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All change: How new management can be good for companies and their share price

One of the key ingredients in the success or failure of a company is the quality of its management. When change at the top of a struggling company occurs, it can often act as a catalyst for an underperforming business and trigger a share price boost. Evaluating the skill sets of boardroom leaders is no easy feat, yet there are CEOs out there with proven pedigree in turning companies around or ...

Market report: Metal basher bid battle heats up, RELX up on ‘simplified’ structure and profits rise

Autos and aero engineering group GKN (GKN) continues to fight for its independence on Thursday as it again urges shareholders to resist the hostile takeover by turnaround specialist Melrose (MRO). GKN has written to shareholders describing the takeover attempt as ‘entirely opportunistic’, and again insists that the £7.4bn shares offer ‘fundamentally undervalues’ the ...

Market report: Pendragon rallies in flat market, Audioboom eyes ambitious reverse takeover

UK markets take a pause for breath in early trade on Tuesday with little in the way of macroeconomic or corporate news to drive share prices one way or the other. This is illustrated by a barely moving FTSE 100 index, which nudges around 12 points higher in early deals to 7,189.51. That’s a far cry from the 84 point bounce seen for the blue-chip index in Monday’s trading session following ...
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