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UBM says confident takeover by Informa will complete by end of Q2
Tuesday, 10 Apr 2018 

April 10 (Reuters) - Ubm Plc ::OFFER UPDATE: REGULATORY DISCLOSURES AND CLEARANCES.UBM AND INFORMA TODAY CONFIRM THAT GOOD PROGRESS IS BEING MADE ON VARIOUS REGULATORY DISCLOSURES AND CLEARANCES IN RELATION TO INFORMA'S RECOMMENDED OFFER FOR UBM.BOTH COMPANIES REMAIN CONFIDENT OF COMPLETION BY END OF Q2 OF 2018..  Full Article

Informa Full-Year Adjusted Operating Profit Rises 31.3 Pct
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2018 

Feb 28 (Reuters) - INFORMA PLC ::FY ADJUSTED DILUTED EPS ROSE 9.5 PERCENT TO 46.1 PENCE.TOTAL DIVIDEND UP 6 PERCENT TO 20.45 PENCEPER SHARE.FINAL DIVIDEND 13.8 PENCEPER SHARE.FY ADJUSTED BASIC EPS 46.3 PENCE.FY REVENUE GROWTH: +30.7% TO £1,757.6M​.FY ADJUSTED OPERATING PROFIT GROWTH: +31.3% TO £545.5M (2016: £415.6M)​.‍"WELL PLACED TO CONTINUE DELIVERING IMPROVING GROWTH... DESPITE ONGOING MACRO AND GEO-POLITICAL UNCERTAINTY IN SOME REGIONS OF WORLD"​.WILL CONTINUE TO ‍INVEST IN ITS PRODUCTS AND CUSTOMER PLATFORMS, ALONGSIDE FURTHER INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION​.‍2018 WILL BE A YEAR OF GROWTH CONTINUATION, WITH A TARGET TO IMPROVE GROUP UNDERLYING REVENUE GROWTH TO MORE THAN +3.5%​.INFORMA- ‍IN BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE, POSITIONS FOR CONTINUED IMPROVEMENT IN 2018 TOWARDS DIVISIONAL TARGET OF MORE THAN +3% UNDERLYING REVENUE GROWTH​.‍KNOWLEDGE AND NETWORKING UNIT WELL POSITIONED FOR POSITIVE GROWTH MOMENTUM THROUGH 2018​.PENTON DEAL SYNGERGIES ‍EXPECTED TO RISE TO AN ANNUALISED LEVEL OF $22.5M IN 2018​.  Full Article

UBM ‍Says In Discussions With Informa Regarding Potential Combination Of Two Companies​
Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018 

Jan 16 (Reuters) - UBM Plc ::‍IN DISCUSSIONS REGARDING A POTENTIAL COMBINATION OF TWO COMPANIES​.‍UBM AND INFORMA CONFIRM THAT THEY ARE IN DISCUSSIONS REGARDING A POTENTIAL COMBINATION OF TWO COMPANIES​.‍UBM AND INFORMA ARE IN PRELIMINARY DISCUSSIONS ABOUT DETAILS OF POTENTIAL COMBINATION​.‍THERE CAN BE NO CERTAINTY THAT ANY FIRM OFFER WILL BE MADE OR AS TO TERMS ON WHICH ANY OFFER MIGHT BE MADE​.  Full Article

Informa announces acquisition of Dove Medical Press
Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017 

Sept 26 (Reuters) - Informa Plc :ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF DOVE MEDICAL PRESS, STRENGTHENING ITS CAPABILITY AND PRESENCE IN OPEN ACCESS PUBLISHING.FINANCIAL DETAILS WERE NOT DISCLOSED BUT TRANSACTION IS EXPECTED TO BE MODESTLY ACCRETIVE TO ADJUSTED EARNINGS IN FIRST FULL YEAR OF OWNERSHIP.  Full Article

Informa posts H1 pretax profit of 148.8 mln pounds
Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 

July 25 (Reuters) - INFORMA PLC ::H1 ADJUSTED DILUTED EPS ROSE 12.7 PERCENT TO 24 PENCE.H1 REVENUE OF 915.4 MILLION STG VERSUS 647.7 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.H1 PROFIT BEFORE TAX OF 148.8 MILLION STG VERSUS 98.9 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.INTERIM DIVIDEND UP 6.2 PERCENT TO 6.65 PENCE PER SHARE.  Full Article

Informa announces sale of majority share in Euroforum
Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 

July 25 (Reuters) - INFORMA PLC ::SAYS MAJORITY ACQUISITION OF ITS GERMAN/SWISS DOMESTIC CONFERENCE BUSINESS EUROFORUM BY LEADING GERMAN MEDIA GROUP, VERLAGSGRUPPE HANDELSBLATT GMBH..SAYS TRANSACTION IS EXPECTED TO CLOSE BY END OF OCTOBER.SAYS PURCHASE VALUES BUSINESS AT AROUND EUR 15M; POST WORKING CAPITAL AND NET DEBT ADJUSTMENTS, IMPLIED 2017 EV/EBITDA MULTIPLE OF 6- 7X.  Full Article

Informa posts FY revenue of 1.35 billion stg
Monday, 6 Mar 2017 

Informa Plc : FY revenue 1.35 billion stg versus 1.21 billion stg year ago . FY statutory profit before tax 178.3 million stg versus 219.7 million stg year ago . FY adjusted diluted EPS rose 6.6 percent to 42.1 pence . Final dividend 13.04 pence per share . Total dividend 19.3 pence per share . Targeting £14m of net annualised synergies in 2018 and expect to realise at least half of this figure in 2017 . Says strategy is to expand internationally .Says macro and geo-political environment remains uncertain.  Full Article

Informa to buy largest U.S. boat show operator for 106 mln stg
Thursday, 2 Mar 2017 

Informa Plc : Acquires largest boat show operator in the Unites States .Informa to pay 106 mln stg for Yachting Promotions Inc.  Full Article

Informa says issue of $500 mln notes via private placement
Wednesday, 7 Dec 2016 

Informa Plc : U.S. private placement issue . Has today announced issue of $500 mln of new U.S. private placement notes . Increased funding flexibility through $500 mln U.S. private placement issue . Notes have been issued in three tranches with a weighted average term of 9.25 years . This provides group with clarity and financing security following recent addition of Penton Information Services to Informa Group .Funds will be used to pay down majority of $675 mln previously arranged and drawn down acquisition facility.  Full Article

Informa announces results of 715 mln stg rights issue
Wednesday, 26 Oct 2016 

Informa Plc : Outcome of its fully-underwritten 715 mln stg rights issue .Barclays Bank Plc and Merrill Lynch today procured subscribers for rump.  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.