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  • Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on John Laing Group Plc
    Friday 13 Dec 2019 11:10

    Barclays Capital today reaffirms its equal weight investment rating on John Laing Group Plc (LON:JLG) and raised its price target to 440p (from 430p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on John Laing Group Plc
    Friday 13 Dec 2019 11:00

    HSBC today reaffirms its hold investment rating on John Laing Group Plc (LON:JLG) and cut its price target to 369p (from 389p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • UK stocks rally strongly as Brits go to the ballot box in general election
    Thursday 12 Dec 2019 16:50

    UK stocks rallied into the close, bolstered by a firm opening on Wall Street, as Brits went to the ballot box to vote in the general election, the first winter polling day since 1923. The polls have narrowed in the past week of campaigning making the result to close to call, said experts. At the...
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  • UK stocks on the front foot as Brits go to the polls
    Thursday 12 Dec 2019 12:12

    UK investors were in positive mood in midday trade on Thursday, sending the FTSE 100 higher as Brits went to the polls to vote in the general election, the first winter polling day since 1923. The polls have narrowed in the past week of campaigning making the results to close to call, said most...
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  • FTSE 100 opens higher as UK goes to polls
    Thursday 12 Dec 2019 09:18

    The FTSE 100 has opened higher as the UK goes to the polls to vote in the general election, which is the first to be held in December since 1923. The polls have narrowed in the past week of campaigning. At 8.41am, the FTSE 100 was up 0.5%, or 35.72 points higher, to trade at 7,251.98. Balfour...
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  • John Laing warns net assets to fall short of expectations
    Thursday 12 Dec 2019 07:26

    Infrastructure investor group John Laing warned that its net asset value for the full year was expected to fall short of market expectations. The I infrastructure investor group cited uncertainty over a number of factors, both internally and external that had held back growth. 'Internally,...
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  • John Laing acquires stakes in Colombia road, Canada rail developments
    Tuesday 29 Oct 2019 07:42

    John Laing said it had acquired a 30% stake in the Ruta del Cacao road project in Colombia for £62m. The company also said it had invested £13m for a 35% stake in the Hurontario Light Rail Transit project in Canada. Hurontario Light Rail Transit consisted of an 18km line connecting...
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  • Director Deals - John Laing Group Plc (JLG)
    Wednesday 18 Sep 2019 13:05

    Luciana Germinario, Director, sold post-exercise 11,451 shares in the company on the 16th September 2019 at a price of 355.60p. The Director now holds 12,863 shares representing 0.00% of the shares in issue. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by...
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  • Director Deals - John Laing Group Plc (JLG)
    Wednesday 18 Sep 2019 13:05

    Luciana Germinario, Director, exercised 24,314 shares in the company on the 16th September 2019 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 24,314 shares representing 0.00% of the shares in issue. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on John Laing Group Plc
    Thursday 22 Aug 2019 08:40

    Peel Hunt today reaffirms its buy investment rating on John Laing Group Plc (LON:JLG) and cut its price target to 440p (from 451p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • John Laing Group net assets higher, but profits slump on challenges in renewable energy assets
    Thursday 22 Aug 2019 08:06

    Infrastructure investor John Laing Group reported an uptick in half-yearly net asset value but profits slumped as a number of challenges with its renewable energy assets in Australia and Europe hurt performance. For the six months ended 30 June, net asset value rose to £1.60bn from £1.50bn a...
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  • John Laing enters Latin America with £62m Colombia road project acquisition
    Tuesday 20 Aug 2019 13:16

    Infrastructure investor John Laing Group said it had agreed to acquire the Ruta del Cacao road project in Colombia for around £62m, marking its first investment in Latin America. The project involved the development of 236 kilomtres of road, providing a connection between the cities of...
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  • Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on John Laing Group Plc
    Tuesday 02 Jul 2019 09:30

    Barclays Capital today initiates coverage of John Laing Group Plc (LON:JLG) with a equal weight investment rating and price target of 430p. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • UK stocks open 0.2% higher, led by housebuilders
    Friday 28 Jun 2019 08:57

