P2P Global Investments director Michael Cassidy bought £124,500 worth of shares in the investment company as it continued to rally on the back of share buybacks and the new strategy announced in late November.
Carillion's pensions trustees will hold talks with the government and pensions regulators as the construction group battles to avoid breaching its banking terms.
African-focussed mining group Kenmare Resources achieved production guidance for all products last calendar year, achieving record production levels of ilmenite, rutile and zircon in the process.
Intellectual property commercialisation company Allied Minds has found two investors to take up $10. 28m of the $22. 8m convertible bridge facility commitment it was offering to one its its subsidiary companies.
Shares in AIM-listed oil and gas explorer Rockhopper received a boost on news that its Falklands project was closer to approval at the end of the year.
AIM-listed retailer Footasylum saw the strong growth reported in its first trading half continue into the second as third-quarter revenues grew 33. 4% over the same period a year earlier.
Fast fashion brand Boohoo. com bumped up its full-year sales forecast again on Thursday as it said revenues doubled in the four months to the end of December.
AIM-listed gold exploration company Cora Gold has completed its Stage 1 reconnaissance drill programme at its flagship Sanankoro gold discovery in Southern Mali, with the firm expecting assay results to be received by the end of January.
Shares in TomCo Energy plunged on Thursday after the company said oil shale unit had failed to raise $1. 5m from a placing it launched last March.
GoTech said had issued 5m new ordinary shares of 0. 1p each at a price of 0. 4p a share as payment to Capex Human Capital Limited, an adviser to the company, in full and final settlement of all amounts owed.
APC Technology on Thursday said it had completed the acquisition of First Byte Micro, a franchised and independent distributor of electronic components for £1. 2m.
High street retailer Game Digital saw gross retail sales rise across the whole group during its peak holiday trading period, with margins lower but expected to level off as increased cost savings are targeted.
Online electrical products retailer AO World reported much improved European sales and revenues from its UK business up 11. 4% over the last three months of the year in spite the "fiercely competitive" trading environment.
Specialist food packing business Hilton Food said on Thursday that its performance in the year to the end of December has been in line with the board’s expectations.
Exploration and production company Premier Oil saw production increase 5% last year after first oil from its Catcher area field development in the North Sea began on schedule and under budget.