The AA is poised for a £1.4bn stock market flotation that will see control of the UK’s biggest roadside recovery firm pass to a group of City investors.
Fri, 06 Jun, 2014
Speculation linking Asda to a bid for Somerfield strengthened today after it was reported that the US-owned grocer had hired advisers to explore an offer.
Tue, 26 Apr, 2005
A takeover of British supermarket chain Somerfield moved closer today after the chain agreed to hold talks with potential bidders.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2005
Bidders circling British supermarket chain Somerfield will learn this week if their £1bn-plus offers have gained boardroom support, it was reported today.
Mon, 28 Mar, 2005
British supermarket chain Somerfield today said it had rejected a £1bn (€1.44bn) takeover approach from the acquisitive Iceland-based retail group Baugur.
Thu, 24 Feb, 2005
London’s FTSE 100 Index lost ground late on today after downbeat economic news in the United States upset the market’s earlier calm.
Fri, 13 Jun, 2003
The FTSE 100 Index was in need of a lift today as the London market paused for breath after a recent strong run.
London’s leading shares lost hold of early gains today as traders awaited the Bank of England’s latest interest rates announcement.
Thu, 05 Jun, 2003
London’s leading shares made steady progress in early trading today after an overnight surge on Wall Street took US shares above a key level.
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