    UK stocks opened higher on Friday, led by a rally in the housebuilding sector. At 0851, the benchmark FTSE 100 index was up 11.78 points, or 0.2%, at 7.414.11. Berkley, Taylor Wimpey, Barratt Developments and Persimmon rose 3.2%, 2.8%, 2.2% and 2.2%, respectively. Shares in theme park group...
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  • John Laing maintains guidance, but wary of impact from mixed renewable energy performance
    Friday 28 Jun 2019 07:26

    Infrastructure investor John Laing Group left its full-year outlook unchanged amid increased investment activity, though added that mixed operational performance of certain renewable assets in its portfolio could weigh on performance. Its renewable energy assets in Europe faced operational...
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  • Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on John Laing Group Plc
    Monday 01 Apr 2019 11:50

    RBC Capital Markets today upgrades its investment rating on John Laing Group Plc (LON:JLG) to outperform (from sector performer) and raised its price target to 425p (from 330p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Director Deals - John Laing Group Plc (JLG)
    Tuesday 26 Mar 2019 10:25

    Toby Hiscock, Non Executive Director, bought 5,259 shares in the company on the 25th March 2019 at a price of 378.10p. The Director now holds 20,467 shares representing 0.00% of the shares in issue. NOTE: Re transfer or ordinary shares to ISA via sale and purchase Story provided by...
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  • Director Deals - John Laing Group Plc (JLG)
    Tuesday 26 Mar 2019 10:25

    Toby Hiscock, Non Executive Director, sold 5,292 shares in the company on the 25th March 2019 at a price of 378.00p. The Director now holds 15,208 shares representing 0.00% of the shares in issue. NOTE: Re transfer of ordinarary shares to ISA via sale and purchase Story provided by...
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  • Director Deals - John Laing Group Plc (JLG)
    Tuesday 19 Mar 2019 17:15

    Patrick O'Donnell Bourke, Financial Director, sold post-exercise 3,368 shares in the company on the 18th March 2019 at a price of 389.00p. The Director now holds 119,472 shares. NOTE: Sold to meet tax liabilities etc Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by...
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  • Director Deals - John Laing Group Plc (JLG)
    Tuesday 19 Mar 2019 17:10

    Olivier Brousse, Chief Executive Officer, sold post-exercise 4,277 shares in the company on the 18th March 2019 at a price of 389.00p. The Director now holds 229,940 shares. NOTE: Sold to meet tax liabilities etc. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by...
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  • Director Deals - John Laing Group Plc (JLG)
    Tuesday 19 Mar 2019 17:10

    Olivier Brousse, Chief Executive Officer, sold post-exercise 4,277 shares in the company on the 18th March 2019 at a price of 389.00p. The Director now holds 229,940 shares. NOTE: Sold to meet tax liabilities etc. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by...
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  • Director Deals - John Laing Group Plc (JLG)
    Tuesday 19 Mar 2019 17:10

    Olivier Brousse, Chief Executive Officer, exercised 9,079 shares in the company on the 18th March 2019 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 234,217 shares. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on John Laing Group Plc
    Thursday 07 Mar 2019 12:00

    HSBC today downgrades its investment rating on John Laing Group Plc (LON:JLG) to hold (from buy) and raised its price target to 389p (from 358p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • John Laing Group profits more than double as net assets jump
    Tuesday 05 Mar 2019 09:14

    John Laing Group said Tuesday as a jump in net asset more than doubled profits despite a uncertain backdrop for infrastructure investment amid slowing global economy. For the year ended 31 December 2018, pre-tax profit rose more than doubled to £296.1m, and net asset value per share rose to 323p...
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  • Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on John Laing Group Plc
    Tuesday 05 Mar 2019 09:10

    Peel Hunt today reaffirms its buy investment rating on John Laing Group Plc (LON:JLG) and raised its price target to 451p (from 400p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • John Laing acquires and sells more assets in 2018 than expected
    Wednesday 16 Jan 2019 13:09

