Market Tracker weekly deal round-up—1 October 2020

Market Tracker weekly deal round-up—1 October 2020
For the latest updates on market activity and public company transactions, including key stories this week, developments in ongoing takeovers and IPOs, and events to look out for over the next seven days, see:  Market Tracker weekly highlights—1 October 2020 (a subscription to Lexis®PSL Corporate is required).



1 October 2020

  • ITM Power plc will hold its 2020 AGM on 29 October 2020
  • Thorpe(F.W.) plc will hold its 2020 AGM on 19 November 2020

29 September 2020

  • Frontier Developments plc will hold its 2020 AGM on 21 October 2020

28 September 2020

  • Close Brothers Group plc will hold its 2020 AGM on 19 November 2020

Capital reorganisations

1 October 2020

  • Ergomed plc announced a reduction of capital



29 September 2020

  • Cathay International Holdings Limited announced its intention to delist
  • Polo Resources Ltd announced its intention to delist on 30 September 2020



28 September 2020

  • Tirupati Graphite plc announced a potential  intention to float

25 September 2020

  • Buffettology Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc announced an intention to float

24 September 2020

  • Critical Metals plc published its prospectus

Joint ventures

1 October 2020

  • Signed agreement between HydroDec Group plc & US Industrial Recycling Company

29 September 2020

  • Signed agreement between Mortgage Advice Bureau Holdings plc & Australian Finance Group Ltd


Return of value to shareholders

25 September 2020

  • Camellia plc announced a special dividend


Reverse takeovers

30 September 2020

  • Erris Resources plc announced its proposed acquisition of 50% interest in Deutsche Lithium GmbH

25 September 2020

  • Auctus Growth plc announced a proposed acquisition of HeiQ Materials AG

Secondary offers

1 October 2020

  • Rolls-Royce Holdings plc announced a rights issue

28 October 2020

  • Merian Chrysalis Investment Company Limited announced a placing



30 September 2020

  • Garda World Security Corporation announced a firm offer for G4S plc
  • Caesars Entertainment Inc announced a firm offer for William Hill plc

25 September 2020

  • Apollo Management International LLP announced a possible offer for William Hill plc
  • Caesars Entertainment, Inc. announced a possible offer for William Hill plc



The weekly round-up covers all deals announced within our statement of scope until 12 noon on Thursday from 12 noon on the Thursday of the previous week. Any deals announced after this time will be included in the following week's round-up. 

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