Market Tracker monthly round-up—April 2018

Market Tracker monthly round-up—April 2018

Monthly round-up of the latest corporate announcements in April including formal sale processes by Weatherly International plcand Ascent Resources plc. an offer by Comcast Corporation for Sky plc, an offer for CityFibre Infrastructure plcby Antin Infrastucture Partners and West Street Infrastructure Partners, an offer for Fidessa Group plcby ION Investment Group limited, a possible offer for Shire plcby Allergan plc, an offer by Banca Sella Holding S.p.A for Vipera plc, a possible offer by Apollo Management IX L.P. for FirstGroup plc, a possible offer by James Halstead plcfor Airea plc, an offer by Raksha Energy Holdings limited for Myrtah Energy Limited and a possible offer by potential competing bidders for Fidessa Group plc. IPOs were announced by Horizon Housing REIT plc, Avast Holding B.V., Fundamentum Supported Housing REIT plcand Vivo Energy plc. Secondary offers were announced by Satellite Solutions Worldwide Group plc, Learning Technologies Group plc, Capita plc, Weir Group plc, Honeycomb Investment Trust plc, Breedon Group plc, and Carpetright plc. This round-up also includes AGM notices from 40 companies, and the delistings, joint ventures, Listing Rules/AIM Rules transactions, reorganisations, returns of value to shareholders and reverse takeovers falling within the Market Tracker scope of coverage

The information contained in the weekly round up is republished in the monthly round up at the end of the month. To access previous announcements please visit the Corporate homepage


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