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  1. July 22, 2014

    Premier Foods focuses on a second-half turnround

    Premier Foods has set its sights on the second half of the year for a turnround after first-half sales fell by 6 per cent,...

  2. June 20, 2014

    Small-cap Week, June 21

    Topps Tiles was among the week’s biggest small-cap fallers after Oriel Securities took the stock off its “buy” list. Falling...

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  1. June 18, 2014

    Premier Foods suffer as key power brands fail to light up sales

    Shares in Premier Foods fell more than 9 per cent on Wednesday after the maker of Mr Kipling cakes and Bisto gravy warned...

  2. June 18, 2014

    Premier Foods tumbles on sales warning

    Shares in Premier Foods fell sharply in early trade in London on Wednesday, after the company behind a host of famous...

  3. April 28, 2014

    LA buyout billionaire Gores expects Hovis to rise within year

    Alec Gores, the Los Angeles self-made billionaire who has taken control of Hovis, Britain’s century-old brown loaf, expects...

  4. April 24, 2014

    Premier Foods maintains forecast as grocery sales drop

    Premier Foods, maker of Mr Kipling cakes and Bisto gravy, said grocery sales fell more than 6.2 per cent in the first three...

  5. April 8, 2014

    Tech IPOs must address a more critical audience

    It is more like a slow puncture in a tyre than the pricking of a bubble. Compared with the sharp share price falls of some...

  6. March 17, 2014

    Shore doubles profits on IPOs and rising equity markets

    The wave of initial public offers and rising stock markets helped Shore Capital, the Aim-quoted broker that advised discount...

  7. March 7, 2014

    Financial engineers feast on Premier Foods

    If anyone doubted there is more money to be earned shovelling capital about than actually making things, then the saga of...

  8. March 4, 2014

    Premier Foods completes £1.1bn refinancing package

    Premier Foods will be “liberated from its past” through a £1.1bn refinancing package and a pensions deal, chief executive...

  9. March 2, 2014

    £350m rights issue for Premier Foods

    Premier Foods is putting the finishing touches to a £750m-plus deal likely to be announced this week that, if successful,...

  10. January 31, 2014

    Premier Foods puts final touches to rights issue

    Premier Foods is expected to announce a rights issue and debt refinancing package within the next six weeks after appointing...

  11. January 27, 2014

    Premier Foods to hand control of Hovis to Gores Group of the US

    Hovis, the UK’s quintessential brown loaf, is to pass to the control of a Los Angeles-based private equity billionaire,...

  12. January 12, 2014

    Premier Foods in talks to sell stake in Hovis

    Premier Foods is set to relinquish control of its Hovis breadmaking business if talks with Los Angeles-based Gores Group,...

  13. December 23, 2013

    Premier Foods seeks pension fund deal to slash liabilities

    Premier Foods is in talks with trustees of its pension fund about a deal to reduce its liabilities as part of a corporate...

  14. December 13, 2013

    Small-cap week, December 14

    Bid hopes put Tissue Regenix among the top small-cap gainers this week, with shares in the Aim-listed medical device...

  15. November 14, 2013

    Squeeze on pay packets checks families’ spending power

    If Britain’s recovery has finally taken hold as Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England pronounced this week, retailers...

  16. November 6, 2013

    Sliced bread no longer greatest thing

    Sliced bread is no longer the greatest thing to have hit British consumers, judging by falling sales, which are posing a...

  17. November 1, 2013

    Small-cap week, November 2

    Since the start of June, Premier Foods had been the small-caps’ best performer, with the stock up more than 200 per cent. An...

  18. September 24, 2013

    Finance director Mark Moran to quit Premier Foods

    The revolving door at Premier Foods continued to spin on Tuesday with the exit of the finance director at the heavily...

  19. September 12, 2013

    Swimming against the tide brings its rewards

    Andy Rubin is in a strong position to discuss the relative merits of public and private companies. The chief executive of...

  20. September 10, 2013

    Quorn aims to become $1bn brand before lab burgers arrive

    As the race to develop an alternative to meat to feed the world’s growing population quickens, one business is investing to...

  21. August 28, 2013

    Hovis bakery hit by strike over ‘zero-hour’ workers

    More than 200 staff at a Hovis bakery began a week-long strike on Wednesday over use of agency workers that union leaders...

  22. August 27, 2013

    British Airways owner hit by jet fuel climb

    British Airways owner IAG , this year’s top-performing FTSE 100 stock, led the London market lower as rising fuel costs led...

  23. July 26, 2013

    Small-cap week, August 3

    Credit lifeline relief for CPP Group CPP Group was the week’s biggest gainer, its stock soaring 400 per cent after banks...

  24. July 26, 2013

    Small-cap week, July 26

    Wessex Exploration tumbles 30% to record low Last year, Wessex Exploration rejected a £70m takeover approach from main...

  25. July 24, 2013

    The food companies that make people fat

    There was an end-of-term exuberance as the London Business School soon-to-be MBAs delivered their final presentations. I...

  26. July 23, 2013

    Premier Foods plans £10m in cost savings amid pension deficit

    Shares in Premier Foods rallied by up to 10 per cent on Tuesday after the debt-ridden group behind Hovis bread and Mr...

  27. July 12, 2013

    Small-cap week, July 20

    Sirius Minerals hit by doubts over potash mine Sirius Minerals was among the sharpest fallers this week as doubts grew about...

  28. July 12, 2013

    Small-cap week, July 13

    Avanti slumps after revenue warning Satellite operator Avanti Communications was a faller this week, after investors said a...

  29. June 19, 2013

    Consumer giants shun food labelling system to help health choices

    Attempts to introduce a new standardised system of food labelling in the UK have been undermined after several consumer...

  30. May 19, 2013

    Movers & shakers: May 20

    ● The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority has appointed John McCarthy as global head of infrastructure. Mr McCarthy is moving...

  31. May 2, 2013

    Banks’ taste for ‘zombie’ companies feeds overcapacity

    Banks are slimming down, but they still have a hand in the cookie jar – literally, in the case of Canadian Imperial Bank of...

  32. April 23, 2013

    Winter weather warms Premier Foods sales

    The UK’s prolonged winter weather has encouraged Britons to stay in and cook warming meals, pushing up first-quarter sales...

  33. April 18, 2013

    Lombard: An Aunt Sally steps down at Barclays

    A defeat for nominative determinism is also a victory for Barclays boss Antony Jenkins in his campaign to detoxify the...

  34. April 12, 2013

    Fresh blow for Premier Foods

    Paulson & Co, one of the two anchor investors in Premier Foods, has sold a 1 per cent stake, delivering a further blow to...

  35. April 9, 2013

    Man boosted by Japan’s inflation battle

    Man Group showed its biggest gain in 10 months on Tuesday amid hopes that the hedge fund manager would benefit from Japan’s...

  36. March 27, 2013

    Premier Foods weighs fundraising options

    Premier Foods is considering tapping the equity markets or bond issuance as early as this year as it seeks to purge its...

  37. March 25, 2013

    Finsbury interim pre-tax profits up 33%

    Cake maker Finsbury Food Group is back on the acquisition trail, after emerging from an aggressive shopping spree that saw...

  38. March 22, 2013

    Premier cuts targets for executive payouts

    Premier Foods has slashed targets for performance-related payouts by nearly a third, making it easier for top executives at...

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