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Industry & services

G4S confirms plans to demerge its Cash Solutions arm

"We believe that this will create two strong, focused businesses each with the clear potential to capitalise on market-leading positions," said Ashley Almanza, the chief executive officer of G4S....

on 9/8/19
Industry & services

G4S started with ‘hold’ by Deutsche Bank, only non-negative rating in new coverage of security sector

G4S “has a somewhat weaker execution and growth track record, we believe this is baked into valuation and we would be wary of being short given the ongoing take out potential” ...

on 17/5/19

Investor rebellions in store for Lloyds, Metro Bank and G4S meetings

Ahead of Metro Bank's AGM, American founder Vernon Hill urged investors to “meet with the directors and express your views by attending, raising questions and voting”...

on 14/5/19
Industry & services

G4S mulls options as Canadian suitor walks away

G4S it had received other “expressions of interest” to acquire its Cash Solutions division...

on 7/5/19
Industry & services

Bid target G4S jumps as first-half revenues rise 4.8%

The security services group reported growth across both of its core businesses and in all regions in which it operates...

on 16/4/19
Industry & services

G4S soars as Canadian group says considering launching possible offer for the security services outsourcing firm

Garda World confirmed that it is in “the preliminary stages of considering an approach to the board of G4S regarding a possible cash offer for the Company, or a part thereof”...

on 10/4/19
Industry & services

Analysts think G4S's cash handling arm can fetch £1.6bn when it is spun off later this year

G4S said it had received "unsolicited expressions of interest" for the division, which it will look to either sell or spin off in the second half of this year...

on 13/3/19
Industry & services

G4S profits plunge as it forks out £100mln to settle California lawsuit

More than 13,000 security guards claimed they weren’t provided with meal and rest breaks between 2001-2010...

on 12/3/19
Industry & services

G4S now expects ‘onerous’ £41mln contract to make a profit

The security services provider had previously expected the contract, which generated revenue of £41mln in 2017, to be loss-making, but its performance improved considerably in the second half of 2018...

on 6/3/19
Industry & services

G4S to pay at least US$100min to settle class action suit against the firm in California

The FTSE 250-listed firm said the class action related to claims for meal and rest breaks under California law, covering approximately 13,500 employees over the period 2001 to 2010...

on 23/1/19
Industry & services

G4S shares surge as it reviews options to separate cash solutions business

The review of the G4S cash solutions division comes after the group separated into two businesses earlier this year...

on 13/12/18
Industry & services

Interserve moves to reassure investors as ex-shareholder claims it ‘could be next Carillion’

The “large”, unnamed ex-shareholder told the BBC that he wasn’t sure Interserve could survive much longer without a fresh injection of cash, which he doesn’t think will be forthcoming...

on 14/11/18
Industry & services

RBC downgrades G4S to 'Sector Perform' following disappointing trading update

The Canadian bank said whilst the FTSE 250 security firm’s equity story “still appears to be strong”, “operationally the business has not delivered and debt levels remain high”...

on 8/11/18
Industry & services

G4S shares slide as it warns of flat full-year profits

The security services company saw revenue growth pick up in the third quarter but it is investing heavily into new technologies which will hit profitability...

on 7/11/18
Industry & services

Government forced to take over running of Birmingham prison from G4S

In an unusual move, the government has decided to step in at HMP Birmingham, after an inspection found the prison, which had been run by G4S, had “slipped into chaos”...

on 20/8/18
Industry & services

G4S slumps as it posts 36% drop in first-half profits after raft of disposals

But G4S hailed a “step change in revenue growth” after winning new contracts worth £700mln...

on 9/8/18
Retail & consumer

ASOS rallies as it appoints former ITV boss Adam Crozier as chairman

Brian McBride will step down as chairman of ASOS in November after six years in the role...

on 3/7/18