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  1. May 2, 2014

    Rentokil eyes Americas expansion

    Rentokil Initial is targeting a big pipeline of acquisitions this year as the pest control and hygiene group looks to...

  2. September 9, 2013

    Royal Mail float set to heighten postal competition

    The impending privatisation of Royal Mail, the world’s oldest postal service, is set to sharpen competition in the UK’s...

  1. August 16, 2013

    Highlights from this week’s Investors Chronicle

    Buy: Juridica (JIL) Juridica has risen strongly over the past year and there was a 13p-a-share dividend in January, writes...

  2. August 14, 2013

    Balfour Beatty needs to build a stronger narrative

    A profit warning puts a dark cloud over any company. But at least it can generally expect the silver lining that the share...

  3. August 14, 2013

    Dividend hopes push Aviva to two-year high

    Aviva hit a two-year high amid hopes that the insurer would move earlier than expected to restore a dividend cut. Progress...

  4. August 14, 2013

    Rentokil shares shrug off City Link hit

    Shares in Rentokil Initial jumped more than 6 per cent on Wednesday after solid interim numbers helped the pest control and...

  5. August 13, 2013

    Rio Tinto firms on aluminium talk

    Rio Tinto hit a five-month high amid speculation that the miner was moving closer to selling its Alcan aluminium division....

  6. August 1, 2013

    Rentokil Initial’s Brown to step down as chief executive

    The chief executive of Rentokil Initial is leaving the FTSE 250 group after a five-year reign that included the sale of its...

  7. June 4, 2013

    BTG buoyed by takeover speculation

    Takeover speculation put drug developer BTG among the gainers yesterday as the London market recovered from a one-month low....

  8. June 3, 2013

    Buyout group CD&R eyes merger of Balfour and Rentokil units

    New York-based buyout group Clayton Dubilier & Rice is exploring a combination of the office maintenance business units of...

  9. May 24, 2013

    Small-cap week, June 29

    Gem Diamonds was a leading gainer this week, with the miner up 26.5 per cent after finding its third 100 carat-plus diamond...

  10. May 21, 2013

    One mistake too many for outgoing G4S chief Nick Buckles

    Nick Buckles, the outgoing chief executive of G4S, has survived a lot of exploding landmines. Not only did he weather the...

  11. April 29, 2013

    Lombard: Rentokil’s rot cure extended belatedly to City Link

    Treat rot fast and effectively, say Rentokil Initial’s exterminators of fungal infections. Spot the lignicolous fungi early...

  12. April 29, 2013

    Rentokil Initial sells City Link to Jon Moulton’s buyout group

    Rentokil Initial has sold its City Link parcel business to Jon Moulton’s private equity firm for a “very good price” of £1,...

  13. April 29, 2013

    BT trails on avoid advice before results

    BT Group lagged behind a rising London market on Monday on concerns its results next month may disappoint. Morgan Stanley...

  14. March 24, 2013

    CollectPlus to target small sellers

    CollectPlus, the parcel delivery service that uses convenience stores for drop-offs and pick-ups, is targeting individual...

  15. March 15, 2013

    Rentokil: failure to deliver

    Rentokil was once a mere rat catcher. Over the years, under three chief executives, it has been transformed into an...

  16. March 15, 2013

    Rentokil benefits from City Link cost cuts

    Rentokil – the pest, post and hygiene group – has posted a 10 per cent increase in profits, following a major restructuring...

  17. November 9, 2012

    Rentokil delivers more City Link bad news

    Rentokil Initial, the pest control to parcels group, has blamed weak demand for deliveries during the Olympics for further...

  18. November 9, 2012

    Admiral leaps on signal of huge dividend

    Hopes of bumper dividend helped Admiral bounce from a nine-month low Friday. The auto insurer rose 3.4 per cent to £10.54...

  19. September 25, 2012

    Rentokil Initial snaps up rival

    Rentokil Initial is set to become the third-largest pest controller in the US after snapping up an American rival for $115m....

  20. August 3, 2012

    Signs of turnround for Rentokil’s City Link

    Signs of a turnround at Rentokil Initial’s lossmaking parcel delivery business have buoyed the pest control and hygiene...

  21. June 20, 2012

    Farepak case dropped

    The Insolvency Service has abandoned a high-profile legal battle against seven executives including Sir Clive Thompson, one...

  22. May 24, 2012

    Farepak directors begin legal battle

    Sir Clive Thompson, one of Britain’s best-known businessmen, and six others have begun a High Court legal battle with the...

  23. May 13, 2012

    UK companies poised for Libya work

    British companies are gearing up to compete for billions of pounds worth of contracts in Libya as the oil-rich nation...

  24. May 4, 2012

    Losses at parcels arm weigh on Rentokil

    Widening losses at its struggling parcel delivery business have continued to weigh on Rentokil Initial, the pest control and...

  25. March 2, 2012

    Rentokil swings to loss on courier woes

    Rentokil Initial has reinstated its final dividend in spite of its struggling City Link courier business dragging the pest...

  26. March 2, 2012

    International Power lifted by merger hopes

    Renewed takeover hopes lifted International Power to its highest level in more than a year on Friday. Hopes that GDF Suez...

  27. January 11, 2012

    Intel processor turns the heat up on Arm

    Competition worries led Arm Holdings lower on Wednesday as the London market retreated. The chipmaker was under pressure...

  28. January 9, 2012

    Warm reception for InterContinental pay-out

    Hopes of a cash return helped InterContinental Hotels outperform a falling London market. Richard Solomons, the new chief...

  29. November 29, 2011

    Farepak victims hit as liquidation costs soar

    Victims of Farepak, the failed Christmas savings club, are set to receive only two-thirds of what will be paid in fees to...

  30. FT Alphaville

    November 21, 2011

    Snap news

    Breaking pre-market news on Monday, - Centrica buys gas assets from Statoil in $1.6bn deal; seen as expensive by analysts –...

  31. November 7, 2011

    Inquiry worries send HomeServe to two-year low

    HomeServe hit a two-year low in a flat London market on Monday as concerns grew that a mis-selling investigation could...

  32. FT Alphaville

    November 7, 2011

    Snap news

    Breaking pre-market news on Monday, - Ryanair raises full year guidance by 10 per cent — statement and presentation. -...

  33. November 6, 2011

    Rentokil tackles LatAm bedbugs

    The biggest infestation of bedbugs in half a century is creating new opportunities for Rentokil Initial, the pest control...

  34. October 24, 2011

    Kesa lit up by hopes of Comet stake disposal

    Kesa Electricals was a star performer on Monday as the FTSE 100 climbed to a 12-week high. Shares in Kesa bounced 16.9 per...

  35. October 10, 2011

    Takeover speculation lifts Petrofac 4.4% as Footsie rebounds sharply

    Petrofac was in demand as a fourth consecutive gain gave the FTSE 100 its sharpest rebound in nearly three years. Shares in...

  36. October 4, 2011

    FTSE 100 tumbles below 5,000

    Tesco was the favoured defence as the FTSE 100 ended below 5,000 points for the first time since July 2010. A day before...

  37. October 3, 2011

    Companies count the cost of Arab uprisings

    Majid Al Futtaim Holding, a Dubai-based operator of shops and malls across the Middle East, has had a rougher ride from the...

  38. September 25, 2011

    Intertek lines up David Reid as chairman

    Intertek, the FTSE 100 product testing specialist, is lining up David Reid, the outgoing chairman of Tesco, as its new...

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