COMPANY NEWS
15 May
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BTG tumbles as 2019 guidance disappoints

Specialist healthcare company BTG issued final results that beat sales and earnings expectations, though financial guidance for the new trading year was slightly short of the market's current estimate.

15 May
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KEFI Minerals pleased with 'smooth transition' of Ethiopian government

KEFI Minerals on Tuesday welcomed the appointment of new state ministers in Ethiopia and stated it is in communication with the nation’s government regarding the Tulu Kapi Gold Project.

15 May
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WTO determines EU unfairly subsidised Airbus, opens way for US tariffs

The World Trade Organization has ruled today that the European Union failed to honour multiple previous rulings and illegally subsidised European aircraft-maker Airbus to the tune of over $22bn to help launch its A380 and A350 jets.

15 May
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Water Intelligence targets significant expansion following Florida acquisition

Leak detection and remediation services firm Water Intelligence announced on Tuesday that it has acquired an American Leak Detection South Florida franchise.

15 May
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Water Intelligence acquires new South Florida franchise

Leak detection and remediation services group Water Intelligence picked up another American Leak Detection franchise operation on Tuesday, shooting to solidify its foothold in the South Florida area as it firms up its plans for international expansion.

15 May
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Getbusy clubs together with DocuSign to enhance SmartVault product

Document management and productivity software developer GetBusy PLC on Tuesday announced a partnership with secure e-signature provider DocuSign Inc.

15 May
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Wednesday preview: Numbers from Burberry, Cineworld, Galliford Try, Playtech and SSP

Wednesday's UK corporate calendar is bulging with the likes of Burberry, Cineworld, Crest Nicholson, Galliford Try, Marston's, Mitchells & Butlers, Mondi, Playtech, Premier Oil, National Express and SSP Group.

15 May
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Amino Technologies signs deal with major Slovenian telecoms firm

Video solutions firm Amino Technologies announced on Tuesday that it will support one of Slovenia's largest multi-service telecoms operators, T2, in its launch of the country's first 4K UHD TV services.

15 May
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Lookers shows resilience against tough backdrop

Lookers rallied on Tuesday as the car dealership's first-quarter trading update revealed a resilient performance against a tough backdrop.

15 May
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Braemar profits come in at top end of expectations

International broking and other shipping services firm Braemar Shipping Services issued its results for the year ended 28 February on Tuesday, reporting a 93% increase in underlying operating profit to £8. 2m, which was at the top of its previously-announced range.

15 May
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Union Jack and Humber co-investing in two licence areas

UK-focussed onshore hydrocarbon production, development and exploration company Union Jack Oil announced on Tuesday that it has entered into a sale-and-purchase agreement with Celtique Energie Petroleum, whereby Union Jack and its commercial partner Humber Oil & Gas will each make an investment to acquire a 16. 25% interest in PEDL201 (Widmerpool Gulf) and a 12. 5% interest in PEDL181 (Humber Basin) for a cash consideration of £7,500 each.

15 May
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MYCELX swings to earnings in 2017 final results

Clean water technology company MYCELX Technologies Corporation announced its audited results for the year ended 31 December on Tuesday, reporting a 74% improvement in total revenue to $13. 8m.

15 May
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Ei Group asset value up in first half

Ei Group - the UK’s largest pubco, formerly known as Enterprise Inns - issued its interim results for the six months ended 31 March on Tuesday, reporting further growth in its net asset value to £3. 26 per share, from £3. 01 per share a year ago.

15 May
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Sprue Aegis alarms investors with dividend cut

Home safety products manufacturer Sprue Aegis warned investors on Tuesday current trading was "significantly below" expectations, leading the AIM-quoted firm to withdraw its final dividend payment.

15 May
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Patisserie Holdings half-year profit up 14%, looking out for acquisitions

Café and casual dining group Patisserie Holdings posted a 14% jump in first-half pre-tax profit on Tuesday as revenue rose and the company said it is well placed to make strategic acquisitions should appropriate opportunities arise.

15 May
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Lakehouse wins £55m contract with Welsh government

AIM-listed Lakehouse has been awarded a £55m contract with the Welsh government.

15 May
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Audioboom urgently seeking cash as acquisition falls through

Podcasting platform Audioboom announced on Tuesday that its proposed acquisition of Triton Digital Canada will not be proceeding.

15 May
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Serabi swings to quarterly profit, new cash to fuel 'significant acceleration"

Brazilian focused mining and development company Serabi Gold swung to a profit in its the first quarter of its trading year, upped its gold production estimates for the full year and is soon to be swimming in cash.

15 May
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Symphony Environmental 'optimistic' on trading, ups marketing budget

Smart plastics producer Symphony Environmental Technologies has poured a whole lot more cash into its marketing budget ahead of an expected increase in orders this year.

15 May
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Velocys detects leak at Oklahoma City plant

Renewable fuels company Velocys detected a leak at its Oklahoma City plant on Tuesday, believed to have originated inside one of the plant's two Fischer-Tropsch reactors.