Manchester United said its priority was to allow fans to return to its Old Trafford stadium safely after the impact of the coronavirus crisis pushed it to an annual net loss of 23.2 million pounds ($30.3 million). | Video
Petra Diamonds has abandoned plans to sell the business in favour of a debt-for-equity restructuring, it said on Tuesday, sending its shares lower because of the deal's dilutive effect on existing stakeholders.
* Shares down 3.6% after dropping 18% at open
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Oct 20 Petra Diamonds has abandoned
plans to sell the business in favour of a debt-for-equity
restructuring, it said on Tuesday, sending its shares down as
much as 18%.
Private security firm G4S said on Friday that U.S. rival Allied Universal has expressed interest in making an offer for the British company, which is currently in a hostile takeover battle with Canada's GardaWorld.
Cineworld , the world's second-biggest cinema chain, will close its UK and U.S. movie theaters this week, leaving as many as 45,000 workers unemployed for the foreseeable future as it fights to survive a coronavirus collapse in film-making and cinema-going. | Video
* Shares plunge as much as 60% to a record low
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Security group G4S on Wednesday rejected a cash offer by smaller Canadian rival GardaWorld that valued the British company at 2.97 billion pounds ($3.81 billion), weeks after it turned down a similar proposal.
Compass said on Wednesday it cannot predict how quickly its revenue will recover from the coronavirus crisis as the catering giant forecast a 19% organic sales fall and a 100 million pound ($128 million) hit on its biggest businesses.
* Shares down 4.5% at 0930 GMT
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