grounds for believing that proposals might be acceptable to remedy the competition concerns on both London-Exeter rail services.Has until 20 September 2017 to consider whether to accept the undertakings, although it may decide to extend this deadline to 15 November 2017.  Full Article

UPDATE 1-FirstGroup shares rally on CEO appointment, recovery in bus division

LONDON, Nov 13 Shares in Britain's FirstGroup surged on Tuesday after the transport group appointed of Finance Director Matthew Gregory as CEO and reported first-half results boosted by strong demand for bus travel across the United States and Britain.