Market Tracker monthly round-up—August 2018

Market Tracker monthly round-up—August 2018

Monthly round-up of the latest corporate announcements in August 2018 including a recommended cash and share offer by Caretech Holdings plc for Cambian Group plc, recommended cash offers by Bain Capital Private Equity, LP for esure Group plc, Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated for Vernalis plc, DBAY Advisors Limited for Harvey Nash Group plc, Dalmore Capital Limited and Equitix Investment Management Limited for John Laing Infrastructure Fund Limited, Action Group Holdings Co (KSCC) for Action Hotels plc, secondary offers by Chaarat Gold Holdings Limited, IG Design Group plc, Shearwater Group plc, Victoria plc and Arena Events Group plc, an IPO by Sensyne Health Limited, a prospective IPO by Aston Martin Holdings (UK) Limited, joint ventures by Vast Resources plc and Red Mercury (Pvt) Ltd, Auto Trader Group plc and Cox Automotive UK Limited and Rainbow Rare Earths Limited and TechMet Limited, a returns of value by Micro Focus International plc, Shire plc and Rio Tinto plc, reorganisations by African Battery Metals plc and EPE Special Opportunities plc, reverse takeovers by Kin Group plc, Shearwater Group plc and Applegreen plc, a demerger by Salvarx Group plc, a class 1 transaction by Whitbread plc, related party transactions by Kin Group plc, Vedanta Resources plc and Salvarx Group plc and 8 AGMs.

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Deals announced:



Joint ventures

LR/AIM Rules transactions


Returns of value to shareholders

Reverse takeovers

Secondary offers



Announcement date Company Industry sector Key information
31 August 2018 Vedanta Resources plc Mining, metals & extraction Vedanta Resources has 

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