Oct 19 (Reuters) - First Data Corp :Announced that draft news release inadvertently was posted briefly to co's website early Thursday morning and immediately was removed.First Data confirmed that it is currently in discussions with BluePay with respect to a potential transaction.Inadvertently issued release announced co had agreed to buy BluePay Holdings Inc.Potential transaction with BluePay has not yet been finalized.
Oct 19 (Reuters) - Alliance Data Systems Corp :Alliance Data reports third quarter 2017 results.Q3 earnings per share $4.20.Q3 earnings per share view $5.04 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Sees FY 2018 revenue $8.7 billion.Sees FY 2018 revenue up 12 percent.Sees FY 2017 revenue $7.8 billion.Sees FY 2017 core earnings per share $18.10.Q3 core earnings per share $5.35.Alliance Data Systems Corp - qtrly revenue $1,912 million versus $1,886 million.
Oct 19 (Reuters) - Bestsun Energy Co Ltd <600681.SS>:Says unit plans to invest 300 million yuan ($45.32 million) to set up natural gas JV with partner.Says it scraps 2016 share private placement plan.
Oct 19 (Reuters) - HUBBR AB :WILL ENTER INTO NEGOTIATIONS TO DIVEST 51% OF SHARES IN SOLAKAM UNIPESSOAL LDA.IF SUCCESFUL THE DEAL WILL HAVE AN POSITIVE EFFECT ON EARNINGS OF ABOUT SEK 400.000 AND CASH GAIN OF ABOUT SEK 1 MILLION.
Oct 19 (Reuters) - ALTRAN TECHNOLOGIES SA ::ALTRAN AND NOKIA EXPAND STRATEGIC COLLABORATION TO DELIVER INNOVATIVE IOT SOLUTIONS FOR AUTO AND RAILWAYS SECTORS.
Oct 19 (Reuters) - Rentokil Initial Plc ::RENTOKIL INITIAL - ONGOING REVENUE INCREASED BY 13.7% IN Q3, OF WHICH 3.7% WAS ORGANIC REVENUE 2 GROWTH (Q3 2016: 3.1%) AND 10.0% WAS FROM ACQUISITIONS..RENTOKIL INITIAL PLC - CONTINUING STRONG PERFORMANCES IN ASIA, PACIFIC, LATIN AMERICA, AND IN OUR LARGEST MARKET, NORTH AMERICA IN Q3..RENTOKIL INITIAL PLC - EUROPE DELIVERED A FURTHER IMPROVEMENT IN ONGOING REVENUE GROWTH IN QUARTER, WITH REVENUES IN FRANCE UP 2.4% YEAR ON YEAR..RENTOKIL INITIAL - NUMBER OF OPERATIONS WITHIN NORTH AMERICAN, LATIN AMERICAN AND REST OF WORLD BUSINESSES WERE TEMPORARILY DISRUPTED BY SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS IN SEPT .
Oct 19 (Reuters) - Saferoads Holdings Ltd :Generated a profit in Q1 of FY18.
Oct 19(Reuters) - Beijing Philisense Technology Co Ltd <300287.SZ>:Says it names Yang Zhenhua as chairman.
Oct 19 (Reuters) - Techniche Ltd :Signed agreement for sale of ERST European Retail Systems Technology GmbH, Techniche Limited's German subsidiary company.Expected proceeds from sale of non-core business are estimated at A$4.0 million.Purchaser under agreement is German company SNP Schneider-Neureither & Partner AG.
Oct 18 (Reuters) - United Rentals Inc :United Rentals announces third quarter 2017 results.Q3 adjusted earnings per share $3.25.Q3 GAAP earnings per share $2.33.Q3 revenue $1.766 billion versus I/B/E/S view $1.71 billion.Q3 earnings per share view $2.98 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Qtrly pro forma rental revenue increased 8.9% year-over-year.Raised 2017 gross capex plan by up to $200 million.Sees FY 2017 revenue $6.525 billion to $6.625 billion.