UK Stocks Pre-Market Update – Flutter, BHP, Balfour Beatty, Deliveroo By Investing.com
By Samuel Indyk
Investing.com – As of 07:21 GMT, trading was up 0.5% to 7297.
In forex markets, trades at 1.3354, trades at 0.8490. The is flat.
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Flutter Entertainment (LON 🙂 – Announces the acquisition of Italian games operator Sisal from CVC Capital Partners for £ 1.62 billion (€ 1.913 billion). The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2022 and is expected to have a positive impact on adjusted earnings in the first 12 months following closing.
BHP Group (LON 🙂 – BHP and Noront have terminated the support agreement. Pursuant to the terms of the support agreement, Noront paid a termination fee of CAD 17.78 million to BHP.
Balfour beatty (LON 🙂 – We reached a resolution with the United States Department of Justice (DoJ), resolving the DoJ’s criminal and civil investigations into specific performance incentive fees improperly claimed by the Balfour Beatty Communities affiliate between 2013 and 2019 related to maintenance work in some United States military. housing facilities. Balfour Beatty Communities will pay a total resolution amount of $ 65.4million (£ 49.0million at the current exchange rate) comprising approximately $ 33.6million in penalties and $ 31.8million in restitution. The company also pleaded guilty to one count of fraud.
AstraZeneca PLC (LON 🙂 – The company said its COVID-19 vaccine was effective against Omicron after a third dose, according to new lab study results.
International Public Partnerships (LON 🙂 – Agreed to acquire a small portfolio of PPP investments in the UK initially comprising interests in Townlands Community Hospital in Henley, Eltham Community Hospital and minority interests in Building Schools for the Future projects STaG 1 and 2. Interest will be acquired from Amber Infrastructure for £ 3.1 million.
Deliveroo (LON 🙂 – Love Hemp (AQUIS 🙂 has started, on a trial basis, on Deliveroo in London.
Fintel (LON 🙂 – Premier Milton and Carmignac have joined a growing number of companies engaged in multi-year agreements for its managed distribution service, launched earlier this year.
British American Tobacco (LON :), EVRAZ (LON :), Halma (LON :), and IntegraFine (LON 🙂 all trades are ex-dividend today.
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