Archive for September 25th, 2012

pest control

UK’s Rentokil acquires US pest control firm Exterminator

UK business services company Rentokil Initial Plc (LON:RTO) said today it is purchasing US pest control firm Western Exterminator Company for an initial sum of USD99.6m (EUR77.2m) in cash. In addition to the initial amount, Rentokil will also provide a […]

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stock market

Shares in toy maker Hornby sharply down after profit warning

Toy maker Hornby plc (LSE:HRN) saw its shares fall more than 40% today after announcing that the company will not make a profit this year. Hornby has blamed disappointing

Whiskey

Drinks giant Diageo in talks to acquire a stake in United Spirits

British branded premium alcoholic beverages group Diageo Plc (LON:DGE; NYSE:DEO) is negotiating a potential

Groupon

Groupon acquires restaurant booking firm Savored

US online commerce marketplace operator Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) said that it had taken over domestic restaurant reservations provider

NYT

New York Times wraps up $300m sale of About Group

US multimedia news and information group The New York Times Company (NYSE:NYT) said it had wrapped up the

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