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  • John Laing Environmental buys another wind farm

    Tuesday 27 Sep 2016

    (ShareCast News) - John Laing Environmental announced on Tuesday that it has entered into an agreement with Energiequelle to acquire 100% of the Energie Eolienne de Plouguernevel wind farm.

  • Bluefield Solar Income Fund confirms new debt facility

    Tuesday 27 Sep 2016

    (ShareCast News) - Bluefield Solar Income Fund announced the financial close of a 187m long-term debt facility and a 30m short-term revolving credit facility on Tuesday.

  • 3i Infrastructure shares up after pre-close update

    Tuesday 27 Sep 2016

    (ShareCast News) - 3i Infrastructure posted a trading update on Tuesday, as it entered the close period for the six months to 30 September 2016.

  • Strategic Equity Capital shares up as it weathers volatile year

    Wednesday 21 Sep 2016

    (ShareCast News) - Strategic Equity Capital posted its full-year results for the year to 30 June on Wednesday, with net asset value per ordinary share dropping 9% year-on-year to 198.06p.

  • City of London Investment Trust shares up on annual results

    Tuesday 20 Sep 2016

    (ShareCast News) - City of London Investment Trust posted its annual report for the year to 30 June on Tuesday, with net asset value total return performance of 3.1%, less than half the 6.1% rate seen in 2015, and share price performance of 0.4%, down from 7.2%.

  • HICL Infrastructure to raise up to 145m for new investments

    Monday 19 Sep 2016

    (ShareCast News) - HICL Infrastructure announced a proposal on Monday, to raise 76m through an issue of ordinary shares.

  • Sunday newspaper round-up: Fed, China, Glencore, Diageo, National Grid

    Monday 19 Sep 2016

    (ShareCast News) - Traders are betting that the US Federal Reserve will stand pat on interest rates this week, despite warnings that rising inflationary pressures could persuade the US central bank to hike. The Sunday Times reported that investors were assuming the flurry of weaker-than-expected economic data in recent weeks will be used by the Fed's rate setting committee as an excuse to delay a rate rise once again.

  • Sunday newspaper round-up: Fed, China, Glencore, Diageo, National Grid

    Sunday 18 Sep 2016

    (ShareCast News) - Traders are betting that the US Federal Reserve will stand pat on interest rates this week, despite warnings that rising inflationary pressures could persuade the US central bank to hike. The Sunday Times reported that investors were assuming the flurry of weaker-than-expected economic data in recent weeks will be used by the Fed's rate setting committee as an excuse to delay a rate rise once again.

  • GCP Student Living benefits from rise in international students

    Friday 16 Sep 2016

    (ShareCast News) - GCP Student Living, a UK based student accommodation provider, has almost doubled its full year revenue thanks to the rise in international students.

  • SVG Capital rides currency wave amid takeover offer

    Friday 16 Sep 2016

    (ShareCast News) - SVG Capital posted its results for the six months to 31 July on Friday, with a net asset value per share of 735p at period end - a 12% increase in the six months.

  • Balfour Beatty and HICL win place on Burbo Bank windfarm shortlist

    Tuesday 13 Sep 2016

    (ShareCast News) - London-listed trio Balfour Beatty, HICL Infrastructure and International Public Partnerships are among five groups to have their bids shortlisted to own and run the 230m transmission link with a new offshore windfarm in the Bay of Liverpool.

  • Balfour Beatty and HICL win place on Burbo Bank windfarm shortlist

    Tuesday 13 Sep 2016

    (ShareCast News) - London-listed trio Balfour Beatty, HICL Infrastructure and International Public Partnerships are among five groups to have their bids shortlisted to own and run the 230m transmission link with a new offshore windfarm in the Bay of Liverpool.

  • HarbourVest launches all-cash takeover of SVG Capital

    Monday 12 Sep 2016

    (ShareCast News) - HarbourVest Partners launched an all-cash takeover of FTSE-250 listed SVG Capital, with stock in the latter having moved above the offer price in early trading.

  • Sunday newspaper round-up: Inflation, MPC, Tesco, Rolls-Royce, Morrisons

    Sunday 11 Sep 2016

    (ShareCast News) - At their meeting this week, the Bank of England's rate setters are expected to pause and take stock of the impact on the economy of its recent interest rate cut, while UK inflation is set to continue its modest rise figures are likely to show. While inflation is likely to be boosted by the week pound in coming months, the Sunday Times said the City expected a slight rise for August, while analysts are confident the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) will leave rates on hold but could ease further before the end of the year.

  • Pantheon Resources puts well on pause but finds 'significant hydrocarbons'

    Monday 05 Sep 2016

    (ShareCast News) - Pantheon Resources, an oil and gas exploration company, has paused operations at a 50%-owned well in Texas after a series of equipment failures, but said a nearby fracking procedure has been successfully completed.

  • International PPL grows NAV and profit in first half

    Thursday 01 Sep 2016

    (ShareCast News) - Infrastructure investment company International Public Partnerships posted its half year results to 30 June on Thursday, with continued net asset value growth over the half year of 6.3% to 1.37bn.

  • BH Macro reports slight rise in first half NAV

    Thursday 25 Aug 2016

    (ShareCast News) - BH Macro reported a slight increase in the net asset value of its sterling shares at the half-year stage following buybacks and a discounted tender offer for 25% of the vehicle's stock following lacklustre results over the preceding two-and-a-half years.

  • International Public Partnerships ups stake in ten Balfour Beatty interests

    Thursday 25 Aug 2016

    (ShareCast News) - International Public Partnerships upped its stake in ten Building Schools for the Future interests from Balfour Beatty for 72.3m.

  • Directors dealings: LondonMetric directors sell as quarterly dividend declared

    Wednesday 24 Aug 2016

    (ShareCast News) - LondonMetric Property directors sold more than 1.5m-worth of shares in the company, which on Wednesday declared a first quarterly interim dividend of 1.8p a share.

  • Directors dealings: LondonMetric directors sell as quarterly dividend declared

    Wednesday 24 Aug 2016

    (ShareCast News) - LondonMetric Property directors sold more than 1.5m-worth of shares in the company, which on Wednesday declared a first quarterly interim dividend of 1.8p a share.

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