John has been covering financial markets since before the FTSE 100 existed, starting out on the Industries and Commodities team at Dun & Bradstreet, before moving on to Datastream, where he was head of the news team for several years. After a succession of management roles at Thomson Reuters he returned to front-line journalism in 2006. Prior to joining Proactive Investors he was managing editor at Sharecast.
Funds affiliated with Warburg Pincus and Blackstone are offering shares at US$7.25 each and to no one's great surprise, the shares have fallen to about that level
It's a merger of equals but Clariant shareholders will own 52% of the combined entity - so why is it going to be called HuntsmanClariant?
This could be the start of the consolidation of the power production industry that many analysts have been predicting
Range is a 24.95% indirect shareholder of GPK through its ownership of 49.9% of the shares of New Age.
Farm-out talks dragged on without the parties being able to reach agreement, and have now been terminated
Avanti issued 2.24mln units at seven cents per unit, raising C$156,660.
The agriculture and forestry company is ready to play its part in the 'Grow Africa' initiative
Hardide has been coating aircraft components since 2005 and has finally convinced Airbus that its technology is up to scratch - or, more accurately, non-scratch.
The portfolio could do with a bit of hysteria over the Gatwick Gusher to perk up its performance
Brokers have warm words for Autodesk, TeleNav, Wal-Mart and Gap
Aberdeen Asset Management heads for the exit, but Aggreko and UNITE have emerged as worthy replacements
The good news is, the portfolio is outperforming the FTSE All-Share. The bad news is, it is trailing the FTSE Aim All-Share