Archive for December 7th, 2012

UK Manufacturing

UK manufacturing output down in October

The UK’s manufacturing output declined by 1.3% from September to October, the biggest drop since June, new figures showed today. This decline was much larger than expected and increases the risk that GDP will fall in the fourth quarter of […]

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Private equity firm Investindustrial invests £150m in Aston Martin

European private equity firm Investindustrial said on Friday it agreed to buy a 37.5% stake in UK sports and luxury cars maker Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd for GBP150m

UK House Sales

A guide to becoming a buy-to-let investor

With the UK rental market seemingly buoyant compared with the rest of the property sector, the idea of becoming a landlord is getting more and more attractive to

Pawn Shop

A step-by-step guide to borrowing against your assets

Thanks to the tricky financial climate, a lot of us are quite focused on ways to save and generate money. In the last few years, the idea of

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Sponsor Apollo acquires UK jewellery chain operator Aurum

US private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC (NYSE:APO) said it had struck a definitive deal to buy UK luxury jewellery retailer Aurum Holdings Limited. The investor did no

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Facebook in talks to acquire Microsoft’s Atlas Solutions

Social media giant Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is in talks with Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) to buy its ad-serving unit Atlas Solutions, business portal Business Insider reported, quoting unnamed industry

ViaSat finishes initial phase of UK Ministry of Defense installation

ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) has successfully implemented an Integrated Waveform Network Control Station (IW NCS) for the United Kingdom Ministry of Defense.

The IW is designed to allow the

Unisys announces USD1.5625 preferred stock dividend

The board of directors of Unisys Corp. (NYSE: UIS) has declared a dividend of $1.5625 per share on the company's outstanding 6.25% mandatory convertible preferred stock, series A.

The

Towerstream notches new high for contracts in November 2012

Towerstream (NASDAQ: TWER) said it has signed a record number of contracts in November 2012 for its fixed wireless broadband service.

Additionally, the company announced that it is waiving

Sprint adds Geotab fleet managment solutions to transportation portfolio

Sprint (NYSE: S) and Geotab Inc. said that Geotab plug-and-play fleet management solutions are now part of Sprint's connected transportation portfolio. Geotab is a provider of technology and

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