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FirstGroup PLC (FGP.L)

FGP.L on London Stock Exchange

99.65GBp
14 Jun 2019
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Coast Capital Management Raises Stake To 10.01% From 9.77% In FirstGroup - Filing
Friday, 31 May 2019 

May 31 (Reuters) - FirstGroup PLC ::COAST CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LP RAISES STAKE TO 10.01% FROM 9.77% IN FIRSTGROUP PLC - FILING.  Full Article

MTR Corp Updates On First MTR South Western Trains, A JV Between Co And Firstgroup
Thursday, 30 May 2019 

May 30 (Reuters) - MTR Corp Ltd <0066.HK>::UPDATES ON FIRST MTR SOUTH WESTERN TRAINS WHICH IS IS A JOINT VENTURE BETWEEN CO AND FIRSTGROUP PLC.TO MAKE PROVISION OF ABOUT HK$430 MILLION IN CONSOLIDATED P&L ACCOUNT REPRESENTING CO'S 30% SHARE OF MAXIMUM POTENTIAL LOSS UNDER FRANCHISE AGREEMENT.  Full Article

Firstgroup FY Statutory Loss Before Tax 97.9 Mln Stg Vs 326.9 Mln Stg
Thursday, 30 May 2019 

May 30 (Reuters) - FirstGroup PLC ::FIRSTGROUP PLC FY ADJUSTED REVENUE 7,126.9 MILLION STG VERSUS 6,398.4 MILLION STG AS REPORTED A YEAR EARLIER.FIRSTGROUP PLC - FY ADJUSTED PROFIT BEFORE TAX 226.3 MILLION STG VERSUS 197 MILLION STG AS REPORTED A YEAR EARLIER.FIRSTGROUP PLC - FY STATUTORY LOSS BEFORE TAX 97.9 MILLION STG VERSUS 326.9 MILLION STG.FIRSTGROUP PLC - FY NET CASH INFLOW OF £197.3M, ABOVE EXPECTATIONS DUE TO PHASING OF CERTAIN FIRST RAIL CASH INFLOWS.FIRSTGROUP PLC - FIRSTGROUP'S SHARE OF FUTURE LOSSES ON SWR FRANCHISE OF £102.1M RECOGNISED WHILE NEGOTIATIONS CONTINUE.FIRSTGROUP PLC - FY STATUTORY OPERATING PROFIT OF £9.8M ALSO ADVERSELY IMPACTED BY A NORTH AMERICA SELF-INSURANCE CHARGE OF £94.8M.FIRSTGROUP PLC - TRADING PERFORMANCE WAS AHEAD OF OUR EXPECTATIONS FOR YEAR.FIRSTGROUP PLC - HAVE CONCERNS WITH CURRENT BALANCE OF RISK AND REWARD BEING OFFERED IN UK RAIL FRANCHISE.FIRSTGROUP PLC - AWAIT OUTCOME OF WILLIAMS REVIEW AS IT SEEKS TO ADDRESS THESE AND OTHER INDUSTRY ISSUES.FIRSTGROUP PLC - ANY FUTURE COMMITMENTS TO UK RAIL WILL NEED TO HAVE AN APPROPRIATE BALANCE OF POTENTIAL RISKS AND REWARDS FOR OUR SHAREHOLDERS.FIRSTGROUP PLC - IN 2019/20, WE EXPECT TO DELIVER REVENUE GROWTH AND FINANCIAL PROGRESS IN ROAD DIVISIONS.FIRSTGROUP PLC -SEE RAIL'S PARTICULARLY STRONG ADJUSTED PROFIT CONTRIBUTION IN 2018/19 MODERATING TO MORE NORMAL LEVELS IN YEAR AHEAD.FIRSTGROUP PLC - OVERALL, WE EXPECT ADJUSTED EARNINGS TO BE BROADLY IN LINE WITH OUR EXPECTATIONS IN 2019/2020.  Full Article

