Interserve PLC (IRV.L)
22 Feb 2018
Feb 22 Britain's Morgan Sindall Group on Thursday said its office installation and refurbishment business 'Fit Out' lifted its 2017 annual pretax profit by about a half and the company expected the performance to continue this year. Shares of the construction and regeneration company rose 3.7 percent to a more than three-week high in early trade on the London Stock Exchange. Operating profit at Fit Out, the company's refurbishment business, grew 42 percent to 39.1 million pounds in 2
Feb 21 British contractor Interserve, which is in talks with its bankers to secure funding after issuing two profit warnings last year, has decided to close its power business as part of an operational restructuring of its industrial unit.
Jan 18 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 8 points on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.22 percent ahead of the cash market open.
Jan 18 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 8 points on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. * BHP: Global miner BHP on Thursday reported a 3 percent rise in second-quarter iron ore production year over year and said it expects to meet its full-year target as prices for the steelmaking ingredient outperform forecasts. * WHITBREAD: Activist investor Sachem Head has asked Whitbread to consider a break up of its Costa Coffee chain from its hotels and rest
LONDON Shares in British contractor Interserve dropped on Wednesday after a report the government was monitoring the company, exacerbating worries about the sector two days after the collapse of competitor Carillion.
* Interserve says govt updated on progress with lenders (Adds detail, PM May, closing price)
* Melrose sweetens GKN offer (Adds detail and graphic, updates prices at close)
LONDON, Jan 17 UK shares edged down on Wednesday with a flurry of corporate news triggering sharp moves, such as for Interserve after the Financial Times reported the UK government was monitoring the contractor in light of the collapse of competitor Carillion.
Jan 10 British construction and services company Interserve, which issued multiple profit warnings last year, on Wednesday forecast better-than-expected operating profit for 2018, sending its shares up as much as 20 percent.
Jan 10 British construction and services company Interserve, which issued multiple profit warnings last year, on Wednesday forecast better-than-expected operating profit for 2018 due to lower costs.