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Primary Health Properties secures acquisition of new primary care centre in Ireland for €18m

Healthcare facility investor Primary Health Properties (PHP) has announced it has contracted to provide development funding for the construction and acquisition of a purpose-built primary...

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 07:58

Boohoo acquires remaining 34% stake in for up to £323.8m

Online fashion group Boohoo said it had acquired the remaining 34% stake in subsidiary for up to £323.8m.

The acquisition was expected to...

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 07:39

Easyjet to cut up to 30% of staff, reduce fleet; warns of three-year demand recovery

Budget airline Easyjet said it expected to cut its workforce by up to 30% as it sought to reduce the size of its fleet, with...

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 07:29

Carnival's AIDA and Costa units extend cruise pause until end of July

Cruise company Carnival said a freeze on services run by its German unit AIDA and Italian unit Costa had been extended until the end of...

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 14:36

Christie taps UK government loan scheme for £6m

Stock and inventory systems provider Christie said it had tapped a UK government-backed Covid-19 loans scheme.

The company said it had accepted an offer of...

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 14:06

Hurricane Energy drilling delay request approved by UK authorities

Oil company Hurricane Energy said UK authorities had approved its request to delay drilling at the Lincoln prospect in the Greater Warwick Area offshore northern...

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 13:55

Fox Marble raises equity to fund growth in Balkans, China

Balkans-focused marble quarrying group Fox Marble launched a share issue to raise £0.8m for working capital and to fund its business strategy.

New shares in...

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 13:41

AorTech International issued US patent for polymer used in medical devices

Medical device business investor AorTech International said it had been issued a new patent from the US Patent and Trademark Office.

Patent number 10,676,560 had...

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 13:32

Petards wins software services contract from rail infrastructure customer

Security and surveillance systems developer Petards said subsidiary RTS Solutions had won a contract for the provision of software support services to one of its...

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 13:09

Avation walks away from sale, strategic review amid Covid-19 disruptions

Aviation company Avation walked away from plans to sell the company and terminated its strategic review amid coronavirus-led disruptions in the industry.

The company said...

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 10:08