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Essentra PLC (ESNT.L)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Essentra Says Appoints New Chief Financial Officer
Wednesday, 30 May 2018 

May 30 (Reuters) - Essentra PLC ::APPOINTMENT OF NEW CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.SAYS APPOINTMENT OF LILY LIU TO BOARD WITH EFFECT FROM 15 NOVEMBER, TO SUCCEED STEFAN SCHELLINGER AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.CFO STEFAN SCHELLINGER WILL RETIRE FROM BOARD ON 15 NOVEMBER 2018 AND LEAVE ESSENTRA ON 30 NOVEMBER 2018.  Full Article

Xaar Says Lily Liu, Chief Financial Officer, To Leave Company
Wednesday, 30 May 2018 

May 30 (Reuters) - Xaar Plc ::SAYS LILY LIU, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, HAS DECIDED TO LEAVE COMPANY.SAYS LIU TO TAKE UP POSITION OF CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AT ESSENTRA, A FTSE 250 COMPANY.SAYS FORMAL PROCESS TO RECRUIT LIU'S SUCCESSOR HAS COMMENCED.  Full Article

Essentra Says Group Finance Director To Leave
Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 

April 19 (Reuters) - Essentra PLC ::BOARD AND STEFAN SCHELLINGER, GROUP FINANCE DIRECTOR SINCE OCTOBER 2015, HAVE MUTUALLY AGREED THAT STEFAN WILL LEAVE BUSINESS LATER THIS YEAR.  Full Article

Essentra Confirms Expectation Of Return To Like-For-Like Revenue Growth And Margin Expansion In FY 2018
Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 

April 19 (Reuters) - Essentra PLC ::TRADING FOR FINANCIAL YEAR TO DATE HAS BEEN IN LINE WITH BOARD'S EXPECTATIONS.YEAR TO DATE LIKE-FOR-LIKE REVENUE GROWTH OF C. 2%.CONFIRMS ITS EXPECTATION OF A RETURN TO LIKE-FOR-LIKE REVENUE GROWTH AND MARGIN EXPANSION IN FULL YEAR 2018.  Full Article

Essentra Acquires Micro Plastics For Undisclosed Sum
Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017 

Dec 13 (Reuters) - Essentra Plc ::ACQUIRED 100 PCT OF SHARE CAPITAL OF MICRO PLASTICS FOR AN UNDISCLOSED CASH CONSIDERATION.  Full Article

Essentra says ‍trading in Q3 showed modest like-for-like revenue growth for overall group​
Monday, 23 Oct 2017 

Oct 23 (Reuters) - ESSENTRA PLC ::‍TRADING IN Q3 2017 SHOWED MODEST LIKE-FOR-LIKE REVENUE GROWTH FOR OVERALL GROUP​.‍"CONTINUES TO ANTICIPATE THAT COMPONENT SOLUTIONS WILL GENERATE A SIMILARLY STRONG RESULT IN H2 COMPARED TO FIRST HALF OF YEAR"​.IN Q3 ‍IMPROVED TRENDS IN ALL THREE DIVISIONS COMPARED TO HALF YEAR 2017​.SEES ‍FILTER PRODUCTS TO DELIVER AN IMPROVED TREND IN BOTH LIKE-FOR-LIKE REVENUE GROWTH AND ADJUSTED OPERATING MARGIN IN H2​.‍IN HEALTH & PERSONAL CARE PACKAGING DETERIORATION IN LIKE-FOR-LIKE REVENUE GROWTH IS EXPECTED TO MODERATE MODESTLY IN H2 IS TO BE SLIGHTLY LOWER THAN HY 2017​.IN HEALTH & PERSONAL CARE PACKAGING, ADJUSTED OPERATING MARGIN IN H2 IS ANTICIPATED TO BE SLIGHTLY LOWER THAN HY 2017, OWING TO PROFIT IMPLICATIONS OF HURRICANE MARIA ON SITES IN PUERTO RICO.  Full Article

Essentra sells Porous Technologies to Filtration Group for 220 mln stg
Thursday, 25 Aug 2016 

Essentra : Divestment of Porous Technologies business . Transaction values Porous Technologies at £220m, free of cash and debt . Of which c. £215m in cash and c. £5m in the form of a promissory note payable three years from completion .Sale is to Filtration Group, an affiliate of Madison Industries.  Full Article

Essentra half yearly LFL revenue down 7 pct
Friday, 29 Jul 2016 

Essentra Plc : Interim dividend 6.3 penceper share . Revenue broadly unchanged at 545m stg, down 7 pct on a like-for-like 1 basis; adjusted operating profit 2 down 18 pct for HY . Half year dividend unchanged at 6.3p per share. . Fy 2016 outlook is for a mid single-digit decline in like-for-like revenue, with adjusted operating profit in range of 155 - 165m stg .Pre-Tax profit - adjusted 63m stg for half year ended 30 June 2016 versus 77m stg half year ended 30 June 2015.  Full Article

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 19

April 19 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 6 points higher at 7,323 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.12 pct ahead of the cash market open.