Stobart Group has completed the partial divestment of its transport division. In a statement to the London Stock Exchange this evening it said: “Stobart, the infrastructure and support services group, announces that the partial realisation of its transport and distribution division, as described in the company’s announcement of 6 March 2014, has been completed.” Shareholders of the firm backed the move at the end of last month at a general meeting, as well as a special resolution to buy back […]
Stobart Group has entered the savings market with a new six-year retail bond. The retail bond is aimed at small investors, and will yield a fixed-rate of 5.5% per annum, while providing Stobart with another funding stream. Well known retail brands names such as Tesco, John Lewis and National Grid already market bonds, which offer investors relatively attractive interest rates in exchange for tying up their money. Stobart bonds will available to buy and trade on the London Stock Exchange, […]
The MT Tracker would like to pretend that it has delayed its posting by a day because it was waiting for Norbert Dentressangle to list on the NYSE Euronext stock exchange in London today (currently its market capitalisation stands at €615m – or £526.4m) but unfortunately it was the MT Awards yesterday and time just ran away…
The MT basket of transport shares continues to have a little wobble in September, but it is worth keeping in mind just how much share values of transport firms have risen in the nine months of the year so far – pointing towards a more sustained recovery in the sector.