Company News Archive

  • Tuesday 24 June 2014

    ENGINEERING company Score Group has bought the site of the former Peterhead Prison from the Scottish Prison Service.

  • Tuesday 24 June 2014

    SHAREHOLDERS in Wolfson Microelectronics have given overwhelming backing to the £291 million takeover of the Edinburgh-based company by America's Cirrus Logic.

  • Tuesday 24 June 2014

    JOHNSTON Press has announced the completion of its capital refinancing plan announced on May 9, following a successful bond issue.

  • Tuesday 24 June 2014

    RECORD sales of Speedo swimwear helped send total revenues at leisure brands group Pentland up 10 per cent last year to £1.9 billion.

  • Tuesday 24 June 2014

    THE Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) has expanded its portfolio in Scotland with the acquisition of a windfarm in Aberdeenshire

  • Tuesday 24 June 2014

    A NURSERY is expanding into an additional building after securing £300,000 of bank funding.

  • Tuesday 24 June 2014

    DAYSOFT founder Ron Hamilton has revealed he fears for the safety of his firm's bank deposits should Scotland become independent as the latest accounts for the contact lens manufacturer show a 37 per cent rise in profits.

  • Tuesday 24 June 2014

    BALFOUR Beatty has won a contract to build a £46 million acute mental health and community development project for NHS Ayrshire and Arran.

  • Tuesday 24 June 2014

    THE private equity owners of Trainline, the rail booking system created by Virgin and Stagecoach, are lining up a £400 million flotation, reports have suggested.

  • Tuesday 24 June 2014

    OMEGA Diagnostics has seen its shares fall almost 18 per cent after warning it could not accurately forecast how much of its highly anticipated HIV testing kit will be sold this year.

  • Monday 23 June 2014

    The AA was valued at £1.4 billion today before enduring the same lacklustre stock market debut as former sister company Saga.

  • Monday 23 June 2014

    Record sales of Speedo swimwear helped send total revenues at leisure brands group Pentland up 10% last year to £1.9 billion

  • Monday 23 June 2014

    Online retailer Asos has resumed trading after a major fire "compromised" around £22 million of stock at its main warehouse.

  • Monday 23 June 2014

    Ithaca Energy is putting more investment into the North Sea by paying around £100 million to Japanese firm Sumitomo Corp for interests in three fields.

  • Monday 23 June 2014

    AN ambitious business which organises football tours for children is expecting to double turnover by opening an office in the Middle East.

  • Monday 23 June 2014

    ROYAL Bank of Scotland (RBS) chief executive Ross McEwan will receive £1 million in shares in the state-owned bank every year from 2015 under a "back-door bonus scheme".

  • Monday 23 June 2014

    KCA DEUTAG has secured a contract from Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP) to construct and operate a new-build land rig in Brunei, south-east Asia.

  • Monday 23 June 2014

    CO-OPERATIVES and mutual enterprises have grown faster than the UK economy in the past five years.

  • Monday 23 June 2014

    THE Glasgow-based entrepreneurs who created a hydration armband for runners have secured distributors for the product in Scandinavia and France, two of its biggest markets.

  • Sunday 22 June 2014

    A comprehensive new economic blueprint for ­Scotland, timed to coincide with the supposed openness to new thinking surrounding the constitutional debate, will next week set out a vision of a high-growth Scotland competing in the top rank of the world's most prosperous small economies.

  • Sunday 22 June 2014

    With advanced ticket sales up by 10%, and 176,000 visitors, this year's Royal Highland Show is expected to provide a £70 million boost to the country's economy, organisers have claimed.

  • Sunday 22 June 2014

    Anglo-Scottish banking group TSB helped us to forget our recent disappointment over the Saga flotation when share dealings got off to a flying start on Friday morning.

  • Sunday 22 June 2014

    The Scottish Government has given the strongest hint so far that it plans to implement Sir Ian Wood's recently published report into developing the country's young workforce, but it has not so far costed the implementation of the report's 39 recommendations.

  • Sunday 22 June 2014

    One of Scotland's most experienced financial services lawyers, Philip Mackay, has joined rising Scots firm Burness Paull as a consultant in its corporate team.

  • Saturday 21 June 2014

    CUPID, the Edinburgh-based online dating group, has reported "significant progress" in its recovery, but admits facing pressure from the new breed of mobile dating apps such as Tinder and Lovoo.

  • Saturday 21 June 2014

    SHARES in TSB have soared 11 per cent on the lender's stock market debut adding around £140 million to its valuation amid strong demand for the stock from small investors and institutions alike.

  • Saturday 21 June 2014

    ENGINEERING group James Fisher & Sons has seen its shares rise six per cent after buying English load testing and monitoring business Testconsult for £8 million.

  • Saturday 21 June 2014

    CONSTRUCTION firm Balfour Beatty said it is to design and build a 1,274-bed student accommodation complex at Texas A&M University, which has close to 60,000 students, for £62 million.

  • Saturday 21 June 2014

    SCOTTISH private equity house Maven has led a second management buy-out at Leeds shower tray maker Just Trays.

  • Saturday 21 June 2014

    THE restaurant chain behind Cafe Rouge and Bella Italia has won the approval of landlords to cut its rents as part a major restructuring by its new owners.