Specialist media platform provider Future announced the proposed acquisition of five specialist consumer titles from Haymarket Media Group on Wednesday, including What Hi-Fi?, Stuff, FourFourTwo, Practical Caravan and Practical Motorhome.
British publisher Future announced on Friday that it had considered resuming dividend payments on the back of a strong performance in its financial year ended 30 September that saw EBITDA soar 112%.
Manjit Wolstenholme, the executive chairman of Provident Financial and former investment banking chief at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, has died.
Shares in Future are up almost 1% as it said overall year-to-date trading has been positive and that its first-half and full-year expectations are unchanged.
Publisher Future has acquired the magazines, domain names, events radio licence and websites of Classic Rock, Metal Hammer, Prog, Blues and Golden Gods for £800,000 from administrators FRP Advisory.
Future, an international media group and leading digital publisher, has moved towards diversifying its revenues as part of its data-led content strategy.
Media group Future has acquired digital shopping comparison business Next Commerce for an undisclosed cash consideration.
Publisher Future has agreed the acquisition of periodicals and 'bookazines' specialist Imagine Publishing to strengthen its magazine portfolio for £14.2m of newly issued shares.
Media company and digital publisher Future reported a narrower pre-tax loss in the first half of the year, thanks to impairment charges not recurring.
The chairman and boss of fastenings group Trifast have both raised £1.08m each after selling shares issued under the company's 2009 share option plan.
International media group Future is set to sell its Auto titles and Triathlon plus portfolio for £2.1m in order to reduce its external borrowings.
Media group and digital publisher Future said it was disappointed with its interim results, as it battles against difficult trading conditions, and announced the sale of Sport and Craft titles to Immediate Media for up to £24m pounds.
Barclays: Nomura reduces target price from 305p to 285p staying with its buy recommendation. Investec lowers target price from 305p to 295p and keeps its buy recommendation.
International digital and print publishing group Future saw total revenues rise by one per cent in the four months up until Monday´s trading statement, driven by its UK business.
African Barrick Gold: Westhouse Securities upgrades to neutral with a target price of 170p.