Search for David Toms and
  1. September 5, 2011

    Kofax weakened by second-half results

    Shares in Kofax fell by 17 per cent after a decline in second-half sales dragged down full-year revenues at the UK document...

  2. FT Alphaville

    August 4, 2011

    Offer talks terminated

    First BSkyB, then Laird and now Misys. Ouch. It’s not a great time to be in merger arb (in the UK at least). All the more so...

  1. October 28, 2010

    Promethean World hurt as US schools’ IT budget is hit

    Shares in Promethean World fell 17 per cent on Thursday after the educational IT provider said sales growth was slowing amid...

  2. FT Alphaville

    October 6, 2010

    How not to camouflage a profit warning

    Autonomy is a company that specialises in ‘meaning-based computing’ alongside other enterprise software offerings. It’s not...

  3. FT Alphaville

    August 24, 2010

    Promethean (World) Unbound

    Ocado has competition. Not from Tesco or one of the other big supermarkets groups, but a maker of interactive whiteboards...

  4. April 1, 2010

    Intec issues profit warning

    Analysts said Intec Telecom Systems could be vulnerable to a takeover bid after the telecommunications billing software...

  5. March 31, 2010

    Intec Telecom shares dive on profit warning

    Analysts said Intec Telecom Systems could be vulnerable to a takeover bid after the telecommunications billing software...

  6. February 20, 2010

    Driving instructor groups slam industry practices

    In the week that Red Driving School went into administration, driving instructors' associations hit out at industry...

  7. February 20, 2010

    Driving instructors slam industry practices

    In the week that Red Driving School went into administration, driving instructors’ associations hit out at industry...

  8. February 9, 2010

    Patsystems benefits from growth in Asia

    Patsystems on Tuesday reported a double-digit rise in turnover for 2009 as it shrugged off the loss of its lucrative...

  9. February 5, 2010

    Autonomy reaches nine-year high but Footsie is in tailspin

    Only five blue-chip stocks rose yesterday as sovereign debt fears sent the FTSE 100 tumbling.Autonomy was among the few...

  10. February 4, 2010

    Autonomy reaches nine-year high but Footsie is in tailspin

    Only five blue-chip stocks rose on Thursday as sovereign debt fears sent the FTSE 100 tumbling.Autonomy was among the few...

  11. January 6, 2010

    Autonomy quashes revenue rumours

    Autonomy on Wednesday reassured investors by saying its 2009 revenue would be $740m (£463m) – in line with market forecasts...

  12. December 14, 2009

    Patsystems in $4m Turkey derivatives deal

    Patsystems, the derivatives software group, on Monday underlined the scale of its push into providing full technology for...

  13. June 26, 2009

    US acquisition Allscripts helps to bolster Misys

    Misys, the banking and healthcare software group, has reported better-than-expected results from Allscripts, which it...

  14. June 26, 2009

    US acquisition Allscripts bolsters Misys

    Misys, the banking and healthcare software group, has reported better-than-expected results from Allscripts, which it bought...

  15. January 23, 2009

    Buoyant Autonomy in $775m expansion

    Autonomy, the search software company, hopes to make further inroads into the compliance and regulation market with the US...

  16. January 22, 2009

    Autonomy buys US software group for $775m

    Autonomy, the search software company, hopes to make further inroads into the compliance and regulation market with the US...

  17. October 21, 2008

    Fidessa hits low after key clients’ difficulties

    Shares in Fidessa slumped to a three-year low after the trading technology group warned it would not be immune from the...

  18. October 21, 2008

    Fidessa hits low after key clients' difficulties

    Shares in Fidessa slumped to a three-year low after the trading technology group warned it would not be immune from the...

  19. October 3, 2008

    Autonomy expects to top forecasts

    Autonomy , the search software company, bucked the gloomy prognosis for IT groups as burgeoning demand for its...

  20. February 22, 2008

    Vanco bows to investor pressure

    Vanco, the virtual network operator, will change its accounting policies after it bowed to the investor disquiet that has...

  21. February 19, 2008

    Bish aims to unify disjointed Dicom

    Reynolds Bish, the new chief executive of Dicom, said he hoped to unify the company after the supplier of image-scanning...

  22. February 19, 2008

    Bish aims to unify disjointed Dicom

    Reynolds Bish, the new chief executive of Dicom, said he hoped to unify the company after the supplier of image-scanning...

  23. February 15, 2008

    Detica charts stable course in spite of market uncertainty

    Detica Group, the information technology services and consulting group, has seen no further slowdown in its investment...

  24. February 12, 2008

    Fidessa hails fertile market

    Fidessa, the bank trading technology group, has yet to see any spending slowdown from its critical financial services...

  25. February 9, 2008

    Brighter outlook for Fidessa

    Fidessa , the financial software group, added 4.8 per cent to 750p after two brokers - Numis Securities and Panmure Gordon...

  26. February 1, 2008

    Coda gives the nod to Unit 4's 205p offer

    Coda has recommended the 205p-a-share offer from Unit 4 Agresso, its Dutch rival, after no other offers emerged for the UK...

  27. January 31, 2008

    Coda recommends offer

    Coda has recommended the 205p a share offer from Unit 4 Agresso, its Dutch rival, after no other offers emerged for the UK...

  28. January 15, 2008

    Coda unveils bid approach

    Shares in Coda gained nearly 16 per cent after the accountancy software group revealed Unit 4 Agresso, a Dutch rival, had...

  29. November 9, 2007

    Shares halve after Pure Wafer warning

    Shares of Pure Wafer lost almost half their value as the silicon wafer reclamation group warned of the impact of the dollar...

  30. November 9, 2007

    Shares halve after Pure Wafer warning

    Shares of Pure Wafer lost almost half their valueas the silicon wafer reclamation group warned of the impact of the dollar...

  31. September 19, 2007

    Boiler puts focus on Ceres

    Dealers continued to digest the demonstration by Ceres Power of the fuel cell group's combined heat and power boiler. In a...

  32. June 15, 2007

    Brains trust picks FTSE rise

    The collected brains of the London financial service industry are quietly optimistic about the fortunes of the stock market....

  33. May 30, 2007

    CSC vetoes merger of Isoft and IBA

    Isoft and IBA Health were last night still seeking a meeting with Computer Science Corporation after the US group...

  34. May 9, 2007

    Torex banks add £5m to cash injection

    The consortium of banks supporting Torex Retail injected a further £5m into the struggling retail software business at the...

  35. February 15, 2007

    SMALL-CAPS: STRONG START FOR LATEST CHINESE ENTRANT TO AIM

    *HaiKe Chemical Group made a strong debut as the petrochemical group became the latest Chinese company to list on Aim....

  36. January 27, 2007

    Torex shares suspended after profits warning

    Shares in Torex Retail have been suspended in the wake of a profits warning just a week after the retail software group,...

  37. December 8, 2006

    SMALL-CAPS: RUMOURS ABOUT PHILIPS' INTEREST CENTRE ON ISOFT

    *Isoft was in focus in advance of interim figures on Monday amid rumours Dutch group Philips Electronics was poised to make...

  38. December 8, 2006

    Bid approach sweeps SurfControl higher

    Shares in SurfControl, the internet content filtering group, surged by nearly a third after it said it had received an...

Search for David Toms and