Market Tracker weekly round-up—10 August 2018

Market Tracker weekly round-up—10 August 2018

Weekly round-up of the latest corporate announcements, including recommended cash offers by Dalmore Capital Limited and Equitix Investment Management Limited for John Laing Infrastructure Fund Limited, by DBAY Advisors Limited for Harvey Nash Group plc, and by Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated for Vernalis plc, a secondary offer by Victoria plc, a joint venture between Rainbow Rare Earths Limited and TechMet Limited, a reorganisation by African Battery Metals plc, returns of value by PageGroup plc and Quilter plc, and AGM notices from Sports Direct plc, Berkeley Group Holdings plc and BHP Billiton plc.

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

The information contained in the weekly round up is republished in the monthly round up at the end of the month. To access previous monthly round ups please visit the Monthly deal round-ups archive.

All transactions covered in this update are available on the Market Tracker deal analysis tool containing over 3000 public company deal summaries.

For trend reports and other analysis see our Trend Reports subtopic.

New deals (and AGMs) announced:


Announcement date Company Industry sector Key information
8 August 2018 Sports Direct plc Retail & wholesale trade Sports Direct announced that its 2018 AGM will be held on 12 September 2018.
7 August 2018 BHP Billiton plc Mining, metals & extraction BHP Billiton has announced that its 2018 AGM will be held on 17 October 2018.
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