G4S will look at offers for all or part of its cash transport business after its board approved hiving it off into a separate company in the first half of 2020.
Sirius Minerals Plc has suspended a planned $500 million bond sale that is central to the funding of its polyhalite mining project in northern England, sending shares in the fertiliser maker down more than 30%.
* Retail sales up ~9%, vet revenue ~19%
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The UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has opened a criminal investigation into passport and banknote printer De La Rue over "suspected corruption" in its business in South Sudan, sending its shares plunging to 16-year lows.
LONDON British fund manager Neil Woodford will keep his flagship 3.7 billion pound fund frozen for a second month running, leaving hundreds of thousands of small savers without access to their money.
WPP is in exclusive talks to sell a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, it said on Monday, in a $4 billion deal aimed at steering the world's biggest advertising company back to growth.
PARIS French telecom giant Orange said it had sold its remaining 2.5% stake in BT , raising net proceeds of 486 million pounds ($616 million) as the former state monopoly faces a battle for market share in France.
BT Group said on Thursday its third-biggest investor Orange would sell its remaining 2.5% stake, valued at over $600 million, in the former British telecoms monopoly.
Shares in Lookers Plc slid to their lowest in over seven years on Tuesday after the car dealership said Britain's financial watchdog is investigating its sales processes over the last three years.
The U.S. arm of HSBC Holdings Plc announced plans on Monday to expand its branch network by around a quarter as it opened a new location in Apple Inc's home town of Cupertino, California.