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Provident Financial PLC (PFG.L)

PFG.L on London Stock Exchange

431.90GBp
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Change (% chg)

-3.30 (-0.76%)
Prev Close
435.20
Open
439.10
Day's High
444.00
Day's Low
428.30
Volume
411,048
Avg. Vol
597,992
52-wk High
716.00
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Wed, Jun 5 2019

Provident Financial buoyed by collapse of hostile bid

LONDON Provident Financial's shares jumped on Wednesday after the collapse of a hostile takeover bid for the doorstep lender by rival Non-Standard Finance.

BUZZ-Provident tops FTSE 250 gainers as NSF drops hostile takeover bid

** Shares of British sub-prime lender Provident Financial jump over 9% after rival Non-Standard Finance drops hostile takeover bid

Provident Financial buoyed by collapse of NSF hostile bid

LONDON, June 5 Provident Financial's board welcomed the collapse of a hostile takeover bid for the doorstep lender by sector rival Non-Standard Finance, which sent its shares higher on Wednesday.

British subprime lender NSF drops bid for rival Provident Financial

British subprime lender Non-Standard Finance PLC is dropping its hostile 1.3 billion pound ($1.65 billion) bid for rival Provident Financial PLC, NSF said on Tuesday.

British subprime lender NSF drops bid for rival Provident Financial

British subprime lender Non-Standard Finance PLC is dropping its hostile 1.3 billion pound bid for rival Provident Financial PLC, NSF said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-British subprime lender NSF drops bid for rival Provident Financial

June 4 British subprime lender Non-Standard Finance PLC is dropping its hostile 1.3 billion pound ($1.65 billion) bid for rival Provident Financial PLC, NSF said on Tuesday.

REFILE-Brtish subprime lender NSF drops bid for rival Provident Financial

June 4 British subprime lender Non-Standard Finance (NSF) is dropping its hostile 1.3 billion pound ($1.65 billion) bid for rival Provident Financial, the company said on Tuesday.

Provident Financial investor Janus Henderson to reject NSF's bid

June 4 Lender Provident Financial said shareholder Janus Henderson Investors does not plan to accept the hostile takeover bid for Provident by Non-Standard Finance , adding that more than one-fifth of its shareholders hold the same position.

UK watchdog probes NSF's hostile $1.6 billion bid for rival Provident

British doorstep lender Non-Standard Finance (NSF) faced a fresh hurdle in its hostile 1.3 billion pound ($1.6 billion)bid for rival Provident Financial on Wednesday as the UK competition watchdog raised questions over the proposed deal.

UK watchdog probes NSF's hostile $1.6 billion bid for rival Provident

British doorstep lender Non-Standard Finance (NSF) faced a fresh hurdle in its hostile 1.3 billion pound bid for rival Provident Financial on Wednesday as the UK competition watchdog raised questions over the proposed deal.

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