Crystal Amber Fund Limited:Crystal Amber - discloses 4.11 pct stake in Northgate, previously; disclosed 3 pct on July 4.
Northgate Plc : FY underlying profit before tax 82.9 mln stg vs 85.0 mln stg . Overall results in line with expectations and increase in dividend . Our Spanish business continues to execute its market strategy well, leading to improved profitability and returns . Reduction in number of UK vehicles on hire being offset by a more encouraging result in Spain . FY pretax profit 77.6 million stg versus 83 million stg year ago . Final dividend 10.9 pence per share . Total dividend up 10 pct to 16 pence per share .FY revenue rose 1 pct to 618.3 mln stg.