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Future PLC (FUTR.L)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Future PLC Posts HY Adjusted EBITDA Of 23.7 Mln STG
Friday, 17 May 2019 

May 17 (Reuters) - Future PLC ::HY REVENUE 108.7 MILLION STG VERSUS 53.6 MILLION STG.HY ADJUSTED EBITDA 23.7 MILLION STG VERSUS 8.8 MILLION STG.HY MEDIA REVENUE UP 180%, NOW ACCOUNTING FOR 70% OF GROUP REVENUES.SEEN STRONG MOMENTUM CONTINUE AS WE ENTER SECOND HALF OF THIS FINANCIAL YEAR.  Full Article

Future Announces Acquisition Of Mobile Nations
Friday, 1 Mar 2019 

March 1 (Reuters) - Future PLC ::ACQUISITION OF MOBILE NATIONS.PROPOSED DEAL INITIAL CASH CONSIDERATION IS $55 MILLION WITH FURTHER $5 MILLION TO BE SATISFIED THROUGH ISSUE OF 615,166 NEW ORDINARY SHARES.DEAL'S DEFERRED CONSIDERATION IS EXPECTED TO BE SPLIT EQUALLY BETWEEN CASH AND ISSUANCE OF NEW SHARES IN FUTURE.ACQUISITION OF MONA MOBILE NATIONS, LLC.TRANSACTION EXPECTED TO BE EARNINGS ENHANCING IN CURRENT YEAR & MATERIALLY EARNINGS ENHANCING IN FIRST FULL YEAR FOLLOWING COMPLETION.DEAL'S INITIAL CASH CONSIDERATION FUNDED VIA GROUP'S EXISTING DEBT FACILITIES.  Full Article

Future Plc Sees FY Results "Significantly Ahead" Of Expectations
Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019 

Feb 19 (Reuters) - Future PLC ::FUTURE PLC - EXPECTS OUTCOME FOR FULL YEAR TO BE SIGNIFICANTLY AHEAD OF MARKET EXPECTATIONS.FUTURE PLC - EXPECTS OUTCOME FOR H1 TO BE SIGNIFICANTLY AHEAD OF ITS EXPECTATIONS.  Full Article

Blackrock Inc Discloses 5.05 Pct Stake In Future PLC
Tuesday, 4 Dec 2018 

Dec 4 (Reuters) - Future Plc::BLACKROCK INC DISCLOSES 5.05 PERCENT STAKE IN FUTURE PLC - FILING.  Full Article

Future PLC Says FY Group Revenue Up 48 Pct
Friday, 23 Nov 2018 

Nov 23 (Reuters) - Future PLC ::FY GROUP REVENUE; UP 48% TO £124.6M (2017: £84.4M).FY ADJUSTED EBITDA INCREASED 88% TO £20.7M (2017: £11.0M).DIVIDENDS WITH 0.5P PER SHARE PAYABLE ON 15 FEBRUARY 2019.OVER 52% OF REVENUE NOW DELIVERED BY MEDIA DIVISION, EXCEEDING REVENUES FROM MAGAZINES FOR FIRST TIME.YEAR HAS STARTED WELL WITH TRADING AHEAD OF BOARD'S EXPECTATIONS FOR THIS QUARTER.BOARD IS CONFIDENT THAT TRADING WILL CONTINUE TRENDS OF LAST YEAR WITH STRONG GROWTH.INTEGRATIONS OF NEWBAY AND HAYMARKET ARE PROGRESSING AS PLANNED AND ARE SUBSTANTIALLY COMPLETE.INTEGRATION OF PURCH ACQUISITION IS PROGRESSING IN LINE WITH EXPECTATIONS.INTEGRATION OF TITLES ACQUIRED FROM NEXTMEDIA IS ALSO ON TRACK.  Full Article

Future Global Platform announces proposed acquisition of B2C Business Of Purch
Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018 

July 18 (Reuters) - Future PLC ::GLOBAL PLATFORM FOR SPECIALIST MEDIA, ANNOUNCES PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF B2C BUSINESS OF PURCH, A US DIGITAL MEDIA PUBLISHER FOR TOTAL CONSIDERATION OF $132.5M IN CASH .ACQUISITION FUNDED THROUGH FULLY UNDERWRITTEN RIGHTS ISSUE OF £105.7M (GROSS).ACQUISITION EXPECTED TO BE MATERIALLY EARNINGS ENHANCING IN FIRST FULL YEAR AND TO DELIVER A RETURN ON INVESTED CAPITAL IN EXCESS OF FUTURE'S WEIGHTED AVERAGE COST OF CAPITAL WITHIN TWO YEARS.ENLARGED GROUP CONSERVATIVELY LEVERAGED (0.7X PRO FORMA HISTORICAL EBITDA).  Full Article

Future Says To Buy U.S. Based Newbay Media
Wednesday, 4 Apr 2018 

April 4 (Reuters) - Future PLC ::ACQUISITION OF NEWBAY MEDIA LLC, US BASED INFORMATION AND EVENTS BUSINESS, FOR AN INITIAL NET CONSIDERATION OF $12.25M CASH AND $1.55M SHARES​.‍OVERALL TRADING FOR GROUP DURING FIRST HALF HAS BEEN STRONG WITH POSITIVE MOMENTUM FROM LAST YEAR CONTINUING THROUGH INTO THIS FINANCIAL YEAR.‍GROUP IS TRADING COMFORTABLY IN LINE WITH MANAGEMENT EXPECTATIONS​.  Full Article

Future Appoints Richard Huntingford As Chairman-Designate
Friday, 1 Dec 2017 

Dec 1 (Reuters) - Future Plc ::FUTURE PLC - HAS APPOINTED RICHARD HUNTINGFORD AS NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND CHAIRMAN-DESIGNATE WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT.FUTURE PLC -HUNTINGFORD WILL SUCCEED PETER ALLEN AS CHAIRMAN ON 1 FEBRUARY 2018. PETER ALLEN ANNOUNCED HIS INTENTION TO STEP DOWN IN OCTOBER.  Full Article

Future says ‍Peter Allen will step down as chairman
Wednesday, 4 Oct 2017 

Oct 4 (Reuters) - FUTURE PLC ::‍PETER ALLEN WILL STEP DOWN AS CHAIRMAN OF FUTURE BOARD AT NEXT ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, EXPECTED TO TAKE PLACE IN FEBRUARY 2018​.  Full Article

Future sees full year results to be ahead of board's expectations​
Wednesday, 4 Oct 2017 

Oct 4 (Reuters) - FUTURE PLC ::‍TRADING FOR YEAR HAS BEEN POSITIVE AND ANTICIPATED THAT RESULTS FOR FULL YEAR WILL BE AHEAD OF BOARD'S EXPECTATIONS​.  Full Article

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FTSE 100 hits over nine-month high as Sino-U.S. trade tensions ease

UK stocks began the new quarter on a solid footing on Monday, with the main index touching a more than nine-month high, as a thaw in the U.S.-China trade dispute lifted market sentiment and spurred a rally in global stocks.