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Ascential PLC (ASCL.L)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Ascential Announces Acquisition Of Brand View Ltd
Monday, 3 Sep 2018 

Sept 3 (Reuters) - Ascential PLC ::ACQUISITION OF BRAND VIEW LTD, A GLOBAL PROVIDER OF PRICE AND PROMOTION ANALYTICS TO RETAILERS AND MANUFACTURERS.ACQUISITION WAS FUNDED FROM ASCENTIAL'S CASH RESERVES.INITIAL CASH CONSIDERATION PAID WAS £29.8M AND FURTHER DEFERRED CONSIDERATION, EXPECTED TO TOTAL £8.2M.TRANSACTION IS EXPECTED TO BE EARNINGS ACCRETIVE IN CURRENT FY WITH BRAND VIEW EXPECTED TO GENERATE ADJUSTED EBITDA MARGINS OF ABOUT 20 PERCENT.  Full Article

Ascential Says HY Operating Profit From Cont Ops Of 28.7 Mln Pounds
Monday, 23 Jul 2018 

July 23 (Reuters) - Ascential PLC ::HY REVENUE FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS OF £188.9M (H117: £165.1M).HY OPERATING PROFIT FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS £28.7M (H117: £32.2M).HY INTERIM DIVIDEND OF 1.9P PER SHARE (2017: 1.8P).GROUP IS TRADING IN LINE WITH ITS EXPECTATIONS FOR FULL YEAR.  Full Article

Ascential Says Trading In Line With Expectations For Full Year
Thursday, 7 Jun 2018 

June 7 (Reuters) - Ascential PLC ::PROPOSED DISPOSAL OF EXHIBITIONS & TRADING UPDATE.CONFIRMS THAT GROUP IS TRADING IN LINE WITH ITS EXPECTATIONS FOR FULL YEAR.  Full Article

Ascential To Sell Ascential Exhibitions
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 

May 15 (Reuters) - Ascential Plc ::PROPOSED SALE OF ASCENTIAL EXHIBITIONS.PROPOSED SALE OF ASCENTIAL EXHIBITIONS TO ITE GROUP PLC FOR £300 MILLION.ENTERED CONDITIONAL AGREEMENT TO SELL EXHIBITIONS BUSINESS TO ITE GROUP PLC.DEAL IS EXPECTED TO COMPLETE IN JULY 2018.  Full Article

Ascential ‍Has Says To Sell MEED To Globaldata For $17.5 Mln
Friday, 8 Dec 2017 

Dec 8 (Reuters) - Ascential Plc ::‍HAS AGREED SALE OF MEED TO GLOBALDATA FOR A CONSIDERATION OF $17.5M, PAYABLE IN CASH​.‍SALE SUBJECT TO NORMAL WORKING CAPITAL ADJUSTMENTS​.SALE HAS COMPLETED AND PROCEEDS WILL BE USED TO REDUCE ASCENTIAL'S NET DEBT..  Full Article

Ascential says group trading in line with its expectations
Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017 

Nov 14 (Reuters) - Ascential Plc ::‍CONFIRMS GROUP IS TRADING IN LINE WITH ITS EXPECTATIONS, WITH USA EDITION OF MONEY20/20 HELD IN OCTOBER RECORDING ANOTHER STRONG PERFORMANCE.  Full Article

Bookrunner says price for Ascential ABB between 285-290 pence/shr
Monday, 6 Mar 2017 

Bookrunner: Pricing guidance: 285p-290p for Ascential ABB deal; books are covered throughout that range . Books expected to close at short notice in Ascential ABB deal Further company coverage: [ASCL.L] (Bengaluru Newsroom) ((+91 806 749 1136;)).  Full Article

Ex-divs to take 0.6 points off FTSE 100 on Aug 30

LONDON, Aug 27 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to prices by market-makers would take 0.58 points off the index. COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND STOCK OPTION IMPACT (pence) Intercontinental