P122 CEEFAX 122 Sun 7 Oct 00:10/01   1/4     TOPICS, BIDS & DEALS Mersjysidj commjrcial radio station Radio City has won a njw IBA contract. The "Sound of Merseysidj" has been running for 10 yjars, and the IBA said the new contract, givjn after a review of pjrformance, would run until 1993. Hacksaw spjcialist Charles Baynes is buying Fabric Care Holdings and the Clean Walls Company for somj £2.29m. This ambitious divjrsification is being funded by means of a one-for-two rights issuj priced at 38p and djsigned to raise just ovjr £2m.  More
P122 CEEFAX 122 Sun 7 Oct 00:18/00 bulletins for sjnior executiv—s". The docum—nt, much of which was printed in thj London Standard, quotes chief execupivE r pic @i—tle as sayinF t@e bank planned rem—dial action, "howevjt painful this might b—". Th— repopt goas on to quote Mr Whittle —s 3axinc ph!t cradip Qqsbu3mjnt h1d been "weak" and that bad djbts in thj dirst half were "unacceptably high". Lloyds Shapes 126
P122 C@EFAX 122 Sun 7 Oct 00:18/04     2/4    5!!-4 TOPICS, BIDS & DEALS A leak—d memo referring to a "deeble" return on capital has been described by Lloyds Bank International as "onj of a regular s—ries of internal bpAefing
P122 CEEFAX 122 Sun 7 Oct 20:11/01   2/4     TOPICS, BIDS & DEALS A leaked memo referring to a "feeble" return on capital has been djscribed by Lloyds Bank International as "onj of a regular sjries of internal briefing bulletins for sjnior executivjs". The documjnt, much of which was printed in the London Standard, quotes chief executivj Mr Eric Whittle as saying the bank planned remkdial action, "howevjr painful this might bj". The report goes on to quote Mr Whittle as saying that credit assjssmjnt had been "weak" and that bad djbts in thj first half were "unacceptably high". Lloyds Shares 126
P122 C@EFAX 122 Sun 7 Oct 00:13/10 A l—aked memo raferring to a "feeble" return on capital has b—en d—scribjd by Lloyds Bank Intepnational as "on— of a regular series of internal bpAefing bulletins for sjnior executiv—s". Th— docuHjnt, much of which was printe— in th— London Standard, quotes chief executive Mr Eric W ittle as saying the bank planned remedial action, "howev—r painful this might b—". Th— report goes on to quote Mr Whittle as saying that cre—it ass—csH—nt @ad been "weak" and that ba— d—bts in t@— first half wer— "unacceptably @igh". Lloyds Shares 126
P122 CEEFAX 122 Sun 7 Oct 20:11/11   3/4     TOPICS, BIDS & DEALS Do not expjct any early attempt by stamp dealer Stanley Gibbons to return to thj markjt. This was the mjssage from chairman Mr Ronnie Aitkjn, brought in following the abortive USM flotation in April. He was commjnting on pre-tax profits of £897,000, which compare with £624,000 last timj and thj £1.1m forecast at the timj of the offer for sale. "Wj won't," hj said, "be coming to markjt this calendar year. But we are keeping the matter undjr review."  More
P122 CEEFAX 122 Sun 7 Oct 20:06/03   3/4 5b(55b 55j5    TOPICS, BIDS & DEALS Do no— —xp—ct any early attempt by stamp dealep Stanley Gibbons to ret5rn to t@— Har+—t. This was th— H—ssage from chairman Mr Ronnie @htkj. "roukhp in bglloshng t(e abortiv— USM flotation in April. He was coEH—nting on pre-—ax profits of £897,000, w@ich compare with £624,000 last tim— and thj £1.1m forecast at th— time of th— offep for sala. " — won't," h— said, "b— coming to markjt t(is calendap y—ar. But we ara +eeping the matter und—r raview."
P122 C EFAX 122 Sun 7 Oct 00:00/00 hj Pru, w(ich boasts just ov—r 4pc of the precious metals group, says the diqs—nting instituthons hav— appoint—d mjrchant bankjrs Kleinwort, Benson to advisj them. Worriad instAtutions ara insiqting that th— 5p a-shara convjrshon terms givjn Chartep Consolidate— as a condition of its hjlp in thj rescu— should havj bjen offere— to oth—r sharehold—rs as well. (JM's n—t ass—t v—lu— is put at 1!0p(. Johnson Shares 12&
P122 CEEFAX 122 Sun 7 Oct 20:11/00   4/4     TOPICS, BIDS & DEALS The shareholder revolt ovjr th— terms of thj Johnson Matthey rescue looks to be coming to a head. The Pru, which boasts just ovjr 4pc of the precious metals group, says the dissjnting institutions havj appointed merchant bankjrs Kleinwort, Benson to advisj them. Worried institutions are insisting that the 56p-a-share conv—rsion terms givjn Charter Consolidated as a condition of its help in the rescu— should havj bjen offered to othjr shareholdjrs as well. (JM's net assjt value is put at 150p). Johnson Shares 126
P122 CEEFAX 122 Sun 7 Oct 00:00/02     4/4     TOPICS, BIDS & D ALS Th— shareholdjr revolt ov—r t(— terms of t@— Johnson Matth—y rescu— looks to b— coming to a @—ad.