Yorkshire Bank owner CYBG has hailed a "resilient" half year performance despite intense competition in the mortgage market although it warned of further branch closures following the acquisition of Virgin Money.
OptiBiotix Health, which makes compounds to tackle obesity, high cholesterol and diabetes, has signed a three year distribution agreement to exclusively distribute and commercialise OptiBiotix’s diet aid SlimBiome in Thailand.
Credit lender Non-Standard Finance (NSF) expects to reach an agreement to meet concerns raised by the competition watchdog during the first phase of the review of its hostile £1.3bn takeover bid for Provident Financial.
Mayflower 400 and Destination Plymouth have announced that Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) will be a lead national partner for the Mayflower 400 anniversary next year, with the transatlantic law firm supporting a national programme of events and activities.
Credit lender Provident Financial said that 96 per cent of the shares held by its independent shareholders are yet to be signed up to a hostile takeover offer from Non-Standard Finance (NSF), just days before a final deadline for the deal.
Credit lender Provident Financial has hit back at an attempted £1.3bn hostile takeover bid by rival Non-Standard Finance (NSF), saying that NSF faces significant headwinds and it may have to raise fresh capital.
Sainsbury’s has taken a £46m hit for its botched attempt to buy Asda because in its hubris, it decided to listen to lawyers and other advisers rather than journalists who warned it a year ago that the CMA would never let the deal through.