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Future PLC (FUTR.L)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

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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