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Laird PLC (LRD.L)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Laird says deal to be acquired on track, positive trading continues
Friday, 27 Apr 2018 

April 27 (Reuters) - Laird PLC ::POSITIVE TRADING MOMENTUM CONTINUES.OVERALL PROFITABILITY OF GROUP CONTINUES TO BE POSITIVE THROUGH Q1, IN LINE WITH OUR EXPECTATIONS AND REVENUE GROWTH..BOARD OF LAIRD CONFIRMS THAT GOOD PROGRESS IS BEING MADE TOWARDS COMPLETION OF ITS ACQUISITION BY ADVENT INTERNATIONAL.  Full Article

Advent Says ‍Makes U.S Anti-Trust Filing On Laird​ Acquisition
Thursday, 29 Mar 2018 

March 29 (Reuters) - Advent International::UPDATE ON ANTI-TRUST PROCESSES.‍US ANTI-TRUST FILING MADE, DRAFT FILINGS MADE WITH ANTI-TRUST AUTHORITIES IN EU AND CHINA ON ACQUISITION BY BIDCO OF LAIRD​.  Full Article

Laird sees FY 2017 underlying pre-tax profit at top end of forecasts
Friday, 27 Oct 2017 

Oct 27 (Reuters) - LAIRD PLC ::‍REVENUE FOR Q3 CONTINUED MUCH IMPROVED PERFORMANCE SEEN IN H1 2017​.‍ANTICIPATE REPORTING FULL YEAR UNDERLYING PROFIT BEFORE TAX TOWARDS TOP END OF CURRENT MARKET FORECASTS FOR 2017​.‍YEAR TO DATE, FOR NINE MONTH PERIOD TO 30 SEPTEMBER, REVENUE INCREASED 23% TO £686M (YEAR TO DATE SEPT 2016: £560M)​.  Full Article

Laird says H1 underlying pretax profit down about 39 pct
Friday, 29 Jul 2016 

Laird Plc : Sees likely loss from Novero acquisition for full year of around 9.0 mln stg . Interim dividend up 3 pct to 4.53 pence per share . For 6 months ended June 30 underlying profit before tax 1,3 16.4 mln stg versus 26.9 mln stg . 15.2 pct increase in H1 revenue reflects growth in majority of business and acquisitions .Rapid downturn in US rail freight markets due to commodity and energy prices has had a significant impact on revenues in our WACS business.  Full Article

EU mergers and takeovers (May 25)

BRUSSELS, May 25 The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process: