Future completes Imagine Publishing acquisition

Future says its acquisition of Miura (Holdings) Ltd, the holding company and ultimate parent company of Imagine Publishing Limited is now unconditional in all material respects and is expected to complete on 21 October. The total consideration payable, as detailed on 23 June, is 179,567,841 new Future shares, which at Future's closing share price of 8.84 pence on 12 October represents a consideration of £15.9m. As previously announced, upon completion James Hanbury will join the board as deputy chairman and will serve as the Disruptive Capital appointee.