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Friday 22 January, 2010

22-Jan-2010 05:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 17:00

FTSE 100 XSTRATA ORD USD0.50 1125.00 2.37% EURASIAN ORD USD0.20 954.50 1.70% INVENSYS ORD 10P 307.10 1.22% KAZAKHMYS ORD 20P 1294.00
22-Jan-2010 04:30 PM

Tembusu Investments appoints CEO

Tembusu Investments has appointed Zhang Yun as chief executive and a director with immediate effect. Zhang is a director and chief executive of Total Holdings Ltd, Tembusu's parent company. She joined Tembusu's former controlling
22-Jan-2010 04:30 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers between 15:00 and 16:00

Overall Market SPORTSWINBET ORD NPV 11.25 25.00% MAVINWOOD ORD 0.1P 0.45 12.50% ALECTO ENGY ORD 0.07P 0.28 10.00% PARK PLAZA ORD NPV 129.00
22-Jan-2010 04:19 PM

Arian Silver private placement raises C$3.5m

Arian Silver has closed the non-brokered private placement announced in December. The placement - which has raised C$3,499,857 - comprised 69,997,139 units. Each unit consists of one common share one-half of a common share purchase warrant. Each whole
22-Jan-2010 04:04 PM

VT must 'put up or shut up' on Mouchel

The Takeover Panel has given VT Group until 8 March to either announce a firm intention to make an offer for the Mouchel Group or confirm that it does not intend to do so. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
22-Jan-2010 04:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 16:00

FTSE 100 IMP.TOBACCO GRP ORD 10P 2032.00 1.25% INVENSYS ORD 10P 306.50 1.02% VODAFONE GRP. ORD USD0.11 3/7 136.20 0.70% ANGLO AMERICAN ORD USD0.54945 2504.50
22-Jan-2010 03:59 PM

Amlin completes transfer of Lockton unit

Independent insurer Amlin has completed the transfer of the UK insolvency practitioners' insurance business from Lockton. The business, which generated approximately £13m of gross written premium in 2009, will operate as an FSA-registered broker and
22-Jan-2010 03:51 PM

Court sanctions Accuma acquisition

Accuma Group's acquisition by HH Bidco's via a scheme of arrangement has been approved by the High Court. Story provided by Business Financial Newswire...
22-Jan-2010 03:44 PM

Parkwood leisure division profits up

Specialist support services group Parkwood will report an increase in profits from its leisure division. It says this follows an increase in revenue from new contracts. But it says Glendale - its green services division - experienced difficult trading c
22-Jan-2010 03:36 PM

Innovation Group in shares issue

The Innovation Group has applied for the listing of 11,239,857 new ordinary shares on the London Stock Exchange. The shares, amounting to €1.56m, are to be issued in full and final settlement for the remaining 40% of Innovation Parts GmbH, formerly
22-Jan-2010 03:31 PM

Lowland Investment NAV lags benchmark

Lowland Investment Co's net asset value rose 4.89% in the three months to the end of December compared with a 5.47% rise in its benchmark, the FTSE All-Share. But the firm says that during 2009 as a whole, its NAV had risen by 44.7% compared with a
22-Jan-2010 03:30 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers between 14:00 and 15:00

Overall Market 1ST DENTAL LABS ORD 10P 3.13 38.89% SPORTSWINBET ORD NPV 11.25 25.00% LONDON TOWN ORD 5P 3.25 23.81% DOUGLASBAY ORD 5P 6.50
22-Jan-2010 03:25 PM

Telekomunikacja Polska issues bonds to subsidiaries

Telekomunikacja Polska has issued bonds totalling PLN364.5m to its subsidiaries. It has issued bonds of PLN295m with a redemption date of 22 February to TP Emitel; bonds of PLN27m and two PLN20m issues with redemption dates of 5 and 22 February and 22 Ap
22-Jan-2010 03:18 PM

Arian completes Grafton transactions

Arian Silver Corporation has completed share redemption and shares-for-debt transactions with Grafton Resource Investments. As a result of these transactions the number of issued and outstanding common shares has reduced by 93,328,909 common shares to 16
22-Jan-2010 03:15 PM

OFT looks at C&C takeover of Gaymers Cider

The Office of Fair Trading is considering whether the acquisition by C&C Group of the Gaymers Cider Co will result in a relevant merger situation under the Enterprise Act 2002. If it finds there is a relevant merger situation, the OFT will consider whe
22-Jan-2010 03:10 PM

Valiant Petroleum options exercised

Royal Bank Project Investments has exercised options over 200,000 shares in Valiant Petroleum at 250p per share. The options were originally granted on 22 June 2006 and could be exercised at any time until the day before their 10th anniversary. Royal Ba
22-Jan-2010 03:05 PM

YA Global subscribes for 5.4m Regency Mines shares

YA Global Master has subscribed for 5,397,072 ordinary shares in Regency Mines at 1.482285p apiece under September's standby equity distribution agreement. Regency Mines is an exploration and mineral investment company with interests in copper and
22-Jan-2010 03:00 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 15:00

FTSE 100 INVENSYS ORD 10P 307.50 1.35% IMP.TOBACCO GRP ORD 10P 2022.00 0.75% ANGLO AMERICAN ORD USD0.54945 2502.50 0.58% VODAFONE GRP. ORD USD0.11 3/7 136.00
22-Jan-2010 02:55 PM

PKN ORLEN issues bonds to ORLEN Koltrans

PKN ORLEN has issued PLN6m of short term bonds to its subsidiary, ORLEN Koltrans. The bonds - which were issued in accordance with a programme signed by PKN ORLEN and a syndicate of six banks in November 2006 - have a redemption date of 5 February. The
22-Jan-2010 02:53 PM

YA Global subscribes for 8.1m Red Rock shares

YA Global Master has subscribed for 8,085,222 Red Rock Resources shares at 1.4841893p each under last May's standby equity distribution agreement. The proceeds of the subscription are £120,000 before expenses and takes the total number of shares in
22-Jan-2010 02:45 PM

Protonex grants share options

Protonex Technology Corporation has granted options over 100,000 common shares each to non-executive chairman Harry Fitzgibbons and non-executive director Charles Holland. The options are exercisable at $0.61 and are exercisable for a period of 10 years.
22-Jan-2010 02:35 PM

Troy Income & Growth outperforms benchmark

Troy Income & Growth Trust's net asset value - - cumulative performance - rose 7.5% on in the three months to the end of December. This compares with a 5.5% rise in its benchmark - the FTSE All-Share Index. Story provided by Business Financi
22-Jan-2010 02:30 PM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers between 13:00 and 14:00

Overall Market DOUGLASBAY ORD 5P 6.25 19.05% 1ST DENTAL LABS ORD 10P 2.50 11.11% CANISP ORD 0.1P 0.41 8.00% CELLCAST ORD 1P 5.25
22-Jan-2010 02:26 PM

Experian in €500m bond issue

Global information services specialist Experian's subsidiary, Experian Finance, has priced an issue of €500m 4.75% bonds due 2020, rated BBB+/Baa1. The bonds will be issued by Experian Finance plc under the terms of its euro medium term note pr
22-Jan-2010 02:20 PM

Sable Mining placing raises £2.78m

Sable Mining Africa has conditionally raised £2.78m through the placing of 25,334,822 shares with new institutional investors at 11p apiece. The funds raised, at a 10% premium to the placing announced on 10 December, will be used to advance the company&a