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Premier Inn owner Whitbread's $1.2 billion cash call knocks shares

21 May 2020

LONDON Shares in Premier Inn owner Whitbread Plc tumbled 16% on Thursday after it said it would seek 1.01 billion pounds in fresh cash from shareholders to help weather the COVID-19 crisis.

UPDATE 2-Premier Inn owner Whitbread's $1.2 bln cash call knocks shares

21 May 2020

LONDON, May 21 Shares in Premier Inn owner Whitbread Plc tumbled 16% on Thursday after it said it would seek 1.01 billion pounds ($1.2 billion) in fresh cash from shareholders to help weather the COVID-19 crisis.

RPT-The return of the cubicle? Companies rethink office life post lockdown

08 May 2020

* White-collar workers to see big changes to workplace, culture

The return of the cubicle? Companies rethink office life post lockdown

07 May 2020

MILAN/LONDON Can creative sparks fly through plexiglass? Is the water cooler chat a thing of the past? | Video

Insurer Admiral offers refunds to customers as roads empty due to lockdown

21 Apr 2020

LONDON Insurer Admiral said on Tuesday it will return 110 million pounds ($136.43 million) to car and van policyholders who they hope have heeded government advice to stay home and drive less during Britain's coronavirus lockdown.

UPDATE 2-Insurer Admiral offers refunds to customers as roads empty due to lockdown

21 Apr 2020

* To return 110 million pounds to policyholders during lockdown

Jupiter, Merian take coronavirus asset hit, deal still on-track

15 Apr 2020

British asset manager Jupiter Fund Management said on Wednesday its assets under management fell 18.3% in the quarter to end-March as fears over the coronavirus pandemic rattled financial markets.

UPDATE 1-Jupiter, Merian take coronavirus asset hit, deal still on-track

15 Apr 2020

* Jupiter says still confident on merits of tie-up (Adds details from statement, quote, bullet points)

Stuck-at-home punters flock to financial betting, and lose badly

09 Apr 2020

LONDON The wild swings in stock, currency and commodity prices in recent weeks are proving too tempting for thousands of stuck-at-home punters convinced they know which way markets are headed as the coronavirus ravages economies.

UK insurers axe more than $1.2 billion in dividends amid coronavirus concerns

08 Apr 2020

LONDON British insurers cancelled more than 1 billion pounds ($1.2 billion) of dividends on Wednesday, in moves welcomed by the Bank of England which had cautioned the sector about the risk of heavy costs from the spread of the coronavirus.

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