STUDENT housing developer Unite raised £100m yesterday through a share placing as the group seeks to take advantage of growing student numbers and expand its footprint in key regional university towns and cities around the UK.
MUSIC fans will be given the chance to win concert tickets and get access to video content through a new deal signed between major record label Warner Music and Capitol Records, and an app called Taggar – backed by former Autonomy chief executive
London Offshore Consultants
The marine and offshore energy consultancy has named Robin Bidwell as its chairman. He previously built and led global environmental advisory firm Environmental Resources Management.
Kurdistan-focused oil explorer Genel Energy, which is led by former BP chief executive Tony Hayward, yesterday said pre-tax profits had more than doubled in 2013 to $186.5m (£111.4m), in what it called a “transformational year”.
While the news headlines surrounding insurer Aviva this morning focused on its encouraging profits and ongoing turnaround, there was one nugget of information buried deep inside its results which failed to catch the eye – just the biggest pension
We’ve got the European Central Bank’s interest rate decision being announced at 12.45, and for Kit Juckes of Societe Generale, Simon and Garfunkel’s 1968 song The Boxer gives a neat summation of what we will - or won’t - hear this afternoon.
BLACKROCK chief executive Larry Fink weighed in on the UK’s grim savings outlook yesterday, suggesting the government make pensions saving compulsory, removing the option for workers to opt out of schemes.