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Posted by MaxMarioni on 14 January 2018, 6:05 PM

Aston Martin Going Public?

Aston Martin has been holding preliminary talks with financial advisers about a potential initial public offering of the British premium automotive brand. The manufacturer is said to be targeting valuation of up to GBP 5 billion, and would naturally choose London to float its shares. The valuation is only a preliminary estimate, and no final decision has been made regarding potential financial advisers. (Read more)

Sometimes companies, especially with long histories, can be left for dead and buried, hobbling along in the emergency room for years amid endless profit warnings, their business model written off as hopelessly outdated. Sometimes those companies make a surprising comeback. It is the case of Hornby (HRN:LN), legendary pioneer of British toy-making manufacturing, with over a century of history. Hornby manufactures miniature train, plane and car models for hobby enthusiasts under its own brand, Airfix and Scalextric (among others). Hardly a sexy, appealing prospect for investors in the digital age. (Read more)

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Posted by MaxMarioni on 20 November 2016, 7:14 PM

Rolls-Royce runs aground

Roll-Royce holdings has run into trouble following the admission of disappointing results and reports that its previous profits were partly the result of using non-standard accounting standards. The engineering giant left almost 6% on the ground on Friday, and analysts' weekly estimates show a collapse in the stock compared to the FTSE 100 index in the same period. Furthermore, analysts expect the negative trend to continue and for Rolls-Royce Holdings to close to a new low of £676,1 compared to the high of £757,5. (Read more)

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