FirstGroup Confirms Coast Capital Notice For Board Changes
Monday, 13 May 2019 

May 13 (Reuters) - FirstGroup PLC ::STATEMENT RE SHAREHOLDER NOTICE FROM COAST CAPITAL.COAST CAPITAL HAVE NOTIFIED COMPANY THAT IT HOLDS 9.77% OF COMPANY'S ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL.COAST CAPITAL PROPOSED RESOLUTIONS TO TAKE CONTROL OF BOARD BY REMOVING 6 OF 11 DIRECTORS AND APPOINTING 7 OF THEIR NOMINEES.SAYS "WILL CONTINUE TO ENGAGE WITH COAST CAPITAL HAVING ATTEMPTED TO DO SO CONSTRUCTIVELY FOR MORE THAN A YEAR".BOARD WILL BE WRITING TO SHAREHOLDERS REGARDING REQUISITION NOTICE IN DUE COURSE..  Full Article

FirstGroup Appoints Ryan Mangold Chief Financial Officer
Thursday, 2 May 2019 

May 2 (Reuters) - FirstGroup PLC ::RYAN MANGOLD HAS BEEN APPOINTED TO BOARD AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO) WITH EFFECT FROM 31 MAY.JULIA STEYN HAS BEEN APPOINTED AS AN INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR WITH EFFECT FROM 2 MAY.SENIOR INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR DRUMMOND HALL WILL STEP DOWN FROM BOARD ON 31 MAY.MANGOLD WAS GROUP FINANCE DIRECTOR OF TAYLOR WIMPEY PLC FOR EIGHT YEARS UNTIL APRIL 2018.  Full Article

FirstGroup Says Overall Revenue Growth In Line With Expectations
Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019 

Feb 19 (Reuters) - FirstGroup PLC ::TRADING STATEMENT.OVERALL REVENUE GROWTH AND TRADING IN LINE WITH OUR EXPECTATIONS SINCE END OF SEPTEMBER 2018.OVERALL TRADING PERFORMANCE IN PERIOD WAS IN LINE WITH OUR EXPECTATIONS.REPORTED GROUP REVENUE GROWTH +13.7 PCT YEAR TO DATE (YTD).GROUP REVENUE IN CONSTANT CURRENCY AND EXCLUDING SWR RAIL FRANCHISE +5.5 PCT YTD.UNCHANGED OUTLOOK FOR FULL YEAR.  Full Article

Firstgroup PLC Appointed Matthew Gregory As CEO
Tuesday, 13 Nov 2018 

Nov 13 (Reuters) - FirstGroup PLC ::REG-FIRSTGROUP PLC: DIRECTORATE CHANGES.HAS APPOINTED MATTHEW GREGORY AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT.APPOINTED MATTHEW GREGORY AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT.CHAIRMAN WOLFHART HAUSER WILL REVERT TO HIS NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN ROLE.STEVE GUNNING HAS BEEN APPOINTED TO BOARD AS AN INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, WITH EFFECT FROM 1 JANUARY 2019.  Full Article

FirstGroup Says TransPennine Express Investing £11 Mln In New York Facility
Friday, 19 Oct 2018 

Oct 19 (Reuters) - FirstGroup PLC ::TRAIN CO TRANSPENNINE EXPRESS IS INVESTING £11 MILLION IN FACILITY WHICH IS SITUATED ON LEEMAN ROAD IN YORK IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SIEMENS.  Full Article

Imelda Walsh Joins Aston Martin Board As Independent Non-Executive Director
Monday, 8 Oct 2018 

Oct 8 (Reuters) - FirstGroup PLC ::FIRSTGROUP PLC - IMELDA WALSH HAS JOINED BOARD OF ASTON LAGONDA AS AN INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.  Full Article

FirstGroup Says Overall Trading Performance In Q1 In Line With Plans
Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018 

July 17 (Reuters) - FirstGroup PLC ::BOARD IS EXAMINING ALL APPROPRIATE MEANS TO MOBILISE CONSIDERABLE VALUE INHERENT IN GROUP.OVERALL TRADING PERFORMANCE IN Q1 HAS BEEN IN LINE WITH PLANS WE OUTLINED AT END OF MAY - CHAIRMAN."IN JULY WE WERE ABLE TO BEGIN PROCESS OF WITHDRAWING FROM MOST OF GREYHOUND CANADA'S OPERATIONS IN WEST OF COUNTRY" - CHAIRMAN.  Full Article

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FirstGroup rebuffs shareholder push to change CEO, exit rail

Britain's FirstGroup plc on Tuesday rejected top shareholder Coast Capital's proposals to appoint a new chief executive, overhaul its board and exit the rail business, saying they were not in the company's "best interests".