    Infrastructure investor John Laing Group said it invested more capital than expected in calendar 2018 after wrapping up two commitments sooner than planned. Total investment commitments for the year through December amounted to £302m, up from most recent guidance of £267m plus a potential...
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  • John Laing sees net asset value in-line with expectations
    Thursday 13 Dec 2018 07:39

    John Laing expected Thursday full-year net asset value would be in-line with management expectations supported by 'strong' pipeline of opportunities. Total investment commitments to date was £267m, slightly ahead of the company's guidance for 2018 of approximately £250m, the company said. A...
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  • Pennon buys stake waste-to-power plant stake from John Laing for £54.5m
    Friday 16 Nov 2018 13:10

    Water utility Pennon Group said its subsidiary Viridor Waste Management had upped its stake in a UK waste-to-power plant for £54.5m. Viridor had exercised its pre-emption rights to buy an extra 37.5% economic interest and 20% voting rights in the Runcorn I Energy Recovery Facility, which was put...
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  • Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on John Laing Group Plc
    Tuesday 28 Aug 2018 09:10

    RBC Capital Markets today downgrades its investment rating on John Laing Group Plc (LON:JLG) to sector performer (from outperform) and raised its price target to 330p (from 290p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on John Laing Group Plc
    Friday 24 Aug 2018 09:20

    RBC Capital Markets today downgrades its investment rating on John Laing Group Plc (LON:JLG) to sector performer (from outperform). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Miners and utilities drag FTSE lower
    Thursday 23 Aug 2018 16:51

    The FTSE 100 reversed amid falling miners and utilities, leaving the index trading 0.1% lower at 7,563. Severn Trent was down 1.2% at £19.62. In the mining sector, Anglo American was the biggest faller, declining 2.6% to £15.36 and Fresnillo shed 2.4% to 924.2p. US equities slipped on President...
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  • FTSE flat as weak miners and utilities threaten to offset gains in oil majors
    Thursday 23 Aug 2018 11:51

    The FTSE 100 struggled for direction with miners and utility stocks threatening to drag the index into the red despite gains for oil majors BP and Royal Dutch Shell. Around midday, the FTSE 100 was only 3.2 points higher at 7,577. Fresnillo shed 1.4% to 933.8p and Anglo American retreated 1.5%...
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  • Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on John Laing Group Plc
    Thursday 23 Aug 2018 09:30

    Peel Hunt today reaffirms its buy investment rating on John Laing Group Plc (LON:JLG) and raised its price target to 400p (from 355p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • UK stocks edge higher on political uncertainty in the US
    Thursday 23 Aug 2018 09:03

    UK stocks are edging higher after a flat open on Thursday amid political uncertainty in the United States and continued US-China trade concerns. At 0858, the benchmark FTSE 100 index was up 5.35 points, or 0.071%, at 7,579.59. Oil company Premier Oil edged 1.15% higher after reporting that...
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  • John Laing first-half profits, net assets boosted by gains on disposals
    Thursday 23 Aug 2018 07:59

    John Laing reported Thursday first-half profits and net asset growth was bolstered by gains from the sale of the company's stake in Intercity Express Programme. For the six months to 30 June, profit before tax jumped to £174.3m from £36.6m a year earlier, and net asset value (NAV) grew to...
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  • UK stocks open 1.1% higher after China market rebound
    Friday 29 Jun 2018 09:10

    UK stocks opened substantially stronger on Friday after a rebound in Shanghai helped drive Asian markets higher, and European leaders struck a deal on migration. At 0859 GMT, the benchmark FTSE 100 index was up 86.77 points, or 1.1%, at 7.702.40. Serco Group dropped 4.8% after the security...
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  • John Laing maintains FY outlook on investment commitments
    Friday 29 Jun 2018 07:55

    Infrastructure investment manager John Laing Friday maintained its full-year outlook on investment commitments, which it said would be weighted toward the second half of the year. The infrastructure investment manager said it continued to expect investment commitments to total £250m for the...
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  • Director Deals - John Laing Group Plc (JLG)
    Thursday 10 May 2018 15:30

