P124 CEEFAX 124 Sat 29 Oct 21:41/01   1/3      TOPICS, BIDS & DEALS Attempts to secure a merger of fellow mini-conglomerates Thomson T-Line and Suter have failed. A joint statement issued by the two Boards said discussions between them "have been terminated". * Suter had revealed on Monday it was talking to an unnamed suitor. But it was only on Thursday that Thomson had confirmed it was involved. dports had suggested that Thomson might be readying a bid worth around £300m. Suter Shares 132 FTIndices CityHeads WorldMkts Headlines
P124 CEEFAX 124 Sat 29 Oct 21:48/01   2/3      TOPICS, BIDS & DEALS "Impact day" for the British Steel
P124 CEEFAX 124 Sat 29 Oct 21:40/11   2/3      TOPICS, BIDS & DEALS "Impact day" for the British Steel share offer has been set for November 23N That is when the sale price will be announcedN Would-be shareholders will have to invest a minimum of around £500, paid for in two instalments. It will be the largest ever flotation of a UK heavy industry. The deadline for applications will be 1000 on Friday, December 2N  More FTIndices CityHeads WorldMkts Headlines
P124 CEEFAX 124 Sat 29 Oct 21:48/01 share offer has been set for November 23N That is when the sale price will be announcedL Would-be sharehol$dps will have to invest a minimum of around £500, paid for in two instalments. It will be the largest ever flotation of a UK heavy industry. T—e deadline for applications will be 1000 on Friday, December 2N  More FTIndices CityHeads WorldMkts Headlines
P124 CEEFAX 124 Sat 29 Oct 21:40/00   3/3      TOPICS, BIDS & DEALS Just 18 months after coming to the market, display packaging specialist Cundell has agreed merger terms with printers Ferry PickeringN Shareholders are being recommended to accept Ferry Pickering's terms of a seven-for-nine share swap. Taking Ferry Pickering at 188p, these terms value each Cundell ordinary at 146p and the company at some £26.3m. * Ferry Pickering is forecasting pre- tax profits for the 14 months to August of not less than £3.5m. Cundell Shares 132 FTIndices CityHeads WorldMkts Headlines