Company News

  • 19 December 2014

    Maven Capital Partners has led a management buy-out of Fathom Systems, which provides niche solutions to the commercial diving, remotely operated vehicles, and underwater engineering sectors.

  • 19 December 2014

    National Australia Bank has set the seal on its determination to exit the UK in messages to shareholders at its annual general meeting in Brisbane.

  • 19 December 2014

    NORTH Sea-focused Independent Oil and Gas has won a 12 month extension to the Cronx licence off eastern England, to 31 December 2015.

  • 19 December 2014

    DRAX Group has announced that Charles Berry is to retire as chairman and non-executive director at its next annual general meeting in April.

  • 19 December 2014

    Shares in John Swan, the livestock auctioneer with substantial Edinburgh land holdings, have almost doubled after the announcement of a possible bid.

  • 19 December 2014

    GAEL, the compliance, safety, risk and performance software specialist, has been acquired by information management firm Ideagen.

  • 19 December 2014

    DATA-mining specialist Global Surface Intelligence (GSi) says it is "encouraged" to have secured second-round funding totalling £775,000, which it will use to speed up its growth plans and taking investment in it since February last year to £1.2 million.

  • 19 December 2014

    CLYDE Group, which supplies services such as recruitment, training and business travel to the marine and other industries, has secured a £5 million bespoke funding package from Barclays to help it achieve its growth ambitions, including the development of a specialist pool for training, writes Emma Newlands.

  • 19 December 2014

    PENMAN Engineering Holdings, the Scottish armoured vehicle manufacturer, has hiked profits sharply in its latest financial year after bringing down costs and administrative expenses.

  • 19 December 2014

    Scotwest has become the first credit union in Scotland to receive accreditation as a UK Living Wage employer.

  • 18 December 2014

    DIAGEO has warned of flat first half sales in the US, its biggest market, after its brands under-performed over the key Thanksgiving period.

  • 18 December 2014

    ARRIA NLG has forecast it is on course to more than double revenue after picking up a number of new clients.

  • 18 December 2014

    Insurers are under pressure to reduce inflated charges on £25billion of pensions after a government report found over a third of older workers are paying too much for a pension.

  • 18 December 2014

    ELAND Oil & Gas has announced has capped what it has termed a successful 2014 by selling a further 31,500 barrels of Brent crude.

  • 18 December 2014

    WEIR Group has said that the visibility of orders remains limited in the key North American market as its customers adjust spending intentions because of the oil price declines.