    Olivier Brousse, Chief Executive Officer, bought 6,975 shares in the company on the 10th May 2018 at a price of 285.29p. The Director now holds 225,138 shares. NOTE: Connected party Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Director Deals - John Laing Group Plc (JLG)
    Monday 30 Apr 2018 12:30

    Olivier Brousse, Chief Executive Officer, sold 131,552 shares in the company on the 27th April 2018 at a price of 280.51p. The Director now holds 218,163 shares. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Director Deals - John Laing Group Plc (JLG)
    Wednesday 28 Mar 2018 15:15

    Will Samuel, Non Executive Director, bought 50,000 shares in the company on the 28th March 2018 at a price of 268.43p. The Director now holds 50,000 shares. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director deals data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on John Laing Group Plc
    Monday 19 Mar 2018 08:20

    Peel Hunt today reaffirms its buy investment rating on John Laing Group Plc (LON:JLG) and raised its price target to 355p (from 350p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk
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  • John Laing sells stake in UK train joint venture to AXA for £227.5m
    Tuesday 13 Mar 2018 13:31

    Infrastructure investor John Laing Group said it had agreed to sell its remaining 15% stake in a UK train joint venture to a subsidiary of AXA for £227.5m. The sale price was in excess of the company's most recent portfolio valuation at 31 December, John Laing said. The so-called IEP Phase 1...
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  • John Laing Group raises dividend despite earnings, profit slump
    Thursday 08 Mar 2018 08:49

    John Laing Group reported net asset value (NAV) of £1.12bn in 2017, up 10.5% from £1.02bn the previous year, while NAV per share grew to 306p from 277p. Total external assets under management grew to £1.65bn, up 12.0%. The upbeat growth was driven by success outside the UK as the company as...
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  • John Laing investment in Melbourne metro tunnel project
    Monday 18 Dec 2017 09:46

    John Laing Group has announced that Cross Yarra Partnership has reached agreement with Melbourne Metro Rail Authority for the financial close of the tunnel and stations package as part of the metro tunnel project. John Laing is joining Cross Yarra Partnership as an investor in the package...
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  • John Laing Group sells investment in Llynfi wind farm
    Tuesday 12 Dec 2017 08:19

    John Laing Group has sold its 100% investment in Llynfi wind farm in Wales to John Laing Environmental Assets Group and increased its level of realisations for 2017. It said the consideration of £43m (before costs) wasin line with the most recent portfolio valuation. It said this and other...
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  • Dip in sterling and strong performance from housebuilders boost FTSE
    Friday 08 Dec 2017 16:47

    Sterling weakened as investors turned negative on the UK's ability to secure strong trading conditions with the European Union when it leaves in 2019. This worked in favour of the FTSE 100 as blue-chip companies generate the majority of earnings overseas. Strong results from housebuilder...
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  • FTSE boosted by housebuilders rally
    Friday 08 Dec 2017 11:49

    The FTSE 100 traded 0.3% higher at 7,346 as strong results from housebuilder Berkeley (BKG) and progress on Brexit spurred a rally in the sector. Berkeley revealed pre-tax profit rose 35.8% to £533.3m and sales increased 13.7% to £1.6bn in the six months to 31 October. Barratt Developments...
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  • John Laing investments and realisations ahead of guidance
    Friday 08 Dec 2017 07:11

    John Laing Group expects its net asset value at the end of December to be in the range of management forecasts, assuming constant exchange rates and no change in the IAS19 pension deficit as at 30 Nov. The group said total investment commitments to date of £340m were well ahead of its original...
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  • John Laing appoints chairman designate
    Thursday 07 Dec 2017 10:00

    John Laing Group has appointed Will Samuel as non-executive chairman designate with immediate effect. He will subsequently succeed Dr Phil Nolan as non-executive chairman, who will step down from the board following the annual general meeting on 10 May, having served as chairman since early...
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  • John Laing Group increases realisation levels
    Monday 23 Oct 2017 08:21

    John Laing Group, the international originator, active investor and manager of infrastructure projects, has reached agreement to sell five UK investments to John Laing Infrastructure Fund. John Laing Group also announced that it was increasing its realisation levels for 2017. It said the...
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