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Speedy Hire revenue falls 5% to £420m

Speedy Hire plc, the Newton-le-Willows-based tools and equipment hire firm, said its total group revenue fell 5% to £420 million for the year to March…





Renew Holdings’ Carnell acquires Route One

Leeds-based engineering services group Renew Holdings announced that its subsidiary Carnell Group Holdings Ltd has acquired Route One Holdings (Wakefield) Ltd for an enterprise value of…










Genedrive shares up 50% on stroke test news

Shares of Manchester-based Genedrive, a “point of care pharmacogenetic testing company,” rose as much as 50% after it announced news from the UK’s National Institute for…




DSW Capital in board changes

Warrington-based DSW Capital, the mid-market “challenger” professional services licence network and owner of the Dow Schofield Watts corporate finance brand, announced the appointment of Peter…


Revolution Bars shares suspended

Greater Manchester-based Revolution Bars Group plc said on Tuesday that trading in its ordinary shares on AIM has been suspended because it failed to publish its interim…


Morrisons first-quarter sales up 3.9% to £3.9bn

Bradford-based supermarket giant Morrisons has reported its strongest quarterly like-for-like (LFL) sales growth for three years and seven consecutive quarters of LFL sales improvement. For…





C4XD, Manchester drug firm, to delist from AIM

Manchester-based drug discovery company C4X Discovery Holdings plc (C4XD) has announced the proposed cancellation of its ordinary shares on AIM and re-registration as a private limited…









Liverpool’s B&M announces board change

Liverpool-based FTSE 100 firm B&M European Value Retail S.A. announced that Nadia Shouraboura is to be appointed, subject to shareholder approval, as a non-executive director of the…



Manchester’s Auto Trader makes board changes

Manchester-based FTSE 100 firm Auto Trader Group plc, the UK’s largest automotive marketplace, has announced the appointments of two independent non-executive directors to its board. Geeta…



£660m Northern Powerhouse Fund II launched

Sheffield-based British Business Bank, the UK’s economic development bank, said it has launched its new £660 million Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund II to cover “the entire”…


Hyde-based Findel sold to Manutan of Paris

Leeds-based private equity firm Endless LLP said it successfully exited its investment in educational resources supplier Findel, selling the Hyde-based firm to Paris-headquartered European B2B ecommerce group Manutan….





Together launches £150m property securitisation facility

Cheadle, Cheshire-based Together Financial Services Limited, a non-bank relationship lender, announced the launch of its inaugural securitisation facility for property development lending, the £150 million ADALO Asset Backed…