UK: Thorntons to issue 1,000,000 shares
UK chocolateer Thorntons has made an application with the London Stock Exchange and UK Listing Authority for the admission of a block listing of 1,000,000 ordinary shares at GBP0.10 each to the Official List.
The new shares will rank parri passu with the existing ordinary shares in issue, the company said. They will be periodically issued in accordance with the group's SAYE Savings Related Share Option Scheme.
Addressing shareholders at today's (25 October) annual general meeting, Thorntons' chairman John von Spreckelsen said that the company trading was in line with expectations, adding that the company wa...
Following the company's profit meltdown and subsequent resignation of Thorntons boss Peter Burdon, the UK confectioner and retailer has appointed a veteran Mars step into the breach....
The UK confectionery producer and retailer Thorntons has reported a 36% drop in full-year pre-tax profits to GBP5.2m (US$9.74m) for the fiscal year to 24 June 2006. The company also announced that chi...
Sales at the UK manufacturer and retailer of premium chocolates and confectionary have declined by 5,9% for the year to 24 June, Thorntons said today (17 July), despite a brisker second half which was...
Thorntons has refused to confirm reports that the chocolate retailer and manufacturer is in early talks with Icelandic group Baugur to buy the company....
UK-based chocolate producer and retailer Thorntons plc has appointed Somerfield man John von Spreckelsen as chairman, effective from 5 June 2006....
Following the collapse of takeover talks between Newco and Thorntons, reports have appeared in the UK press that Icelandic group Baugur are interested in acquiring the chocolate retailer....
UK confectioner and retailer Thorntons has announced that takeover talks with Newco - a group headed by former Thorntons chairman Christopher Burnett - have fallen through....
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